*I have over 20 years of experience in home daycare and in daycare centres.
*I have early childhood training
* My home is smoke free.
*I have been police checked
* I have been trained in First aid and child CPR
*Ministry of Education has checked my daycare and approved it.
I am not licensed but I am a legal daycare and do everything according to regulations.
*The playroom is on the main floor of the house and is very bright and spacious. The backyard is fully fenced in.
*I provide a full program of theme based activities which include art, circle, sensory, centre based activities (i.e. blocks, dress-up etc.), outside play, gross motor activities and fine motor/cognitive activities. The program is posted on the bulletin board every week.
* I am very interested in the child as a whole person and treat each child as an individual with their own unique personality and needs. I strive to meet the needs of the whole child: emotionally, physically, intellectually and socially. I provide a nurturing and safe place for the children while they are in my care. I have a daily schedule which helps the children understand the routine of the day and makes them feel more secure knowing "what comes next."
*Parents are very important to me and I strive to work with you, the parent, in deciding what is best for your child. Happy children make happy parents.
*I have had experience with children of all ages and have cared for children with unique and special needs.
* I am very gentle and caring person, with lots of energy. I love children and parents and strive to make my home a place where the child feels happy and the parent is comfortable leaving their child with me.
*I provide a full healthy gluten free menu which is posted and I will take dietary needs into consideration since I have them myself.
*I have taken extra precautions during Covid-19 and have a Covid-19 plan for my daycare and those who attend.
*Naps are taken on individual cots/pack 'n play and not shared between children. All bedding is laundered weekly or more if needed. Children are allowed to bring blankets and sleep toys from home.
* I provide receipts for income tax purposes.
*References are available from present or past clients
I have an info package for you to read and various forms to be signed.
We love to make big art messes sometimes so do not dress your child in their best clothes!