Welcome to First Step

“Your Child’s First Step to a Lifetime of Learning”

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Our childcare program is based on a developmental approach to learning, taking into consideration the social, emotional and cognitive growth of children.


Our Play program is based on the development of verbal, motor, and critical-thinking skills through a developmentally appropriate, arts-integrated and play-based curriculum.

Healthy Snack

Open snack policy. We provide two nutritionally balanced healthy snacks. Made fresh daily. We believe that good organic nutrition is essential to good health. 

Healthy nutritious hot meals also available.

Come Visit Us

We are open from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 pm.
Monday to Friday (except for statutory) holidays.


At First Step we are committed to providing a unique, welcoming, caring, educational, and multicultural environment.


Natural and helpful nutrition for the children will give them enough energy for all the day and necessary elements for healthy growth.


Our games are based on the internationally acclaimed Reggio Emilia approach, through play we foster children’s interests, children are taught about the importance of preserving our natural environment. 


A Welcoming Home not a Facility. Our location is in a safe home setting neighbourhood. Providing children with a home-like environment filled with love, care and nurturing.

Meet our teachers






ECE/IT-PT Teacher


ECE/IT-PT Teacher

ECE: Early Childhood Educator – IT: Infant Toddler


What Our Families are Saying

From the moment I met Nasi I knew I had found the perfect caregiver for my young daughter. She is warm, caring and deeply respectful of each young child in her care. Her center is clean, tidy, and spacious. The center is uniquely located near a natural park, where the children can go for walks to the duck pond amidst the forest. I highly recommend Nasi and her team at First Steps!

Saskia Arnesen

Nasi and her team were wonderful with my son’s transition into daycare. The center is beautiful and the care they give the children is above and beyond.

Sheena Alece

Very caring and homey atmosphere for the kids. Nasi and staff are respectful, responsible and kind. Thanks to Nasi and the staff My daughter has grown to be a happy, confident little girl who loves to learn and discover. I am certain that First Step is among the best daycares in the North Shore.

Mahshid Nayyer

First Step Child Care Centre is absolutely wonderful. I cannot speak more highly of the experience we have had with Nasi and every aspect of her day care. My daughter started attending soon after her 1st birthday and seemed immediately comfortable and at ease in Nasi’s care. I love the thoughtful details, including the incredible home cooked food, the daily outdoor adventuring, the crafts, reading time, and play time. She clearly takes great pride in her work and genuinely cares and cherishes each child. We are so grateful that our daughter is in such a lovely, warm, and enriching environment. Thank you Nasi! 

 Natalie Hull

Our Location

Contact Us

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1101 West 26th street,
North Vancouver,BC, V7R 1A4

+1 (604) 988-8160