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1 8 Chapel Pl, Markham, ON L3R 9C4 Get directions

At Chapel Place, we believe in hands-on,child-centred learning. We strongly value the importance of play in the facilitation of development for the whole child.

2 4486 16th Ave, Unionville, ON L3R 0M1 Get directions

GIVE YOUR CHILD THE BASIC FOUNDATIONS FOR LIFE - READINGS, WRITING & MATH, FRENCH PROGRAM, MUSIC, PHYS ED, ARTS & CRAFTS

3 4277 14th Ave, Markham, ON L3R 0J2 Get directions

Established 1991. Co-Education From Pre-School To Grade 8. Montessori-Based Kindergarten.

4 6007 16th Ave E, Markham, ON L3P 2B2 Get directions

In service since 1993, Markham Montessori provides bilingual traditional Montessori teaching. Our full day and half day programs include catered lunches and snacks for children age...

22 Heritage Rd, Markham, ON L3P 1M4 Get directions
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Wesley Christian Academy in Markham provides children with the encouragement, support and resources they need to succeed, all based on a solid foundation of Biblical Christian valu...

2400 John St, Thornhill, ON L3T 6G6 Get directions

Thornhill Montessori Learning Centre was established to educate children ages 3 to 5, providing them with individualized attention and personalized programs in a small, nurturing e...

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94 Montreal St, Stouffville, ON L4A 4Y9 Get directions

Quality Care and Education Since 1993. A Clean, Safe, Caring, Loving Educational Centre for your child to Learn & Grow.

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Four steps to finding childcare services in Markham ON

The confirmation is in: the stork will be flying overhead in a few months. Quick! It’s time to get looking for childcare services. That’s no joke; your return to work will come fast enough, and daycare waiting lists are long in Markham ON.
Step one: Listen
Word of mouth is always a good starting point. If you have friends who already have children in childcare services, ask them how they found their babysitter or daycare centre. Get several points of view so you can make a list of all the advantages and disadvantages of each kind of child care provider.

Step two: Browse the Internet and newspapers
A search on your provincial government’s family services website may turn up a list of regulated childcare services in Markham ON. You can also find information on their website about financial assistance for child care. Whether regulated or not, home daycares sometimes advertise in newspapers or on community websites providing information on available space.

Step three: Visit
See if it’s possible to visit the daycares or home child care facilities you’re considering. Ask lots of questions and gather information about their policies on the following things:
  • Staff training
  • Emergency care plans
  • Hygiene and cleanliness
  • Food and allergies
  • Hours of operation
  • Accessibility for children with special needs
  • Late pick-up policy
Step four: Register
Once you’ve made the rounds of the childcare services available in Markham ON, it’s time to pick the ones you like best and put your name on their waiting lists. Depending on the situation in your area, it may be a good idea to put your name on several lists. In the meantime, make the most of your pregnancy to get ready and be sure to enjoy every precious minute at home with your baby.
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