We offer care to children ages 13mths – 6yrs of age in our wheelchair accessible facility. accommodating different age groups in three separate classrooms.
We follow a learning through play approach.
Learning through play is a term used in education and psychology to describe how a child can learn to make sense of the world around them. Through play children can develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally, and gain the self-confidence required to engage in new experiences and environments.
Why Use a Learning Through Play Approach?
- Children learn more when they are playing.
- Play develops children’s creativity and problem solving skills.
- Play prepares children better for school learning.
- Play is healthy. It promotes strength, coordination and brain development.
- Play teaches new skills and builds children’s self-esteem.
- Play teaches children social skills that help them develop friendships.
- Play is a right of children (United Nations Convention on the Rights)
The centre offers age appropriate activities with an early learning focus, incorporating literacy numeracy and science.
The program works towards ensuring the children have the necessary school readiness skills.
Outdoor play and creative opportunities are offered daily.
When it comes to creativity we focus on the process not the product and it’s OK to colour out of the lines and think out of the box.
We provide breakfast lunch and two snacks following the Canada food guide. Our menus offer a variety of foods and minimize overly processed foods.
The centre is Accredited this means we strive to go above and beyond the basic requirements to meet a higher standard of care.
All staff are certified in Early Childhood Development and have current First Aid Certification and Security Clearance.
Child Care Subsidy is available follow the link.