Play-based Daycares in Bladensburg MD

Play-based Daycares in Bladensburg MD

Safe Haven Child Care
Aurelia Moore is the Sole Proprietor of Safe Haven Child Care, a licensed Family Child Care facility. Safe Haven Day Care is located in Mount Rainier, MD., near the West Hyattsville and Brookland Metro Stations and accessible to the F1 Cheverly/Takoma and R4 Highview/Brookland Metro Bus lines. Mrs. Moore cares for children beginning at 6 weeks old. Mrs. Moore has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Care and is a certified Medication Technician. Mrs. Moore received Americans with Disabilities Act Training and accepts children with special needs. She utilizes the ASQ-3, Ages and Stages Questionnaire a developmental monitoring system to assess development and she supports breastfeeding, providing a comfortable private space for mothers and their babies. Her Child Care environment is clean, spacious, sunny, literacy-rich and fully equipped with supplies that give children the opportunity to explore, make choices and develop and maintain positive social interactions. The Creative Curriculum is utilized at Safe Haven. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is an award-winning research-based curriculum. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool features exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is based on 38 objectives for development and learning. These objectives are fully aligned with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and state early learning standards and integrated into each and every one of the comprehensive collection of resources that makes up the curriculum. Educators can be confident that they are meeting important early learning standards every day, even while bringing their own creativity and expertise into daily planning. What’s more, the curriculum also offers daily opportunities to individualize instruction by helping teachers meet the needs of every learner, with a particular focus on English language development. In addition to the Creative Curriculum, Mrs. Moore considers the children's inquiries as an extension to the curriculum to ensure that the children comprehend what they are taught. Mrs. Moore provides a literacy-rich environment that includes field trips to the local library for Story Time and the children are provided with the opportunity to apply for a Library Card and browse and check out a book of their choice. Mrs. Moore is sensitive to the fact that children are active, therefore outdoor activities are a daily event when weather permits if only for a few minutes. These activities include neighborhood strolls and visits to the local parks to allow children to develop gross motor skills. Mrs. Moore has an extensive portfolio and references that she shares during interviews and is highly recommended by parents and local school officials.
Curious Critters Early Learning Tree
Curious Critters Early Learning Tree is super excited to meet the families of Prince George's County, MD. We are now enrolling for ages 6 weeks - 12 years old. Our spectacular hands on learning facility will encourage your little ones to explore and discover. Chicks 6 Weeks - 17 Months: In our Hatchery, your little chicks will receive the same gentle love and care that they receive at home. Our experienced staff is dedicated to building strong infant-teacher relationships making sure your child receives the time, care and attention he/she needs to flourish. Exclusively for Chicks: -Diapers & Wipes -Swaddle Blankets and 100\\% Cotton Crib Sheets -Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers -Clean and Safe Indoor Playground Caterpillars 18 month - 2 year olds: We will provide your curious caterpillar with a nurturing and fun learning environment. Your little one will enjoy a fun filled day of art, music and games as well as alphabet, number and color recognition. We will give special attention to encouraging bathroom independence! Exclusively for Caterpillars: -Pull Ups -Toilet Time Potty Training -Tumbling Tots Fitness -Fine Motor Sensory Station Butterflies 3-5 year olds: In the Butterfly Garden, your little one will quickly blossom as they learn all about reading, writing, science, math and even American history! We will make sure your busy Butterflies learn all necessary fundamentals to become a thriving Kindergartener! Exclusively for Butterflies: - Tech-Tots Computer Training - Healthy Habits Fitness Center - "Cabbage Patch Kidz" Gardening Club - Food with Friends Cooking Lab - Pet Habitat "Home of Rocky the Turtle" Cubs (5-12 year olds): Our before and after care program will allow our school age students to study, socialize and have fun in their very own safe and relaxing "Kids Cave". - Homework help and Tutoring - Ladies and Gents Etiquette Coaching - Monitored Internet Access - Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class - Movies, Games and More...

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Mount Olivet Playhouse

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Bladensburg MD

Lullaby Daycare

Hi, my name is Katrina. I have been caring for infants, toddlers, and young children for over 15 years. I have worked with licensed agencies and have... been rewarded for one of the top childcare providers and the best daycare facilities. I have significant training in early childhood education, child development and family studies. I am Child/Infant CPR and First Aid certified and my daycare has been approved for fire exit and safety by Landover Hills Fire Department. I love children, and I believe that they are the most amazing things in our lives. I enjoy working with children of all ages, and I love to see them grow and develop their social and personal skills. It is such an incredible feeling when I help them to learn new things and explore the world around them. As a provider, I do understand your concerns for your children when they are being cared for by other people. When you leave your children at my daycare, you will realize that I do care for your children like they are my own. I operate my daycare by four principles: safety, healthy nutrition, interactive learning, and love... lots, and lots of love! When I care for children, my primary goal is to keep them safe, nourish them with healthy food, create an environment for them so they can learn through play and having fun, and give them love, so they can live the life that all children deserve. Safety is my number one priority. Children are vulnerable at these early ages, especially at toddler age. For the very same reason I have a dedicated space for my daycare. My facility is designed and built for childcare, so parents could have a peace of mind while I am caring for their children. I believe as children's there personalities, skills, and abilities develop during these early ages, their future fitness, eating habits and behavior will also be influence by how they are being nourished during this time. With that in mind, I only provide wholesome and freshly prepared homemade food at my daycare. When it comes to teaching kids, I think playing and interacting with others are the most effective way for children to learn, especially for toddlers. Toddlers have less patience for structured learning. Therefore, it is much easier and effective to keep them engaged while they are having fun and learning by singing, dancing, and playing. Last but not least, love is the most important factor in our children's lives, and also in my home. I believe nothing can replace a genuine affection that a child receives from you. When people get to know me, my family and my daycare, they learn that they don't just put their children in a daycare, they put their children in a true loving and caring home. Yours truly, Katrina Savoy

