Garside Day Care Centre attempts to provide a positive learning environment for your child that enhances his or her level of development. Through play experiences and the guidance of specially trained staff, your child will be exposed to situations that will stimulate:
initiative, and independence
interaction with and respect for others
physical activity developing gross motor skills
fine motor development
Spiritual development (grace before meals, Bible Stories and Sunday school songs).
Garside Day Care Centre has a play based program and incorporates the document "How Does Learning Happen" into our curriculum.
Certified Non-Profit Child Care Centre:
Our Centre is government licensed by the Ministry of Community and Social Services and we adhere to the regulations of the Child Care and Early Years Act. The centre is inspected by the Ministry to renew our daycare licence yearly. We follow all guidelines and recommendations given by the Ministry of Health and our local Fire Department.
Garside Day Care has a full-time cook who provides nutritious meals. Good nutrition plays an important role in child development.
We provide meals and snacks that are
nutritionally balanced, fresh and tasty.
Meals include a morning snack, hot lunch, and an afternoon snack.
All meals include milk and water.
For children with special dietary needs, we will offer alternatives or we can accomodate meals brought from home.