Like the youth in most immigrant families, Sanna followed all the right steps to secure a stable income earning career and went on to become a CPA and work as an accountant. She continues to work in the corporate world as an auditor but the urge to do something more to feed her creative soul drove her to Just For Fun. She is a mom to Sofia who was born in the summer of 2020 and is loving the new parent life. Aside from party planning and entertaining, Sanna is a big foodie, loves to travel and is a big advocate for mental health & well-being.
Coming from a family of entrepreneurs Fran had always dreamt of owning a business to entertain kids and provide a one stop shop for parents taking care of all their kid’s needs. She is mom to a 12 year old Morgan and a 9 year old Maya. She is also a dog mom to her goldendoodle Buddy. She has a CPA and started her career as an accountant. Fran has always been the party planner for her family, work and social circles and she loves children. This is what led her to leave her career, put everything on the line and pursue running her own business. Her professional background and fun personality are the perfect mix for running a place like Just For Fun. She enjoys finding ways to celebrate and adds a special touch to every event she plans. She is a pro at throwing birthdays parties and entertaining children of all ages.
Kristen is a Registered Early Childhood Educator who graduated from Mohawk College in 2016. She has been in the childcare field since 2014 as a supply teacher while she was completing her ECE diploma. She worked as a full-time preschool teacher in Hamilton, ON until she moved to Toronto in 2017. She then worked at a licenced daycare centre for two years before joining Just For Fun (JFF). Kristen has been with JFF since the day we reopened under new management in October 2019 and has quickly become the General Manager and has been chosen to run the Just For Kids (JFK) daycare program that has been in operation since January 2021. She has the relevant skills and experience to successfully run the program. During the Summer of 2020 Kristen planned and facilitated the JFF summer camp program. She has also been working hard on getting JFK ready to apply for our licensed Before and After School program. Kristen believes that every child should have a safe and accepting place to attend and she works hard to make sure that everyone that comes into the facility and childcare centre leaves feeling loved and safe.
Registered Early Childhood Educator / Playground General Manager
Karishma is a dedicated and hard-working Registered Early Childhood Educator who has been in the field since 2017. She was born and raised in India and immigrated to Canada in 2018 to pursue a Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare in Edmonton, Alberta. In March of 2021, she left the beautiful prairies to move to bustling Toronto to continue gaining experience in childcare. Karishma has always loved working with children of all ages, and is eager to continue growing her knowledge by taking part in various workshops and courses. She believes that all children are natural born explorers and should always be supported to reach their full potential. Kids should embrace who they are and who they can be! Karishma is passionate about mentoring and coaching early childcare educators to be able to enhance the lives of children in our program through developmentally appropriate activities and interactions. Karishma manages the Childcare Centre and is responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures needed to obtain the facility license from the Ministry of Education.
Gunel has over 10 years of experience in the childcare field and has completed the Early Childhood Education program at Seneca College. She has an amazing and wide range set of skills that allow her to thrive as an Early Childhood Educator at Just For Kids. As a dedicated childcare provider, she is adept in her ability to deliver safe and effective care, organize activities for children, and focus on children’s social development and growth. She has the love, enthusiasm and energy to help shape the lives of children at Just For Kids. She is fluent in Russian, Turkish and English as well as her native language Azerbaijani and would love to teach some of it to your children! Gunel believes that every child should have a safe and accepting place to attend and she works hard to make sure that everyone that comes into her care leaves feeling safe and loved.