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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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Diapers To Crayons, Inc

34 Grant Avenue, Islip, NY

Starting at $35/day

Sharing is Caring and Learning is fun!
Diapers To Crayons, Inc. in Islip, NY has been in business since 2004. Founded by Retired NYPD Detective Violet Clarke who is dedicated to providing the best in early educational services for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 4 years. We also provide before/after care for Islip School District (Wings & Sherwood). During the summer months our programs include field trips, beginner sports, everyday pool activities and arts & crafts. Everyone on our staff has been trained in CPR and First Aid. Every member of our team has been photographed and fingerprinted by the State of NY. We accommodate busy parents by offering flexible hours and on-site meals. Diapers to Crayons focus on applying core learning principles by utilizing our letters of the week, Circle Time stories, finger-painting, puppet stories and working with our Calendar of events. We have a large indoor play area where we provide many areas of fun, whether it's playing in the toy kitchen, Lego Table or Train area or just in our open floor area.
Our 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. Our program is based on the belief that play is the best way for children to learn. There is never enough T-L-C in each child's life. We pick up during the day where you left off at in the morning.
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What types of preschool can I find in Islip, NY?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in 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 Islip, NY for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
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