Dear Parents:

Thank you for your interest in Blue Elephant Daycare. We have successfully been operating a high quality program for children aged eighteen months to five years. We are licensed by the Ministry of Education and governed by the Day Nursery Act. Our license capacity is 44 children.

We are pleased to announce that we are participating in "Raising the Bar" in Early Childhood Education. This is a voluntary accreditation program for licensed child care programs. We have completed the initial bronze level. For more information on this initiative, you can contact The Region of Peel by emailing gayle@rtbpeel.ca.

We offer a full day program that provides children with enjoyment, rewarding experience and a feeling of self worth and independence. Children are given freedom to make choices while learning to accept the limits and respect each other. Children work and play together in an atmosphere that promotes co-operation, celebrating differences and accepting similarities. Parents can be rest assured that their child is left in a safe and happy environment.

Our program is designed to instill the grass roots of learning: Language (Reading and Writing), Math, Music, Art and Computers. We provide high-quality care and education that is built on a foundation of co-operation and trust that leads to mutually rewarding relationships involving children, parents and teachers. When such relationships are developed, children are likely to be well adjusted and have a strong sense of their own value and self-worth.

Some key features of our program:
  • Staff include professionals with certificates in Early Childhood Education, (ECE)
  • Activities are designed to enhance all areas of development in an age appropriate manner for each group
  • Toddler, Intermediate and Kindergarten enrichment program
  • We offer a safe environment
  • The daycare meets the Ministry standards relating to such areas as the physical setting, emergency and fire procedures, cleanliness and high quality education
  • Children are treated in a positive manner that enhances self-esteem and confidence
  • Low teacher-student ratios thus promoting one on one attention and instruction
  • Transportation program for drop off and pick up to schools in the neighbourhood.
  • Our hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

We are conveniently located at 1322 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, ON. Steps to the Port Credit Go Station, just South of the QEW and are easily accessible by Mississauga Transit.

We have also developed a parent handbook about the daycare and the various policies and procedures that have been developed to ensure the safety and well-being of your child. You will receive a copy of this handbook once your child is registered in the program. If you are interested in admitting your child to this program and would like further information, please feel free to arrange for a meeting or complete the attached application and consent forms and return it to the daycare. All information remains confidential. Under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, the personal information collected in the application form is solely used for gaining more information on the child when in the care of the Daycare. It is important in emergencies purposes for staff to contact parents. No personal information is disclosed without the consent of the parent.

Our Mandate

Our program affords each child the opportunity to develop fully his/her potential through the pursuit of his/her interests at his/her own pace in a spirit of cooperation and respect for himself/herself and his/her classmates.

Our Phylosophy and Belief ...

  • Each child is a unique individual and we should realize, appreciate and respect his differences.
  • We prepare and protect an environment which will give each child the love and security as well as provide him with the means of learning by doing through discovery and exploration.
  • Learning is an enjoyable experience which has its rewards and so we should not place any pressure upon the child.

We offer very competitive pricing. Please call us at (905) 891-1279 for information on fees.

Christine Dourado
Director

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