Attending a high-quality early learning program prepares children for kindergarten and beyond, but finding the best option for your child takes time and research.
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Our Program is unique just like your child
Our programs combine an ‘Academic’ and ‘Play with Purpose’ approach to focus on letter and sound recognition, identifying and tracing words, basic math skills of counting and early number recognition, as well as social skills development. Our curriculum is designed to be developmentally appropriate for your child. Our Teachers implement proven lesson plans and activities laid out in our year plan.
Ages 2–3 (Parented)
Child turns 2 by the program start date
Parents and their little ones attend a structured preschool classroom together and are led by a certified Early Learning Educator.
Enjoy engaging learning games and activities while your little learner prepares for his/her solo preschool journey the following year.
Students will be exposed to our regular curriculum alongside their parents and other parents/students from the community. Parents will even pick up a few things!
Ages 3–4 (Solo)
Child turns 3 by December 31st of the school year
Students focus on developing fine motor skills and developing letter/sound recognition.
Students work on daily worksheets and engage in centre-time activities that use hands-on exploratory materials to develop age-appropriate cognitive skills and critical thinking skills while fostering each student’s love of learning and creativity.
Students have fun while learning crucial concepts and skills.
Ages 4–5 (Solo)
Child turns 4 by December 31st of the school year
Students build upon their knowledge of letter sounds and apply them to reading and writing skills.
Daily lessons focus on alphabet letter and sound recognition, identifying beginning letter/sound of a word, sounding out cvc words (consonant, vowel, consonant), identifying and writing first name/last name independently, recognizing and reading basic sight words, and extending upon basic numeracy skills.
When ready, students participate in our home reading program using our ‘levelled home readers’ appropriate for their reading level.
Ages 3–6 (Solo)
Child turns 3 by program start date
Need Full-Time Care and/or Transportation?
Transportation to and from daycares/dayhomes can be arranged.
Go to our specific location pages to see a list of facilities offering full-time care with transportation to and from our facility.
When contacting these facilities, be sure to let them know you were referred by Jumpstart Learning Centre