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Fry Road KinderCare

Ms. LaTravia B, Center Director

2202 Fry Rd. Houston TX 77084
(281) 578-1415 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Years
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Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Katy ISD: Mayde Creek Jr. High, Stephens, Sundown, Franz, Morton Ranch, Rhoads, Golbow

Welcome

Welcome to the Fry Road KinderCare! KinderCare is constantly exceeding the highest national standards while leading the way in early childhood education. Our Early Foundations® programs are designed with specific outcomes in mind, and each activity aligns with learning standards backed by industry experts. Our approach to early learning provides a balance between activities that emphasize choice and those that focus on structure. We also share with you the tools to further the love of learning at home. Find out more by visiting our blog to find activities to do with your child, age-appropriate reading lists, and healthy recipes. The best way to truly understand what makes us special is to come see for yourself!
 
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Ms. LaTravia B, Center Director

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AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED

We’re so proud!

Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited–nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.

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SCHOOL-READY

Our kids are taking off!

By kindergarten, our kids are testing ahead of their peers. Read all about it.

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.

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.

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

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.

Teachers & Staff

Our loving and devoted professionals at KinderCare are passionate about teaching and caring for young children. As our center features a nationally accredited child development program, our teachers exceed state minimum standards for education level and ongoing professional development. Their lifelong love of learning is evident in their desire to stay abreast of new research and teaching techniques. Families meet with teachers three times per year to review their child’s progress, which is documented in our developmentally appropriate assessments, portfolios, and anecdotal notes about daily achievements. We feel privileged to work alongside families to form supportive and cooperative partnerships.

  • Ms. LaTravia B, Center Director

    The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 years turn out.

    LaTravia Brooks is the Center Director here at Fry Rd. She has her associate in art in Early Childhood Education. She's been working with children for the past 11 years and previously worked has Assistant Director for a Montessori School. She has worked with Infants to adolescence and enjoys being a child advocate. LaTravia believes all children deserve to have a safe, positive educational environment to learn and grow. She and her staff strive every day to provide a lasting education in every child that comes to our center. 

    Previous Experience:
    Previously worked as Preschool, Infant and Toddler Teacher. Child Life Department at local Cancer Hospital and Assistant director
    Year Started:
    2/20/2017
    Years in ECE industry:
    11
    Education:
    Associate of Art in Early Childhood Education, and Directors Credential
  • Ms. Dora Mitchell

    Ms. Dora Mitchell, Assistant Director

    I love making a difference in each child's life. It is a joy to see their smiling faces and to watch them grow with each passing year.

    Ms. Dora has been with KinderCare Education since 2014. She enjoys working with children and appreciates their individuality. In her free time, she enjoys singing, spending time with her family, and teaching Sunday school.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Dora has previously worked as a Teacher, Assistant Director, and has owned and operated her own center.
    Year Started:
    2/3/2014
    Tenure:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    11
    Education:
    Child Development Associate Credential
  • Ms. Drita

    Ms. Drita, Infant Classroom

    I love working with children and watching them grow.

    Ms. Drita has been our Infant Classroom Teacher for six years. She is very passionate about the babies in her care. She builds bonds with the babies and their families that last a lifetime.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Drita has 18 years of experience teaching physical education and two years of teaching preschool.
    Year Started:
    2/1/2008
    Tenure:
    9 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    18
    Education:
    Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education
  • Ms. Jennifer, Preschool Classroom

    I love working with children, getting to see a smile on their face everyday is truly an award.

    I enjoy working with children and helping them reach for their goals through their education.  I believe every child should be in a safe, healthy learning environment.

    Previous Experience:
    I have worked in the child care industry for over 8 years. I was previously an Assistant Director at another child care center, but being inside the classroom was an absolute passion.
    Favorite Children's Book:

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Year Started:
    4/1/2016
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    8
    Education:
    Director's Certificate
  • Mrs. Crystal, Toddler Classroom

    When I see a child accomplish something new because of what I taught them it inspires me to teach more.

    I have four sons 10, 9, 8 and 5 years old. Their education is very important to me so for that I make it a goal to teach my students everything they need to know plus more.

    Previous Experience:
    Mrs. Crystal has three years of experience working with children of all ages.
    Favorite Children's Book:

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    Year Started:
    5/2/2016
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    3
  • Ms. Tiffany, School Age Classroom

    I have had the pleasure to work with children of all ages, and I have also worked as a bus driver and a cook. I am very passionate about my class and the families that I serve, and enjoy having the chance to influence young minds of the future in a positive way.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Tiffany has had several years of experience in the child care field as a Teacher, a cook, a driver, and a supervisor.
    Favorite Children's Book:

    The Cat and the Hat

    Year Started:
    12/1/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    4
  • Ms. Shelby, Floater

    I am a teacher but I always learn from my students.

