Play-based Daycares in Gaithersburg MD

Play-based Daycares in Gaithersburg MD

Amberfield Kids Playhouse
About Me: Welcome to Amberfield Kids Playhouse, my home daycare and preschool in Gaithersburg, MD! I’m the owner and main caregiver and I run a safe, affordable, and educational child care program. I have 16 years of experience working as a teacher and 5 years of child care experience working at another licensed facility before opening my own daycare. I hold a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology and I’m CPR and First-aid certified. If necessary, I can also administer medication to all children in our care since I'm a MAT trained. Program & Curriculum: My daycare is open from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday (but I can extend until 6:00 pm if needed). I provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 1 week, as well as toddlers through preschoolers up to 5 years old. Snacks are served to all children attending my program (included in the tuition), and I run a peanut-free daycare. I believe that children learn through play, and thus I follow the Play-based teaching philosophy. I strive to offer a personalized early learning experience, tailored to each child's unique needs. My goal is to help each one of my students build self-esteem as well as develop language and motor skills. In addition to English, I also speak Farsi/Persian and upon your request, I can expose your child to this foreign language (this is not a bilingual program, but this is a wonderful opportunity for your little one to learn a foreign language). Location: Amberfield Kids Playhouse is in the Amberfield neighborhood of Gaithersburg, MD. My facility is right off Great Seneca Hwy (route 119), near Muddy Branch Rd. I’m just a few minutes away from the I-270 (Washington National Pike) and the I-370, so your commute to work will be convenient. Thanks for reading my profile, please send an email or call to book a tour. I look forward to meeting your family!
Fernshire Farms Kids Playhouse
About Me: Welcome to Fernshire Farms Kids Playhouse, my in-home daycare in Gaithersburg, MD! I am a mother myself with 5 years of child care experience. I am CPR and first-aid certified, as well as MAT trained (so I can administer medication to your child if need). I hold a Bachelor’s degree in History and before opening my own daycare, I worked at another licensed daycare and preschool for 5 years. Program: My family child care program is open from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I provide full-time and part-time day care for infants as young as 2 weeks, and toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old. I also serve peanut-free and tree-nut lunch and snacks to the children in my care (included in the tuition and I'm also part of USDA Food Program). Curriculum: Fernshire Farms Kids Playhouse is committed to providing high quality child care and early education. I follow the play-based early learning approach since my motto in teaching is "learn as you play", with a focus on stimulating children towards self-initiatives. I also encourage healthy interactions amongst kids and develop cognitive skills utilizing our age-appropriate learning materials and equipment. Here are some of my outstanding services I offer to parents who enrolled their kids in my child care program: - Strong focus on building self-confidence, self-esteem, and initiative-taking - "Learn as you play" environment as an enjoyable learning experience - Focus on faster development of cognitive and motor skills - Promoting an emotionally joyful environment altogether - Children receive plenty of individual attention Location: Fernshire Farms Kids Playhouse is located off Great Seneca Hwy and Quince Orchard Rd, just a few minutes from the I-270. My home daycare is in the Kentlands neighborhood of Gaithersburg (near Whole Foods and Lowe's at the Kentlands Market Square). Thanks for visiting my profile! Please send a message to schedule a tour, I’d love to meet you.

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Gaithersburg MD

Shady Grove Village Kids Playhouse

Hi parents, welcome to Shady Grove Village Kids Playhouse, my home daycare in Gaithersburg, MD (border with North Potomac). I am the owner and... caregiver of this small and family-oriented child care program. I have 22 years of experience in child care and I am also a mother of 3. I'm First Aid and CPR certified, as well as MAT trained (I can administer medication to the children in my care.) I care for children as young as 6 weeks old and I have experience with children with special needs (specifically ADHD and Cerebral Palsy, and I can care for your child up to 20 years old). My daycare offers full-time child care, as well as before and after school care and drop-in care. We’re just a few minutes’ walk from Fields Road Elementary School. The main goal of my home-based child care program is to provide a safe and healthy environment for all children. I also want to offer quality play-based early education, and will engage my little students in many age-appropriate developmental activities. In addition to English, I speak Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi. For your convenience, I am open Monday through Friday from 6am to 6pm. If you have more than one child, a sibling discount is offered. Shady Grove Village Kids Playhouse is located near Muddy Branch Road and near Target and the RIO Washingtonian Center. My daycare has very easy access to the I-270, I-370, and the Intercounty Connector Toll Road (route 200) for your daily commute. Please send a message to learn more or to schedule a visit, I look forward to meeting you!

