Meet the
founding team

Sisters who have the same life purpose, to make a difference in the world by providing the right space for children to learn, develop, and have fun. A combined experience of over 20 years in related fields.
Mariam Alkassab
Zainab Alkassab

Our Vision:

Is to design and operate an inclusive space for children to learn, develop, and most importantly feel loved, heard, and understood.

Our Mission:

To support parents and the community. The space will serve as a variety of purposes, to teach life skills through sports, behavioural therapy and educational programs through play.

Where it all began…

Our story was just a simple idea back in 2005, a concept that has been inspired by the Montessori curriculum and has been evolving ever since.

The idea of Kidz Venture was born as I was pregnant with my second child. Stressing over my motherly capabilities, it was only then my understanding of child development changed, as I entered the world of Montessori. As a caregiver, the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori helped me understand kids’ perspective and how each child learns and understands the world through a child-centered environment, on their own unique journey through greater independence, self-control, and creativity.

As a parent, I wanted to experience life's most meaningful moments with family and friends, to celebrate them together, and to understand and see the world through my child’s eyes and feel it through their laughter.

Kidz Venture is an inspiration stemming from my daughter’s reaction to the world at the age of 2, followed by her little baby brother as early as 18 months. Little Ayah was more of an observer than a doer who enjoyed individual play over group play, at her own pace, in her own space, and on her own time. Yusi was unable to speak until the age of 4. His speech delay did not get in his way nor hinder his love of learning. He slowly increased his vocabulary through playing sports. Sharing a love of tennis and soccer with his father helped his social, emotional, and cognitive development. As a toddler and through kindergarten, we slowly started to notice the positive change; my son become more confident, self reliant, and increasingly aware of his surroundings.

A combination of all these qualities and everlasting experiences inspired me to design an inclusive child-centered space to support children in their learning journey as they achieve their developmental milestones at their own pace. This vision has evolved over the years adding onto the edutainment concept, our Behavioural Therapy Clinic with my awesome sister Zainab bringing in her expertise in the field, leading the the entire program.

Kidz Venture first opened its doors in Dubai back in 2012. 10 years later, we are proud and excited to finally bring Kidz Venture home to Vancouver, where the dream first began.

Much Love,
Mariam and Zainab



Kidz Venture - Early Learning Centre
Initially located in Ibn Battutua Mall, Dubai, spanned 12,000 sqf area, serving children from infancy to 6 years old. It featured a kindergarten for 150 children and a seven-day-a-week operational sports club. Notably, it was acquired by Norway's largest daycare chain.


Opened a kids club for the Hilton in JBR, Dubai. A fun space for children to play, meet other children and have fun giving some time off for the parents to enjoy the resort.


Opened a daycare in Abu Dhabi, UAE. 
A beautiful serene space catering to 100 children from within the community. British Curriculum inspired by Montessori.


Kids Active Club and behavioural therapy clinic for children on the autism spectrum.

Location: Port Moody, BC


Behavioural therapy clinic catering to children in early years. Inclusive of 
Eipic Program.

Location: Langley, BC

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