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Thrashers Corner KinderCare

Ashleigh Anselment, Center Director

20613 Bothell-Everett Highway Bothell WA 98012
(425) 485-5253 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 5 YEAR-OLDS

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Special Instructions:
In Safeway shopping center I 405 exit 26 toward Mill Creek

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Fernwood Elementary, Frank Love Elementary, Canyon Creek Elementary, and Crystal Springs Elementary.

We value creating a unique and special environment.


Welcome to Thrashers Corner KinderCare! Our passionate teachers and innovative programs help your child discover that learning is fun, while making new friends and building strong relationships with teachers who partner with you in your child's development. We believe curriculum is everything that happens in the classroom, from interactions and meals to singing and playing. We never miss an opportunity to educate. We would love to show you our school and introduce you to our teachers. Come by and visit us today!

Ashleigh Anselment, Center Director

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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.

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.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

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.

Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff at Thrasher's Corner KinderCare are committed to providing a quality program for our families. We have teachers and management staff that range from nine years tenured to newly hired. Our teachers and staff play a vital role in success of our center and children life.

  • Ashleigh Anselment, Center Director

    You never work a day in your life if you love what you do!

    Ebony comes from a family of early childhood educators and has a passion for children and  their families. She knows that each moment provides a learning experience for the children in her center and is very excited to have the opportunity to be there for those moments! Ebony started her career with KinderCare as an infant and toddler teacher. She held the positions of Health and Safety Coordinator, Program Specialist, and Assistant Director before becoming the Thrasher's Corner KinderCare Center Director in August 2015. She is excited to bring her expertise and passion to this center each day.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    I Love You, Stinky Face By Lisa McCourt
    Year Started:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Child Development Associate Certificate- Currently working on her BA in Early Childhood Education specializing in Child and Family Studies
  • Neeta Banwari, Assistant Director

    Children make your life important.

    Neeta started her journey at KinderCare as a kindergarten teacher. She loved teaching kindergarten and seeing the students succeed in school. Neeta was then promoted to the Program Specialist position. In this position Neeta got a clear idea behind KinderCare's teaching philosophy. She transfered to her current center and was quickly promoted to the Assistant Director position. She cherishes all of the love and support she gets from children, families and staff.

    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Cachelor of Business, Bachelor of Law

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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

  • American Sign Language
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Russian, Sindhi

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Vegetarian

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

Safety is our top priority. We pride ourselves on providing a safe environment for all the children in our care. We are a secure facility which requires a keypad code to enter our building and fenced in and age appropriate playgrounds. Additionally, we have a health and safety coordinator at our school that ensures and checks the safety of our school daily.

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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We love KinderCare and the Thrasher's KinderCare staff. Our daughter has blossomed in her time at school. We feel blessed to be part of the KinderCare family.

- Father

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