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Van Dorn Village Playhouse, Alexandria

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About Me:
Dear parents, welcome to Van Dorn Village Playhouse, a small home-based daycare in Alexandria, VA! I am a mother myself, and now that my child is off to school, I decided to open my own family child care program. I have 5 years of experience and hold a Bachelor's degree in Journalism & Communication. I'm also First-aid and CPR certified.
Curriculum:
My child care program uses a play-based teaching philosophy, allowing children to learn while playing. Kids are encouraged to participate in many fun, yet educational activities like learning alphabets, numbers, basic shapes, story time, coloring, circle time, greetings and manners. My daycare has a backyard and is close to the community playground, so your little one will have a plenty of outdoor fun!
Program:
My home daycare is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I can provide care for children as young as 3 weeks through 5 years old, including children with special needs. I offer both full-time and part-time care. I also run a peanut and tree-nut free environment and meals are served to the children in my care (lunch and snacks are included).
Location:
Van Dorn Village Playhouse is in the Van Dorn Village neighborhood of Franconia, Alexandria (near Franconia Elementary School and the Rose Hill Shopping Center). My home is centrally located since I am right off the Capital Beltway (I-95 / I-495), S Van Dorn St (route 613) and Franconia Rd (route 644). I'm also a few minutes away from the I-395. Thanks for the interest in my daycare, please send a message to schedule a visit. I am excited to meet your family!

Parent Reviews

Viktoria P.
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Posted 10 months ago
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The best day care
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Levia D.
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Posted 10 months ago
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My daughter has been under the care of this Child Care for 9 months. I am extremely happy with the level of care my daughter has received. From day 1, I felt that my daughter was safe. I later realized that she was loved as well. My daughter has met all of her milestones since being there (rolling over, sitting up, feeding herself, crawling and cruising). I would recommend this Child care wholeheartedly!
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Sophie C.
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Posted 10 months ago
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My daughter has been going to this provider since she was three months (she is almost one now) and we’ve been very happy with this daycare so far. My daughter clearly enjoys being there and she always smiles in the morning when dropping her off. I know she’s being well taken care of while my husband and I are at work and this provider is great with open communication and is very responsive. We would definitely recommend this daycare.
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Katelyn C.
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Posted 1 year ago
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We have used this provider on a temporary basis, and highly recommend her for others. She is very caring and warm to our daughter, and we feel completely at ease when leaving her in her care. Her center is well organized and she provides daily updates on all activities. We would definitely use her again in the future.
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Steve W.
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Posted 1 year ago
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This provider is our infant’s new best friend and a new part of our family. This provider is extremely focused on our daughter and her needs. From engaging her orally to reading her books, we appreciate the level of attention our daughter gets daily. As two working adults a flexible schedule is important, and the provider is always responsive to our needs. She is extremely receptive to feedback and works with parents to accommodate special requirements such as cloth diapering. This provider's best quality is she makes you feel like family and that your child is the most important thing to her. Dropping our daughter off at daycare is the most bittersweet part of our day, but this provider will always send you a picture if you need a pick-me-up at work.
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Abeba M.
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Posted 2 years ago
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This is one of the most caring person whom I ever met. she is so responsible, courteous and focused while caring my daughter Gelila. My daughter always mention her name day and night. I am so blessed to have a caring mom like her. I can leave my daughter with her without any worries. I really recommend this daycare. Abeba
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Meselu B.
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Posted 2 years ago
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This caregiver's interaction with children is excellent. My two girls are excited to go to her. She is very loving caring and fun around kids. I love her energy, enthusiasm and desire to create enjoyable experience for children. Mist of all I know for sure my children are safe and happy at all times. I recommend her to any parent who needs a childcare.
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Meet The Staff
Owner
Bachelors In Journalism & Communication
5 years of experience, mom of 1
Home-based
Hours
6:00am - 6:00pm
Ages
3 weeks - 5 years
Kindergarten
No
Accreditation
No
Meals Provided
Yes
Transportation
No
Facilities
  Playground
  Multipurpose Room
  Smartboard
  Library