Best Play-based Daycares in Laurel MD

Play-based Daycares in Laurel MD

Saddle Creek Kids Playhouse
About Me: Welcome to Saddle Creek Kids Playhouse, my family child care program in Burtonsville, MD! I’m the owner and main caregiver of this home daycare and I have over 5 years of child care experience. I’m CPR and First-aid certified, as well as MAT trained (so I can administer medication to children). I am also a mother myself and I understand parents' challenges in looking for quality, safe and affordable daycare. Curriculum: I believe that children learn and develop their skills through play – and hence, I follow the Play-based teaching philosophy. My program offers a home-like environment where children feel safe and loved. Your kids will surely enjoy all activities in store for them such as outdoor play (twice a day and if weather permits), music time, coloring, learning the alphabet, sports and baking (every Friday). Program: My daycare is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. My program offers options to accommodate the needs of working families. I can provide full-time care for children as young as 6 weeks up to 5 years old and part-time care for toddlers through preschoolers. Drop-in care is also available for your occasional needs. My daycare also provides morning and afternoon snacks to all children in my care (included in the tuition!). Location: Saddle Creek Kids Playhouse is located in Burtonsville MD, in the Saddle Creek neighborhood (near McKnew Local Park). My home is located a few minutes away from Sandy Spring Rd (route 198), Columbia Pike (US-29), and the I-95. Please send or call to book a tour, I look forward to serving your family!

Recent Reviews in Laurel MD

Colesville Estates Children's Place

"We loved the caregiver and the daycare. They took great care of both of our kids. The owner goes above and beyond. She creates a great atmosphere for the kids and they always loved going. Always new"

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Cherry Hill Children's House

"My little girl enjoys attending this preschool. She feels right at home. It's a warm/inviting atmosphere."

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Laurel MD

Emmanuel United Methodist Preschool

Emmanuel Methodist Preschool is a Christian school that has been... serving Howard County since 1978. Emmanuel was the first preschool to be accredited by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) in 2009 in Howard County. Our stability and longevity is a result of a dynamic, age-appropriate child-centered program, active parent involvement, and dedicated, experienced staff. Our Mission: We provide a safe, nurturing, fun loving environment in which children will learn and grow. We promote Christian values, such as sharing, honesty, compassion, fairness, caring, cooperation, respect, and tolerance. We provide an active, challenging hands-on curriculum that allow the children to explore and discover the world around them. Our Philosophy: Our goal is to provide an exceptional early childhood experience while preparing them for a successful transition into kindergarten. We do this by providing developmentally age-appropriate, hands-on activities and programs which foster emotional, social, physical, and spiritual development. We also provide a safe and happy atmosphere where each child is recognized as an individual person of infinite worth. We help build self-esteem and create a nurturing atmosphere where children can learn and socialize with their peers as they grow at their own pace. We encourage each child to think, reason, question, discover, and practice newly emerging skills, and we help develop language skills, such as listening, speaking, writing, and reading readiness. Curriculum: The curriculum is hands-on and allows the children to explore and discover the world around them. Our MSDE approved and researched-based curriculum incorporates whole and small group, as well as individual instruction in core areas: Social and Personal Development, Language and Literacy, Mathematical Thinking, Scientific Thinking, Social Studies, Art, and Physical Development. Enrichment: Each child participates in extra-curricular activities designed by specialized teachers to offer additional experience in art, music, physical education and storytelling, which fall outside of the normal realm of our school curriculum. Field Trips: Field trips are integrated into the curriculum and provide new experiences. We increase motivation for learning through environmental education programs, visits to nature centers, parks, visiting musicians and storytellers. Chapel: The teaching of Christian values and practices are a valuable part of our program. The children gather monthly for engaging and meaningful age-appropriate Bible based lessons and activities that include storytelling, songs, drama, crafts, movement and prayer.

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