Play-based Daycares in Silver Spring MD

Play-based Daycares in Silver Spring MD

Fran's Kids Playhouse
Fran's Kids Playhouse is a licensed home daycare and preschool in Silver Spring, MD. They offer high-quality child care and early education in a safe, comfortable, and happy environment. The facility is located near the Wilton Oaks neighborhood, right off Hathaway Dr. Your morning and evening commute will be convenient since the daycare has easy access to Layhill Rd (route 182) and Georgia Ave (route 97). Message From The Owner Hi parents! I'm the owner and main caregiver at Fran's Kids Playhouse, and I love working with kids! I always maintain a good relationship with parents and do my best to accommodate their needs and concerns. One of my top priorities is to give parents peace of mind. I have 30 years of child care and early childhood education experience. I hold a Child Development Associate's degree as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science. I’m also a CPR and First-aid certified, so you can be sure that your little one is safe and secure at all times. Curriculum Information I believe that learning should be fun, which is why I follow the Play-based learning approach. I observe my young students to see how they play, as it says a lot about how I could approach each one of them and their unique learning style. I follow well-crafted lesson plans that include indoor and outdoor activities, art projects, music, reading, free play, etc. In addition to English, I speak Farsi and Persian fluently and upon your request, I can teach your child these foreign languages (my daycare is not a bilingual program though). Program Details & Hours Fran's Kids Playhouse is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm (we're open year-round, including in the summer). I provide full-time and part-time care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers between the age of 3 months and 5 years old, including children with special needs. I participate in the USDA Food Program and I serve nutritious morning and afternoon snacks to all children in my care (I can also provide lunch with an additional fee). Health and safety is very important to me and children never get sick in my care. I have high standards when it comes to cleanliness, washing hands, etc. Thank you for reading my profile! Please send a message and book a tour through CareLuLu to get your registration fee waived (usually $60!)
Gayfields Kids Playhouse
Gayfields Kids Playhouse is a home-based daycare and preschool in Silver Spring, MD. The program is run by a mother of 2 with 5 years of professional child care experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science. She's also CPR & First-aid certified, as well as MAT trained so if needed, she can administer medication to children in her care. The daycare offers full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 9 months, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old, including children with special needs. The curriculum and activities are tailored to children based on their age and developmental stage, play-based for babies, and Creative Curriculum for toddlers and preschoolers. In addition to English, the provider also speaks Amharic and can expose your child to this foreign language if you’d like (however, please note that this is not a bilingual child care program). She also offers before and after school care for school-age kids, up to 12 years old. Snacks with milk and juice are served to all attending kids (they are already included in the tuition.) Gayfields Kids Playhouse is open year-round between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The facility is in the Gayfields neighborhood of Silver Spring, right off Layhill Rd (route 182), near MD State Route 200, Norbeck Rd and Layhill Local Park. Please call or send a message through CareLuLu to schedule a visit!
English Manor Educational Childcare
Hi parents, welcome to English Manor Educational Childcare, my family child care and preschool program in Rockville, MD. I’m the owner and lead teacher, and I have 13 years of child care and early education experience. I’m a mother myself, and I am CPR and first-aid certified. I provide child care and early education for infants as young as 2 weeks, and for toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old. My daycare hours are from 6:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Please keep in mind hours of operation are firm. I offer both full-time and part-time daycare options, and have a play-based preschool program for preschoolers. I take pride in having a wonderful child care space with a kitchen, play area, many arts and crafts as well as a spare guest room with cots for naps and changing tables. I also have a dog, a lovely and very friendly Golden Retriever! Lunch and snacks are included in the tuition for the children in my care. I also offer before school care for kindergarteners and 1st graders (the assigned elementary school is Lucy V Barnsley Elementary School, and we’re also very close to the Brookhaven Elementary School and Parkland Magnet Middle School.) English Manor Educational Childcare is in the English Manor neighborhood of Rockville, within walking distance of the English Manor Neighborhood Park. My home daycare is near Home Depot and the Northgate Plaza at Georgia Ave and Connecticut Ave in the Aspen Hill area of Rockville. Please call or send a message to schedule a visit, I look forward to meeting your family!

