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East Boca Raton KinderCare

Monika Zaidan, Center Director

6550 Broken Sound Pkwy NW Boca Raton FL 33487
(561) 997-5244 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS

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Special Instructions:
E of Military Trail off Clint More Rd Located in Arvida Park of Commerce

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
NA, service up to five-years-old. For school breaks will take up to eight-years-old but no transportation.

Our staff is highly educated, with the majority of our teachers holding Early Education degrees. Our teachers have a passion for education and believe in meeting the needs of each individual child to expand their social, language, emotional, cognitive and motor skills.

Exclusive to KinderCare ~ New Transitional Kindergarten program to enhance your child’s VPK experience ~
Transitional Kindergarten is an enhanced learning program that offers more challenging activities than our traditional VPK “Wrap” program.  Children will experience project-related learning and extended whole group activities. This is in addition to the language, social, physical and cognitive learning we provide to get them ready for Kindergarten!

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Welcome to KinderCare at Broken Sound. Thank you for visiting our website! We offer programs for children ages six weeks to twelve years, that encourage an early love of learning. Come take a tour and see our study-proven curriculum in action today!

Monika Zaidan, Center Director

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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)

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.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

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.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

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.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

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.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

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.

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

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

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.

Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Programs

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program


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.


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.


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

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.

Upcoming Events at our CenterView All Events

  1. Sunday January 01, 2017
    1. January's Learning Focus

      Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Light and Dark, plus the Sky and Weather

      Through shadow play, experiments with flashlights, observing the Sun and more, infants and toddlers will enjoy learning about light and dark this month. Infants continue sensory development by looking at contrasting patterns and at objects that are clearly defined by sharp edges and bright colors, while toddlers will build on their understanding of the light and dark concepts with play around daytime and nighttime. The older Discovery Preschool children will turn their attention to the sky as they learn about weather, the Moon, the Sun, and stars.

      Children 4–5 years old: Transportation, Healthy Bodies, and Winter

      For children in the Preschool and Kindergarten classrooms, January is filled with variety! They’ll begin by learning about transportation and studying how things get from “here” to “there.” A few weeks later, the focus will shift to health and bodies, with an emphasis placed on how to make good choices for a growing body. Towards the end of the month, children will be introduced to the transformative nature of the winter season and learn how to dress and take care of themselves when it’s cold outside. 

  2. Friday December 16, 2016
    1. Celebrations Around the World

      As we approach the end of the year we would like to celebrate the holidays by sharing our traditions and heritage. We will be celebrating the holidays around the world and we would love for you to share your family’s traditions, favorite recipes, songs and/or memories with us.  Please let us know if you would like to make a traditional holiday dish, and bring it to school on December 16th with a copy of the recipe to share!** South Florida has rich diversity and we would love to have you share your traditions with us.

      **please help us in maintaining our nut-free environment

Teachers & Staff

Our staff is dedicated to the education of every child in our center. They are patient, kind, responsible and reliable teachers who put the needs of the children first. They would love to make your family a part of our family!

  • Monika Zaidan

    Monika Zaidan, Center Director

    Having the opportunity to work with young children and watch as they grow and learn a little more everyday is a wonderful experience. At KinderCare we know that we are helping these children achieve their potential and become the leaders of tomorrow. I am passionate about what I do and I am always committed to excellence. I value the guidance and education that we provide at KinderCare to the children under our care as valuables tools to guide them to make the right choices in life and to help them achieve their dreams.

    Monika was born in Brazil and moved to Florida over 20 years ago. She's been married for 23 years and has two children. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and has been working in the early childhood field for over 15 years. Monika volunteers at her church teaching and counseling children and teenagers. She values education as the most important asset parents can provide to their children to succeed in life. Among her hobbies she enjoys jogging, gardening, reading and spending time with her family.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Dr. Seuss books
    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15 Years
    Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Child Development Associate's Credential, Director's Credential
  • Jordyn Graves

    Jordyn Graves, Assistant Director

    It is a priviledge to have the opportunity to work for a company like KinderCare. The education and guidance that we provide builds a foundation for children to become the best they can be. Children absorb so much information at these young ages and KinderCare focuses on expanding all aspects of development. I look forward to bringing my love for children and my passion for learning to work with me every day.

