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Little Scholars Child Care

Located in Cambridge, Ontario, Little Scholars is dedicated to providing children with a safe and secure environment where each child feels comfortable to explore and build confidence through a variety of learning experiences.  Our programs practice a unique curriculum focused both on play and academics.  Little Scholars executes an emergent curriculum that is based on the children’s interests and this approach of planning is utilized in both our play based and our skill based activities. 

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Fostering Your Child's Skills Development

We value play as it is a vehicle that propels learning and development.  We understand that play fosters skill development through offering opportunities to gain new skills as well as refine existing ones.  Our intention is to provide the best possible environment to meet the play needs of all children and to do whatever possible to support the natural urge to play so that each child can develop an excitement for learning.


Reader’s Choice Awards

Diamond Winners2022 marks the third year in a row that we have won first place in the Reader’s Choice Awards for the best childcare in the Region of Waterloo. Our team is absolutely amazing and we wouldn’t be where we are today without our educators. Our families have shown us so much support since opening in May 2018 and we enjoy working closely with you all. Our kiddos are the reason why we are all here and we love seeing you everyday and learning along side you. Thank you everyone!



COVID-19 Information

Little Scholars Child Care’s Operational Guidelines for Coronavirus/COVID-19 - Updated September 2022
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Little Scholars is Now Subsidized & Part of OneList

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Why Choose Us

Our Mission is to provide high quality care for all children through support from dedicated staff, individualized instruction and stimulating curriculum that balances play and academics, all which will aid in facilitating practices and skills invaluable for lifelong success.

Homemade Organic Menus

Little Scholars offers healthy meals and snacks that go above and beyond the recommendations of the Canadian Food Guide and are approved by a registered dietitian.

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Natural Cleaning Products

We use Attitude cleaning supplies, made with natural, worry-free ingredients - 100% safe for your little scholars

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Green Focused Centre

Along with using natural and environmentally friendly cleaning materials, we practice and teach how to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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Beautiful Outdoor Space

We have a spacious, well-equipped and natural playground. We understand the importance of fresh air and exercise as they are an integral part of staying healthy.

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Security & Live Video Feed

We want to ensure the safety of all children while in our care and have a variety of security measures in place to do so. Plus, check in on your little scholar at any time with our live video feed!

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Extra Curricular Activities

We want our little scholars to have a great time while they learn so we have included a variety of extracurricular activities into our programs.

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Ready to Enroll Your Child?

Contact Little Scholars today to find out more.

Our Curriculum

The Little Scholars Child Care Curriculum is divided into three separate areas that include Infant, Toddler and Pre-School Programs. Click on the corresponding image to learn more about each.

Infant Program
Infant Program
Learn More About Our Infant Program

Our Infant program is for children from 6 months to 18 months. We offer only full time spaces for this program. The ratio followed for this age group is a teacher/child ratio of 3:10.

Toddler  Program
Toddler Program
Learn More About Our Toddler Program

Our Toddler program is for children from 18 months to 30 months. We offer both full time and part time spaces for this program. The ratio followed for this age group is a teacher/child ratio of 1:5.

Preschool Program
Preschool Program
Learn More About Our Preschool Program

Our Preschool program is for children from 30 months to six years. We offer both full time and part time spaces for this program. The ratio followed for this age group is a teacher/child ratio of 1:8.