MISSION STATEMENT
Blossoms primary mission is to provide an inclusive, quality program within the community that will educate and enhance the child’s skills focusing on the sense of belonging, wellbeing, problem solving, creative thinking and being innovative through engagement as well as a language rich environment allowing opportunities for expression.

PHILOSOPHY/PROGRAM STATEMENT
Learning through play is the heart of Blossoms. Play within a balanced quality program entitling individualization and immediacy for every child, with special emphasis on self-concept, socialization, intellectual development, physical and emotional development, as well as family involvement and accountability being important factors.

Providing safe child care in a quality age-stage developmental program, with nurturing Early Childhood Educators, who consider special needs of each child and their parents first.

Program Objectives:
Children
Every child should feel that they belong and deserve the opportunity to succeed. Blossoms program builds on each child’s strengths and abilities focusing on sense of belonging, wellbeing, problem solving, creative thinking and being innovative through engagement as well as a language rich environment allowing for opportunities for expression. No child will be denied the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

Family
Families should feel like they belong and have the ability to contribute to their children’s learning. Blossoms encourages the family to enter in collaboration with the teachers/staff. Parents can provide unique and insightful understanding of their children’s behaviour which teachers can incorporate into their program planning. Blossoms also provides resources to the families and daily contact and effective communication through HiMama.

Staff
Staff bring diverse, social and cultural perspectives and work collaboratively with others to create an engaging environment. The staff possess effective communication and interpersonal skills relating to both adults and children allowing each child to reach to their fullest potential. They have developed skills in observation, planning and evaluating. The teachers observe the children and develop a program which fosters both individual and group learning.

Management
The director and supervisor promotes and represents Blossoms. They know all of the families. Interactions between staff and families are supported and guided by them. They also set standards for the centre and offer support .

GOALS

  • To build in each child, a positive concept of self as an individual
  • To provide opportunities for children to learn and play together and share experiences which models problem solving skills
  • To provide opportunities to develop self-expression and knowledge by learning
  • To provide every child prompt recognition of their immediate need for care and guidance
  • To provide gross & fine motor development
  • To share information with parents concerning their children's development
  • To provide information about our services to users and the community
  • To regularly assess the program for effectiveness
  • To provide appropriate professional development opportunities and support for staff
  • To provide nutritious and delicious meals

  • BLOSSOMS participates in "Raising the Bar on Quality", a voluntary community standards program for licensed center-based child care in London.
  • We Welcome Parent Involvement
  • Members of ADCO (Association of Day Care Operators)
  • All Kids Belong (E.C.E Special Needs Resource)
  • Licensed by Ministry of Education
  • Regulated by the Fire Department and the Middlesex Health Unit
  • Meal Planning following The Canada Food Guide
  • Subsidy Available
  • Playground is CSA Approved
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Special Occasions Gatherings for Families
  • Behaviour Management Monitoring
  • Open year round
  • Transportation Available
  • Teachers Accreditations
    • E.C.E Diploma
    • Member of College of E.C.E.
    • First Aid
    • C.P.R
    • Criminal Reference Check
    • Continuing Education Workshops