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Welcome to our first annual Durham Region Daycare & Montessori Guide. We know how hard it can be to find the right daycare provider, nanny, preschool or Montessori School for your children, so we've got a great list of local places below to help with your decision.

Wee Watch

For 35 years, Wee Watch has been the chosen agency by parents and childcare Providers not only for our expertise, experience, and much-loved Wee Learn program, but also because we set the bar high when it comes to the health, safety and developmental needs of every child.


Tender Years Child Care Centre

We focus on learning through play which builds positive, responsive relationships:

by focusing on children’s social, emotional, physical, creative, and cognitive development.
our environment is setup for exploration, play, and inquiry;
we encourage self-reflection, discussion, and collaboration.
we engage with families.

Affordable rates, space available call us now.
905 683 2559
338 Rossland Rd East, Ajax


Preschool Canada Pickering

Preschool Canada Eh to Zed is not your average Childcare Centre!

Our focus is to provide challenging early childhood education experiences that are appropriate to the developmental needs of each child. Preschool Canada promotes learning for all children, by programming in areas of social, emotional, physical, communication and literacy and cognitive development. We offer quality care for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool age children. We provide a clean, bright spacious facility where children and parents can feel safe and loved. We hire staff that have a genuine love for their job and the children in their care. All meals cooked on site and we offer vegetarian and halal options. Call today to book a tour. 905-492-8400

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Beyond Our Dreams Preschool & Daycare

Our teachers focus on building student’s self-esteem and confidence through positive feedback and reward. We nurture their natural strengths. Letter recognition, phonics, mathematics, age appropriate play, and many more techniques are used to help foster learning. Our preschool is a place children love to visit and love to learn.

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Cardinal Nannies & Caregivers

Cardinal Nannies & Caregivers provide professional qualified nannies for children and caregivers for elderly and those with special needs. Our staff can come into your home on an hourly basis, day or night as required for live-in or live-out positions.

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Authentic Montessori Academy

The Montessori environment contains specially designed, manipulative materials for development that invite children to engage in learning activities of their own, individual choice. Under the guidance of a trained teacher, children learn by making discoveries with the materials, cultivating concentration, motivation, self-discipline, and a love of learning. We provide a unique, yet authentic centre of excellence!

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Learning Jungle

Learning Jungle is a global provider of quality educational child care, enriching young minds and inspiring children to be creative, mindful and influential to the future of our families, communities and the world we live in. Our quality educational child care programs cater to children 6 weeks - 12 years of age.


Great Beginnings Montessori, Durham Elementary Private School & Durham Academy Secondary Private School

Celebrating over 35 years of Excellence in Education.
Recognized for academic excellence, offering a developmental licensed Pre-Casa program, Montessori program, Elementary program teaching the Ontario Curriculum and Durham Academy following the STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in preparation for University.

Call us for a personal tour of our wonderful facilities.
505 Adelaide Avenue East Oshawa, 905 432 1400

Students in grades 1 to 12 are welcome to visit for a day after the initial tour.