Ries Ballwin KinderCare in Ballwin, MO, 63021 | KinderCare
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Ries Ballwin KinderCare

Keith Sherry,
Center Director

497 Big Bend Rd. Ballwin MO 63021
Ph: (636) 527-8280
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:30 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Corner of Big Bend and Ries Road across from West Springs Church and Oak Brook Elem

NEIGHBORHOOD: Located in Ballwin between Castlewood Park, Ferris Park, and New Ballwin Park

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Transport to several schools in both the Parkway and Rockwood School Districts including: Oak Brook, Sorrento Springs, Wren Hollow, Hanna Woods, Fairway, Ridge Meadows, Ballwin, and Woerther.

LET’S LEARN!
September 16th Open House

Our September 16th open house will feature fun games and activities for the whole family. See firsthand how our Early Foundations® programs provide your child with the foundational skills needed for kindergarten and beyond. Meet our fantastic teachers. Take a tour of the facility. And get to know other parents in the community.
We look forward to seeing you!

Welcome

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Welcome to Ries KinderCare! We are one of the many KinderCare Learning Centers in Saint Louis County and are very fortunate to be conveniently located at the corner of Big Bend and Ries Rd. Having several elementary schools and parks near by, we are in the heart of the Ballwin community and proud of it! With fun activities that promote family involvement and community service, as well as high quality care and education, our families take great pride in being a part of the KinderCare family. Each teacher at KinderCare is passionate about providing the highest quality Early Childhood Educational programs and curriculum. Our teachers are committed to creating a love of learning that will last a lifetime and each child is provided with an individualized learning plan to prepare your child for success in school and beyond.  We believe in developing the whole child, providing a balanced approach to learning in a fun and engaging environment, your child will develop socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. We pride ourselves on leading the way in Early Childhood Education, we are very proud to be the first in the industry to implement the Common Core Standards initiative. Finding the right place and the right people for your child’s education and care is a big decision, we welcome you to come in and experience a clean, safe, fun, and structured atmosphere. Please contact us to schedule your visit; we look forward to meeting your family and introducing you to ours.

- Keith Sherry, Center Director

Accreditation

Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

  • Infant Programs(6 Weeks – 1 Year)

    Infant Programs

    (6 Weeks–1 Year)

    Infant Programs

    Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

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  • Toddler Programs(1 – 2 Years)

    Toddler Programs

    (1 – 2 Years)

    Toddler Programs

    As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

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  • Discovery Preschool Programs

    (2 – 3 Years)

    Discovery Preschool Programs

    At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

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  • Preschool Programs(3 – 4 Years)

    Preschool Programs

    (3 – 4 Years)

    Preschool Programs

    As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

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  • Prekindergarten Programs(4 – 5 Years)

    Prekindergarten Programs

    (4 – 5 Years)

    Prekindergarten Programs

    Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

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  • Before and After School Programs

    (5 – 12 Years)

    Before and After School Programs

    Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

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  • Summer Programs(preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

    Summer Programs

    Summer Programs

    Twelve fun and unique weeks of camp, all summer long! From May through August, KinderCare offers awesome camps for pre-school, pre-k, and school-age kids. It's a great place to bring friends, and to meet new ones! We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours, so join us for all 12 weeks or as many weeks as you like.

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  • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

  • Cooking Adventures

    Cooking Adventures

    The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.

  • Math Adventures

    Math Adventures

    The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.

  • Music Adventures

    Music Adventures

    Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

  • Phonics & Reading Adventures

    Phonics and Reading Adventures

    Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

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