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Silver Spring MD

Rock Creek Manor Playhouse

Rock Creek Manor Playhouse in Rockville is a home-based child care and preschool program located in the Rock Creek Manor / Rock Creek Village... neighborhood (near Aspen Hill Park and Aspon Knolls). The daycare is right next to Rock Creek Valley Elementary School, a few minutes away from Veirs Mill Rd (route 586) and Georgia Ave (route 97). Philosophy Our home daycare is dedicated to establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and high-quality learning environment for the children under our care. We work to develop caring, respectful and responsive relationships with children from infancy through preschool by partnering with families to support their child’s growth and development. Curriculum We follow the Play-based learning philosophy and use an age-appropriate and developmentally-appropriate curriculum. We encourage children to express themselves through playing, music, arts & crafts, etc. Our curriculum is also designed to help each child to build their confidence and social skills. In addition to English, we can teach our young students the Amharic language and the American sign language. About Us I’m the owner and main caregiver and I run the daycare with my full-time assistant. We’re both moms with CPR & First-aid certifications, and can administer over-the-counter and prescription medication since we’re M.A.T trained. After raising my two wonderful children, I decided to open my own daycare in order to work with children because I love kids and take pleasure in working with children. This has been a long-term dream of mine. In addition to my child care credentials, I also hold an Associate’s degree in Education. I am a well-trained child care professional, with more than 250 hours of training and a Maryland credential level 4. Program We accept children between the age of 3 months and 5 years old. We provide personalized and professional care for every child in my family child care program. My facility has an excellent set up that is designed to provide age-appropriate play, eating, and sleeping areas. We’re open year-round from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Our program offers various flexible options to accommodate your child care needs. We provide full-time and part-time care, as well as drop-in care for any occasional needs. Children attending our program are served with snacks (already included in the tuition). Before and after school care are also available for school-age kids, up to 8 years old (we’re just within walking distance from Rock Creek Valley Elementary School). Please contact us through CareLuLu to schedule a visit. We’re looking forward to meeting your family!

Colesville Estates Children's Place

About Us Welcome to Colesville Estates Children's Place, our home-based daycare in Silver Spring, MD. I’m the owner and main caregiver and I have 19... years of experience in providing nurturing and loving child care. I run my family child care program with my assistant who has 5 years of experience. We are both CPR & First-aid certified and we are mothers ourselves, so you can be sure that your little one will be treated as if they are own. In addition to my child care credentials, I hold an Associate's Degree in Arts. Curriculum We follow Maryland’s Child Development Curriculum and use the Play-based learning approach, allowing our little students to learn through play. This approach has been proven as an effective way of developing children’s valuable skills and self-confidence. We have fun extra-curricular activities in store such Arts & Crafts, Music, Cooking, Story Time and much more! During our outdoor playtime, I bring children out to our playground (weather permitting, of course). In addition to English, we also teach American Sign Language and can expose your child to the Bengali language upon your request. Program Our daycare is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. We provide full-time and part-time care for infants as young as 6 weeks, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old, including children with special needs. Before and after school care are also available for older kids, up to 12 years old (our facility is close to William Tyler Page Elementary, Cannon Elementary School, Westover Elementary School, and Jackson Road Elementary School). All children attending our program are served with 2 snacks per day, all included in the tuition! Location Colesville Estates Children's Place is located in the Colesville Estates neighborhood of Silver Spring, MD (between Fairland and Colesville). Our home is off Fairland Rd and E Randolph Rd, just a few minutes away from these major access roads: New Hampshire Ave (route 650), Columbia Pike (US-29), and the Intercounty Connector (route 200). Please call or send an email through CareLuLu to schedule a visit and get your registration fee waived!

