My name is Lisa and I am the owner and director of Great Expectations Child Care in Reston, VA. We have been in the child care business for 24 years and provide a healthy, safe, and state-licensed daycare and preschool. Our facility is smoke-free and pet-free, located Reston in an upscale neighborhood. Great Expectations Child Care is also conveniently located near Dulles Toll Road and Fairfax County Parkway.
My 2 full-time staff members and I are responsible, energetic, creative and nurturing. We just love what we do! We know how much your children and their development means to you and it's our goal provide a safe, caring and loving early learning environment for your loved one! Safety and security of our little students is one of our top priorities. We are CPR and First-aid certified and all teachers undergo a background check every 5 years. Parents also need to enter a security code before they can enter our facility.
Our goal is to provide a fun and enjoyable experience for children while they learn in a happy and safe environment. Great Expectations Child Care is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Upon request, we can also offer weekend, evening, and overnight care (standard tuition is for regular hours only; please email to inquire about the weekend, evening, and overnight care rates).
We provide full-time care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers between the age of 1 week and 5 years old. Drop-in care is also an option for your occasional child care needs. We provide and delight our children with 2 home-made hot meals every day, fresh fruits and snacks. For school-age kids up to 12 years old, we can offer before and after school care.
Our curriculum follows the Montessori method of teaching with lots of educational and fun activities. Consider Great Expectations Child Care your children's home away from home. The children will build relationships with our highly skilled staff and learn valuable social skills. We also run a bilingual program - In addition to English, we teach our students the Farsi/Persian language. This is a wonderful opportunity for your child to become bilingual at a young age!
We do a lot of practical life exercises and activities and we teach the children to be independent, innovative and well-mannered. We also go on field trips and take them to the park and the library. We invite different professionals like dentists, firefighters, people from the library to have a talk and teach them. In the summer, we have a fun summer camp program with different kinds of activities like water play.
Homework and extracurricular learning activities are also included in our developmental curriculum, such as:
- Pre Reading and Writing skills
- Science, Arts & Crafts, and Cooking
- Language development for 3 months to 5 years.
- Singing and learning songs together
- Yoga, Dance, and Exercise & Fitness
- Manners & Personal Care
- Manipulatives & Puzzles
Please send an email or request a tour through CareLuLu, we look forward to meeting you!