First Avenue KinderCare

US Federal Way WA 98003
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About

Overview

At First Avenue KinderCare Learning Center we are passionate about our kids!  We believe and practice the "Whole Child" approach to early learning. We focus on all areas of development, and all curriculum is designed around the 6 Early Learning Domains: 1.Cognitive Development- This is linked to children's ability to acquire knowledge by thinking about,coming to understand,and interacting with the world around them. 2.Creative expression- This addresses children's interests in the arts and their desire and ability to express themselves creatively. 3.Executive Function- Focuses on the development of self-regulation,attention and persistence,as well as general dispositions toward learning. 4.Language and Literacy Development-  Involves children's abilities to convey their ideas,thoughts,and feelings through speaking and writing,as well as their ability to demonstrate early reading skills. 5.Physical Development and Wellness- Involves large and small muscle skills,movement concepts,strength and stamina,and awareness,attitudes,and knowledge needed to live a healthy lifestyle. 6.Social and Emotional development- Has to do with children's ability to express and regulate their feelings and develop relationships with others.  Children learn through play, it  is the "work" of children. They learn and grow from everything they see, touch or hear, and the best part of all is they are having fun doing it! It is our job to set up our environment to make the most of that.  *We have a delicious/nutritious menu that is geared towards feeding growing bodies and minds. * We have beautiful outdoor areas to see and explore. *We  have an excellent School Age program that focuses on homework, activities to challenge the minds of older children and just plain fun. *We have summer/spring camps to keep the kids busy and engaged during the times when elementary school is out.  Call us anytime to book a tour of our school!

Teachers & Staff

Our team of teachers are amazing! Each and every one are dedicated to giving children the best start in life. We hire only those individuals with a passion for early childhood education and understanding of child development.

Our teachers love what they do and it shows!

Health & Safety

We place huge importance on Health and Safety at our center.

* We have a keypad entry. Only those with the code can gain access to the building.

* All exterior doors are locked at all times.

*All staff members are current on CPR and First Aid.

*All playgrounds are completely fenced and our Health and Safety Coordinator does daily checks of the playground before the children are allowed onto it.

*We do monthly disaster and fire drills.

Ms. Christina our Health and Safety coordinator takes her job very seriously and is always on alert. She keeps us safe!

This center has NAEYC accreditation. National Association for the Education of Young Children is the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children. NAEYC established a national, voluntary accreditation system to set professional standards for early childhood education programs and to help families identify high-quality programs. The NAEYC Accreditation Criteria address all aspects of an early childhood program, including interactions among teachers and children, curriculum, interactions among teachers and families, administration, staff qualifications and professional development, staffing patterns, physical environment, health and safety, nutrition and food service, and program evaluation.

Additional information

  • This school offers Arabic, German and Spanish.
  • This provider offers the following extra-curricular activities: Music and Phonics.
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Center
Daycare Center
Hours
Ages
6 weeks - 12 years
Kindergarten
Yes
Before School Care
Yes
After School Care
Yes
Accreditation
NAEYC
Meals Provided
Yes
Transportation
Yes