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March, 2020 Newsletter ( 778 990 5437)

COVID-19 Update
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BCCC PANDEMIC POLICY

Attention Parents: We have given each family a copy of our Guidance policy
and Repayment policy. Please read the information carefully as it is a
licensing regulation for us to inform you of this. If you have any questions
regarding this information, feel free to ask one of the staff.

Theme for the Month – Shapes and Spring.

IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR ALL PARENTS: If your child will be away,
please be sure to call or text to let staff know.
The daycare number is 778-990-5437.
If you notify us of your child being away ahead of time, we would appreciate
a written note from parents.
We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.

PRESCHOOL: Children are learning about Shapes and Spring. Also doing
their journal every day.

Our centre Providing every Friday hot pizza. We will still be
providing snacks for the morning and afternoon.

  • While there’s no announcement for daycare closure yet please keep your child/children if they are experiencing any of the following:
  • – Dry cough
  • – Fever
  • – Shortness of breath
  • – Fatigue
  • If the government announces that childcare across B.C. will be closed, we will have to abide to it. The safety of our families and our staff is our priority. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Outside Time:

We will be taking the children outside daily so please send your children
dressed in weather appropriate clothing. Please send water bottles,
sunscreen, a spare change of clothes in case of anything gets wet from
water play. Please also make sure that you do not send your children in flip
flops as it is difficult for children this age to walk in them. In accordance with
the new licensing policy, we must take the children outside (regardless of
weather) for at least an hour each day. Please dress them appropriately for
this.

Illness:

Please refer to your Parent handbook or ask of our staff if you have
any question: Thank you
Just a reminder that if your child is sick, had a fever or something
that is contagious it is advisable to keep your child at home until
they feel better. We understand that all our families are busy with work
and it is very hard to take time off, however, it is difficult for the child to
focus and have fun when they are not feeling well. It could also be a
potential hazard to your child, other children and the staff at the center.
Please understand that we have this protocol in place for the safety and
wellbeing of everyone attending Bear Creek Cubs Childcare.

 

Need:

ALL CHILDREN MUST HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT. THERE WILL BE A
MANDATORY $10 FEE COLLECTED.
In Case of fire, Earthquake, Natural Disaster:
If we are not able to go back to our building/Bear Creek Community
church then we will go to the temple near our building.

First Aid kits:

In an emergency, we need to be self-sufficient for at least 72 hours. WE
require that each child have an emergency kit at the daycare. If you would
rather purchase an emergency kit for your child, please let one of our
teachers know. We have them for $10.00

Please do not pack your child anything with peanuts or tree nuts. We
appreciate your cooperation!

****WE value your opinion. If you have any questions or concerns, please
feel free to speak to one of our ECE staff. We will be happy to help you or
answer any of your questions. WE appreciate it and we are working on
making it a better experience for your children.

Daycare Requires:
– Inside shoes to wear indoors only: Fire safety requirements that,
in case of emergency, we are all wearing shoes or slippers with
grip at the bottom of soles if we need to vacate the building. Also,
children lie down and play on our inside carpets and floors, so outside
shoes are not appropriate for indoors.
– Do not forget to sign in your child at the beginning of the day
and sign them out at the end of the night
Just a reminder that fees are due on or before beginning of the month.
A $5.00 late fee will be charged for each day a payment is late

The centre OPENS and CLOSES promptly at 7:00 am and
5:30pm. Due to insurance reasons we cannot have children in
the building before or after these times. Please respect this
policy. If you are running late please be sure to call the center
as soon as possible. A LATE FEE of $1 per minute must be paid
to the closing staff. Thank you.

A Box of Kleenex would come a long way. Please bring in a box
of Kleenex to share with friends. It`s good practice for children
to learn to clean themselves when they need to. Thank you for
those who continue to contribute.
We are a peanut and tree nut free daycare

 

If you have any questions about our policies or procedures of the daycare facility, please ask us or contact the Director Mandip at [email protected] or 604-771-6825

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