Georgian Forest Day School

About Me: Dear Parents, welcome to Georgian Forest Day School, my family child care and preschool program in Silver Spring, MD! I’m the owner and... lead teacher and I have 12 years of experience in child care and early education. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and I’m CPR and First-aid certified. I’m also MAT trained, so I can administer medication to the children in my care. I’m Australian American, but I've also lived in Japan for six years and thus speak Japanese. At your request, I can therefore teach your child a little bit of Japanese (for instance, I know nursery rhymes and lullabies in Japanese that I'll be happy to sing :) I'm also Bangladeshi and speak fluent Bengali. This is a great opportunity for your little one to be exposed to foreign languages and to become multilingual! Although I've lived in four countries in the last 2 decades (Australia, Japan, Bangladesh and the US), my passion for children and the early education field has never dwindled. I still vividly remember my interactions with Japanese children while serving as a foreign instructor in a Japanese school. This career has given me the opportunity to look after my three boys (who are now pursuing degrees in medical school and computer sciences.) When my own children started school in Australia, they did not have any problem adjusting because they were already equipped with all the skills needed for socialization and learning. I want to help get your child ready the same way! Philosophy: Each child is unique in their own way and so, I am dedicated to developing each child’s individuality. My goal at Georgian Forest Day School is to help your child to become independent, gain confidence, feel safe while they explore new things and always feel excited about learning. Children grow at their own developmental pace and each child comes from a family that have their own beliefs and values. As a caregiver and early educator, I believe it is my responsibility to understand the child as a whole and tailor my approach to the child’s needs. My goal is to promote the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of each child. I also believe that play should be the base of learning and countless studies have proven that children learn through play. My family child care program therefore uses the play-based approach – allowing kids to be kids -- which also helps children develop their cognitive and socio-emotional skills. Program: My home daycare and preschool is open year-round from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. I have several options to choose from to accommodate your family child care needs: I provide full-time and part-time daycare, as well as drop-in care for children between 6 weeks to 5 years old, including children with special needs. I’m part of the USDA Food program and I serve 3 meals a day to all attending kids (breakfast, lunch, and snacks are already included in the tuition). For older kids up to 12 years old, I can offer before and after school care (I’m within walking distance from Georgian Forest Elementary School and a few minutes away from Bel Pre Elementary School). Location: Georgian Forest Day School is located in the Georgian Forest neighborhood of Silver Spring, MD (near Georgian Forest Elementary School and Georgian Forest Local Park). My child care facility is conveniently located for your morning and evening commute since I'm right off Georgia Ave between Wheaton-Glenmont and Aspen Hill, Md. Thank you for taking the time to reading my profile, please call or send me an email to schedule a tour. I’d love to meet you and your little one!

William Tyler Page Daycare

I am the owner/operator of William Tyler Page Daycare, located near the William Tyler Page Elementary School in Silver Spring. Our home-based child... care program is open year-round from 7am to 6pm, Monday through Friday. Our main goal is to foster independence and healthy development. We tailor our services to each child and respond to their individual needs. Play is used as a means for children to explore their environment. The first year of the child’s life is very precious and significant. We not only want to be present but also meet every need during each stage of their development. Our goal is to ensure that all children have a great day where they are learning and playing, while making new friends. Learning is best accomplished in a place where children are emotionally secure, physically safe, and fun! Our program has been approved by the MSDE. We are looking forward to promoting appropriate development and strongly preparing children for the next stage of their academic life. Activities include: • Arts and Crafts • Science/Math • Music and Movement • Dramatics, Cooking • Small Group Activities • Story Time • Indoor/Outdoor Play • Manipulative Activities We also have many teacher directed activities such as singing, stories, movement and other outdoor activities as another part of our curriculum. Food Program I am a member of a state funded nutrition program. The children will be served breakfast, lunch and a nutritional snack. We will have a nutrition education program so children can learn about making correct food choices at an early age. Staff We are a professionally trained staff with First Aid and CPR certifications. Our staff undergoes ongoing training in addition to my own 12 years of experience working at St. Camillius Catholic School, and 4 years of experience as a home-based child care provider. Full and part-time childcare is offered in addition to caring for children with special needs. Certifications: - Fully Licensed by the State of Maryland - SIDS Training - American Heart Association, First Aid and CPR Certified - 90 hour Early Childhood Education Course completed - Ongoing annual training - Caring for children with Special Needs - Food safety and Sanitation - Health, Safety, and Nutrition - Supporting Breastfeeding in Childcare - Emergency preparedness Certification Facilities - Fenced play area - Library - Play room - Nap area - Multi-purpose room This home daycare is a peanut/tree-nut free, smoke free and pet free environment.

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