Darnestown Kids Playhouse

Hi parents, welcome to Darnestown Kids Playhouse, my home daycare in Gaithersburg, MD. I’m the owner and main caregiver and I’m a mother of 3... children with 14 years of child care experience (including 7 years working in a child care center, and 7 years running my own family child care program). I am CPR and first-aid certified and also have my MAT certification (so when necessary, I can administer medication to your little one.) My daycare hours are from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I provide full-time and part-time daycare for infants as young as 6 weeks old, and for toddlers and preschoolers up to 6 years old. If you need occasional care only, I can accommodate drop-in child care, on a case by case basis. I offer safe and affordable child care, and a play-based early learning program. We have circle time daily, and also enjoy dance, music, and arts & crafts. In addition to English, I also speak Urdu and Hindi and can expose your child to a foreign language if you’d like. Darnestown Kids Playhouse is located off Darnestown Rd in Gaithersburg, between Muddy Branch Rd and Great Seneca Hwy. Please send an email to learn more and schedule a time to meet!

Stone Mill Kids Playhouse

About Me: Welcome to Stone Mill Kids Playhouse, my home daycare and preschool in North Potomac, MD! I’m the owner and lead teacher and I have 35... years of child care and early education. Before opening my own daycare, I used to be a preschool teacher. I’m CPR and First-aid certified, as well as MAT trained (so if needed, I can administer medication to all the children attending my daycare). Curriculum: I use the Play-based teaching philosophy, allowing children to learn through play. My curriculum focuses on developing motor skills, reasoning, as wells as early literacy and language. In addition to English, I speak Hindi/Oriya and upon your request, I can expose your little one to this foreign language. I also have fun educational activities for my little students such as story and circle time, arts and crafts, etc. And if weather permits, we have outdoor play time! Program: My family child care and preschool program is open year-round between 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I offer full-time care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers (ages between 2 weeks to 5 years old), and can accommodate part-time care for children ages 2 to 5 years old. Drop-in care is also available for occasional needs. For school-age kids, up to 12 years old, I can offer before and after school care (my home is within walking distance of Stone Mill Elementary School and a few minutes’ drive away from Travilah Elementary School and Lakewood Elementary School). In the summer, I also run a fun summer camp program! Location: Stone Mill Kids Playhouse is in the Stonebridge neighborhood of North Potomac / Gaithersburg, MD (near Stone Mill Elementary). My child care program is right off Travilah Rd, just a few minutes away from route 28 (Darnestown Rd/W Montgomery Ave) and the I-270. Thank you for your interest in my daycare, please send an email or call to schedule a tour. I’m looking forward to meeting your family!

Muddy Branch Children's House

Dear parents, welcome to Muddy Branch Children's House, in Gaithersburg! As a mother of 3, I know that it is important to care for each child as if... they were my own. My goal is to build trust with parents so they feel comfortable, making my home daycare an extension of their family. I have 35 years of child care experience and I have helped raise over 100 children! I started my own daycare back in 1991 so that I could stay home while my kids were young. Since day one, my goal has been to provide the most loving, caring and comfortable daycare for your child. The children in my care engage in social and intellectual activities to stimulate their minds. Our family child care program is open from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. We offer full-time and parti-time child care for children as young as 8 weeks, as well as before and after school care for children up to 12 year old. We provide breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack, and I cook healthy food everyday using organic ingredients. Parents are also welcome to bring their own food. Muddy Branch Children's House in Gaithersburg, MD is licensed, and I have followed a number of classes including CPR, First Aid (American Heart Association Heartsaver), Emergency and Disaster, Language Development in Infants, Health, Safety and Nutrition, Medication Administration and more! My assistants are also CPR and First-Aid certified, ensuring the safest environment for your child. We are located between Muddy Branch and Green Park in Gaithersburg, MD (not far from Target at the intersection of I-270 and I-370). Please call or email to schedule a visit, we look forward to meeting you and your child!

