Peanut-Free Daycares in Lorton VA

Peanut-Free Daycares in Lorton VA

Gunston Children's House
About Me Dear parents, thank you for visiting Gunston Children's House, my home daycare in Lorton. I’m the owner of this family child care program, and the main caregiver and teacher. I have 18 years of child care experience, including 5 years running my very own daycare. I’m also a mother of 3 (my kids are now all grown), so I have plenty of experience with young children! I’m not only CPR and first aid certified, but I also used to be a medical assistant so you can be sure that your little one will be safe with me. My Daycare Gunston Children's House is small family child care and preschool program. I offer full-time and part-time daycare for infants as young as 4 weeks, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 4 years old. My hours of operation are Monday through Friday, between 6:30am to 6:00pm. Snacks are included in the tuition and include healthy and nutrition food such as fresh fruit, cereals, granola, cheese, juice, and more (we run a peanut-free and treenut-free daycare.) Curriculum I use a play-based teaching philosophy because I believe that young minds learn through play. I am committed to offering a safe and nurturing environment for your child to learn and grow. Daily activities include circle time, story time, arts and crafts, quiet/rest time, and of course, lots of indoor and outdoor play! Children explore interests on their own and with each other, and early learning activities are tailored to each child. We use a number of age appropriate educational tools such as markers and pencils to develop fine motor skills (coloring, drawing lines) and books for language development (listening, reading, writing, articulating sounds and words, identifying letters, etc.) In addition to English, I also speak Arabic and Amharic and can expose your child to a foreign language if you’d like. We also teach math concepts (for instance, we use block blocks to learn shapes and spatial relations) and focus on social and emotional development. Our Location Gunston Children's House is conveniently located in the Gunston Cove neighborhood of Lorton, VA (near Gunston Rd and the Gunston Elementary School). Our home daycare has easy access to major roads for your morning and evening commute (our daycare is right off Richmond Hwy (route 1), and is also close to the I-95). Please send a message to learn more or to schedule a tour, I look forward to meeting your family!

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Other Peanut-Free Daycares Near Lorton VA

East Hill Playhouse

About Me: Welcome to East Hill Playhouse, my home-based daycare and preschool in Lorton, VA. I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 12 years of... experience in child care and early childhood education. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and Psychology and I’m CPR & First-aid certified. At my daycare, you can be sure that your little one will receive plenty of individual attention since I only take a maximum of 4 children. As a mother of 2 myself, I can relate to your concerns when it comes to finding a safe, yet fun and affordable daycare program. Philosophy & Curriculum: My goal is to help every child develop self-confidence and demonstrate pro-social behaviors such as cooperation, sharing and taking turns. I will also focus on enhancing their problem-solving skills, expanding their critical thinking skills and building a lifelong love of learning. Children learn best through Play, which is why I follow the Play-based teaching philosophy and offer a playful learning environment. My program has educational series such as Child craft, World Book, Young Scientist, as well as a variety of interesting storybooks. I also engage my students in educational activities (e.g . reading, writing, self-improvement activities, fun & games, computers and much more!). I have indoor games for children to play after school and assist them with their schoolwork and reading skills. If weather permits, I take them to a nearby neighborhood park so they can exercise and have fun. Program: My home daycare and preschool is open year-round from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I provide full-time and part-time child care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers between the age of 1 month and 5 years old. Before and after school care are both available for school-age kids, up to 13 years old (my facility is close to Gunston Elementary School and Lorton Station Elementary school). If you prefer, I can arrange transportation for your child (not included in the tuition). I’m part of the USDA food program and I serve peanut-free lunch and snacks to all children attending my program (already included in the tuition). Location: East Hill Playhouse is in the East Hill neighborhood in Lorton, VA. My home is just right off Richmond Hwy (US-1) and Lorton Rd (route 642), near Lorton South Park. Your commute to work will be convenient since I’m just a few minutes’ drive from Telegraph Rd (route 611) and the I-95. To book a tour, please call or send an email. I look forward to meeting you and your little one!

Gunston Corner Children's Place

About Me: Hi, parents! Thanks for your interest in Gunston Corner Children's Place, my home daycare in Lorton VA. I’m the owner and main caregiver... and I have 17 years of child care experience. My passion and love towards children are the reason why I decided to open my own daycare. I enjoy being with them, especially babies, they are so sweet and cuddly. I’m also a mother of 3 grown up kids and I’m CPR & first-aid certified, so you can be sure that your little one is in good hands and safe at all times! Program: My child care program is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Upon request, I can also offer evening care until 11:30 pm (note that standard tuition is for regular hours only; please email to inquire about evening child care rates). I provide full-time care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (between the ages of 4 weeks and 4 years old). I’m part of the USDA Food Program, and I serve lunch and snacks to all children in my care. Due to possible allergies, I run a peanut and tree-nut free environment. Curriculum: I follow the Play-based learning philosophy, allowing my little students to have fun and learn through play. I also have a preschool curriculum for preschoolers, to help them get ready for kindergarten. I teach shapes, the alphabet, numbers, rhymes, etc. I also offer extracurricular activities (Arts & Crafts) and if weather permits, I take children out to the community park. In addition to English, I speak Hindi/Urdu and Punjabi and at your request, I can expose your child to these foreign languages (however, please note that my daycare is not a bilingual program). Location: Gunston Corner Children's Place is located in the Gunston Corner community of Lorton, VA. My home is off Silverbrook Rd (route 600) and Lorton Rd (route 642), just a minute away from the I-95, so your commute will be convenient. Please call or send an email to book your tour, I’d love to meet your family!

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