Best Daycares in Mount Vernon VA

Daycares in Mount Vernon VA

Skyview Park Kids Playhouse
Skyview Park Kids Playhouse is a small family daycare in Alexandria, VA. I am the owner and main caregiver, and I offer an intimate, home-like environment. I hold an Associate's Degree in General Health, and I am a certified nursing assistant; I'm also CPR and First-aid certified. I am a mother of 3 and I have 7 years of experience. As an experienced caregiver, I understand the importance of providing safe, fun, and affordable child care for your little one. I follow a Play-based teaching philosophy – allowing kids to be kids, and to learn through age-appropriate fun educational activities. My home daycare is right next door to a small park and a few steps away from the playground. I live in a nice, quiet residential community and if weather permits, I always take the children to the park for fun outdoor playtime. My daycare is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I offer flexible child care options to accommodate working parents such as full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (ages between 3 months to 5 years old, including children with special needs). I’m part of the USDA Food Program and I run peanut & tree-nut free environment. I also serve lunch and snacks to all children in my care (included in the tuition). Drop-in care is also available for your occasional needs. For school-age kids up to 12 years old, I can provide before and after school care (I’m close to Woodlawn Elementary School and near Riverside Elementary School and Woodley Hills Elementary School). Skyview Park Kids Playhouse is located in the Skyview Park neighborhood of Mount Vernon, Alexandria. I’m right off Frye Rd and Richmond Hwy (route 1), near Woodlawn Park. Thanks for reading my profile, please send an email to schedule a tour. Make sure to contact me on CareLuLu to get an additional 5 percent discount off my regular tuition rates! I’m excited to meet your family!
Frye Road Kids Playhouse
Dear parents, thank you for visiting the profile of Frye Road Kids Playhouse, my home daycare in Alexandria, VA. I am located right off Frye Road and Pole Road, in the Mt Vernon neighborhood of Alexandria (near route 1, Richmond Hwy). I’m the owner and main teacher, and I’ve been running my daycare for over 15 years. I am a mother of 5 children, so I have a ton of experience caring for young children! I am also CPR and first-aid certified. My family child care program is open 24/7. I provide full-time and part-time daycare for infants (newborns), as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 4 years old. My regular hours are from 6:00am to 6:00pm, however, I also provide evening/night care and weekend care. Please keep in mind that my tuition rate covers up to 12 hours of child care per day. Please inquire for tuition rate for care outside of my regular hours, including weekends. I offer lunch and snacks to the children in my care (included in the tuition), and run a peanut-free daycare. I am also part of the USDA Food Program. In addition to English, I also speak Urdu and I hold a Bachelors’ degree (I graduated in Pakistan, my home country). Please send an email to learn more and schedule a time to meet. I would love to meet you and your family!
Sacramento Square Children's Place
Sacramento Square Children's Place is a cozy and charming home daycare and preschool in Alexandria, VA. The owner and main caregiver is a mom with 5 years of experience in child care and early education. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Science and is CPR & First-aid certified. Before opening her own daycare, she was a teacher and later on a finance manager. However, she decided to quit her job because she wanted to take care of her own child, and offer nurturing care to other families. She believes that children learn best through play and thus follows the Play-based learning approach. Her program also has a preschool curriculum for children up to 5 years old, in order to help them get ready for kindergarten. She teaches her little students to memorize quickly and effectively through rhymes and songs. The program also offers extracurricular activities such as Arts & Crafts and if weather permits, children go out to the playground so they can have fun outdoors. The daycare is open year-round from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. She offers full-time care for infants as young as 3 months, as well as toddlers through preschoolers up to 5 years old. She can also provide after-hours evening care until 10:00 pm during the week, and weekend child care on Saturdays and Sundays (please call or email to ask about additional tuition for night care and weekend care). She’s part of the USDA Food Program and upon your request, she can serve home-cooked meals to your child (lunch and snacks are both included in the tuition). Her facility is smoke-free and due to possible allergies, she runs a peanut, tree-nut and also pet-free environment. In addition to English, she also speaks Hindi/Urdu and Punjabi and at your request, she can expose your little one to these foreign languages (though this is not a bilingual daycare). Sacramento Square Children's Place is in the Engleside area of Mount Vernon, Alexandria VA. This facility is right off Richmond Hwy (US-1), near the Woodlawn Center shopping plaza. It's a few minutes away from Telegraph Rd (611) and the I-95. Please send an email or call to learn more or schedule a visit!

