Our Schedule

The centre will be open from 7:30am - 5:30pm

We ask that families to pick up their child at least 10mins before the centre closing time. This lets the children gets ready to leave in a relaxed way, and allows staff to pass along any needed information to the parents.

 

(*Times may vary)

7:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Centre Opens. Breakfast. Free Play.
9:35 a.m. – Clean-up.
9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Bathroom Routine. Hand washing.
10:00 a.m. – Snack (provided by center, see below for sample menu.)
10:30 a.m. – Circle Time, Programmed Activities.
10:55 – 11:00 a.m. – Bathroom Routine.
11:10 a.m. – Outdoor Activities.
12:00 p.m. – Bathroom Routine. Hand washing. Prepare for Lunch.
12:10 – 12:40 p.m. - Lunch Time.(provided by center, see below for sample menu.)
12:40 p.m. Toothbrush. Bathroom Routine.
12:45 p.m. Reading Stories.
1:00 p.m. – Nap / Rest time.
2:30 p.m. – Wake-up, put away mats & blankets. Quiet Activities.
2:45 p.m. – Circle Time
3:00 p.m. – Bathroom Routine. Hand washing.
3:10 p.m. – Afternoon Snack.(provided by center, see below for sample menu.)
3:45 p.m. – Outdoor Activities.
4:45 p.m. – Hand washing. Free Play.
5:20 p.m. – Clean-Up
5:30 p.m. – Centre Closed

 

 

The Centre will be closed for the following holidays:

 
  • New Years Day
  • Family Day (New Holiday for 2013)
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day
  • Civic Holiday (Provincial Day)
  • Canada Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
  • Christmas Break:5 business days during the month of December

Family will be given notice for any other upcoming holidays.

 

*****Snack and Lunch(daycare children only)

At Apple Blossom Childcare Centre, we do our best to encourage health and safety for all the children. We offer a hot lunch program that is prepared fresh on a daily basis.
 
Our lunches, snacks, and beverages are also wide variety of foods so any food allergies should be noted as soon as possible. A menu will be available for parents to view on the parent bulletin board. Menu will change weekly due to children's preferences.
 
Milk and water is offered after every meal. Menu may vary due seasonal availabilities and special occasion.
 
OOSC has the option to pay for hot lunch. Hot lunch can be provided on professional days, spring break, summer care at an additional cost.
The fees for OOSC hot lunches are $5 a day on top of fees.
 
Sample menu.
 
Monday
AM: Pancakes with syrup and apples
Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce
PM: Fish crackers and orange
 
Tuesday
AM: Cucumber, carrots and dip with nutrigrain bar
Lunch: Chicken noodle soup with crackers
PM: Fruit cup and granola bar
 
Wednesday
AM: Cheerios and banana
Lunch: Rice with chicken
PM: Pretzels and raisins 
 
Thursday
AM: Cherry tomatoes with dip and granola bar
Lunch: Cheese quesidilla  
PM: Yogurt and biscuit 
 
Friday
AM: Bagel with jam
Lunch: Chicken nuggets with fries
PM: Apples and cheese