905-338-KIDS (5437)

Our hours of operation are:

Monday to Friday 7:00am to 6:00pm (EST)

Policies

  • Cradle 2 Kinder is open from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Mondays to Fridays.
  • We accept children from 6 months to 6 years of age.
  • Once paid, fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • After enrollment, if any change occurs in residential address and contact information, parents are requested to inform us on an immediate basis.
  • Cradle 2 Kinder opens at 7:00 am. We encourage parents to bring in their child latest by 9:00 am, to enable the child to participate in the morning program.
  • Cradle 2 Kinder closes at 6:00 pm. If either one of the parents is not able to pick up their child by 6.00 P.M., they should inform the center as early as they can.
  • There is a late pick-up charge of $1 per minute, to be paid right away to the staff member on duty. If not paid, we issue an invoice.
  • Parents can send an acquaintance or relative to pick up their child but they should inform us as early as possible. For the safety of the child, we seek sufficient identification information on the person who will be picking up the child on their behalf.
  • Whoever will come to pick up the child other than the parents, should not be a minor and should carry an authorized Photo ID.
  • We offer childcare program from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Nutritious meal is provided at lunch. We also provide Morning & Afternoon snacks at Cradle 2 Kinder.
  • If the child is under any food restriction or suffering from any kind of food allergy, parents can make an appointment with the Centre to discuss over the issue.
  • We do not allow outside food except on birthdays. Parents can send special treats on birthdays but that should be completely free of nut products.
  • We have 2 one hour sessions of outdoor activities, daily; weather permitting.
  • Children are taken for a neighborhood stroll occasionally under the supervision of the teachers.
  • Children are given a nap time of two hours during the day time. If he/she refuses to take nap, we engage him/her in a quiet activity.
  • After morning check-in, if we find that the child is suffering from fever (more than 100.2⁰F), diarrhea, vomiting or any kind of contagious illness, we immediately contact the parents to take him/her home.
  • We require parents to inform us if either of the parents will not be reachable on any particular day. In that case we ask for an alternate emergency contact number. Parents should provide the information to the concerned teacher.
  • We do take care of the doses during the school hours if a child is on medication but parents should provide us the medicine in the original container. Parents should also submit a properly filled out instruction form and a copy of the doctor’s note.
  • Parents should inform us about the cessation of medication at the earliest.
  • If a child misses school for five consecutive days due to illness, we seek a copy of the doctor’s note along with a covering letter signed by the parent.
  • A fitness certificate issued by the doctor is required on the day of rejoining, in case the child has suffered from any serious illness or contagious disease.
  • We require parents to inform the school office before 9 A.M. if the child will be absent for the day or will arrive late.
  • In case of late arrival, parents have to escort the child to the classroom and hand over to the concerned teacher.
  • We do not allow children to bring toys from home and we seek co-operation from the parents.
  • Teaching discipline and proper behavior is part of the program. In case, parents have any difference of opinion or find any difficulty to make the child follow the disciplinary guidelines, an appointment can be fixed with the concerned teacher or the Supervisor to resolve the issue.
  • Outdoor clothes should be free of strings and long pieces.
  • On the first day at school, parents should provide spare clothes, a blanket and a security toy (if the child has one) for the nap time.
  • During summer, parents should send a sun hat, a bathing suit, towels and water shoes.
  • During winter, parents should provide a snowsuit, boots, a neck sock, two pairs of mittens, a hat and inside shoes.
  • All items and belongings should be properly labeled including the bag or else it becomes difficult for the staff to trace the lost items inside the premises.