Other Daycares Near Mount Vernon VA

Woodlawn Park Kids Playhouse

About Me: Hi, parents! Welcome to Woodlawn Park Kids Playhouse, my... home-based daycare and preschool in Alexandria, VA! I am the owner and main caregiver of this nurturing child care and quality early childhood education program. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and I am CPR & First-aid certified. I’ve been in the child care and teaching industry for over 25 years, so I understand your needs and concerns when it comes to finding safe, affordable and high-quality child care and early education. Program: My family child care and preschool program is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I can provide full-time care for infants as young as 6 weeks, as well as toddlers through preschooler up to 5 years old. Lunch and snacks are served to all children in my care (included in the tuition). I strongly believe that children learn through play and therefore, I follow a play-based learning approach. For me, this is the most effective way of helping every child to develop their skills while having fun at the same time. Location: Woodlawn Park Kids Playhouse is located near Woodlawn Park in the Mount Vernon area of Alexandria, VA. My child care facility is right off Pole Road and Frye Road, just a minute away from Richmond Hwy (route 1). Thanks for taking the time to read my profile, please call or send an email to schedule a visit. I’d love to meet our family!

Mount Woodley Manor Daycare

Dear parents, I invite you to visit Mount Woodley Manor Daycare, my... family child care and preschool program located in Alexandria, Virginia. I am a professional child care provider offering high quality care in a warm and friendly home. I care for children ages 2 weeks to five years old. My home daycare is very clean and offers a natural, pleasant environment. It is well decorated with lots of fun and educational toys. I know choosing your child care is one of the hardest and most important decisions you will make in your child's young life. I look forward to providing loving care for your child! There's no time like the present to empower your child to explore, discover and grow. Whether they're little doctors, lawyers or teachers, I let children express themselves and learn in the ways they learn best. I offer parents the peace of mind they need while they are at work. You can rest easy knowing your infant, toddler, or preschooler is in great care. With over 10 years of experience, your precious baby will experience quality care and early education. Children learn fast! My goal is to provide high quality child care by creating a safe healthy and caring environment that promotes the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of your child. I am a mother of 2 children with 10 years of experience and my CPR first aid certifications. I offer full-time child care, as well as part-time care. For your preschoolers, I also offer a preschool curriculum with age-appropriate developmental activities. I also provide before and after school care for children up to 8 years old. The school bus stop is very close to the house for Hollin Meadows Elementary School (other nearby schools include Whitman Middle School and West Potomac High School.) Mount Woodley Manor Daycare is located in the Hybla Valley and Mount Vernon area of Alexandria, near Richmond Hwy (between the INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital and Walmart at Mount Vernon Plaza). I’m open Monday through Friday, between 6am and 6pm. I provide lunch and snacks to the children in my care (included in the tuition), and offer a peanut-free and treenut-free environment. Please send an email or call to schedule a visit, I'd love to meet you and your little one!

Buckman Road KinderCare

OverviewWelcome to the Buckman Road KinderCare Learning Center.... We are an early education center and daycare near Fort Belvoir in Alexandria, VA. We are proud to be selected 2014 Best in Class among KinderCare Learning Centers! In addition, our center is under new management and new changes are underway! Your child’s safety and well being are paramount, therefore, you can rest assured our teachers and staff are 100\% CPR/AED certified, Standard First Aid Trained and MAT Certified. New ideas and opportunities are discovered each day at the Buckman Road KinderCare Learning Center. Please come visit and take a look around. We look forward to greeting you and your child! Teachers & StaffTeachers and staff at the Buckman KinderCare Learning Center are dedicated loving caregivers, and passionate educators. Our teachers have an average tenure of 7 years at KinderCare and an average of 12 years experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. Our teachers are actively engaged in courses to advance their careers and we are adamant about keeping abreast of policies, regulations and best practices in the field of daycare and education. It is the goal of the Buckman KinderCare Learning Center that all staff have attained or are working towards their Child Development Associate credential (CDA) or higher degree in the field of Early Childhood Education. Health & SafetyAt KinderCare, we take pride in the safety of our children and the confidence of our parents. Our security policies and protocols include daily sign in and out, adherence to strict parent/guardian identification, and single keypad access. We maintain rigorous standards for the safety and security of our staff and children in our care. Our center is equipped with secured key pad entry access to the classrooms and our playgrounds are fence secured. All staff are CPR/AED certified, Standard First Aid trained and MAT Certified.

Fordson Road KinderCare

Overview     Welcome to the Fordson Road... KinderCare Learning Center, proudly serving the Alexandria community since 1987. We are conveniently located 10 minutes from Fort Belvoir and are proud to provide child care services to military families. Here at Fordson Rd. KinderCare, we value making each child and family a part of our own. Through constant communications; daily notes, newsletter, KinderCare Family Connection, and courtesy calls, we want to ensure you that your child is part of a safe and loving environment. We welcome you to come for a tour and witness the fun and learning for yourself.     Our curriculum provides stimulating experiences and hands on learning activities developed by experts. Early childhood education is critical to ensure life-long leaning. We structure our early childhood education curriculum around four key elements of development (social, emotional, physical, intellectual) to ensure the growth of the whole child, from infant to age 12. We incorporate math for kids and children reading daily, to ensure school readiness.         Our environment is full of energy and excitement; our staff takes great pride in helping each child learn, grow and develop. From nurturing creativity and growing a healthy body, to building communication skills and making new friends, our number one goal is to make sure your child's experience is a life long one.               We welcome you again to stop by and tour the wonderful things happening here at Fordson Road KinderCare! Teachers & StaffThe staff at Fordson Road KinderCare takes great pride in providing a clean, safe and nurturing environment. All of our teachers have many years of experience in Early Childhood Education. Our teachers believe in offering quality care in our learning center and cater their day to nourish the childrens' development process. They are dedicated to your child's success in helping their self-esteem, independence, and school readiness. Health & SafetyMaintaining health and safety standards are top priorities at our center. Our center has a key pad entry code, parents have their own code it is different from the employees code. The center is fenced all around the playground area and gates are locked. All of our staff are CPR &First Aid certified. Each classroom has their emergency procedures posted.

