Play-based Daycares in Derwood MD

Play-based Daycares in Derwood MD

Flower Hill Little Schoolhouse
Welcome to Flower Hill Little Schoolhouse, a licensed home-based daycare and preschool in Gaithersburg, MD. This facility offers quality child care and early education at an affordable rate. They strive to create a learning space where children feel safe, comfortable, and loved! Curriculum Flower Hill Little Schoolhouse follows the Play-based teaching philosophy – allowing children to learn through play and through fun, age-appropriate, educational activities. Caregivers teach their little students to be confident and independent and prepare them for kindergarten. They have engaging activities such as Reading, Writing, Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Adventures, Music and much more! They also have a wide variety of learning materials and toys. This family child care program has a fenced backyard where children can spend time playing outdoors in the morning and afternoon (of course, weather permitting). About The Staff The owner and main caregiver is a professional child care provider with 11 years of experience. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and is CPR & First-aid certified, as well as M.A.T trained (so if needed, she can administer over-the-counter and prescription medication). Program This home daycare program is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. They provide full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers between the age of 6 weeks and 5 years old. Children attending the program are served with peanut-free lunch and snacks, both included in the tuition. They can also accommodate before and after school care for school-age kids, up to 12 years old (the home is close to Flower Hill Elementary School and Strawberry Knoll Elementary School). Location Flower Hill Little Schoolhouse is located in the Flower Hill neighborhood of Gaithersburg, MD (near Emory Grove). They are right off Snouffer School Rd and Woodfield Rd/Midcounty Hwy (route 124), near Johnson’s Local Park. Your day to day commute will be convenient since they have easy access to Shady Grove Rd and Maryland State Route 200. Please send an email or call to schedule a visit!

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Kings Square Bilingual Playhouse

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Derwood MD

Tender Love Family Daycare

I am a licensed and experienced daycare provider with over 5 years of experience in child care training and 10 years of teaching experience in... Fairfax & Montgomery County. Tender Love Family Daycare in Gaithersburg is a home-based program, located near Montgomery Village Ave & Midcounty Hwy (route 124). I run a spacious, clean and affordable home daycare in a single-family home. Continuous attention to your child will always be my first and foremost priority. Go to work with a peace of mind knowing that your children are well-cared for in a nice clean, caring, and loving environment. We offer healthy meals and snacks, and I would be happy to give you references. All meals are vegetarian and in line with the Maryland food program guidelines. The parents are welcome to bring their own non-vegetarian meals, but they must be egg and nut free. - Plenty of Parking space - 3 miles from the Shady Grove Metro Station - 1 mile from I 270 and Rte 355 in Gaithersburg - No TV watching - Lunch & snacks provided I am passionate about providing your child with the tools they need to be independent and creative in all aspects of their lives. I take extra care and effort to make sure that your child is exposed to the safest and most stimulating environment each day. I ensure that your child is ready for kindergarten and beyond, through activities that help them learn language, math, science, dexterity, expression, imagination and social skills. To learn more, please email me or schedule a tour.

KidStop Child Development Ctr.

OverviewWelcome to the KidStop Child Development Center, in Rockville, Maryland! We are thrilled to meet you and your family and cannot wait for you... to be a part of our KinderCare family! At KidStop, we believe that your child learns best by exploring their curiosity through play and using play as a vehicle for learning. Supporting your child through their learning experiences will be our team of trained, qualified staff with an extensive amount of experience in the early childhood education field. Teachers & StaffThe teachers at the KidStop Child Development Center are passionate about their role as early childhood educators. Our staff believe that being a successful teacher means that we commit to thorough communication with parents, nurturing the whole child, and above all else Education! The average tenure of our teachers is seven years with two of our teachers being here for over 10 years! We are a committed staff and our parents take comfort in knowing that their children are here with us! Health & SafetyAt the Kidstop Child Development Center, the safety of our children and the confidence of our parents are points of pride. From daily sign-in to strict parent / guardian identification and single keypad access, we maintain a rigorous standard for safety. Plus our daily cleanliness and maintenance schedules leave nothing at all to chance.

Shadygrove Road KinderCare

OverviewThank you for your interest in our center! It is clear to us that you are interested in obtaining the best possible care for your child and... choosing KinderCare is the first step. The Shady Grove KinderCare is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education Early Childhood Division. At Shady Grove KinderCare, your child will have a safe environment in which to grow and learn. Our curriculum is exclusive to KinderCare and supports the children’s growth socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically. We also provide well-balanced meals to all children enrolled in our center. Teachers & StaffThe staff at our center represents the diversity of the world in which we live, and each team member receives continuous training in professional development. Our staff retention is excellent with an average length of five and a half years. We have 40 staff members on our team and many speak other languages such as Spanish, Farsi, Hindi, Urdu, Russian and some African dialects. Many of our staff members have degrees ranging from Bachelor's Degrees in Early Childhood Education to Child Development Associate credentials and state certifications for child care. Health & SafetyOur center includes a keypad entry at the interior lobby door and our playground is surrounded by a six foot fence with privacy slats. The center parking lot is patrolled by a private security company as well.The majority of our staff members have been ceritified in CPR and First Aid.

Westmore Children's Daycare

Westmore Children's Daycare is a family-owned and family-run home daycare and preschool in Rockville, MD. Our mission is to offer nurturing child... care and high-quality early childhood education for our young students. About Us We are a mother and daughter team, and we run a small program. Therefore, you can be sure that your little one will receive plenty of individual attention! I am the owner and main caregiver, and I have 22 years of child care experience along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. I am a mother myself (I have 4 children of my own!), and I have my CPR, first aid, and MAT certifications so you can rest assured that I will take good care of your baby! Curriculum We follow the Play-based learning approach and use reading and play-time as an opportunity to learn. Our early education program focuses on teaching good manners and etiquette. We also engage children at a very early age and make sure to include infants in all learning activities (in addition to our toddlers and preschoolers). Our daycare offers a great learning space where kids can grow, and we make sure to infuse learning wherever and whenever we can. We strive to have a warm rapport with our little students and give individual attention to each child. Program & Facility We offer full-time child care for children between the ages of 3 months and 4 years old (we’re a play-based daycare program.) Our hours are between 8am and 6pm, Monday through Friday. Peanut free and tree-nut free lunch and snacks are included in the tuition. Westmore Children's Daycare is in the Westmore neighborhood of Rockville, near Montgomery College and Welsh Park. My home is conveniently located just a few minutes away from the I-270. Please send an email to schedule a tour of my daycare, I look forward to meeting you and your little one!

Good Shepherd Lutheran Preschool

Good Shepherd Preschool, accredited and licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education, is an early childhood education program conveniently... located on Rt. 355 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Montgomery County children have been thriving in our high-quality, nurturing program for more than 25 years. Our school uses research-based curriculums approved by MSDE for their alignment with the state's standards. Our staff are well qualified: our teachers all have bachelor's degrees or better, and all staff are required to continue their professional development through college-level and continuing education coursework in early childhood education and through participating in the Maryland Child Care Credential process. We also value coaching and mentoring as part of the teacher development process, and as such, most lead teachers begin their careers here as substitutes or assistant teachers so that they can learn directly from experienced staff members. Our play-based curriculum promotes problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, important for preparing kids for Montgomery County Public Schools, in a way that is fun and engaging for your children. We teach child-friendly Christian values in an environment welcoming of people of all faiths and denominations. We encourage social and emotional growth and promote the development of self-help skills, cooperation, and caring. Contact us to set up a tour during school hours to see our program in action and visit our website to learn why Good Shepherd is the right choice for your young family!

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