Fall 2018 Registration Now Open


IN THE ROUTINE

Our morning or afternoon routine begins with parents, grandparents or nannies saying good-bye at the gate. The sand box is a comforting, non-intimidating place for some children to start off – others may choose to build, paint, draw, or look at books on the couch. As the children settle and the tone of the room stabilizes, our staff will help children get acquainted with materials and daily projects. 

Children are welcome to choose between gluing, water-play, the dough table, print-making, easel painting and the block area. They can move freely between the various activities set up for them. We will guide them if they are having difficulty. 

Near the end of the program we gather by the piano for a healthy snack such as banana, red pepper, or cucumber. We sing, jump, dance, play instruments and perhaps use props that the children have made themselves such as masks, crowns, wings, or hobby horses. We are regularly joined by a musician during circle time who introduces the children to instruments like the piano, violin, and guitar. To learn more about our program, visit the following page.

We wind down before dismissal with a story or felt-board book.


MORNING PRESCHOOL

Morning programs on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

$37.50 per morning. A non-refundable credited deposit of $50.00 is required for registration.

Fees are due at the beginning of each month, preferably in the form of post-dated cheques.  

Download the Fall 2018 Registration Form.


FAMILY FRIDAYS

Friday mornings 9 15 AM to 11 15 AM

Toddlers 16 months and up are welcome to drop-in with a caregiver to indulge in art & play.

$23.00 per visit. Reserve ahead via e mail to theartfulchild@gmail.com or text/call 416-970-9004. If reserving 4 or more; $20.00 per visit. Pay at the door ahead of visit or e transfer to theartfulchild@gmail.com at the time of reservation.

Spaces limited.

At 10 30 AM there will be a scheduled nut-free snack, not provided, on our warm rug. Please not all materials in use are nontoxic and there are sure to be small parts and pieces in our studio so please closely supervise children under the age of 3.

Children toilet trained and 4 years old or older can be dropped off with our ECE for 2 hours of art. Ideal for PA Days or homeschool clubs.

ARTFUL AFTER SCHOOL

Afternoon programs on Thursday. 3:30 PM to 5 PM.

Created by community moms.

If you have a group of at least 5 children who you feel would enjoy an after school art time for 1.5 hours, please contact us at theartfulchild@gmail.com or 416 970 9004.

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New to registration? Read The Artful Child Parent Handbook for a more detailed look into our program.

Contact Us to discover The Artful Child in-person by arranging a date to visit us the heart of Roncesvalles. We welcome curious parents and their children to join us for a meet-and-greet before registering for our program. Be introduced to our staff and let your child explore the room through painting, sculpture, and singing during one of our regularly scheduled classes. 

Please note that your child's registration will only be confirmed when the Registration Form and non-refundable deposit have been reviewed and accepted.