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Regulated Child Care Centre Details

Riddles & Rhymes Daycare Centre
83 East Street
St. Anthony
Postal Code
A0K 4T0
Contact Name
Jennifer Samms
(709) 454-2233
Alt Telephone
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 121 St. Anthony, NL A0K 4T0
Min Age
1 year, 6 months
Max Age
7 years
Hours of Operation
7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Days of Operation
Monday - Friday
Months of Operation
January - December
Operating Grant
Violation orders issued beginning September 2015 are summarized below. Each will remain posted on this site for 3 years from the date of issuance.
Within the last 3 Years
Issued Legislative Reference Description Compliance Deadline Compliance Met
2017-10-26 21(4) The administrator of the centre did not follow the approved behavior guidance policy as part of the approved program. 2018-01-30 2018-01-17
2017-10-26 53(1) Children registered were not in their assigned homerooms. Four children assigned to another homeroom spent the majority of the day in that homeroom. 2017-10-26 2018-01-17
2017-10-26 20(1) Administrator failed to provide guidance to a staff member who did not provide appropriate behavior guidance. 2018-01-30 2018-01-17
2017-10-26 20(4)(d) ECE did not comply with the behavior guidance policies, thus the child's behavior was guided inappropriately. 2017-10-26 2017-10-30
2017-10-26 26(1)(a) A child's behavior was guided inappropriately at the lunch table and the administrator did not address it, thus failing to ensure, a healthy, safe and developmentally appropriate environment. 2018-01-30 2018-01-17
2017-10-26 21(1)(c) Removing the child from the table during lunch time was not done in a developmentally appropriate or nurturing way. 2017-10-26 2017-10-30
2017-10-26 21(1)(e) The incident that occured at the lunch table did not foster and enhance the child's positive emotional development. 2017-10-26 2017-10-30
2016-09-28 15(2)(b)(iii) The maximum group size of sixteen (16) children was exceeded in Homeroom 1 where the group consisted of children age 36 to 84 months. 2016-11-18 2017-01-24
2016-09-28 8(1)(a)(ii) The number of children in Homeroom #1 exceeded the floor space of not less that 3.3 square metres per child as there were more than sixteen children were present. 2016-11-18 2017-01-24
Previous Violations
Issued Legislative Reference Description Compliance Deadline Compliance Met
2015-09-14 4(4)(a) Operator on-site at Child Care Centre with expired Child Protection Records Check 2015-09-25 2015-09-15

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