Best Play-based Daycares in Vienna VA

Play-based Daycares in Vienna VA

Hunter Mill Estates Children's House
About Me: Hi, Parents! Thank you for your interest in Hunter Mill Estates Children's House, my loving in-home child care and preschool program in Vienna, VA. I am the owner and director of this family child care program and I have 29 years of experience! I hold a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and I am CPR & First-aid certified. I run the program with my 2 assistants who have 13 years of combined child care experience. Curriculum: I believe that children can learn through play and thus, I follow a play-based educational approach. Kids will be surely engaged in fun learning activities to enhance their physical, cognitive and social-emotional skills. I also use elements of the Montessori and Waldorf teaching philosophies - emphasizing the role of imagination in early education and artistic development of my little students. I offer a rich early learning program for infants and toddlers that provides developmentally appropriate experiences to promote the healthy growth and well-being of each child. Program: My daycare is open year-round from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm, from Monday through Friday. I offer various options to accommodate your families' needs: I can provide full-time and part-time child care for infants as young as 4 weeks, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 12 years old. I offer a peanut-free child care environment and serve nutritionally balanced meals to all the children in my care (breakfast, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snacks are included in the tuition). Location: Hunter Mill Estates Children's House is in the beautiful Hunter Mill Estates neighborhood of Vienna VA (in Wolf Trap, at the border with Reston). My daycare is conveniently located for your commute to work since we are just a few minutes away from Dulles Access Rd (route 267), Fairfax County Pkwy (route 286) and Leesburg Pike (route 7). Thanks for reading my profile, please contact us to schedule a tour. I look forward to meeting your family!
Colvins Glen Educational Playhouse
About Us Welcome to Colvins Glen Educational Playhouse, my educational daycare and preschool in Vienna, VA! My child care program is located in a beautiful, bright and large home the Covins Glen neighborhood of Vienna, right off Leesburg Pike (route 7) and Hunter Mill Rd (route 674). Your commute to work will be convenient since our facility has easy access to the Dulles Access Rd (route 267) and Fairfax County Pkwy (route 286). I’m the owner and lead teacher and I have 15 years of experience in providing quality care and early childhood education. I’m a mother of 2 myself, and I hold a Master’s degree in Accounting. I run the program with my 2 assistants who have 9 years of combined experience. We are CPR and First-aid certified, so you can be assured that your child is in good hands at all times! Philosophy & Curriculum We understand how difficult it is for parents to leave their precious ones whenever they have to go to work, that is why we give every child the personal care and attention they deserve and we strive to make them feel at home in a safe and nurturing environment. Our curriculum is designed to develop each child’s physical, socio-emotional and intellectual skills. We also use positive reinforcement to foster discipline and we teach our little students to be kind. Our home-based daycare and preschool program follows the Play-based teaching philosophy. We allow our students to learn through play and exploration; we prepare fun and educational activities for them to learn and grow. We have many age-appropriate activities included in their daily schedules such as arts & crafts, singing and music, dancing, painting, coloring, free play, and various fun, creative, educational projects! Our Program We are open from 7:00 to and 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We provide full-time care for infants as young as 6 weeks, as well as toddlers and preschoolers up to 5 years old and part-time care for children between the age of 2 and 5 years old. We also offer before and after school care for older kids, up to 12 years old (our facility is not far from Forest Edge Elementary School, Aldrin Elementary School, Colvin Run Elementary School and Forestville Elementary School). We are part of the USDA food program and follow the state FDA food program. We serve balanced and home-made nutritious meals to all children in our care (breakfast, lunch and snacks are all included in the tuition) and due to possible allergies, we run peanut and tree-nut free environment.
Isaac Newton Square KinderCare
OverviewKinderCare Isaac Newton Square encompasses all that a quality early childhood program should be - a stimulating environment, a creative and professional staff, with parents that are warm, supportive and interested in their children’s development. Teachers & StaffWelcome! Get to know us, here is a list of our Issac Newton Staff. Health & SafetyAt KinderCare Isaac Newton Square we ensure children’s health and safety comes first. We understand that a well trained, stable staff that cares deeply about children is central to a quality program. The staff is selected based on their professionalism, skills, training and ability to work with children. A background check and fingerprinting are completed before an individual is eligible to work at our center. In addition to employing qualified teachers, KinderCare Isaac Newton Square strictly follows Virginia state licensing teacher-to-child ratios. This allows us to give children the attention, focus and nurturing care they need. Cleanliness at KinderCare Isaac Newton Square is a priority, and you’ll notice when you tour our center that it is extremely clean to minimize health and safety concerns. Toys, surfaces and children’s environment are disinfected daily and as needed by the teaching staff. Our center is cleaned by a custodial service at the end of each day so you can rest assured that floors are vacuumed and mopped, and bathrooms, drinking fountains and sinks are sanitized each evening. Teachers and staff also conduct daily safety checks of both indoor and outdoor play areas for children and monthly fire drills.

