Philosophy

  • First Step believes that each child is a unique individual with feelings, emotions and opinions.
  • We believe that children should feel safe and loved when away from their parents.
  • We encourage children to explore, learn and grow through activities and opportunities.
  • First Step believes that children learn from a setting that is safe, educational, nurturing, structured as well as challenging.
  • We encourage children to make their own choices. This process will help children build self-esteem and confidence. Every child is a unique individual who has the right to a happy childhood.
  • At First Step, we believe that parents involvement  is a crucial part of a child’s emotional and social growth. We encourage parents to be involved in all aspects, recreational, educational and administrative.
  • At First Step we believe a happy environment makes a happy child.