    Jordyn moved to Florida two years ago from her home state of Maine. She got her Bachelor's Degree from the University of New England in English Literature with a minor in Elementary Education. Jordyn is currently enrolled at Nova Southeastern University in a General Psychology program and hopes to one day become a child psychologist. Jordyn enjoys reading, yoga, spending time with her family and playing with her cat!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Where the Sidewalk Ends, I Wonder
    Year Started:
    Master's in General Psychology, Bachelor's in English Literature with a minor in Elementary Education
  • Ms. Kristina

    Ms. Kristina, Toddler Classroom

    Ms. Kristina was born and raised in South Florida before she did the Disney College Program. She worked at Disney for three years until she had her son and then she moved back south. She began working with a school district in the area and then eventually transitioned into working at a preschool. She believes that this was the best decision she's ever made. 

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Llama Llama Misses Mama
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Evannie

    Ms. Evannie, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    "To the world you may be just a teacher, but to your students you are a hero.

    Ms. Evannie was born in Haiti and lived there until moving to the United States with some of her family members. She is currently living in Florida to pursue her dream of becoming an educational leader. Evannie believes that children are our future and she wants to be their best leader and show them what beauty they possess inside. She is currently attending college to obtain her undergraduate degree in education.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Brown Bear, Brown Bear
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Dominique

    Ms. Dominique, Infants

    I like working with the small kids and I enjoy coming to work in the morning to see their innocent faces smiling at me. I like to teach them and I am very happy when I see their development.

    Dominique is married and has 2 children.  She was born in France and came to the United States in 2002. She loves kids and before coming to the United States she started teaching french to special needs children in her country. In her spare time, Dominique likes to play tennis, go running and walking.

    Year Started:
    9 Years
  • Ms. Carolina

    Ms. Carolina, Infant

    I love working in the infant room because I want to be a part of tomorrow's future and make a difference. I strive to make every day special for the children.

    Carolina was born in Brazil and raised in the United States. She has a nine year old son whom she loves spending time with. She studied business communication and has over 15 years of experience in customer service. Carolina loves dancing, singing, and doing arts and crafts.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Ten Little Monkeys, The Cat in the Hat
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Ellen

    Ms. Ellen, Infant Classroom

    I love to see the smiling faces of our infants when they learn a new skill.

    Ellen is married with two sons ages 21 & 23 years old. She has been living in Florida for four years. Prior to working at Kindercare, she was employed by the Smithtown, N.Y. school district as a special education aide in an elementary and middle school. In her free time, Ellen enjoys exercising and staying up on current events.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    Year Started:
    6 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Masters in Social Work
  • Ms. Marjorie

    Ms. Marjorie, Infant

    LIfe is what happenes while you are busy making other plans" John Lennon I love working in the infant room; being able to teach and have fun at the same time is so rewarding. The hugs and kisses and smiles I receive every day are so special.

    Marjorie was born in Boston, MA., but raised in Newton a suburb of Boston.  After graduating from college she worked for 2 years at the Pollock school in Brookline, MA. for special needs children.  She entered into the early childhood field after that which she has been in for many years.  She has ventured into other fields, but her love for children has always brought her back to teaching. She is married and very involved with her three nieces and seven grand-ones!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Year Started:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Olivia

    Ms. Olivia, Toddler Classroom

    Ms. Olivia has worked in schools since she was 15 years old and feels very lucky to have found her passion at such a young age. She has devoted her education and career to enhancing the lives of children and making a true difference in our community. 

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Horton Hears a Who
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Janeth

    Ms. Janeth, Toddler Classroom

    "To teach is to learn twice.

    Janeth was born and raised in Venezuela and came to the United States when she was a teenager. She has been a babysitter and worked at a preschool in both countries. Janeth currently lives here with her son and mother and she is studying to learn as much as she can about child education.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Three Little Pigs
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Kate

    Ms. Kate, Toddler Classroom, Health and Safety Coordinator

    A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart." I love being a part of the children's day and seeing them blossom into independent individuals. I enjoy teaching them new things and love seeing their smiling faces every morning.

