Infant Daycare in Fairfax Station VA

Infant Daycare in Fairfax Station VA

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning
The purpose of our school is to provide a warm, nurturing center in which a child’s individuality is recognized and supported by a loving and caring staff. This care includes opportunities for physical, emotional, social and intellectual growth. We strive to help each child develop emotionally, educationally, physically and above all to enhance his or her own self-concept. Our school is staffed with trained, enthusiastic individuals who have been selected not only for their educational backgrounds and experiences, but also for their understanding of and dedication to young children. Staff training is an ongoing process. Our teachers participate in our Corporate Training Program, bi-monthly training sessions, professional workshops and college-level courses. All children, regardless of race, color, gender, national and ethnic background, religious beliefs, or differing abilities are equal and participate in our non-discriminatory environment. We are a state licensed Private Day School that meets and exceeds the regulations established by the Virginia Department of Social Services and the local fire and health departments. Infant & Toddler Program Our Infant & Toddler Program provides a loving atmosphere designed to meet each child’s individual needs. When a baby enrolls, he or she is assigned to a primary caregiver. This personal, nurturing process fosters a trusting relationship between the child and caregiver where the infant’s developmental needs set the day’s schedule. Our Toddler Program is designed for the child who wants to explore their world as they develop a sense of self. Soft play areas, indoor play equipment, and a variety of pull and push toys enable toddlers to discover and explore in a safe, fun, and exciting environment. Overview of Preschool Full day child care curriculum includes morning preschool classes for children two to four years of age. The children are assigned to a specific class according to their age and level of development. Class time is between 8:30 am and 12:00 noon. Each class enjoys outside play on our creative playgrounds. Naptime provides a soothing, restful period after a busy morning. The afternoon program provides the child with supervised activities in the areas of music, story time, games, creative play and art. Two-Year-Old Program Our two-year-old program is a beginning readiness program where children are first introduced to formal group learning experiences. Teachers create lesson plans that further the work of language recognition and vocabulary building in the young preschool child. They can name colors, shapes, and relative size and orientation of objects in the world. They recognize simple math and science concepts. Children learn to sit together in small groups in order to sing, create with art materials, sort and classify interesting objects, and listen to stories. Parents receive periodic assessment reports detailing their child’s progress through the major expected milestones of this period. Three-Year-Old Program Designed to develop a natural and life long excitement for learning, our three year old students learn how to build early writing and literacy skills, engage in concrete mathematical experiences and learn how to make friends. This is done as the children Listen to stories, retell events, and perform dramatic play with puppets and props. The teacher selects a weekly theme to develop these skills and sends home a copy of the lesson plan each week. We also offer creative, well-equipped classrooms, field trips and special events. Montessori Program Our Montessori program is designed to assist children develop their potential in a warm and nurturing environment. This educational practice embraces individualized instruction for mixed age groupings of students. Children will utilize the Montessori equipment and curriculum to develop important life skills. This program encourages children to explore their world through learning, to express themselves, think independently and play cooperatively. Four Year-Old Program The Four-Year-Old child is ready for the exploration of concepts in the areas of reading and math readiness, science and social studies, and continues improving his or her language and physical development skills. Field trips in the community are planned for this class and enhance the child’s enjoyment of the current weekly theme. Parent communication is facilitated through the teacher’s lesson plans, which are sent home each week. Five Year-Old Program The Five-Year-Old child is ready for the development of reading, math and handwriting skills that will prepare him or her for the more formal learning environment of elementary school. Our full day program uses a selection of readiness materials that present science, social studies, music, language, and physical development activities in a monthly thematic format. Field trips add to the child’s enjoyment and understanding of the curriculum. Parents are informed of the classroom activities through the teacher’s lesson plans, which are sent home weekly. Before & After School Program Our Before And After school program is designed for children ages five to twelve who attend elementary schools in the vicinity of our centers. A breakfast and afternoon snack are provided. Our program presents a variety of activities to meet the child’s needs: outdoor play, table games, cooking activities, quiet time, arts and crafts and a supervised homework period. Field trips may be scheduled on extended days. School Age Summer Camp The end of the year signals the beginning of our Summer Camp program. Presented in weekly thematic sessions, the children enjoy arts and crafts, music and movement, cooking, dramatic play, nature study, and field trips. Swimming is also offered during the camp. Sign Language At Northern Virginia Academy, we believe that from the moment babies are born, they start communicating with the world around them. For this reason, we have incorporated a sign language program for our Infant and Toddler programs at three of our four campuses, which are Landsdowne, Lorton, and Burke. The purpose of sign language program is to enable infants and toddlers as young as 6-8 months to communicate before they can speak. Parents will be given basic information about the signs being worked on and informed about their child’s progress and are encouraged to sign at home with their children. More Than Just a Day Care Much more than just basic child care services, we are focused on the educational development of the children. Whether your child is here for infant care or our kindergarten program, our well-trained and enthusiastic staff focus on preparing each child for the journey to elementary school and beyond, helping to build the skills needed for a successful life. With ongoing training for each teacher, we ensure that we meet the highest standards for both early childhood education and child care services.

