Best Play-based Daycares in Dunn Loring VA

Play-based Daycares in Dunn Loring VA

Woodley North Children's House
About us Woodley North Children's House is a nurturing daycare and high-quality early childhood education program in Falls Church, VA! I’m the owner and lead teacher and I have 17 years of experience. I run my daycare and preschool program with my 2 daughters who have 15 years of combined experience. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology and my assistants have a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and an Associate’s Degree in Dentistry, respectively. We are CPR and First-aid certified, as well as M.A.T trained, so we can administer medication to children if needed. Our daycare is a place where both parents and children can grow. We are a welcoming, safe, friendly family child care program run in a smoke free environment. We have teachers who come from a background in pediatrics, dentistry, early head-start and more! Curriculum We follow the Play-based learning philosophy, allowing children to learn through play. We offer a variety of learning activities for young children, from dancing to singing, arts, building blocks, learning how to brush teeth and much more! We also offer extra-curricular activities focusing on sports and physical activity (such as yoga) and life skills, such as gardening and manners. Daily Schedule We generally start off the day by having free play, where children arrive and explore new things each and everyday. This free time is followed by breakfast, circle time (also known as story time), centers of choice (dramatic play, blocks, puzzles, library, etc.), learning centers (writing, arts, math, science), clean up/bathroom time, outdoor play (weather permitting), lunch, rest time, clean up/library, bathroom/hand washing, snack time, story time, outdoor play/indoor/music & movement, and last but not least, free play again! Program Our hours of operation are 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We offer flexible options to accommodate working parents such as full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers (ages between 6 weeks and 5 years old including children with special needs). Drop-in care is also available for your occasional needs. Location Woodley North Children's House is in the Woodley North neighborhood in Falls Church, VA. Our facility is right off Graham Rd, near Tyler Park and Devonshire Park. Your daily commute will be convenient since we're within minutes of all nearby major roads: Arlington Blvd (US-50), Lee Hwy/S Washington St (US-29), and the I-495. Please send us an email or call to schedule a visit, we would love to meet you and your little one!
St. Philip Early Childhood Center
St. Philip Early Childhood Center (formerly Corpus Christi) is an early learning environment focused on the whole child. The classes integrate early academics in a play based themed environment. The teachers work with each child to meet his/her best potential. At the preschool level our ratios are 10:1 except for the 2 year old program where it is 6:1. We have several different options for 2, 3, 4, & 5 year olds. We have full time and part time care. We offer summer, Christmas and Easter camps. A hot lunch program is offered for parents who are interested. We offer extended care on a regular basis or it can be used as a drop in if parents are running late or have an appointment. Tours are available year round. At the elementary campus the average class size is 20. All classes have active boards and a rigorous academic curriculum as well as extra curricular activities. Our middle school offers advanced math and tracks in those subjects where able. Extended day is offered from 7 - 6 and a bus is available to parents cross campus.
Acorn Daycare and Preschool
Highlights: - Large covered outdoor area for children to have fun outdoors in any weather! - Preschool curriculum with elements of the Montessori teaching philosophy - Low caregiver-to-child ratio to provide each child plenty of attention About Our Daycare: Acorn Daycare and Preschool is a Montessori daycare, run by a preschool teacher with over 26 years of experience. Your children will have a safe and creative environment to learn and flourish. We are professionally staffed, with two teachers and two assistants at all times. Staff is CPR and First aid Trained. We provide a USDA food program, serving organic and nutritious meals. We have a bright and spacious indoor area, as well as a large play area outside, where children get plenty of outdoor play time. There is a library with many books, as well as iPads and tablets for children to use to learning. We do many activities that engage your children and help them learn and prepare for school. The environment is very relaxing and comfortable for your children to feel safe. About Me: My name is Ruwani Ranatunga and I take my profession as a child care provider very seriously. Being a certified Montessori and Preschool teacher, I have completed several credit hours of early childhood education, and will continue doing so in order to improve my knowledge and skills. I feel I have the love, knowledge, experience and qualities needed to provide a warm, loving environment in which children can learn and grow. I believe that children are the most important part of our future and will work with you to provide stability for their future. Curriculum: As soon as the child is ready, we will introduce the Montessori method combined with preschool teaching. Activities include arts and crafts, story telling, music and games. All opportunity is given to allow children to use and develop language skills, use large and small muscles, learn new ideas skills and explores them to a verity of cultures. The program will also encourage creativity and imagination using various apparatus, materials and medium. Your children will get confidence, feel successful and good about themselves.

Recent Reviews in Dunn Loring VA

Covington Children's Place

"My three year old who was two months old at the time was cared by this provider. She has a great knowledge and patience with kids. I felt safe and I have a piece of mind as a mom to leave my kids"

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Campbell Little Playhouse

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Dunn Loring VA

Country Gardens Kids Playhouse

About Us: Welcome to Country Gardens Kids Playhouse, my educational... home daycare and preschool in Vienna, VA. I’m the owner and main caregiver of this high-quality child care program. I decided to open my own daycare after experiencing the challenges in finding a suitable program for my own son. Now, I run my daycare with my assistant and together, we have over 24 years of combined child care experience! We are both moms ourselves, therefore we can relate to your needs and concerns when it comes to finding the perfect program for your precious one. Rest assured that your kids will be treated as our own, and we promise to do everything we can to meet your expectations. In addition to our experience, I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and my assistant has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce. We’re also CPR and First-aid certified, so your kids are in good hands! Program and Curriculum: We are open from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 2 weeks, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 12 years old. Nutritious lunch and snacks are served to all children in our care (included in the tuition). Our program follows the Play-based learning approach and uses the Creative Curriculum. We have a lot of fun learning activities in store for your little one such as story time, educational field trips to the museum or the park (every Friday), and much more! We also offer Arts & Crafts, Singing & Dancing, as well as Music and other extra-curricular activities. In addition to English, I speak Arabic and at your request, I can expose your child to this foreign language (please note though that our daycare is not a bilingual program). Location: Country Gardens Kids Playhouse is located in the quiet residential community of Town and Country Gardens in Vienna, VA. Our facility is right off Vale Rd/Malcolm Rd NW (route 672), near Maple Ave W (route 123). We're also just a few minutes away from the I-66. Thanks for taking the time to read our profile, please contact us to book a tour. We’d love to meet your family!

