Exploration Station Childcare/preschool - Joplin MO CHILD CARE CENTER

3132 E 12TH, JOPLIN MO 64801
(417) 781-1908
4 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: The mission of Exploration Station Childcare & Preschool center is aimed to value, honor, nurture and respect the “WHOLE Child” as an individual. We believe that every child is truly a special gift and deserves to be nurtured, valued, respected and loved equally.

As mentors, we embrace and guide children in their journeys of discovery, unmasking their potential and enhancing their skills. We continue to emanate as a beacon of inspiration so every young boy and girl can excel to a high level of learning, performance and application.

thumbnailThey have the freedom to choose and to become, to realize that they matter, to dare to dream to create a change and be the future.

Additional Information:    Nature based learning Research shows that regular engagement with nature facilitates better social and physical development, improves motor-skills, fitness and well-being, inspires collaboration and imaginative play, reduces violence, stress and bullying, and creates feelings of empathy for nature – the first step toward developing the next generation of environmental stewards. Exploration Station Childcare & Preschool recognizes the importance of exploring nature and conservation. Through our stimulating, child-tailored activities, we incorporate nature into your child’s daily curriculum that supports their wholesome development and education. Directed by experienced and caring teachers, we provide a variety of activities that are developmentally appropriate, recognizing the individual needs and differences of the child, embodying and also teaching the Christian principles of kindness, love respect, honor and truth. At Exploration Station Childcare & Preschool, children are encouraged to be independent thinkers and life-long learners.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 59
  • License Number: 001914638
  • Age Range: 6 WEEKS - 6 YEARS
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Early Childhood Degree with an emphisis in child Psychology
  • Rate Range $185.00 to $27.00
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Languages Supported: English, sign language
  • Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Drop-in Care, Emergency Care, Full-Time, Kindergarten, Part-Time
  • Licensor: PENNY KREITZER

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Report Date Report Type
2015-06-08 RENEWAL

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Becky Jan 16, 2017

Children have no structure it's let's play out side all day until lunch time. Cause the owner wants it that way. Education not sure how much because how can you teach 2,3, and 4 year Olds in the same room. When children come in from outside, children must take their shows and socks off and get their feet and hands wasted from the same wash bucket. No lie. The turnover on teachers last a week or more but never the same k. Discipline, old fashion smack on the hand by the owner Cheryl. Sweet as can be but if you like fake people cause your ok. Shes is rude to her employees and rude to the kids. This is a warning you may not believe but please don't take your children it's not worth the money

Tiffany Oct 20, 2016
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

This childcare facility is the worst I have seen in years. The director is very rude and inconsiderate of children in her care. All she does is yell at the children and is hateful with them. The teachers are the same way with the children. They show that they have a set curriculum but they DO NOT follow it. I wouldn't recommend anyone to bring their children there!!!

Jeff88741 Jul 17, 2015
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

The staff are so caring and I really appreciate how that caring and loving attitude is enacted upon my child. I highly recommend Exploration Station Childcare.

Helen5582 Jun 17, 2015
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

The passion that the staff and teachers have for your children, really is great. You can tell that this is more than a job to them there is a personal attachment.

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