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Other Infant Daycare Near Fairfax Station VA

Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning

Why Choose Us? Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning at Lorton, Virginia, is dedicated to providing a nurturing, stimulating environment. We... are licensed by the state of Virginia and exceed the child care requirements outlined by the Virginia Department of Social Services. With over 30 years of combined experience, we help you feel confident that your child will learn and develop in a safe environment. We strive to make both you and your child happy while helping him or her grow. This is accomplished by making sure your child receives the care and attention needed to meet their individual needs. Complete Learning Experience With more than three decades of child care experience, the caring staff at Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning Lorton Campus offers the best in early learning opportunities. We have programs in computers, Spanish, and sign language, and we offer monthly activities such as cooking, baking, music, and structured age-appropriate education. More than Just a Day Care Much more than just basic child care services, we are focused on the educational development of the children. Whether your child is here for infant care or our kindergarten program, our well-trained and enthusiastic staff focus on preparing each child for the journey to elementary school and beyond, helping to build the skills needed for a successful life. With ongoing training for each teacher, we ensure that we meet the highest standards for both early childhood education and child care services. nfant/Toddler Care Get a head start on your child’s learning with the infant and toddler care programs at Northern Virginia Academy of Early Learning Lorton Campus, Virginia. Our day care center offers specialized programs to enhance the educational development of your children. In our infant and toddler care programs, a specific caregiver is assigned to each child and is responsible for most of his or her daily care. Each day, communication is sent home with the child to report on activities, meals, naps, diaper changes, and how the day went overall. A variety of activities are scheduled throughout the day, depending on the development of the child. These activities take place in small groups. Children ages 2 to 4 enjoy a program designed to stimulate their development in language, creativity, and cognitive learning, as well as promote emotional, social, and physical growth. Two-year-olds thrive in this innovative program. Healthy infant and toddler care and development is fostered between each child and their assigned caregiver, and we offer structured age-appropriate educational programs and supervised activities, including: Music Story Time Games Basic Sign Language Creative Play Art Two-Year-Old Program For our two-year-old program, we focus on stimulating language, creativity, cognitional and emotional learning, and sociall and physical growth. A day-to-day schedule and weekly plan is created for these six areas. Each day your child experiences creative play, story time, art, language development, music, and movement, along with other developmental activities. Parents receive a sunshine report every day that outlines daily and creative activities, toilet progress, and disposition. Three-Year-Old Program The core of our three-year-old program is to develop language and concept skills using hands-on activities that provide explanation of concepts such as classification, serration, spatial relationships, and numbers. Children listen to stories, re-telling of events, and watch dramatic plays with puppets, props, and music. A copy of the lesson plan containing weekly themes is sent home. Features of our Three Year Old Program Math Circle Time Spanish Table Manners Games Music and Movement Outside Play Computers Group Time Culinary Classes Four-Year-Old Program In this program, your four-year-old child explores concepts in reading, math, science, and social studies, as we continue to improve language and physical development. This hands-on approach to learning new skills is introduced through daily stories and games that teach your child mathmatic concepts, the alphabet, and phonic awareness. Your child also gets to participate in field trips in the community. These trips enhance your child’s enjoyment of our weekly themes. We send parent communication reports home each week so you stay updated on your child’s development. Features of our Four Year Old Program Literacy Table Manners Language Music & Movement Weekly Theme Outside Play Culinary Classes Monthly Field Trips Summer Camp Summer Camp begins at the conclusion of the school year and continues through the end of August. Each week includes recreational and outdoor activities with rewarding learning, discovery and play experiences. We also plan weekly field trips to local and regional points of interest. In addition, local music groups and magic workshops visit us for special events. Sign Language Program Children love the activities available at Lansdown II Early Development Center in Alexandria, Virginia, including sign language. Focusing on accelerated early childhood development, we teach these activities individually or in small groups. From the moment babies start communicating, we incorporate a sign language program enabling infants and toddlers as young as six-eight months to communicate before they speak. Infants aged 6-24 months are introduced to basic signing daily during every day routine and continuously throughout the year. Signing accelerates early learning and reduces frustration for children and adults alike. It also promotes high IQ by reinforcing memory and creative skills. Spanish Language The second most widely spoken language in the United States is Spanish. Being exposed to a second language can be a benefit to your child as he or she grows. Give your child a great start at NoVA Early Learning Academy with our Spanish Language program.

