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Year Round Essentials—These items should always be in your child’s back pack regardless of the season. Detailed lists regarding the seasons are listed below.

  • A backpack that fits their body that has a chest strap! (the chest strap helps the pack stay on comfortably while we move through the day)
  • Extra clothes (in a Ziploc bag)
  • Diapers and wipes if necessary (just put a small amount of wipes in a Ziploc bag)
  • Water bottle (filled only half way)
  • A wee mug for tea
  • Whistle to hang on backpack

Inside the Backpack

  • Extra clothes (socks, underpants, shirt and pants. Diapers and wipes if necessary) in a Ziploc bag
  • Large snack in reusable container that your child can open and close themselves preferably.
  • Water bottle with easy flip top filled half way. (Educators carry extra water)
  • A wee mug for tea

When it Rains/Colder Weather Essentials

  • Rain coat and pants
  • Rain boots or close toed shoes (depending on weather)
  • Warm layers such as fleece or wool. (No cotton please)
  • A toque that fits under their hood
  • Warm, waterproof mittens

When it’s Not Raining/Warmer Weather Essentials

  • Brimmed hat
  • Sunscreen either already applied or in the backpack
  • Close toed shoes (no sandals please)
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Extra sweater
  • Rain Coat (tied to the backpack)


NOTE::: The educators do carry some extra clothes, sunscreen, bug spray etc with them just in case. Each child is expected to show up dressed appropriately for the day.