Daycare Programs in Etobicoke
The goal of the programs at Lady Bug Daycare in Toronto is to provide a safe and healthy environment that allows the child to develop a positive self-image. Lady Bug Daycare Centre provides a variety of age-appropriate activities, which are posted on the program plans in the classrooms.
The daily program provides a balance of quiet and active play; indoor and outdoor activities; individual and group time; teacher-directed and child-initiated experiences; along with transition periods.
Routines play a large part of the daily schedule. The following routines foster your child’s independence: eating, toileting (diapering), dressing, resting.
Full-Day Program $54/day
Part-Time (Less than 5 days a week) $58/day
JK/SK Before & After School $32/day
JK/SK Before & After School, AM Program $12/day
Half Day Preschool Program $35/day
Nursery Program $140/Bi-Weekly
9:00am – 3:00pm Program $40/day
Cost is $54 per day between 7:00am and 6:00pm. This includes 1 morning snack, hot lunch, and 2 afternoon snacks. For children between the ages of 18 months and 2½ years the cost is $58 per day.
Cost is $58 per day. Part-time means the child will attend Lady Bug less than 5 days a week between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm. This includes 1 morning snack, hot lunch, and 2 afternoon snacks.
JK/SK Before and After School Program
Cost is $32 per day. Children can attend Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 9:00am and 3:00pm to 6:00pm. This program includes 1 morning snack and 2 afternoon snacks.*
JK/SK AM School Program
Cost is $14 per day. Children can attend Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00am and 9:00am. This program includes 1 morning snack.*
*For all students attending Our Lady of Peace Catholic School and St. Elizabeth Catholic School.
Children attending Our Lady of Peace or St. Elizabeth Catholic School will use the bus provided by the School Board.
Half-Day Preschool Program
Cost is $35 per day. Children must attend Monday through Friday, from 7:00am to 12:00pm only. This program includes 1 morning snack and a hot lunch.
9:00am to 3:00pm Program
Cost is $40 per day. This includes 1 morning snack, 1 hot lunch, and 1 afternoon snack daily. This program is available for children 2½ years of age and older (must attend Monday through Friday).
Cost is $140 bi-weekly. Children must attend Lady Bug Daycare Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 10:30am, which includes 1 morning snack.
Each week, a new and exciting “theme” for children to focus on is worked into the curriculum. Arts and crafts activities, printing, journal, games and toys, dramatic play, an introduction to math, outdoor activities, reading/story time, printing program, science and educational videos, music, books, puzzles, blocks, dancing, musical instruments are part of our daily activities based on a weekly theme, plus music lessons.
Nutritious Meals and Snacks
Lady Bug Daycare provides a nutritious hot lunch (created by Boaden’s & Organic Kids Catering) and three nutritious snacks. Special dietary restrictions for medical or religious reasons will always be observed. With sufficient notice, the centre will try to accommodate requests for special diets. Parents may be required to provide the necessary foods.
Parents’ Participation in Activities
Parents and staff are encouraged to work together to ensure both parties share similar expectations from the program. Although it is not required that parents participate in the program, from time to time they are encouraged to attend parent-teacher meetings, Christmas Concerts, field trips, special days and so on. Children can benefit from the rich opportunities and experiences that community and neighbourhood outings can provide. For example: tour the local grocery store, visit the Eatonville Library, the Fire Station on Burnhamthorpe/Kipling, etc. Parents will be notified in advanced of such community walks and outings. On these short trips, parents are encouraged to participate.
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