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Thornhill Woods Daycare is a new licensed establishment, located conveniently in the Thornhill Woods area. We provide a home-like setting and a safe and comfortable environment, which makes our daycare the perfect place for children to play, laugh and discover.

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Our Goals Include:

Nurturing each child’s unique qualities and potential through physical, intellectual, social and emotional development.

Through our well-trained and caring teachers, we strive to provide a safe and developmentally sound environment.

Enforcing a comprehensive curriculum based on age-appropriate learning activities

Encouraging learning through different means of activities and programs, targeted to your child’s specific needs. Each child learns differently, whether they are a visual, verbal, logical, musical, physical, extrovert or introvert learner, our daily activities satisfy each area.

Not Just an Ordinary Daycare:

We are certain that we can make a positive difference in the lives of your children, families, and in the communities where we live and work. Here are some of the things that make us more than just an ordinary daycare:

Our smaller facility allows us to focus on each child’s specific needs. Every child is different and unique in their own way, and we believe that each youngster requires a core curriculum as well as a personalized learning plan that suits only your child.

Our smaller facility, with only 65 children, results in a higher staff per child ratio with more focus on each individual child. Since most daycares hold upwards of 200 children, their main Staff (ECE) members are forced to be spread over a much larger child base. The Woods daycare will only take in 50 full-time children and still have the same number of main (ECE) staff members in order to give each child the care they need.

We offer the highest safety standards as well as a nutritiously planned menu of meals and snacks created by our own children’s dietician. All meals are kosher style, nut free and pork free.

All of our staff members are extremely dedicated to caring for and teaching children. With our experienced staff in early childhood education, your child will definitely exceed their potential leaning abilities, and even become better able to communicate with other children.

We inspire and encourage children to learn and grow in many different ways, making sure to target each of the five main areas of childhood development.

We are pleased to offer parents the option of enrolling their child in our Jewish program. This exciting program will allow your child to particapate in weekly shabbat parties and fun holiday celebrations.

What is Child Development?

Child development is a process every child goes through. This process involves learning and mastering skills like sitting, walking, talking, skipping, and tying shoes.

Children develop skills in five main areas of development:

Cognitive Development: This is the child’s ability to learn and solve problems.

How do we target this area of development?
Activities such as building blocks and puzzle making. Fun games include and shape recognition, alphabet and number games.

Social and Emotional Development: This is the child’s ability to interact with others, including helping themselves and self-control

How do we target this area of development?
Along with our educated staff, we leave time for group play, which is essential for this area of the child’s development. Circle time, and our brand new outdoor play area will also facilitate social and emotional development.

Speech and Language Development: This is the child’s ability to both understand and use language

How do we target this area of development?
Our daily reading programs will indefinitely enrich your child’s language skills. During reading time, children will be read books appropriate to their own level. They may also choose from an array of books in our library, for one of their own liking that will be read to them.

Fine Motor Skill Development: This is the child’s ability to use small muscles, specifically their hands and fingers, to pick up small objects, hold a spoon, turn pages in a book, or use a crayon to draw.

How do we target this area of development?
We find that one of the most anticipated parts of a child’s day is arts and crafts time. During this time, children will partake in art activities such as making papier-mâché, drawing pictures, or building small animals and objects.

Gross Motor Skill Development: This is the child’s ability to use large muscles

How do we target this area of development?
Outdoor playtime will improve gross motor skills in your child, as regular physical activity is proven to be essential for proper development.