Massachusetts Child Care Centers

With 2,502 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of Massachusetts, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are Massachusetts childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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Little Acorns Children's Center

Little Acorns Children's Center

Framingham, MA 01701 | (508) 470-6330

Welcome to our newly renovated children center. Our center is unique in that the program consists of many small group activities, multicultural enhancements, extra curricular learning opportunities, as well as extra supervision and care. Our philosophy is to provide a home like environment that lends itself to the feeling to extended family. We believe that in order for children to feel safe, secure, and nurtured, children and parents must establish a closed personals relationship with each other and with the staff. In support of this, we maintain small group sizes and high teacher-child ratios. LACC are *Inspired by Reggio Emilia, Montessori and Waldorf philosophies -We respect the children's natural curiosity. -We explore with nature and loose parts. -Our curriculum is emergent-based on the children's interest. We employ Creative curriculum -We believe positive guidance -We believe creative art and that the learning process is more important then product -We believe the balance between free exploration and teacher directed activities is important -We reinforce STEM projects-based learning activties

Amy's daycare

Amy's daycare

Newton, MA 02459 | (617) 407-5540

Family day care in Newton center, close to the Newton Free Library. Two adults take care of six children, speaking Chinese and English. Five nutritious meals included each day. More than 10 years experience. Provider has an early education degree.

Mi pequeño  mundo

Mi pequeño mundo

East Boston, MA 02128 | (857) 753-9515

Un lugar donde se puede establecer y mantener un ambienteambiente de aprendizaje seguro y saludable.Se promueve la competencia física e intelectual apoyando el desarrollo social y emocional proveído una dirección y una guía y productiva con los niños y las familias

Odyssey Early Learning Academy

Odyssey Early Learning Academy

Winthrop, MA 02152 | (617) 846-2123

Several decades of research clearly demonstrate that high-quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood programs produce short- and long-term positive effects on children's cognitive and social development. Specifically, children who experience high-quality, stable child care engage in more complex play, demonstrate more secure attachments to adults and other children, and score higher on measures of thinking ability and language development. High-quality child care can predict academic success, adjustment to school, and reduced behavioral problems for children in first grade. Studies demonstrate that children's success or failure during the first years of school often predicts the course of later schooling. A growing body of research indicates that more developmentally appropriate teaching in preschool and kindergarten predicts greater success in the early grades.

Panda Bilingual Daycare

Panda Bilingual Daycare

Cambridge, MA 02140 | (857) 706-1185

Panda Bilingual Daycare is a bilingual Mandarin- English early educational childcare center combining the Montessori educational philosophy with Chinese and American language and culture. Our center's mission is to offer the highest quality care and education for children from three months to kindergarten entry. The Panda Bilingual Daycare curriculum is inspired by many of the tenets of Maria Montessori's educational theory and practice, along with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and our own unique features. The core of the Montessori curriculum is divided into four main areas: sensory, practical life, language, and mathematics. Many of the materials and methods we use are derived from her work. The children will also explore cultural, scientific and historical subjects such as geography, geology, zoology and botany at levels appropriate to their development.

Massachusetts Child Care Licensing Agency

Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care
51 Sleeper Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 617-988-6600
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