    Growing up around educators, Kate felt she should follow in her parents' footsteps. She started teaching sailing lessons to all ages. While doing that, she realized she liked to work with the youngest children. Kate loves spending time with her family - especially her daughter. In her spare time, Kate also enjoys cooking, going to the beach, and traveling with her family.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 years
    Bachelor of Art in Actuarial Science and Child Development Associate
  • Ms. Alegria

    Ms. Alegria, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Raise kids to have a happy life!

    Ms. Alegria was born in Brazil where she worked for a bank for 18 years before moving to the United States. In the United States she has worked as a nanny for several families and has established a desire to work closely with children. 

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Little Prince
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Certified Public Accountant
  • Ms. Elizabeth

    Ms. Elizabeth, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Life is a gift. Experience is the beauty.

    Ms. Elizabeth was born in Cleveland, OH and spent most of her childhood there until her family moved to Arkansas and purchased an organic blueberry farm. After attending the University of Arkansas for one year, she decided to move to California where her traveling began. Ms. Elizabeth lived in New York City for six years where she was studying acting until she moved to Arizona to become a licensed massage therapist. In the summer of 2016 she decided to make a career change and became a preschool teacher. She is currently taking classes to obtain her state certification and she is excited to be here at KinderCare Learning Center!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Velveteen Rabbit
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Julissa

    Ms. Julissa, Preschool

    One of the best things about teaching is the impact that you make on the children. Being able to witness every child's milestone and see reflections of your teaching in them is the greatest reward.

    Julissa was born and raised in Boston, MA and is the youngest of six siblings! She is recently engaged and has a beautiful 16 year old that she loves spending time with. Julissa is extremely family oriented and enjoys spending free time with her family as much as possible.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Sleeping House
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    Child Development Associate in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Jennifer

    Ms. Jennifer, VPK and Preschool

    Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth." I love teaching because in every child's eye I can see my own child. It is amazing to teach children and watch them grow every day.

    Jenny has been in childcare her entire life and loves being a teacher. She loves listening to music, spending time with her daughter, and exercising.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Are You My Mother?
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Elizabeth

    Ms. Elizabeth, VPK

    Do unto others as you would have them do unto to you" I love seeing the children grow and grasp things that I teach them. The excitement, smiles and hugs I see from the children when I come to work in the morning is something I always look forward to.

    Elizabeth was born in Washington D.C. and raised in the Dominican Republic.  As she was growing up, she always felt a connection with children and knew she wanted to work with children some day.  She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Early Care and Education and has worked in the field for eight years.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Green Eggs and Ham
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Bachelor's degree in Early Care and Education
  • Ms. Saloa

    Ms. Saloa, VPK

    I love to see the smiling faces of the children throughout the day. What I love most about working here is having the ability to shape a child in their formative years. I love the bonds that I share with each child in my classroom.

    Sal was born in Brazil, but moved to the United States in 1999. She speaks fluent Portuguese and Spanish. Sal has worked with children since 2000 and has been teaching since 2006.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Mouse Paint
    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Noralba

    Ms. Noralba, Cook Specialist

    Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults." I love seeing how the children grow up and develop their interests and curiosities in their own ways. I love seeing the smiles on the children's faces when I welcome them to school in the mornings.

    Nora was born in South America and came to the United States in 1970. She is a proud mother of four wonderful children and grandmother to eight grandchildren. She started at KinderCare as a Discovery Preschool teacher and held that position for 15 years before having to switch to cook specialist.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Love You Forever
    Year Started:
    25 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's, CDA

December 2016 Events

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  1. Thursday December 01, 2016
    1. December's Learning Focus

      Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Family, Friends, and Things that Go!

      Infants and toddlers will be exploring family and friends, while three-year-olds will focus on things that go vroom! Social and emotional development is foundational to growth and development in babies, so this month, infants and toddlers will participate in activities that reinforce their connection to family while also exploring connections that exist outside their home, such as friends. Meanwhile, their older friends in Discovery Preschool will learn about and play around with things that move (like bicycles, cars, buses, trains, and airplanes), which are all very exciting for little ones as they continue to explore the world outside their homes. 

