Stars Childcare

Stars Childcare is a licensed and established daycare facility that has serviced the tri-cities area since 1994. Stars Childcare offers a safe, educational, loving home away from home for your loved one. It is designed to help motivate your children in a stimulating environment in order to grow, learn, explore and most importantly, have fun.

Stars Childcare is a bright and spacious facility, situated on the first level of the house with a separate entrance and multiple parking. The indoor area is 1700 sq feet with a very large fenced backyard including a fully equipped playground. Please take a look at the “Gallery” to view the facility.

The facility offers full-time a part-time care for children 0-6 years of age. The facility will also provide pick up and drop off services to and from Panorama Elementary School (local elementary school).


Owner and manager Shala Monfred has over 20 years of experience in childcare. Shala is a loving mother of three children and two grandchildren. She holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and has attended various workshops, seminars and courses in child behaviour and management. She also has First Aid/CPR/Food Safe Certificates and is fluent in English, Farsi and Spanish. However, the childcare is English-based.

In addition to Shala, the childcare is staffed by one full-time and one part-time employee who both hold a valid Childcare Assistant Certificate and First Aid/CPR/Food Safe Certificates. They have over 17 years’ experience combined caring for children. All Stars Childcare staff have undergone criminal record and reference checks.

Regular day at Stars Childcare

  • indoor free play
  • hands-on learning
  • healthy snacks and drinks throughout the day (provided)
  • time on the safe, outdoor playground
  • lunch (brought from home)
  • storytime
  • art time
  • music and movement
  • nap time or quiet time (depending on age)