Our mission

Offer quality educational childcare services in French enabling children aged 3 months to 12 years in the great city of Toronto to acquire essential tools for their learning and to open up to discoveries.

  • Active play

    Run, jump, climb, ride a bike or use your whole body.

  • Quiet game

    Looking at books, stringing beads, drawing, building games, etc.

  • Social game

    Games to share with one or more other children.

  • Solitaire game

    All activities that the child does alone.

  • Handling game

    Puzzles, construction games, cutting, gluing or any other activity involving hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.

  • Creative game

    Paint, model, search for solutions, make music, tell stories or any other activity that stimulates the child's imagination.

  • Dramatic play

    Disguise, pretend, imitate, etc.

Our values

  • Respect
  • Mutual aid
  • Fulfillment
  • Autonomy
  • Curiosity
  • Diversity
  • Inclusiveness

The Learning Framework or C.A.P.E

Following the Early Childhood Study prepared by “McCain and Mustard, 1999″, the Best Start program implemented the main recommendation of the study, known as C.A.P.E. – Early Childhood Learning Framework.

“Early Learning for Every Child Today is a guide to inform the teaching and pedagogical approaches used in Ontario’s early years settings. It is a working document that will continue to evolve as it is used by practitioners working in early childhood settings.”

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