Navigating a Pandemic: How to Reopen A Child Care after a 6-month closure?

As a licensed child care centre, we were impacted greatly by the COVID-19 pandemic. We officially shut down operations on March 17, 2020, and we remained closed until September 8, 2020. After being closed and disconnected from our team for almost 6 months we wondered…what conditions need to be created for our team to safely come back together and reopen …

March Highlights: This Month we Combine Staying Safe at Home, While Retaining Our Passion for Nature

March has been a crazy month, and we were sad earlier in the month to have been given direction to temporarily close until further notice. This was an important measure for the health of the children and our staff members, but it won’t be forever.  For now, we are going to listen to the government’s advice on social distancing, while …

August Adventures: Learning About First Nations, Building Structures, Finding Caterpillars and Much More!

With summer coming to an end, here at Discovery Child Care we are making the most of the warm months while they last! This month we did some investigations into light, built some amazing structures, went on the search for caterpillars, read First Nations stories and much, much more! Learning about First Nations This week was filled with wonderful presentations …