Play-based Daycares in Takoma Park MD

Play-based Daycares in Takoma Park MD

Kids After Hours at Rosemary Hills
Kids After Hours has been providing school aged children with quality childcare and summer camp programs since 1989. Founded with 22 children by Bob and Tammy Sickels in Burtonsville, MD, Kids After Hours has grown to provide care for hundreds of families throughout Montgomery County over the last 20 years. We pride ourselves in providing a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children. Activities at Kid After Hours are planned to develop children's creative expression and provide opportunities for socialization. The kids at Kids After Hours gain confidence and independence in a friendly, safe environment. Many of them come full circle beginning in our program as kids and returning to us a grown, experienced staff members ready to impart the Kids After Hours spirit to others. Through planned growth over the past two decades, Kids After Hours has developed its infrastructure and its Main Office. This allows Directors to be 100\\% dedicated to your children and the development of their curriculum. Our Center Directors are involved from planning fun activities to taking part in them with the kids each and every day all the while evaluating the fun level and making things even more fun! Our staff's energy and creativity makes Kids After Hours a truly special and unique place for kids to come and have fun. Kids After Hours brings over 22 years of experience in childcare, developing programs, and activities designed to help keep your children engaged, interested, and having fun. We're also very proud of what it says about our programs, that so many of our former campers and before and after hours kids eventually return to us as staff members.

Recent Reviews in Takoma Park MD

Little Buddies Family DayCare

"Where to begin! My husband and I have been so pleased with the childcare experience our son has received. He’s just a year old and visibly loves being here every day. He’s learned so much in just a"

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Circle Time Child Care

"Review for Circle Time in Wheaton; we have had our daughter in the program for over a month now and have nothing but great things to say about Circle Time. Gigi and the staff are amazing. our..."

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Takoma Park MD

Safe Haven Child Care

Aurelia Moore is the Sole Proprietor of Safe Haven Child Care, a licensed Family Child Care facility. Safe Haven Day Care is located in Mount... Rainier, MD., near the West Hyattsville and Brookland Metro Stations and accessible to the F1 Cheverly/Takoma and R4 Highview/Brookland Metro Bus lines. Mrs. Moore cares for children beginning at 6 weeks old. Mrs. Moore has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Care and is a certified Medication Technician. Mrs. Moore received Americans with Disabilities Act Training and accepts children with special needs. She utilizes the ASQ-3, Ages and Stages Questionnaire a developmental monitoring system to assess development and she supports breastfeeding, providing a comfortable private space for mothers and their babies. Her Child Care environment is clean, spacious, sunny, literacy-rich and fully equipped with supplies that give children the opportunity to explore, make choices and develop and maintain positive social interactions. The Creative Curriculum is utilized at Safe Haven. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is an award-winning research-based curriculum. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool features exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills. The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is based on 38 objectives for development and learning. These objectives are fully aligned with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and state early learning standards and integrated into each and every one of the comprehensive collection of resources that makes up the curriculum. Educators can be confident that they are meeting important early learning standards every day, even while bringing their own creativity and expertise into daily planning. What’s more, the curriculum also offers daily opportunities to individualize instruction by helping teachers meet the needs of every learner, with a particular focus on English language development. In addition to the Creative Curriculum, Mrs. Moore considers the children's inquiries as an extension to the curriculum to ensure that the children comprehend what they are taught. Mrs. Moore provides a literacy-rich environment that includes field trips to the local library for Story Time and the children are provided with the opportunity to apply for a Library Card and browse and check out a book of their choice. Mrs. Moore is sensitive to the fact that children are active, therefore outdoor activities are a daily event when weather permits if only for a few minutes. These activities include neighborhood strolls and visits to the local parks to allow children to develop gross motor skills. Mrs. Moore has an extensive portfolio and references that she shares during interviews and is highly recommended by parents and local school officials.

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