FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I ENROLL MY CHILD/CHILDREN IN LEARN, PLAY AND BEYOND?
Registration is easy! Click here to visit our registration page. Your child is considered registered once a one-time, fully refundable deposit has been paid. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like to arrange for a tour prior to registration.
WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?
We are located at Unit 154 9080 25 avenue SW Edmonton AB T6X 2H4.
CAN I ADD MY UNBORN CHILD TO THE WAITLIST?
Yes, you can add your unborn child to the waitlist with the payment of a deposit. Please note, your child will be added in priority sequence for your desired start date.
ARE MEALS SERVED? WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CHILD DOES NOT LIKE THE MEALS?
Yes, all meals are served as part of our meal plan. Learn, Play and Beyond will serve a morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack. We do provide 2% milk for the children at snack and lunch times. Water is always available to the children throughout the day.
We follow the Canada Food Guide very closely. Please contact us if you have any concerns.
Typically, children will at least try what is offered. When they see their friends eating, they tend to follow along. We will work closely and communicate openly with parents to ensure your child is well- nourished at all times. If your child has dietary or religious restrictions, please ensure our staff is made aware.
WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO THE STAFF HAVE?
All Staff at Learn, Play and Beyond, are qualified in Early Childhood Education, First Aid and Child Intervention Check. We ensure Alberta Standards are met and often exceeded.
Learn, Play and Beyond also ensures staff go through regular training and development.
HOW DO WE HANDLE BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS AND DISCIPLINE?
Learn, Play and Beyond believes in positive approaches in guiding young children. The methods that we use for preventive and intervention strategies are as follows: redirection/positive reinforcement, natural consequences, consistency, problem solving with children, giving choices and monitoring and observing behaviors.
ARE THERE ANY FOOD RESTRICTIONS?
We are a peanut-free facility.
WHAT IS OUR TOTAL CAPACITY?
Our center is licensed for 75 children with ages 11 months to 6 years old.
HOW MUCH OUTDOOR PLAY TIME DO OUR CHILDREN GET?
Each classroom has access to the outdoor play space twice a day (weather permitting), once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Classes go on community walks and also to nearby playgrounds.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ON MY CHILD’S FIRST DAY?
Necessary items for all children include two complete sets of clothes, a pair of indoor, non-marking soled shoes, water bottle, and emergency medication, if applicable. Please label all items with your child's name.
HOW MUCH SCREEN TIME WILL MY CHILD RECEIVE?
Each child will be allowed no more than seven minutes of screen time per day. This will be used for educational programming and activities only.
WHAT AGES OF CHILDREN DO YOU ACCEPT?
Learn, Play and Beyond accepts Children from 11 month to 6 years.
WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS OF OPERATION?
Learn, Play and Beyond is open from 6:30am to 6:00pm Monday thru Friday, with the exception of STAT Holidays. We do offer evening and weekend care based on appointments.
IS THERE A WAIT-LIST? IF SO, IS THERE A WAIT-LIST FEE?
We have started a Wait-list for children that are looking to start at a later date, or for rooms that have reached capacity. Please contact us directly for our most up-to-date Wait-list status.
We do not have a separate Wait-list fee. Instead, our fully refundable $500 deposit is used to ensure your child is placed in priority order.
DO YOU ACCEPT SUBSIDY?
Yes, we do. Please have all your information in place prior to commencing.
DO YOU OFFER PART-TIME AND DROP-IN?
We offer part-time set days (It should be 3 set days). There are limited spaces for part-time care.
Drop in Fee is $70/day and we require a minimum of 14 days notification to ensure our staffing accordingly.
DO YOU OFFER MULTI-CHILD DISCOUNTS?
Yes, please contact the Center Director for the rates.
DO YOU ACCEPT CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS?
Yes, currently we are able to accept children with special needs.
WHAT ARE YOUR FEES?
Please call the Center for information regarding the fees. There is a fee variance depending on the age of your child and the number of children you enroll in our program.
ARE WE ACCREDITED?