Recent Reviews in Vienna VA

Jefferson Bilingual French Playhouse

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Vienna KinderCare

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Other Play-based Daycares Near Vienna VA

Soapstone KinderCare

OverviewWelcome to KinderCare Learning Center on Soapstone Drive in... Reston. Everything in our center is designed for learning. We focus on enrichment through social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. Our staff of dedicated teachers are committed to being an integral part of your child’s life and an extended part of your family. We would love to have you visit us and see the happy, engaged children in our classrooms and to meet you and the special child in your life.   Teachers & StaffThe teachers and staff at KinderCare Soapstone take pride in nurturing and educating our children. The vast majority of our teaching staff have their Child Development Associates Credential, Associate's Degrees, and/or Bachelor's Degrees. Many of these higher education degrees are in the Early Childhood Education field. Our goal is to have everyone obtain one of these degrees by the end of 2016. We want to ensure that every child in our care leaves happy and excited about the day that they have had. We want every child to be excited to return tomorrow! Health & SafetyYour child's saftey and well being are our top priorities! We offer the following security measures- A key pad entry system in order to gain access to our center. Fenced-in playground for all ages to enjoy. Monthly fire and disaster drills We also have our Heath and Saftey Coordinator on staff whose primary responsibility is to ensure that all staff and children are safe and healthy each day. Our Health and Saftey Coordiantor also performs monthly safety observations to ensure that all potential concerns are caught ahead of time and handled properly. Teacher recieve monthly training, in which we focus on a unique health and safety topic each month. All teachers are First Aid and CPR Certified. We have 4 staff memebers onsite certified to distrubite medication to children.

McLean Preschool

McLean Preschool is a bright and joyful space. Our teachers are... caring, experienced professionals who love their job and their students. Each child is given an opportunity to grow socially and academically in a structured play based environment. McLean Preschool is a state licensed facility that provides developmental programs for children from 2 1/2 to 5 years old. We stress rich learning experiences that stimulate children intellectually and give them an opportunity to master skills while having fun. Children participate at their own level, during both structured activities and free playtime. Our teachers are qualified professionals who are required to receive annual training in child development and health and safety issues, including CPR and first aid certification. However, we select our staff not only for their early childhood education skills, but also for their ability to interact lovingly with children. Curriculum Programs at McLean Preschool are geared to meet the physical, social, emotional and educational needs of each child at his or her own level of readiness and individual development. Learning programs include: - Pre-reading and Pre-math skills - Science and problem solving skills - Self-help and personal hygiene - Fitness through climbing, tumbling and movement - Activities in music, rhythm, movement, and games - Arts and crafts including painting, coloring and cutting - Story time, circle time and dramatic play - Field trips and special programs A healthy snack is served daily, and our fenced-in playground allows children to enjoy outdoor play. Schedule (Hours & Fees) We are open from September through May. All classes start at 9 am and end at 12 noon. Fees vary according to the child's age and number of days attending. The following classes are available: - 2 1/2 year olds: Tuesday & Thursday - 3 year olds: Tuesday & Thursday (small class) or Monday, Wednesday & Friday class - 4 year olds: Mon, Wed, Fri (small class) or the Pre-K Monday through Friday class Teacher to child ratio varies from 1:5 in our young and small classes to 1:8 in our older classes

Samina's Little Jewels

My name is Samina, and I have built my child care to reflect my... fifteen years of professional experience and passionate interest in the business, as well as twenty+ years of experience of raising my own three lovely children. Early development is fundamental to the growth of your child. My tactics teach my children academic and social behaviors, and my aim is to nurture them through both physical and mental growth. My curriculum is play-based, and daily preschool activities include reading and writing skills, recognition and conceptual understanding of numbers and language, learning shapes, colors, and nursery rhymes. Children learn through singing, dancing, toys, books, and repetitive oral exercises. My curriculum prepares children with a head start to succeed in kindergarten. I give them opportunities to be active. Your children are kept engaged and happy with our fun, all-encompassing developmental activities. This is a place where they Learn. Share. Laugh. Grow. Where education care and play go hand in hand. My daughter assists me as a part-time assistant. She has a bachelor's degree in Science, and she helps entertain the kids and manage their activities with creative new ideas. I try to keep a small group to provide quality care and individual attention. This home child care is located in a beautiful, safe neighborhood, close to Tyson's corner at Jarret Valley Dr. My health and safety policies are designed strictly with your child's well-being in mind. My facility's hygiene is of prime importance. My childcare facility is on a ground floor, with plenty of healthy sunlight from large windows. It is equipped with a large, safe outdoor playing area. Furniture is soft, clean, and cushioned to be safe for children. My facility is designed like home to feel like home. This is a pet and smoke-free environment. +CERTIFICATIONS+ * Fairfax County licensed childcare provider. * CPR certified. * First Aid certified. * CPS and background checks clear and up to date. * 16 credit-hours of childcare development training every year. * 17 years of professional childcare service and experience. * Staff TB tested every two years. * USDA food program. DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION+ * Monday - Friday. * 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (extended care is available at extra cost) * Weekend and holiday care available on request. * Drop in care $12 per hour. * Excellent references are available upon request.

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