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Diapers To Crayons, Inc.

34 Grant Avenue, Islip, NY

Costimate: $200/wk

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Family Group orientated Daycare operating during the hours of 7am to 5pm. I am a 20 year retired NYPD Detective and has operating my Daycare for the past eight years. I renovated my barn into a childcare atmosphere, so I don't work out of my home. Diapers To Crayons encourages children to choose freely from a wide range of play and learning experiences, and in doing so, help them to recognize, understand and express their own emotions as well as to sympathize with the emotions of others. The variety of experiences include opportunities for creative self-expression through the media of dance, musical rhythms, and art; development of manipulative skills and motor coordination through puzzles, blocks, bikes and climbing equipment; The increase of knowledge through walking excursions that we often take to our local Islip bakery, Islip Library and the Town of Islip Playground also cooking and science activities; the development of concepts through exposure to materials which stimulate basic awareness; growth of language skills through stories, songs and dramatic play; and relaxation through water play and other quiet activities. The program we pursue is geared toward helping children develop habits of observation, questioning and listening. Children are treasured for their uniqueness and individuality and are encouraged in self-expression. My Program is child-centered and based upon the belief that play is the best way for children to learn. Our approach is individualized to meet each child's needs and interests. Diapers To Crayons is planned to stimulate imagination and creativity, socialization, and exploration and discovery, while challenging the use of the muscles important to developing bodies. Diapers To Crayons professional staff encourages exploration and growth in a well equipped environment that is stimulating, safe, consistent and nurturing. We Strive to enhance each child's natural curiosity and love of learning. Diapers To Crayons provides opportunities for each child to master tasks that are appropriate to his or her individual level of development. We are committed to working closely with parents toward the welfare of the whole family. Diapers To Crayons children are on a kindergarten reading and writing level. Parents are welcome to visit the school at any time. Both prior to enrolling their child and during the child's time at school.
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The Learning Experience - Ronkonkoma, NY

156 Ronkonkoma Ave, Ronkonkoma, NY

At The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education, we believe that caring for and educating children is a noble and enriching task. We are more than just a child care center. We pride ourselves on the love and respect we provide to each child and their family. We have more than 25 years of experience in providing children with the tools and the environment necessary to achieve their highest potential.

When you walk into our center, you get a sense of being amongst family. We consider our center to be your child's home away from home. At The Learning Experience children are given the support they need to grow socially, physically and emotionally (or LEARN, PLAY and GROW) in a safe and secure environment. High-tech security systems, an exceptional and proprietary curriculum, a well-equipped, clean and sanitary environment and state of the art center are just some of the ways The Learning Experience stands apart from the others. We are proud of our structured, yet fun environment that offers children a world of opportunity to gain confidence and knowledge, all while establishing a love for learning and giving parents peace of mind that their child is in good hands.

It is important to trust the people who are responsible for the care and education of your children. Each staff member is a loving and nurturing individual with exceptional credentials. Teachers and assistants must follow strict guidelines, meet all state certification requirements and are encouraged to participate in sponsored continuing education programs. Mandatory First Aid training and CPR courses are provided annually. Consistent evaluations by superiors and parents help maintain the center's high standard of excellence for its personnel.

We know that choosing a daycare for your child can be a difficult decision. Knowing that, we are here to help and to provide parents with peace of mind that their little one(s) are being cared for in a nurturing, warm and secure environment. Whether your child is an infant or preschooler, we offer the best in age-appropriate care and academic and enrichment programming. We encourage you to visit our center so that you can see first-hand you how we can make a positive difference in your child's life.
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What types of preschool can I find in Central Islip, NY?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Central Islip, NY. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Central Islip, NY for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Central Islip, NY?
When you begin looking for preschools in Central Islip, NY ask about the ratio of learning time to supervised play time so you can get a good sense of whether you believe your child's needs will be met. From there, ask about what a typical day consists of, what the safety protocols are and how discipline will be handled. Also, make sure to check directly with the preschool for information about their local licensing and credentials in Central Islip, NY.
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There are currently 22 preschools in Central Islip, NY on Care.com and you can filter these local results by distance from your zip code. From there, you can compare between preschool programs by traditional facility-based preschools and private, in-home preschools. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Central Islip, NY who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.