Best Play-based Daycares in Arlington VA

Play-based Daycares in Arlington VA

Claremont Spanish Immersion Daycare
Claremont Spanish Immersion Daycare is a beautiful and colorful home daycare in Arlington, VA. The owner and main caregiver has 23 years of experience in providing quality and nurturing child care. She is CPR and First aid certified and can administer medication to all children in her care since she is a M.A.T trained. She believes that young children learn best through Play, so she follows the Play-based teaching philosophy. This learning approach helps students develop valuable skills while having fun. They will be also engaged in educational activities such as Arts & Crafts and Story Time. Daily activities also include outdoor fun in the spacious and newly fenced backyard playground! This family child care program offers a Spanish immersion environment, so children can learn the Spanish language and become bilingual at the best possible time, when they are infants and toddlers! Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are all served to children from 6 months and up (included in the tuition). The program is open year-round from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. They provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 3 months old, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old. They also offer drop-in care for parents who are just looking for occasional child care needs. Claremont Spanish Immersion Daycare is in the Claremont neighborhood of Arlington, VA. The licensed facility is right off S George Mason Dr, near the Claremont Immersion Elementary School and Barcroft Park. Your daily commute to work will be convenient since she the facility is near all major access roads: King St (route 7), Columbia Pike (route 244), S Glebe Rd (route 120) and the I-395. Please send an email or call to schedule a visit.
Columbia Forest Children's Place
About Us: Welcome to the Columbia Forest Children's Place, our home-based daycare and preschool in Arlington, VA. I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 25 years of child care and early childhood education experience. I've been running my own family child care program for the past 18 years. I run our daycare with my 2 assistants who have 15 years of combined experience. At a minimum, my staff has an Associate’s degree and we are all CPR & First-aid certified. If needed, we can administer medication to all children in our care. Curriculum: We offer a Spanish immersion daycare and preschool program so children can learn the Spanish language and become bilingual at a young age. We also follow the Play-based learning principles to make sure that all students are having fun while learning. We have engaging extra-curricular activities in store for them such as Story Time, Music as well as Arts & Crafts. Program: We are open from 6:00 am to 11pm, though our regular child care hours are 6am to 6pm, Monday through Friday. We provide full-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers between the age 3 months and 5 years old, including children with special needs. Upon request, we can offer evening care until 11pm but please note that standard tuition is for regular hours only (please email to inquire about evening and normal hours daycare rates). To avoid any possible allergies, we run peanut and tree-nut free environment. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are served to all children attending our program (all meals are already included in the tuition). Location: Columbia Forest Children's Place is in the Columbia Forest neighborhood in Arlington, VA. Our home is located off Columbia Pike (route 244), near Bailey’s Branch Park. Your daily commute will be convenient since we are centrally located with easy access to Leesburg Pike (route 7), S Glebe Rd (route 120) and the I-395. Please contact us to book a tour; we look forward to meeting you and your little one!
Seminary Rd Children's Place
About Me Welcome to Seminary Rd Children's Place, my home daycare in Alexandria! I’m the owner and the main caregiver of this small family child care and preschool program. I have 5 years of experience caring for children 6 weeks to 12 years old, and I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. I also have my CPR/First-aid certifications but most importantly, I’m a mother of a young baby myself. So I know how parents feel about finding the right daycare! My goal is to provide safe and quality child care, at affordable rates for families. We offer full-time and part-time daycare for infants as young as 6 weeks old, as well as occasional drop-in daycare. We have a preschool program, and also offer before and after school care for kids up to 12 years old (the closest school is John Adams Elementary School.) We are a peanut-free and tree-nut free daycare, and snacks are included in the tuition. Curriculum I not only provide safe child care for your baby, but also provide a quality early learning environment toddlers and preschoolers, through 5 years old. My little students will be learning the basics such as ABCs, counting, shapes, and colors. We also have daily story time, nap time, music time, arts and crafts, and of course, lots of individual attention and interaction. Activities will be tailored to their age and we also use technology (computer and tablets) as a learning tool. Weather permitting, children will also play in our fenced yard which has slides, swings and other fun toys! Seminary Rd Children's Place is open from 6am to 6pm, Monday through Friday. If you have particular needs, I can maybe be flexible, please ask. My home is conveniently located in Alexandria, VA, off Seminary Road and just 2 minutes away from the I-395. Please call or email to schedule a visit, I'd love to meet you and your little one!