Young Branches Child Care

Congratulations! You have found Young Branches Child Care! I welcome your family into my home and heart. We provide children with a loving and... caring family environment while making available to them the opportunities to learn and grown as they explore the world around them. My belief is that my family childcare is a complement to your family unit. I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Fairfax County Child Care Permit. I am an active member of national and local childcare associations, such as The Virginia Alliance of Family Child Care Associations (VAFCCA), the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), and the Burke Child Care Connection (BCCC). I have current certifications in Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR and 23 years experience with children - along with raising my own two grown daughters. We believe young children learn through PLAY and at their individual pace. Our environment offers stimulating and age appropriate activities. While promoting good health and safety, we practice daily - Patience, sharing responsibility, compassion for self and others, communication and teamwork. We participate in the nutritious USDA Food Program providing breakfast, lunch, and AM & PM snacks in a clean, safe, and nurturing environment. I look forward to partnering with you in caring for your child(ren)!

Burke Lake Road KinderCare

OverviewWelcome to Burke Lake KinderCare! We are very excited to share our center with you. Our world-class curriculum, amazing teachers with... nearly 250 years combined experience, and our commitment to children's growth and learning are what sets us apart from other child care centers. Burke Lake KinderCare has been a part of the Burke community since 1984 and we are proud and honored to have watched the children we've served grow up to be life-long learners for decades and look forward to decades more! We would love for your family to join our family. Please call us today to set up a tour, we would love to show you around our wonderful center. Teachers & StaffOur teachers are the heart of our center. It's their passion for teaching and nurturing, and their love for the children that keeps our center flourishing. We have seasoned teachers who've been with us for over 20 years as well as brand new teachers who've joined us just this month. Together, we make for an excellent team and we're very fortunate we work in this field! Health & SafetyAt KinderCare, the safety of our children and the confidence of our parents are points of pride. From daily sign-in to strict parent or guardian identification and single keypad access, we maintain a rigorous standard for safety. Our teachers receive on-going training that not only focuses on best practices for educating early learners, but also the best health & safety practices to ensure the safest environment possible for your child. Plus, our daily cleanliness and maintenance schedules leave nothing at all to chance so you can rest at ease during your busy day knowing that your child is in good hands.

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