Mount Vernon Presbyterian Preschool

At MVPC Preschool, we follow a theme-based curriculum, which... motivates children and unlocks the natural learner in every child. Through this curricular model teachers and children take a holistic approach to learning. Concepts, ideas and lessons are integrated within each theme and are revisited in later themes. As children discover, play and explore, they form patterns and understand the connections in the learning process. Our program is half day (9am to noon) and children must be 30 months old by Oct. 1st to enroll. We have extended day “Lunch Bunch” for one hour on Monday through Friday. Most days we also offer a changing variety of After School Enrichment Classes that have included Engineering, Art, Science, Cooking, Drama, Zoom around the Room, Spanish, Crafts and Book Buddies. These classes are from 1 to 2pm. Children attend chapel, say grace before snack time and are encouraged to grow spiritually in their faith-based tradition. To enhance our dynamic curriculum students attend weekly yoga, music and library classes. We have a large fenced and shady playground, equipped with modern playground equipment and lots of wide open space for active and creative play during our student’s daily recess time. When the weather limits outdoor time we have a large indoor space with soft play equipment for indoor recess. Our 4 Day and Pre-K students participate in the fun and hands on school readiness curriculum, Get Set for School by “Handwriting Without Tears”. This program is an award winning curriculum that focuses on playful learning to develop coloring, drawing, early math, literacy and handwriting readiness skills. For more information about our curriculum for all classes please see the Parent Handbook.

The Vine Preschool at Wesley UMC

About Us Wesley Church is a place to grow in worship and holy... conversation about the love of God, redemption through Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit. We are intentional about sharing love and compassion with everyone. We serve in our neighborhood with a deep desire to strengthen our common community life. We have active ministries for children both on Sunday and through our weekday preschool program. Our youth are involved in Bible study, mission, fellowship and Scouting. Both United Methodist Men and United Methodist Women serve the ministry and mission in the Virginia United Methodist Conference. Together, the people of Wesley church seek to bring the love of Christ to life in worship, Word, and neighborhood. Mission Statement Our Mission:“Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World is the United Methodist Church Mission. ”What an exciting time to be a United Methodist! When Jesus gave the Great Commission (Matthew 28.19a), he told his followers, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations.” Wesley United Methodist Church accomplishes this mission through the following ways: *An inviting and inspiring worship *Engaged disciples in mission and outreach *Gifted and committed Staff and lay leadership *Small groups that include children and youth designed to encourage and support disciples in their Christian journeys. Purpose: Wesley Preschool and Kindergarten was chartered by the Wesley United Methodist Church to serve the families of the local community, to provide a quality learning experience and to teach Christian values as a part of that experience. Operations and Structure: Wesley United Methodist Church oversees the Preschool and Kindergarten, particularly the hiring of the Director and the policies of the school, via the Wesley Preschool Advisory Committee and the Staff Parish Relations Committee. The Preschool Director is charged with the direct oversight of the school, hiring of teachers, enrollment, shaping of programs, curriculum, and classes, as well as the budget. The preschool Director works with the Preschool Advisory Committee regarding policies of the school and an overview of the program. The Preschool Advisory Committee is comprised of the Preschool Advisory Chair and the following church committee representatives: Trustees, Nurture and Member Care, Outreach, Finance, Staff Parish Relations, Administrative Council Chair, and the Pastor. The Preschool Director is and ad hoc member. The Preschool Staff under the direction of the Preschool Director executes policies and programs. The Preschool Advisory Committee reports to the Administrative Council. Communications: As a parent of a student at Wesley Preschool and Kindergarten we desire your involvement in your child’s education. Please contact your child’s teacher with changes in your household, or any concerns you might have. The Director’s door is always open. The Pastor of the church is generally in the office in the mornings and will happily meet with you. In other words, the general order or structure is designed to have you meet with the teacher first, followed by the Director, then the Pastor. Philosophy: It is the philosophy of Wesley Preschool and Kindergarten to develop in each child a positive self-image through encouraging each child’s innate creativity and expression of thoughts and feelings. It is our goal to provide experiences for the children within a Christian environment. Goal: To provide a safe, stimulating, fun environment for every child. To encourage independence, consideration and responsibility. To provide parents with peace of mind. To provide quality Christian education in our community.

Recent Reviews in Mount Vernon VA

Newington Schoolhouse

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Woodlawn Park Kids Playhouse

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