    I enjoy floating to each classroom doing creative activities with the children. We always have a great time doing art and listening to music.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Shelby has five years of child care experience.
    Favorite Children's Book:

    Charlotte's Web

    Year Started:
    1/18/2017
    Years in ECE industry:
    5 years
    Education:
    I am currently attending Wharton College

Upcoming Center Activities

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August's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: All About Me and Dinosaurs
Infants and toddlers will learn all about themselves while kids in Discovery Preschool will take a look at our favorite extinct creatures: dinosaurs! Infants will look at their reflections in mirrors, listen to voices through cardboard tubes to encourage babbling, and practice self-expression as they move while listening to music. Toddlers will create body-related artwork (like paintings of their faces) and imagine the future as they pretend to be all grown up while playing dress-up. Meanwhile, children in Discovery Preschool are in for a “dinomite” time learning all about dinosaurs and their habitats, and they’ll build essential skills through fun, theme-related activities—like counting dinosaur eggs and going on pretend fossil hunts!  

Children 4 to 5 years old: Foods and Flavors, Shapes and Colors, and Alphabet Letters/Review
For the first two weeks of August, older children will be learning all about the basic food groups, where food comes from, and how to make healthful food choices. After that, preschoolers will be getting artsy as they explore shapes and colors using materials like blocks, paint, play dough, and colored water—and they’ll even take their knowledge outdoors with scavenger hunts for colors and shapes! Their older friends in Pre-K and Transitional Kindergarten will be getting up close and personal with the alphabet as they learn uppercase and lowercase letters, the sounds the letters make, and how those sounds can be combined to make words—all culminating with the creation of a classroom alphabet book. 

Monday August 14, 2017
Open House

It's not too late to join us! Summer is almost over. Time for new friends and new learning. Now is the perfect time to attend a KinderCare Open House. You'll be able to see what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. We'll answer all your questions and tell you about our teaching philosophy. And you'll experience learning and laughter happening in a caring, loving environment.  

Tuesday August 15, 2017
Open House

It's not too late to join us! Summer is almost over. Time for new friends and new learning. Now is the perfect time to attend a KinderCare Open House. You'll be able to see what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. We'll answer all your questions and tell you about our teaching philosophy. And you'll experience learning and laughter happening in a caring, loving environment.  

Wednesday August 16, 2017
Open House

It's not too late to join us! Summer is almost over. Time for new friends and new learning. Now is the perfect time to attend a KinderCare Open House. You'll be able to see what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. We'll answer all your questions and tell you about our teaching philosophy. And you'll experience learning and laughter happening in a caring, loving environment.  

Thursday August 17, 2017
Open House

It's not too late to join us! Summer is almost over. Time for new friends and new learning. Now is the perfect time to attend a KinderCare Open House. You'll be able to see what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. We'll answer all your questions and tell you about our teaching philosophy. And you'll experience learning and laughter happening in a caring, loving environment.  

Friday August 18, 2017
Open House

It's not too late to join us! Summer is almost over. Time for new friends and new learning. Now is the perfect time to attend a KinderCare Open House. You'll be able to see what a day at our center is like, meet other parents, and see the fun our students are having. We'll answer all your questions and tell you about our teaching philosophy. And you'll experience learning and laughter happening in a caring, loving environment.  

About Our Center

Welcome to the Fry Road KinderCare in Houston! We offer a safe and healthy environment for our families and their children, and we make educating children while keeping them having fun our top priority. We truly make every effort to have our KinderCare be a home away from home for the children we care for. We look forward to serving our wonderful Houston/Katy community!

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • Spanish
  • Albanian

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

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, you should check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

Our top priority at KinderCare is to provide a safe and healthy environment for our children, families, and staff. We do this through rigorous training, and constant assessment and evaluation of proper policies and procedures. Your child’s security begins at the front door--literally. We have a locked security entrance that requires a numeric code to enter. All side doors are kept locked to ensure the security of the building. All guests or those authorized for emergency pick-ups are identified and escorted through the building. Of course, our teachers have all cleared local, state, and federal background checks, including fingerprinting. We are trained in infant and child CPR and first aid. We do routine fire, storm, and lock-down drills to prepare for the unexpected. No child is ever left unattended, even for a minute. Teachers have all been trained in supervision, discipline and guidance, and developmentally appropriate practices to ensure they understand the risks associated with the children in their care. If your child has food allergies or specific medical conditions, we will work with you to ensure your child’s well being while in our care. We also take the responsibility of your child’s emotional security very seriously. We want every child to feel safe, loved, and respected while at KinderCare.

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.

My son loves this center, and he has learned so much in his time in the Preschool Classroom. Ms. Tausha and Ms. Delicia truly care about the children and always work to make sure that every child receives a quality education while they attend KinderCare. This center is one big family!

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