Covington Children's Place

About Me: Welcome to Covington Children's Place, a bilingual Spanish... daycare in Fairfax, VA! I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 14 years of child care experience. I’m committed to providing nurturing and high-quality care. I’m a mother of 3 myself and I have CPR & First-aid certifications, so you can be sure that your child is in good hands and safe at all times! My Curriculum: Children learn best through play, that’s why I decided to follow the Play-based learning approach. I have educational, fun activities in store for your child such as Music, Arts & Crafts, Story Time, etc. My program is a bilingual Spanish program, so in addition to English, I can teach your child Spanish :) At my home daycare, children receive plenty of individual attention since I only take a maximum of 4 children. My Program: My family child care program is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I provide full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers between the age of 6 weeks and 5 years old, including children with special needs. Lunch and snacks are already included in the tuition and served to all children in my care. Location: Covington Children's Place is in the Covington neighborhood in Fairfax, VA. My child care facility is located right off Arlington Blvd (US-50), near Fairhill Elementary School. Your commute to work will be convenient since I have easy access to Lee Hwy (US-29) as well as the I-66 and the I-495. I would love to meet you and your little one, please contact me through CareLuLu and get your registration fee waived!

Vienna KinderCare

OverviewWelcome to the Vienna KinderCare webpage. We are happy to... share our school’s plans and goals with you. We have been lucky to serve our wonderful families at our location since 1979. Our goal is to help all of our families to have the best experience with us and to love and cherish their children. We are an experienced group of educators who strive to help children to learn and grow in an enriched environment through meaningful interactions and daily experiences.   Teachers & StaffWhether your child has the first step or first grade on the horizon, our teachers are excited to show you how everything we do at our center is to help children to learn. We are a family at Vienna KinderCare, we celebrate each other along with children and families at our center. Health & SafetyThe security key pad at the front door only allows our families and staff to come in by using a special code. We have a fenced playground, and our staff members are First Aid and CPR trained. Our number one priority is the safety of all the children in our care. 

Olney Park Little Kids Place

Olney Park Little Kids Place is a family-owned daycare in Falls... Church, VA that offers high-quality child care. The owner and main caregiver has 20 years of experience and holds an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. She’s CPR & First-aid certified, so you can rest assured that your little one is safe at all times. She’s also a mom of 3 herself and therefore can relate to parents' challenges and concerns. Her home daycare is open year-round between 7:00 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday. She can provide full-time care for infants (newborns), as well as toddlers through preschoolers up to 5 years old. This child care home is part of the USDA Food Program and serves nutritious breakfast, lunch and 2 snacks in between (included in the tuition). Due to possible allergies, the facility is peanut and tree-nut free. This child care provider believes that children learn through play and thus, she uses the Play-based learning philosophy. The daycare has a backyard and playground where children can enjoy outdoor play (weather permitting). Some of the activities in the daily schedule for children include story time, age-appropriate educational activities, free play, nap time, etc. In addition to English, the caregiver can also speak Hindi to her little students, upon parents' request. Olney Park Little Kids Place is located in Falls Church VA, in the Olney Park - Pimmit Hills neighborhood. This facility is right off Great Falls Rd (route 694) and Magarity Rd (route 650), near Westgate Elementary School. Your daily commute to work will be convenient since the daycare is within minutes of all major roads: the Dulles Toll Road (route 267), Dolley Madison Blvd (route 123), as well as to Capital Beltway I-495. Please send an email to learn more or to book a tour!

Olney Park Educational Playhouse

Welcome to Olney Park Educational Playhouse in Falls Church VA, my... bilingual daycare and preschool! About Us: I’m the owner and lead teacher, and I have 20 years of experience in providing quality child care and early childhood education. I run our bilingual Spanish child care program with my assistant who has 8 years of experience. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and we’re both CPR & First-aid certified. We’re moms ourselves, so we understand parents' needs and concerns when it comes to finding a second home for their little ones. We’re a team that is dedicated to creating a safe, clean and nurturing environment where your children can learn and grow. Curriculum: We follow the play-based teaching philosophy and incorporate elements of the Montessori approach. We allow children to learn through play and offer age-appropriate activities to help them reach their potential in all developmental areas. Our home daycare also offers a bilingual Spanish program. This is a wonderful opportunity for your little one to become bilingual at a young age! Our facility has a fenced playground where children can spend their outdoor play-time (weather permitting) and have fun! Program: Our family child care and preschool program is open from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 3 weeks, as well as toddlers through preschoolers up to 4 years old. I’m part of the USDA Food program and we serve breakfast, lunch, and two snacks to all children in our care (included in the tuition!). Due to possible allergies, we run a peanut and tree-nut free environment. Location: Olney Park Educational Playhouse is near Olney Park, in the Pimmit Hills area of Falls Church, VA. Our home is centrally located, near all major roads: we're right off Great Falls Rd (route 694), a few minutes away from the Capital Beltway (I-495), Dolley Madison Blvd (route 123), as well as to Leesburg Pike (route 7). We're also just 5 minutes away from the Mc Lean metro station. Call or send an email to book a tour, we’d love to meet your family!

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