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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

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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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)

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

Cooking

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

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

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. Tuesday October 18, 2016
    1. Join Our Community Social

      Your entire family is welcome to join us October 18th for our community social. Come see how family-style dining is done at our center, mingle with other families, and, best of all, enjoy a healthy snack with your child!  

      You’ll better understand how we turn our meals into learning experiences and encourage the children to try new foods, practice table manners, use utensils, and simply enjoy a great meal and good company! See you there!

  2. Wednesday September 28, 2016
    1. School Picture Day

      School Picture Day!

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:
    1/1/2005
    Tenure:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15 Years
    Education:
    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:
    3/29/2016
    Education:
    Masters in General Psychology, Bachelors in English Literature with a minor in Primary Education
  • 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:
    1/1/2016
    Years in ECE industry:
    15
    Education:
    DCF
  • 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:
    Heidi
    Year Started:
    9/14/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    12
    Education:
    CDA
  • 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:
    8/9/2007
    Tenure:
    9 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's
  • Ms. Ellen

    Ms. Ellen, Infants

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

    Ellen is married with 2 sons ages 21 & 23 years old.  She has been living in Florida for 4 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:
    9/2/2010
    Tenure:
    6 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    14
    Education:
    M.S.W
  • Ms. Julissa

    Ms. Julissa, Toddlers

    Treat others as you would like to be treated." 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:
    8/12/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    22
    Education:
    ECE, CDA
  • Ms. Kate

    Ms. Kate, Preschool

    I love working with the preschool age group because it is cool to see what you have taught them. I hear the children playing around during playground time and they are singing songs that I have taught them. I also love watching them learn and grow.

    Kate was born and raised in Florida and now has two daughters of her own. She had wanted to become a teacher since she was a little girl and has been working in childcare for 16 years. Kate enjoys spending time with her family, going bowling, and skating.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Are You My Mother?
    Year Started:
    10/22/2015
    Years in ECE industry:
    16
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Kate

    Ms. Kate, VPK, Learning Adventures

    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:
    7/27/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 years
    Education:
    BA in Actuarial Science and CDA
  • 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:
    4/16/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Education:
    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:
    8/3/2009
    Tenure:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    14
    Education:
    CDA
  • 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:
    8/3/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    15
    Education:
    CDA
  • 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:
    6/1/1991
    Tenure:
    25 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    35
    Education:
    Bachelor's, CDA

September 2016 Events

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  1. Friday September 09, 2016
    1. National Grandparent's Day Tea Party

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      Please join us in celebrating the grandparents in our lives with a tea party just for them!

  2. Tuesday September 13, 2016
    1. “All About Me” Community Social

      Your whole family is welcome to join us September 13th for our community social.  Summer is winding down, Fall is approaching and that means it’s Back to School season!  Now is the perfect time to get a glimpse of the KinderCare curriculum and experience in our centers.  Our director and teachers can’t wait to point out their favorite aspects of the classrooms.  This is also a great chance to spend time with current families who stay and have fun at the social!  See you there!

  3. Friday September 16, 2016
    1. Baton Rouge KinderCare Family Fundraising Event

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      Many families were impacted by the recent flooding in
      Baton Rouge Louisiana. We are actively seeking donations as we support our impacted staff, families, and their children. Please sign up for our fundraising event in the office.

  4. Wednesday September 28, 2016
    1. School Picture Day

      School Picture 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.

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

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 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

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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