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Pleasant Time Learning Center LLC

65 Putnam St, Winthrop, MA

Starting at $72.50/day

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Pleasant Times Learning Center is a licensed child care provider in Winthrop, MA, and has been servicing the community since 1993. We provide quality child care for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

Our program is unlike any other. Our philosophy is to create an environment that encourages children to explore themselves and the world around them. We help each child reach developmental milestones through hands on activities, planned curriculum (reading, writing, math, science, etc.), and outside play. It's not about the final product that the child creates, we believe it's about the process the child takes to get there! Our children have so much fun each day they don't even realize they're learning!

The staff at Pleasant Times is absolutely one of a kind! We have staff members that have been with the program for 20+ years! Each staff member undergoes professional training's in order to make sure the concepts of child development are understood. We use this training to create an environment that's exciting and inviting, while provoking curiosity in each child.

Pleasant Times uses an app that can be downloaded to any smart phone. Once logged in, you can follow your child's day, send messages, and even see pictures! This is a great way to stay connected to your child as well as the staff and director.

We currently have limited spots available in our infant, toddler and preschool classrooms. Give us a call today at 617-846-5813 to set up a tour. We look forward to meeting you!
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Reviewed by Corinne 5/5 stars
My daughters, 4 & 2, have been attending since they were infants and LOVE coming here. The owner Andrea and the staff are amazing. I have always felt good knowing that my children are with such caring, educated people while I'm working. Not to mention the girls have learned so much with them! I cannot recommend this facility more!
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Tartts Day Care Centers

56 Wareham St., Boston, MA

Costimate: $205/wk

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A family-run enterprise since 1946, Tartt's is an industry leader, recognized for our enriching programs, exemplary facilities and accomplished staff. Our philosophy is straightforward: we place the experiences of children and families at the center of our business.

Tartt's remains in demand without having to advertise. Our extensive alumni base, in addition to enthusiastic referrals and testimonials make child care openings at Tartt's among the most sought after in Boston.

Our programs have been designed to promote whole-child development. Activities focus on developing social interaction skills, cooperation with others, recognition of self and others, and language development. Languages taught at Tartts include: English, Spanish, and American Sign Language.

At Tartt's we understand that you are looking for caregivers that are happy, engaged and love children. You are looking for a clean well-managed facility and ultimately you are looking for your child to have a safe, nurturing educational experience.

Infants and toddlers will have daily opportunities to explore their sensory environment. Educators will introduce children to different sights, sounds, textures and sensations. Books, sensory tables, songs and smiles will fill your child's day.

Preschoolers at Tartt's will explore Language Arts, Math, Science and Technology.

All Tartt's Centers have Music programs provided by Roman Music Therapy and Dance provided by Urbanity Dance Company.

Locations:
TARTTs SoWa
477 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
Infants & Toddlers to age 2 years

TARTTs South End
495 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
617-426-4300
Toddlers & Preschool to age 4 years

TARTTs at The Factory
56 Wareham St.
Boston, MA 02118
857-214-4500
Infants, Toddlers & Preschool to age 4 years
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Reviewed by Minnie K 5/5 stars
We love Tartts and were sad to leave. The teachers and staff were great--they were so caring and loving towards my son. He started at Tartts at 3.5 months old and the teachers were so helpful in getting him adjusted to daycare and even with starting on a bottle. They made me feel comfortable when coming back to work and were great at communicating with us where needed. We eventually had to leave because the location/commute was inconvenient, but both we and the teachers were sad when we parted. Thanks to Wanda, Ken and the teachers at Tartts!

Children's Playhouse Daycare Inc.

46 Bucknam Street., Everett, MA

Starting at $385/wk

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Children's Playhouse Daycare, Inc. is a warm, family oriented childcare center with a professional atmosphere.