      Children 4–5 years old: My Country + Tools and Machines

      The four- and five-year-olds continue exploring the world around them by learning about the state and country they live in! They’ll sings songs, play games based on travel, and learn about flags, state foods, and more. Children will also be introduced to cardinal directions (east, west, north, and south) and gain an appreciation for travel and meeting new friends from different places. 

      Children are naturally fascinated with machines and how things work and are put together. So to encourage that fascination, during the second half of this month children will learn about and play around with tools and machines. In addition to building literacy skills by using the names of machines and tools, children will develop math skills by graphing information, counting wheels, and more.

  2. Friday December 02, 2016
    1. Origami Owl


      Please join us and get your shopping done early with Origami Owl! A representative will be here on Friday afternoon (12/02/16) from 3:30pm until 5:30pm. Plenty of selections to choose from as you shop for your loved ones. 

  3. Friday December 16, 2016
    1. Celebrations Around the World

      As we approach the end of the year we would like to celebrate the holidays by sharing our traditions and heritage. We will be celebrating the holidays around the world and we would love for you to share your family’s traditions, favorite recipes, songs and/or memories with us.  Please let us know if you would like to make a traditional holiday dish, and bring it to school on December 16th with a copy of the recipe to share!** South Florida has rich diversity and we would love to have you share your traditions with us.

      **please help us in maintaining our nut-free environment

  4. Thursday December 22, 2016
    1. Classroom Holiday Parties


      Each classroom will be having individual parties and we encourage all families to participate! Please see your child's teacher for more details!

  5. Monday December 26, 2016
    1. Center Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portguese, English

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Vegetarian
  • Special diets

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

Our center prides itself on safety with secure keypad entry. We are located in a free standing building in a large lot, away from heavy traffic. Our playgrounds are well maintained with age appropriate toys and equipment. All playgrounds are enclosed by fences with privacy bushes in addition to being separated for different age groups. The parking lot is very spacious and well lit to accommodate families dropping off or picking up children in the dark. All of our staff members are trained in First Aid and CPR.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

My experience at KinderCare has been and continues to be such a phenomenal experience.  My seven-year-old son, Julian, attended their prekindergarten two years ago and now my eight-month-old daughter, Liliana, attends full-time. I am so grateful for the compassion and care that our teachers provide day in and day out. They are very attentive to our needs, flexible with changes, as with growing babies changes occur often. Communication is always an open and encouraged. Even our teachers are as excited about each of their milestone as I am.

When my son attended, he was excited every day to go to school and learn. With my daughter, even as early as five months in age, she started showing excitement every morning. Our teachers support their individuality while promoting positive self-expression, socialization, as well as education through a great curriculum program.  It is such a blessing to be able to provide your child with such a nurturing 'home away from home' when you are a working parent, and I am able to do so because of our KinderCare. We love and appreciate each and every one of you ladies! 

- Mother

KinderCare Learning Center of Boca Raton is a great place for children. My infant has attended this facility since he was 12 weeks. As any mother would be, I was scared to leave my child with anyone. However, the staff is friendly, structured, caring, informative and very accommodating. This made it easier for me to feel comfortable leaving my child at KinderCare. The staff does a great job stimulating children, even infants. My child does several activities throughout the week and they are kind enough to take pictures for me. Additionally, I receive a daily schedule of my child so that I know exactly what my child is doing throughout the day. I am very happy with my choice in daycare!

- Mother

My children have attended KinderCare (Broken Sound campus) in Boca Raton Florida since they were both three months in age. My oldest son, Matthew has just graduated from their prekindergarten program and will be attending kindergarten in the fall. I cannot say enough how wonderful the center is in regards to caring for my children. They are patient, kind, responsible and reliable individuals that put the needs of my children first. Matthew and Riley are very comfortable with the staff. The other children are existed to see mine come to school every day, which is expressed through joyful hugs and smiles. It is very difficult to trust anyone with your children given because they are so precious, but KinderCare has made working full-time a much easier decision to make because I know they are well taken care of.

- Mother

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