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Arlington VA

New Brookside Bilingual Playhouse

About Me Welcome to New Brookside Bilingual Playhouse, my intimate... child care and preschool program in Alexandria, VA! I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have almost a decade of child care experience. I hold a Child Development Associates degree and I’m CPR and First-aid certified. I run a Spanish bilingual daycare which means your child will learn Spanish in addition to English. This is a wonderful opportunity for your little one to become bilingual at a young age! As a mother of 3 myself, I can relate to your aspirations when it comes to finding safe and nurturing care for your child. Curriculum I follow the Play-based learning philosophy and use the Creative curriculum. This approach allows children to learn through play and helps me to integrate fun activities such as Drawing, Arts & Crafts, etc. My program also focuses on life skills (learning manners) and early literacy and academics (e.g. story time, etc.) I also use the ECC (Everyone Can Create) program, a new curriculum that allows teachers to integrate drawing, music or photography into their existing lesson plans (this is part of Apple’s successful Everyone Can Code initiative as one-of-a-kind programs for teachers that keep students excited and engaged). Program My licensed daycare is open year-round between 7:00 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. I provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 6 weeks, as well as toddlers through preschoolers up to 5 years old. If weather permits, I take my little student to the community park for outdoor playtime. Meals are included in the tuition and provided to all children attending my program. I serve breakfast, lunch, and snacks, and if you'd like, I can also offer dinner if your child leaves late in the afternoon. Due to possible allergies, I run peanut and tree-nut free environment. I also offer before and after school care for older kids, up to 6 years old (my home is near Charles Barrett Elementary School, St Rita's School, and Grace Episcopal School). Drop-in care is also available for your occasional needs. Location New Brookside Bilingual Playhouse is in the New Brookside apartment complex in Alexandria, VA. I’m right off Mt. Vernon Ave (S Arlington Ridge Rd) and S Glebe Rd (route 120). I'm also conveniently located for your commute to work since my home has easy access to the I-395 and Jefferson Davis Hwy (US-1). I'm only a few minutes away from Crystal City, the Pentagon, and Ronald Reagan Airport. Please schedule a visit to see if it's a good fit for your child!

Holmes Run Playhouse

​About Me: Welcome to Holmes Run Playhouse, my bilingual daycare in... Alexandria, VA! I’m a mom of 2 myself and I run a nurturing family child care program. I have 13 years of experience and I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Systems Analysis and an Associate's Degree in Child Development. I’m also CPR and First-aid certified, as well as MAT trained. Program: My bilingual Spanish daycare is open year-round from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. I can provide full-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers (ages between 2 weeks and 5 years old). Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are served to all children attending my child care program. Due to possible allergies, I run peanut and tree-nut free facility. Curriculum: My curriculum uses the Play-based learning approach to develop children’s instinctual skills including socio-emotional and cognitive skills. Children will surely have a fun time during our art activities. In addition to English, I also speak and teach Spanish in my child care program so this is a wonderful opportunity for your child to become bilingual at a young age! Location: Holmes Run Playhouse is located near Holmes Run Stream Valley Park in the Parklawn community of Alexandria, VA. My home is near Glasgow Middle School with easy access to the I-395. Your commute to work will be convenient since I’m right off Lincolnia Rd and Columbia Pike. Thanks for reading my profile, please send an email or call to schedule a visit. I’m excited to meet your family!

Woodbury Park Little Children's Place

Thanks for your interest in Woodbury Park Little Children's Place, my... cozy and home-like daycare in Arlington, VA. I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 15 years of child care experience. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and I’m CPR & First-aid certified. As a mother of three children, I know first-hand the importance of ensuring that kids grow up in a safe, loving and welcoming environment. I enjoy the work that I do as a provider and at my daycare, so you can be sure that your child will receive nurturing care. I want children to have fun while learning, so I follow the Play-based learning principles. I encourage them to participate in educational activities such as Arts & Crafts, Music and Story Time. In addition to English, I speak Urdu/Hindi and upon request, I can expose your child to this foreign language (my daycare is not a fully bilingual program). I’m open year-round from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. I provide full-time care for infants as young as 3 weeks, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old. I serve lunch and snacks to all children in my care (already included in the tuition). I can also offer before and after school care for old kids, up to 12 years old (my facility is near Key Elementary School, Patrick Henry Elementary School and Long Branch Elementary School). Woodbury Park Little Children's Place is located in the Woodbury Park Apartment complex in the Courthouse neighborhood of Arlington, VA. My home is right off Arlington Blvd (US-50), near Rocky Run Park. Your daily commute will be convenient since I have easy access to S Washington Blvd (route 27), N Glebe Rd (route 120) and the I-66. Please call or send an email to schedule a visit, I look forward to meeting your family.

