Fern Friends is a Certified Family Childcare in NW Corvallis, caring for children aged two through to the start of kindergarten.
Our philosophy and educational plan center around providing a rich, play-based environment to learn kindness, patience, the ability to be gentle or careful as required, the personal value of work, and the skills to communicate and negotiate with each other and the adults at the daycare. Early literacy, music, and creative expression are big parts of our curriculum, and we strongly value outdoor play. We believe that a child's work is play.
At Fern Friends, your children will be writing, drawing, crafting, singing, cooking, telling stories and listening to them. We love reading and encouraging kids to love books, too. Our facility includes a large, fenced-in back yard that we play in every day.Additional Information:
Being a Certified Family Childare means we are an in-home facility licensed by the state. All staff attend a minimum of 15 hours of annual training, have food handler's certification, and have completed CPR and first-aid training. Our director has six years of experience in early childhood education as well as college education in the field.
We provide meals and snacks and participate in the USDA's child care food program. We are able to accomodate most dietary restrictions.
We can accept DHS payment.
We are licensed for up to 16 children but currently plan to cap enrollment at about 10 kids.Extended Hour Care: Occasional early morning,Occasional evening,Flexible am,Flexible pm
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