We have two locations. Our Infant/Toddler location is located right next to our preschool location.
Both locations include all meals. Breakfast, Lunch and afternoon Snack are served daily. Our cook serves fun and nutritious meals that is over seen by the USDA. We also provide 3 different top brands of formula and baby foods.

Our Teachers are committed to their classrooms and really enjoy working with children.

Children's Playhouse Daycare employs Early Education and Care certified educators who consistently meet the following job responsibilities which are not limited to but include:

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Stimulates emotional, intellectual, and social growth of children by developing and directing educational programs and activities tailored to assigned class.

* Provides safe environment by maintaining orderly, clean, and appealing facilities; removing known safety hazards.

* Encourages children's participation by providing interactive activities.

* Informs staff and parents of curriculum by preparing and submitting lesson plans; posting schedules and curriculum.

* Keeps parents informed by posting parent information in the classroom; maintaining and sharing records of child's progress, attendance, and behavior.

* Encourages development of children's self-control by utilizing classroom management and modeling techniques.

* Encourages consistency of service by maintaining communications with parents and staff.

* Protects families by keeping personal information confidential.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; Maintaining the 20 hours per year as mandated by EEC.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

All educators have their EEC Teaching Certificate.

Call or email us for the Infant Center and speak to Director Michelle, or for the Preschool Center and speak to Director Jennifer for more information about our programs and availability.

We look forward to hearing from you!
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Ellen Moore's Child Care

12 Worthington Street, Roxbury Crossing, MA

Starting at $100/day

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My program is a small, mixed-age group, and we all become very attached to each other--it really is very much like a family. I am located in Boston, close to the Longwood Medical Area. I have a well-equipped home with three levels of interesting space and a small backyard. We also have a wagon-for-six for trips around the neighborhood, and a minivan filled with car seats (and with a triple stroller folded up in back) for field trips to the zoo, the science museum, and other cool places around Boston. The mixed-age grouping contributes to a cooperative rather than a competitive environment--it's the norm to have a different skill level, since children are different ages, and your friends will just naturally offer to help if you don't know how to do something.

The curriculum is child-centered and play-based, by which I mean that I guide activities mostly by preparing the environment and selecting the playthings. Then I let the children engage in play and discovery. I'm here to model appropriate behavior, set limits, read books, add or subtract materials, keep everybody clean, fed, safe, and loved, and generally keep things moving smoothly. We have a wonderful time!

I have three major goals for the children in my group: positive self-concept, social skills, and language skills. If you are confident and excited about your world and your ideas, know how to make and keep friends, and communicate well, you are well on your way to academic and personal success.

I am licensed for six children, but prefer to have a group of four or five per day, depending on the ages of the children. I sometimes do have six children, when alumni come to visit or when I simply can't work out the schedule any other way. Children typically start the program at age one and continue until age four or five.

I try to provide everything so that parents don't have to pack a huge bag each day. Food, diapers, and field trip expenses are all included in the daily rate--there are no extra charges. I serve a ovo-lacto vegetarian menu. There are lots of pets--turtle, geckos, fish--which provide a wonderful anchor for the science curriculum, since they all need different food and different environments. We also do things like hatching chicken eggs, planting seeds, making collections of pine cones and other natural objects. A dog and two cats live in the house, and petting and playing with them contribute a lot of comfort and interest.
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How much does it cost in 2021 to hire a child care provider in Boston, MA?
Hiring someone on Care.com to provide child care services will cost an average of $17.75 per hour as of November 2021. This rate may vary depending on the experience each child care provider has, how many kids you will need them to watch, the age of your children, and whether you need part-time or full-time child care.
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You want to find a child care provider that will get along with your kids, but also follows many of the same parenting ideas you have. Structure your questions around how your kids behave in certain situations and what the provider thinks is the best action to take. And because there are plenty of activities to do in Boston, you should ask questions about the fun things each child care provider would do to keep your kids happy and entertained. Finally, ask each provider about their past child care experience, references from other families in Boston and if they are certified in first aid and CPR.
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