Rise & Shine Montessori


“Be yourself…But be your best self”

This is our motto at Rise & Shine Montessori Daycare, winner of two distinguished awards:  Provincial and National. 

Our award-winning Center is Located in a prestigious West Richmond neighbourhood, surrounded by a beautiful, tranquil garden with ample parking and a large, well-equipped playground, Rise & Shine welcomes your family to become part of our multicultural community.

Licensed as a Group Child Care Center for over 20 years, Rise & Shine prepares children 2 ½ years to 6 years old for the future with the following successful combination of programs in a most innovative and novel approach:

  • The hands-on structure of the Montessori philosophy,
  • The child-led Reggio inspired theory,
  • The practice of the Kumon method of learning,
  • Rise & Shine’s own dynamic program which teaches important life skills.

Our well-rounded program, which is designed to instruct, stimulate, encourage, gently guide and care for your child as an individual, will inspire a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

In November of 2014, Shyrose Nurmohamed, Director of Rise and Shine Montessori, was one of five Early Childhood Educators across Canada to win the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education for her work with children and the community as well as her center’s unique programming and environment.  She spent 5 days in Ottawa attending receptions at the Prime Minister’s residence at 24 Sussex; Parliament Hill with Members of Parliament; Rideau Hall with the Governor General.  As part of this honour, Shyrose  also made a presentation regarding her teaching philosophy as part of the “Best Practices” panel.  Click here for the official award page.

In May of 2012, Shyrose Nurmohamed was honoured with an award from the Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Children and Families for Excellence in Teaching Innovation.  The award was granted for the unique environment of Rise & Shine:  the classroom for its organization, ambience and the extensive use of natural materials; the nap room for its creative “under the sea” theme decor; the park-like playground and also for Rise & Shine’s unique programming.  Click here for the official award page.

Rise & Shine Montessori continuously strives to provide a happy and nurturing teaching environment with varied enjoyable, educational experiences which make children feel loved and worthwhile.  These opportunities promote continuous growth cognitively, physically, emotionally and socially which is paramount to becoming a responsible and confident human being.

Hours of Operation:  Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm (except statutory holidays)

Our center provides morning and afternoon snacks.  We honour a strict “NO JUNK FOOD” policy.  The menu is planned by a Registered Dietician and promotes the life long skills of health and wellness in our children. 

Request a school tour today and discover what a difference Rise & Shine Montessori’s unique approach to learning can make to the future of your child. 

At Rise & Shine we always remember the trust you have placed in our hands…the care and education of your precious child.

Shyrose receiving the Provincial Excellence in Teaching Innovation Award and the Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education from Prime Minister Stephen Harper.