Sunshine Daycare | CareFind

Welcome to Sunshine Daycare

For over 27 years we are known for the excellent care we give to both children and their families and community in general. Our goal at the center is to help children develop self-control and to learn appropriate social behaviors.  We encourage children to have self-respect and respect for others.  By encouraging and role modeling, we can help the children to develop self-control and respect for the needs of other people.


It is our belief that young children learn best through a wide variety of play experience that is specifically designed for their age group and promotes safe and healthy growth.  To accommodate this, the staff to child ratio is as follows:

The learning process of our center is encouraged through organized daily routine with a balance of staff initiated and child directed activities.  This provides a stimulating environment in which each child develops at it’s own rate and capability.  The daily program/routine for each room is posted for you to view and parent suggestions are welcome.  The program consists of free play  ( toys, puzzles, water table, sand table, art and library ) also group activities, snack/meals, naptime and outdoor activities.

Educational Activities

– Social interactions
– Physical
– Cognitive
– Creative Arts
– Music

Field Trips

Natures Walk, Parks, Calgary Zoo, Library, Food centers, Malls, Fire Station, Police Station.

Community Member Invites

e.g Librarian, Firemen, Policemen, Doctors, Beauticians, Nutritionist

Child Care Philosophy

  • We believe that each child is to be treated as an equal regardless of sex, race, creed or religious beliefs.
  • We believe that environment stimulates and enhances the development of a child’s social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs.
  • We believe that children’s self esteem is enhanced in an environment where each child is treated with acceptance, trust and respect.
  • We believe that the program must meet the needs of the whole child, not just certain aspects.
  • We believe that for the center to be a means of family support, each child’s parent/family must also be treated with acceptance, trust and respect.
  • We believe that co-operation between the parents, staff and management will enhance the child’s development in a positive manner.
  • We believe that implementation programming meets the needs of the children’s interests and developmental needs.
  • We believe that play allows children to learn naturally and provides opportunities for them to direct their own activities.
  • We know that these beliefs put into practice will encourage children to develop in a positive way in all areas.
Q What is the child to teacher ratio?

Infants 4 to 1
Toddlers 6 to 1
Preschool 8 to 1

Q Do you accept subsidy?

Yes, daycare is subsidized by the Alberta government.

Q Do you provide meals and snacks or do the parents have to provide food each day?

Yes, provide all of your child’s nutritional needs with nutritious breakfast, hot lunches and snacks are served daily. Parents are welcome to send in their own meals for their children.

Q Are you an Accredited Daycare Center?

Yes, we are an accredited daycare center. We provide a level of excellence in child care that exceeds provincial licensing requirements.

Q Are you closed on all federal/provincial holidays?

Yes, we are closed on all statutory holidays.

Q Does my child have to be potty trained to enroll in your daycare center?

No, our experienced teachers work closely with the child and parents to encourage the child over time to take the leap of faith to transition out of diapers and pull-ups.

Q Does your childcare center provide programming according to the children’s developmental stages?

Yes, we provide monthly programming/indoor and outdoor activities for each stage of the children’s development.

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  • Monday07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Tuesday07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Wednesday07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Thursday07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Friday07:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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