Pitter Patter Dayhome

West Edmonton, AB


Guidance is used to teach a child, not as a punishment. I achieve this through love, consistency, and firmness. I stress two main patterns of behaviour: respect for other people and respect for property. The children are explained the rules of the child care home frequently, so they are all familiar with the guidelines.


-Walking feet

-Friendly words

-Inside voices

-Gentle hands


-Listening ears


-Respect for toys

-Respect for furniture

-Respect for each other

The following strategies are used to help prevent unacceptable behaviour from occurring and will be used throughout the day.

-Establish clear, consistent and simple limits/rules.

-Encourage children to solve problems themselves.

-Intervention, Discussion, Re-direction to another play area.

-Loss of privileges, Logical consequences.

-Time out/Quiet time