The Toddler Programs at Alpha's Discovery Kids are for children between 12 months – 2.5 years old.
We offer two preschool programs: Jr. Preschool (2.5 – 3.5 years) and Sr. Preschool (3.5 - 4.5 years).
The Kindergarten Program at Alpha's Discovery Kids is for children between the ages of 4–5 years.
Mississauga Location: Alpha’s Discovery Kids is a licensed daycare and preschool for 69 children. Our ratios are in accordance with the Child Care Early Years Act (CCEYA) which is as follows: Toddler 1:5, Preschool 1:8. This location has two toddler classrooms, one Jr. Preschool and one Sr. Preschool classroom.
Oakville Location: Alpha’s Discovery Kids is a licensed daycare and preschool for 112 children. Our ratios are in accordance with the Child Care Early Years Act (CCEYA) which is as follows: Toddler 1:5, Preschool 1:8, Kindergarten 1:13 and School Age 1:15. This location has two toddler, one Jr. Preschool, one Sr. Preschool, one Kindergarten and one School Age classroom.
We offer both full-time and part-time programs to meet the needs of busy parents while offering competitive rates. We also accept subsidy at our Mississauga location with the Region of Peel.
Our full-time program runs Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
We offer many flexible options for our part-time program.
The Nursery School Program runs Monday-Friday from 9:00-11:30 am with the flexibility of attending between 2-5 days per week. Nursery School is perfect for stay-at-home parents that are looking for an enrichment program where the child learns new academic skills and socializes with peers.
The half-day program runs for any time period up to 5 hours per day. You can choose to attend between 2-5 days per week. This program is perfect for parents with varying schedules as it allows parents the flexibility to choose the time of day that the child will be attending.
The full day part-time program is great for parents who only want to send their child for full days on certain days of the week. You can choose to attend 2-3 days per week.
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In the toddler program, which is comprised of children between 12 months and 30 months, children will develop language, literacy, math, science, technology, art and engineering skills by incorporating these concepts into the child’s play, exploration and inquiry.
Teachers will plan activities daily based on the interests of the child. Children will explore the following interest areas based on our Four Pillars of Learning: Language and Literacy, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), Physical Activity and Mindful Awareness.
Children will go outside twice a day to engage in activities that promote active movement. The teachers will work with parents to encourage potty training when the children are interested and ready for it.
The children in the toddler rooms are separated into small groups according to their age and stage of development to allow teachers to program activities according to their developmental needs. For more details, visit the Curriculum page.
In the Preschool program, through child-initiated and teacher supported experiences, children learn many concepts including language, literacy, science, technology, engineering, art and math skills.
Throughout the day, children make choices and explore the following interest areas based on our Four Pillars of Learning: Language and Literacy, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), Physical Activity and Mindful Awareness. Children engage in activities outdoors that promote active movement and exercise twice a day.
Children participate in French language activities daily to learn basic French vocabulary. The teachers will work with parents to encourage potty training when the children are interested and ready.
Our Preschool program is separated into two classrooms based on age and stage of development to allow teachers to plan and support children in a more meaningful way. Our Jr. Preschool Room is generally comprised of children between 2.5-3.5 years old. Our Sr. Preschool Room is comprised of children between 3.5-4.5 years old. Within each classroom, children are separated into small groups to allow teachers to program activities according to their developmental needs.
In our Kindergarten program, we offer advanced academic opportunities which promote learning readiness for primary school preparation. Within this program we further extend upon our existing curriculum with our Four Pillars of Learning: Language and Literacy, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), Physical Activity and Mindful Awareness.
As our students become more independent, we can focus on a higher level of academics. We approach this as an opportunity to build upon each child’s abilities and strengths to reach full potential in all subject areas. Our holistic approach is consistently based on providing a sense of belonging, engagement, security, and nurturing. We continue to provide an environment that is stimulating, fosters curiosity and encourages inquiry-based learning. This program is designed to build skills, confidence and empower the “Alpha” in each one of our students before moving into the primary grades.
In our School Age program, we offer academic and extracurricular opportunities with our Four Pillars of Learning Curriculum: Language and Literacy, STEAM, Physical Activity and Mindful Awareness.
We offer homework help, physical activity and an opportunity to engage with peers through cooperative and collaborative STEAM projects and activities.
During summer months or short breaks from school, our program offers a STEAM camp program which focuses on both academics and extracurricular activities to ensure a fun day filled with exceptional learning experiences.