DAILY SCHEDULE


8:00

Daycare Opens


8:00 – 8:30

Morning Snack & Quiet Activities

Snack is available. Quiet activities such as books and puzzles are available to children who have finished eating or who aren’t hungry.
Snack is early, to ensure children are hungry again when lunch is served.


8:30 – 8:45

Bathroom Routine

Everyone heads upstairs to have their diapers changed, use the toilet and wash their hands


8:45 – 10:00

Indoor Playtime & Structured Activity Naptime for Children who Require 2 Naps

A structured activity such as playdough, painting or arts and crafts activity is offered. Play kitchen and other small toys are available for children who aren't interested in the structured activity.


10:00 – 10:30

Tidy Up and Bathroom Routine

Structured activity ends and we all help tidy up. Everyone heads upstairs to have their diapers changed, use the toilet and wash their hands.


10:30 – 11:45

Outdoor Playtime / Outing

Dress for outdoor play. Outdoor playtime may consist of a yard activity, neighbourhood walk, park visit or seasonably appropriate outdoor activity.


11:45 – 12:00

Lunchtime Prep

Return inside, wash hands, sit for lunch.


12:00 – 12:30

Lunch

See sample menu below.


12:30 – 12:45

Bathroom Routine

Everyone heads to the bathroom or has their diaper changed before rest time.


12:45 – 1:00

Circle Time

This time is meant to calm a child's body while engaging their mind with stories, songs and group discussions about what we did that morning, upcoming events or issues affecting the children.


1:00 – 3:00

Naptime / Quiet Time

All children will have the opportunity to sleep. Those who don’t sleep will be offered quiet activities such as colouring or books.


3:00 – 3:15

Bathroom Routine

Children will use the toilet or have their diaper changed as they wake up.


3:15 – 3:45

Snack Time

Afternoon snack is planned in order to ensure children are hungry again by dinnertime.


3:45 – 4:45

Outdoor Playtime

Outdoor playtime close to home, to facilitate pickups.


4:45 – 5:00

Quiet Activities

Children will be offered activities which are quiet / easily tidied up (colouring, books, chalk board) to facilitate smooth pickups.


5:00

Daycare Closes

Late fees apply as of 5:01pm


Daily Schedule is subject to change based on a number of factors including weather and children’s interests.  

Sample Menu

Monday

Menu
  • Snack Cereal with Milk
  • Lunch Chicken Stew with Rolls
  • Snack Veggies and Dip with crackers

Tuesday

Menu
  • Snack Toast with Peanut Butter
  • Lunch Beef Spaghetti with Salad
  • Snack Applesauce and Graham Crackers

Wednesday

Menu
  • Snack Bagels with Cream Cheese
  • Lunch Vegetarian Chili with Cornbread
  • Snack Hummus and Pita with Carrots

Thursday

Menu
  • Snack Yogurt and Granola
  • Lunch Salmon with Rice and Green Beans
  • Snack Cheese and Crackers

Friday

Menu
  • Snack Hard Boiled Eggs with Toast
  • Lunch Roasted Sweet Potato Soup and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Snack Oatmeal Cookies

Weekly Lunch

Menu will always be served according to the following:
  • Monday Chicken
  • Tuesday Beef
  • Wednesday Vegetarian
  • Thursday Fish / Pork
  • Friday Soup and Nibbles

Morning and Afternoon snack is always served with fruit / veggies and water.  Milk is served with lunch. Advance notice of menu changes will be given when possible.