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This age is filled with so much wonder and curiosity. That’s why we offer a ton of books and toys and bring their artwork down to kids' eye level. Children in junior preschool also begin to learn the basic building blocks of how we all work together in a classroom.
Kids this age thrive on routine. We use a schedule with simple pictures to show them what’s coming up next! This keeps them feeling confident about what to expect for the day and be part of the plan. We’ll talk about our day in morning circle and have lots of visual reminders everywhere.
Junior preschool is also where your child becomes more independent with things like hand-washing and potty-training. That’s why sinks, toilets, and furniture in our classrooms are all kid-size—so they can build confidence knowing they can do it all by themselves.
Our caring teachers set a daily rhythm for toddlers that includes group time, story time, outdoor play, meals and snacks, naps, and most especially, lots of playtime (because we know so much learning happens when they play with attentive teachers nearby).
It’s so nice to see everyone this morning! As children arrive, they are welcomed by smiling teachers. They can play quietly and get warmed u...
Breakfast is key for growing minds and bodies! Children are served a nutritious breakfast, prepared fresh daily by our in house chef.
The children choose a book and spend time building on their emerging literacy skills.
It's time to take a break and fuel up with a snack. Preschoolers will be served a healthy snack like carrots and hummus or cheese and cracke...
Time to head outdoors! Children enjoy fresh air and engaging gross motor activities in our spacious playground.
The junior preschoolers have worked up an appetite and are now ready to wash their hands and sit down to a hot lunch prepared fresh by our i...
Time to rest and recharge for the second half of the day. Most children will nap, but if they wake up (or if they never quite get to sleep),...
The preschoolers venture out to explore the playground again!
Preschoolers will be served another healthy and delicious snack, like a fresh fruit salad.
The jr. preschoolers participate in teacher-directed educational activities, such as STEAM projects.
Newstead Academy Child Care
Unit 22 13085 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3S8