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Sunny West Child Development Center

1664 W. Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Costimate: $250/wk

At Sunny West Child Development Center, we believe in providing quality care for young children in an environment designed to encourage children to learn through developmental and age-appropriate practices. We believe that all children learn best through play, free exploration of their environment, discovery and by having positive interactions with adults and other children. With that in mind, our goals are to build self-esteem and independence, while fostering curiosity and creativity. We hope to bring both parents and teachers together in partnership to help children socially succeed and develop physically, intellectually, and emotionally.

SWCDC offers exceptional care and quality education crucial to the developing needs of your children. Our programs are designed to help your child reach his or her fullest potential. We strive to build self-confidence, nurture creativity, provide comfort whenever needed, and above all, to keep our children safe and happy.

Our major objective is to ensure that preschool children are well prepared to enter the school system. This objective begins with the toddler learning environment and continues through the preschool years. To create a positive learning environment for our children, we acknowledge that parents must also be made aware of the children's developmental needs and what they can do to assist in satisfying such needs. Our staff will participate in on going trainings in Early Child Education Development.

Above all, our greatest service will be to provide a consistent care environment during the most critical developmental years of the young lives that have been entrusted to us. Such consistency lies at the very core of the ability to ensure quality. This requires that we maintain a clean, safe, and loving environment and that we evaluate our progress.

At SWCDC we believe that social, racial, religious and cultural diversity in the student body contributes greatly to the value of the school experience and make every attempt to incorporate this into our curriculum.

Our Toddler Program are for children 18 to 30 months old. Our Pre-School program are for children ranging from 2 years old to children ready to enter 1st grade.
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Cultural Garden Preschool

230 W 104th Street, Los Angeles, CA

Starting at $300/wk

The Cultural Garden home base program is cultivated to serve the young minds of tomorrow. We encourage children to participate in a variation of activities that develop cognitive, social, physical and moral development. Children are academically being prepared for preschool while attending our program. Children will learn to speak fluent English along with participating in Sign Language and Spanish activities. Our facility is conveniently located near the 110 freeway heading to downtown Los Angeles or Torrance.

Our indoor classroom includes a Dramatic Play Area and Zen Room. In our dramatic play area we offer a child size kitchen with a stove, refrigerator, dining table, 2 sinks, pretend food, pretend washer and dryer. It also has STEM toys, puppets,books, blocks and wooden doll house. We encourage our families to bring a family picture to put on our family tree located in our playroom. Children will nap in our Zen room on their individual cot. In our Zen room we have relaxing music, a small salt crystal, plants and darkening curtains to help children relax and sleep at ease. We also offer a reading corner that children can use throughout the day or during nap time to relax.

We have an outdoor classroom with a dramatic play area, art easels, writing table and group activity table. Children can dress up as doctors, firefighters, cowboys or fairies in the dramatic play area. Children can create masterpieces in our art area with a large variation of art supplies. Throughout the day we encourage group activities that take place in our large group activity table. We also offer homework help in the evenings for school age children.

Outdoor play area includes to toddler structures where children can climb and slide. We offer one water table and other water related activities during warm days. We also have a small garden where children grow and care for fruits and vegetables.

The program is directed by Araceli a passionate and driven individual who has worked with children for over 8 years. Currently holding a bachelors in Human Development specialized in Child Development and Education. Along with an AA in Early Child Development and Permit in Child Development. Araceli has participated and has been a member of NAEYC. She is also continuously attending workshops and classes to provide only the best educational experience to your child.
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Blades Family Day Care

1954 W 65th St, Los Angeles, CA

Starting at $325/wk

We are not your average child care home. The mission of Blades Family Child Care is to provide a nurturing and educational environment implementing innovative approaches to learning and development.

What is our goal for all children?
Our infant and toddler curriculum focuses on respect, patience and development.
We are sensitive and knowledgeable caregivers
We intently listen and respond based on the child's cues
We observe our children and provide compassionate, responsive care
We focus on development for each child's milestone


Infants - 3 Months - 2 Years of Age:
We support their individual daily routine of feeding, napping and diapering. We include these activities to their daily schedule: music, reading, sensory development, gross motor development, language/sound, as well as indoor and outdoor play. Our children develop healthy bonds and trust with their primary caregiver. They get the special individual attention that they need all day, everyday. (Teacher/Child ratio: 1/3)

2 - 4 Years of Age:
Children in this age group love to explore, we have created an environment for them to be creative and indulge their curiosities. These adventurous toddlers will be guided by dedicated caregivers who will introduce them to our STEAM inspired curriculum. Scheduled naps and meals are included in the daily schedule; potty training is initiated as children are ready. Our caregivers will create a loving, balanced and comfortable environment for them. (Teacher/Child ratio: 1/4)

5 - 6 Years of Age:
Our school age children are fully engaged in project-based learning and creating their beautiful visions through our STEAM inspired curriculum. Activities are child initiated and include: Dance & movement, art, dramatic play, music, math, science experiments, reading & writing, and much more. Our children in this age group will be cared for by our caregivers as they progress through their cognitive growth stages. (Teacher/Child ratio: 1/2)

What Sets Us Apart
Extra Services

We offer a parent portal app to see and track your child's progress. You will be updated with weekly meal schedules, photos of your child's activity, easy online payment system that offers auto pay and program updates.
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FAQs for finding preschools in Los Angeles

What types of preschool can I find in Los Angeles, CA?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Los Angeles, CA. 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 Los Angeles, CA for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Los Angeles, CA?
When you begin looking for preschools in Los Angeles, CA 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 Los Angeles, CA.
How can I find a preschool near me?
There are currently 30 preschools in Los Angeles, CA 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 Los Angeles, CA who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.