Parkview Child Development Center

Our vision is for a Center that provides a solid Christian foundation that endorses a thirst for knowledge, trusted teachers who instill confidence,... creative learning while building a fulfilling relationship between parents, teachers and the community. Providing a sound Bible based training program that develops lives that will live by the word of God. Our mission is to reach, teach, encourage and involve each child in our program. We are dedicated to the educational and religious training of the educational and religious training of the whole child within a healthy and safe environment. Ensuring them that we care about their spirit, mind and body. Building character and a strong biblically based spiritual foundation through the word of God. Infants Ages 6 weeks to 18 months. Places emphasis on individualized care, close personal attention, and high level of parent-staff communication. We follow your child’s schedule of napping eating and diapering. Experienced caregivers cuddle, talk to and play with your baby stimulating and encouraging cognitive, physical, social and emotional development. The ParkView CDC personalizes the Infant Program to the needs of each infant. Therefore, there is no set program. Infants will be diapered routinely and as needed. Constant communication between parent(s) and staff is necessary. Toddlers Ages 18 months to 24 months, Is also coordinated between parents and caregivers. Toddlers are encouraged to satisfy their natural curiosity and to explore the various play areas and activities will be continuously guided by their caregivers. Structured activities such as circle time, outdoor play and introduction to arts and crafts will be directed by staff. An individual notebook will also be kept for daily notes between parents and caregivers. Twos Ages 24 months to 36 months This is the classroom in which children learn to be independent. The focus of the two year old class is to learn through play. The two's are encouraged to use their language skills, stack objects, and start counting. The teacher sets goals to develop the children's social skills, patience, sharing, and listening skills. They are also encouraged to use the potty in preparation for the preschool classroom. Pre-Schoolers Ages 3-4 years Places emphasis in providing key early literacy skills: alphabetic knowledge, phonological awareness, print awareness, and oral language skills in preschool children to build the foundation for future reading success. The goals of the “Early Reading First” preschool program are to increase literacy skills of preschool children, early identification of cognitive, social, emotional, and language delays, assist center as they strive for excellence, and ensure that children enter kindergarten ready to learn. Before and After Care The Park View CDC offers before and after care school care for children ages 5-12. Our program allows children the freedom to play, relax, work on a special project, or spend some time on homework. Assistance with homework is available. Snacks are provided after school. Outdoor play is available to children in the afternoon, weather permitting. Child care is available too for children enrolled in the before and after school program on days when schools are closed

Young Achievers

Preschool (Ages 2-4 years old Young Achievers offer an excellent curriculum, which provides an age appropriate curriculum. Children are nurtured in a... safe, learning and child friendly environment. The curriculum has shown to improve cognitive and social, emotional outcomes in young children. The curriculum is designed to inspire creativity and present a variation of open-ended learning activities. Lesson plans are developmentally appropriate and includes: 1) Language and Literacy 2) Mathematical Thinking 3) Scientific Thinking 4) Social Studies 5) Physical Development 6) Personal and Social Skills 7) The Arts and Performing Arts and 8) Field Trips Children learn an exuberant amount of learning through play, teacher directed, problem solving and self-selected activities. Teachers maintain observation notes and children portfolio. Parent-Teacher conferences are offered three times per year. Extra programs for pre-school child will participate in include Spanish and Sign Languages classes, and Weekly Reader subscription. Breakfast and afternoon snacks are served as well as the milk at lunch time, parents pack lunches from home. Pre-Kindergarten This program is for children turning 4 by September 1, and 5 years after September 1, of the year entering the program. Children will enjoy all of the same activities mentioned above and receive individualized interactions with teachers due to the small group environment. Children in this program plan for their daily work in the classroom learning center. Before & After School Program Your school-age child attending Young Achievers, first through sixth grades, are provided and well planned series of activities and project to be involved in. The group produce and put on plays. The Before & After School Program planning is geared towards socialization, homework time, fun and challenging games, sports, and creativity for their enjoyment.

Angels Place Daycare

Angels Place is a day care and preschool facility with the sole aim of grooming children from infancy to school age gradually introducing them to the... world of education. Angels place family day care was licensed by the Maryland state board of education office of childcare in 2011. As the owner , I personally believe that children should be given a chance to express themselves in their own way. Childhood is the only time in our lives when we freely display our inner thoughts without any fear of criticism. It is a time of ignorance and like some cultures will put it. It is a time of semi-lunacy in the life everybody. A child does not seem to care if anyone is watching every activity he or she engages in. They are carefree and open to everything around them. They express themselves without a single care in the world. As a child Care specialist with more than 28 years of experience I put all these into consideration when interacting with children. Every activity and lesson is planned in the most appropriate child centered manner because you can only reach any child by "acting like one". We offer two activities everyday, one immediately after breakfast and circle time while the other one is right after snacks shortly after their nap time in the afternoon. We also observe two outdoor play times everyday allowing them flex their muscles and relax. We operate an open door policy encouraging parents to visit at anytime during the day care hours to see how their children are doing. We are open all year round with exception of federal holidays and emergency closings due to weather and any other natural disasters. I encourage you to schedule a tour today to see things for yourselves and I believe you will be glad you did.

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