Forest Glen Children's Place

About Me: Hi Parents, thanks for your interest in Forest Glen... Children's Place, my intimate home-based daycare in Arlington, VA! I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 11 years of child care experience. I’m CPR & First-aid certified and have been a professional caregiver since 2006. I started my family child care program in a rented apartment, but eventually moved into a private home. As a mother of 2 myself, I understand you want a safe and nurturing environment for your precious little one. At my daycare, you can be sure that your child will receive plenty of individual attention since I will only take a maximum of 4 children. Curriculum: I provide age-appropriate toys and educational materials to the little students in my care. Children learn best through play, therefore I decided to follow the Play-based learning approach. I believe this is the most effective way of helping children develop skills while having fun at the same time. If weather permits, I take the kids to the community park near my house. In addition to English, I speak Bengali fluently and upon your request, I can expose your child to this foreign language (however, my daycare is not a bilingual program). Program: My daycare is open year-round from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I offer full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers between the age of 2 weeks and 5 years old, including children with special needs. I serve lunch and snacks to all children attending my program. Location: Forest Glen Children's Place is in the Forest Glen neighborhood in Arlington, VA. My home is located near Campbell Elementary School and Glen Forest Elementary. Your commute to work will be convenient since I am close and have easy access to these major roads: Columbia Pike (route 244), Leesburg Pike (route 7) and Arlington Blvd (US-50). Please contact me to schedule a visit, I would love to meet your family :)

Munson Hill Playhouse

Thank you for your interest in Munson Hill Playhouse, my small and... home-like daycare in Falls Church, VA. I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 11 years of experience in child care. I’m CPR & First-aid certified and a mother of 2 as well. At my daycare, you can be sure that your little one will receive plenty of individual attention as I will enroll a maximum of 4 children. I believe that kids should always have fun while learning, which is why I follow the Play-based learning approach. I strive to provide a happy environment and encourage children in my care to participate in fun activities (e.g. Music, Story Time, etc.) to keep them excited and engaged. In addition to English, I speak Persian and Farsi fluently and upon your request, I can expose your child to these foreign languages (and can even offer a bilingual environment). My family child care program is open year-round from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I can provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 3 months, as well as toddlers and preschools up to 5 years old, including children with special needs. All students attending my program are served with lunch and snacks (both meals are already included in the tuition). Munson Hill Playhouse is located in the Munson Hill neighborhood, in the Seven Corners area of Falls Church, VA. I’m located off Arlington Blvd (US-50), near the Seven Corner Center. Your commute to work will surely be convenient since I have easy access to Leesburg Pike (route 7), Sleepy Hollow Rd (route 613) and the I-395. Please send an email to book a tour, I look forward to meeting your family :)

Nova KinderCare

OverviewKinderCare Arlington is licensed by the state of Virginia and... Arlington County we have low teacher to child ratios. Our teachers are experienced and devoted to helping children develop. This center has some teachers who have over 20 years of experience working in the child care field. The lead teachers in each classroom must have at least a Child Development Associate or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in the child development field. This center has a wide range of enrichment programs offered through our Learning Adventures Program. Each classroom is set up to promote Developmentally Appropriate Practices, the children are given the opportunity to make choices and learn through active exploration. Teachers & StaffThis center has diverse culture and prides itself in our classroom teamwork. There is a balance in every classroom of teachers who have over 10 years of experience with great traditional values and teachers who are new in the field and fresh out of college with great, new ideas and methods. Every teacher at this center has a passion for teaching and is dedicated to developing your child's learning experience. Health & SafetyThis center has keypad entry that only current families can know and can enter the center. The entry code is changed frequently to ensure child safety. All lead teaches have CPR and First Aid certifications. There is always staff on site that has Medication Administration Training (MAT). The center has its own parking lot and a fenced in playground.

Jefferson Little Kids Playhouse

Welcome to Jefferson Little Kids Playhouse, my small home-based... daycare and preschool in Falls Church, VA! I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have a decade of experience in child care and early childhood education. I worked at another licensed child care center for 10 years, but I prefer the intimate environment of a small program, so I decided to open my own daycare! I run a homey family child care program and will care for a maximum of 4 children, so you can be sure that your little one will get plenty of attention. In addition to my hands-on experience, I’m also CPR and First-aid certified. I’m a mother of 3 myself, so I can relate to your needs when it comes to finding a quality, yet affordable daycare. My hours of operation are from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I offer full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers (ages between 2 weeks and 5 years old including children with special needs); my goal is to be flexible, so that families can have peace of mind when they need to work. If needed, I also provide after-hours evening care until 9:00 pm during the week and weekend care on Saturdays and Sundays (please inquire to ask about additional tuition for night care and weekend care). Drop-in care is also available for your occasional needs. All children attending to my program are served with lunch and snacks (already included in the tuition). Children learn best through play, so I decided to follow the Play-based learning principles. In addition to English, I also speak Pashto and Urdu and at your request, I can expose your child to these foreign languages. If weather permits, I take my little students to the community playground so they can have fun during our outdoor playtime. Jefferson Little Kids Playhouse is located in the Jefferson apartment complex in Seven Corners area of Falls Church, VA. I’m right off Leesburg Pike (route 7), near the Seven Corner Center shopping mall. Your daily commute will be convenient since I have easy access to Arlington Blvd (US-50) and my home is a few minutes’ drive from the I-66. Please send an email or call to schedule a visit!

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