ÉducaTerre's educational plan is deeply rooted in the "Learn through play" program. The
purpose of play-active learning is to motivate, stimulate and support children in their development of skills, concepts, language acquisitions and concentration.
With our different learning centers, children will have the freedom to explore and play while their educators pay attention to specific elements of the play activity and provide encouragement and feedback.
According to the Canadian Council on Learning, "Play nourishes every aspect of children’s development – it forms the foundation of intellectual, social, physical, and emotional skills necessary for success in school and in life. Play 'paves the way for learning'”.
In our large play area, complete with an educational greenhouse and outdoor gardens,
your child will discover how plants play an important part in our lives and our planet.
Children learn best when all their senses are engaged which is why nature is a perfect avenue for learning in this manner. Each vegetable or fruit plant has a different look, scent, smell, texture, and taste. Your child will be involved in every aspect of our garden from planting the seeds in the winter to harvesting the finished product throughout the summer and fall.
Cooking workshops will show your children how the crop gets transformed into what we eat. Our indoor laboratory is the perfect place to display our seedlings and conduct our nature experiments.
By exposing children to many different activities and experiences, we will nurture their
innate curiosity in a safe and caring environment. We will encourage your child to identify their emotions and teach them to express their feelings positively, thereby fostering your child's independence and self-worth.
While children are playing they feel comfortable trying new things, they persevere to solve problems, invent new games, create magical worlds, test ideas and explore their environment.
Build a Solid Foundation
We believe that by encouraging your child's natural curiosity, we are building a strong
foundation for an enjoyment of learning and preparing them for their future academic lives.
Respect is a key value at the heart of everything we do. Respect for ourselves, for our friends, our educators, our food and our planet. By respecting each other we build confidence, teach patience and begin to understand differences.
Opening October 2014!
ÉducaTerre is a bilingual daycare offering an innovative educational program that allows your child's motor, sensory and cognitive skills to flourish. Our main goal is to enable each child to gain the confidence to try new things in a safe, caring and nurturing environment. Learn more