KinderCare on Sioux Lane

OverviewWelcome to the Quince Orchard KinderCare in Gaithersburg Maryland. We are a family oriented center with strong connections to the community!... We would love for your child/children to join us for a fun-filled adventure in learning! The Quince Orchard KinderCare is a place where learning begins! We have an awesome curriculum beginning in our Infant classroom. For the Infants we begin laying the foundation of the children's learning. In each classroom to follow, your child/children will experience organized activities focusing on each developmental area. By the time your child/children approaches Kindergarten, they will be more than prepared for their transition into the public school system. Come let us be a part of your child's journey of learning! Teachers & StaffThe staff at the Quince Orchard KinderCare is committed to giving your children the quality learning experience that will help build the foundation for future learning. This center is very fortunate to have many staff members with us that have been with the company for over fifteen years. We are committed to making your experience here a great and memorable one! Health & SafetyIt is our goal to always strive to maintain a healthy and safe environment for your children. All staff members are CPR and First Aid certified and also many maintain the mandated State Medication Training. There is a keypad entry where only parents are given the code upon enrollment. This code is changed quarterly. To keep families in the loop with any illnesses that may be going on in the building, we are committed to communicating this information to all families. We have found that partnering together with parents to keep the health and safety of the children in the forefront of what we do has benefited the center as a whole.

Home Away From Home

Hi parents, welcome to Home Away From Home! There is no better place for your child to learn and grow. We are a licensed child care provider located... in North Potomac, offering a wonderful learning environment and individualized program to help your child reach their full potential. Our curriculum is designed to provide an environment where teachers support the nurturing and learning that the children want and need. Students are offered the opportunity to develop their natural curiosity and creativity and they can develop a lifelong love of learning. Learning concepts are brought to life in fun and imaginative ways, and enrichment programs are also available to expose children to the skills necessary to support their active lives, develop positive self-esteem and set the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. We stress the importance of a single, consistent caregiver for the majority of the day. This caregiver provides a written daily report for the parents. There is one caregiver for every 3 children in the infant and toddler room. Each room has a primary caregiver who performs the entire one on one range of care giving routines (feeding, changing, comforting, etc.) for that child, and with whom the child forms a bond of intimacy and reassurance. In the infant room, our experienced caregivers is carefully trained to help babies feel safe, loved and well cared-for. They understand the importance of talking to the children, making eye contact, singing silly songs, cuddling and the gentle guidance needed by the children through the use of positive discipline. In the toddler room, the environment is rich in materials which encourage exploration, active, and interactive play. Once young children develop a sense of trust, we help them become independent and self confident as they develop social, language and motor skills. Daily activities include story time, music, outdoor play as well as indoor play with age appropriate toys. Toddlers also do art activities each day using a variety of materials. Preschoolers are also introduced to activities such as sequencing and matching, story telling, process-writing to foster cognitive skills, social skill and language and art skills. Our learning centers encourage self-reliance and provide opportunities for children to develop their self confidence. Children also practice their decision making as they navigate from center to center. Children are encouraged to progress at their own pace according to their individual needs and abilities. We provide cribs, cots, sheets, blankets, morning and afternoon snacks, milk and juice. Diversity is an important part of our program and is emphasized in every room. We happily accept children of all races, nationalities and lifestyles. We will do our best to accommodate children with special needs. Thank you so much, we look forward to welcoming you and your child at Home Away From Home!

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