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KinderCare at South Brunswick

Tiffany Maderazo, Center Director

15 Stouts Lane Monmouth Jct. NJ 08852
(732) 274-1435 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
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Special Instructions:
Off Route 1, behind Target.

Neighborhood:
One block off Off Route 1, behind Target shopping center (map quest might show Monmouth Junction as the city)

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Cambridge, Monmouth Junction School, Brunswick Acres, Dayton,Brooks Crossing, Deans, and Indian Fields

Our program is nationally recognized by NAEYC.  We have been accredited since 2013 and our staff is committed to making learning fun and developing the whole child.

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Welcome

Welcome to KinderCare at South Brunswick! We are proud to offer one of the best early educational programs in the country - from infant to kindergarten and beyond. As the largest privately owned, early childhood education and care provider in the country, we're pioneering the practice of developing the whole child - of giving each child the skills he or she needs to excel socially, emotionally, physically and most important, intellectually. We believe a whole child is a happy child!
Here, your son or daughter will find a rich, nuturing environment where learning is fun, the curriculum grows as skills increase, and passionate teachers turn every learning moment into a positive experience. In short, KinderCare of South Brunswick is a place where you can be confident your child will thrive.

Tiffany Maderazo, 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.

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.

Interactive Kindergarten (5 - 6 Years)

A full-day interactive Kindergarten program that utilizes new curriculum with an interactive smart board making first grade readiness a priority.

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.

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. Monday October 03, 2016
    1. 1st set of Parent Teacher Conferences

Teachers & Staff

When it comes to keeping you up-to-date with your child's engaging learning experiences, we strive to make our service and communication exceptional! We are here to answer any questions you may have and help you with your child's educational and developmental needs.

  • Tiffany Maderazo

    Tiffany Maderazo, Center Director

    The desire to provide a quality program for the children and families in my center is what inspires me each and every day!

    Tiffany started with KinderCare in June of 2011 and shortly after became the Center Director for the KinderCare in South Brunswick. She received her Child Day Care Management Certificate from Penn Foster University. She has worked in management for four years and in the Early Childhood Education field for the past eight years. The desire to provide a quality program for the children and families in her center is what inspires her every day!

    Year Started:
    6/1/2011
    Tenure:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    12 Years
    Education:
    Bachelor's of Science in Pschology
  • Kate Kretchmer

    Kate Kretchmer, Assistant Director

    Ms. Kate is the Assistant Director. She graduated from William Paterson University of New Jersey with a Bachelor's of Liberal Arts in English Literature and is currently attending Southern New Hampshire University to receive her Master's in English. Miss Kate started as a Toddler Teacher and taught Preschool before moving  up into administration. Miss Kate loves teaching as she loves to see the children explore new and novel things. Their smiling faces inspire her to come to work each and every day.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree
    Year Started:
    6/26/2012
    Tenure:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    4 years
    Education:
    Bachelors of Liberal Arts Degree in English Literature
  • Ms. Lauren, Program Specialist

    Lauren started as a teacher and worked her way up to her current position. She completed her Child Development Associate Credential. She has three daughters, Jordyn, Harper and Peyton who all attend KinderCare with her. She wants everyone's children to develop their academic, emotional and social skills while they are in a loving environment. She looks forward to coming to work each day to make sure that our students, family and staff have the best day possible! She looks forward to building a relationship with you and your family.

    Year Started:
    7/17/2006
    Tenure:
    10 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    16 years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate (CDA)

September 2016 Events

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  1. Thursday September 01, 2016
    1. Transition Week: Day 4

      Today is a big day!  Our friends will be officially dropping off in their new rooms today!  They will be spending the first half of their day in their new classrooms with their new teachers.

  2. Friday September 02, 2016
    1. Transition Week: Last day!

      Today will be the first time they will be doing the entire day in their new class!  They will be dropped off in their new classroom as well as picked up in their new classroom as well!  We are excited to see all of our friends in their new environment!

  3. 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!

  4. Monday September 26, 2016
    1. Fall Picture Day

      It's that time of the year that you have been waiting for!  We will be having Picture Day today!  If you would like to have sibling photos, please see the front office for more information.  We will also be taking class pictures as well!  Say Cheese!

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
  • Spanish
  • Telagu

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Vegetarian
  • Special diets

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

New Years Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Health and Safety

Health and safety are among our top priorities at KinderCare. Some features specific to our center are; a keypad entry, a state-of-the-art fenced in playscape, daily sanitation of toys, monthly fire and disaster drills, in addition to all staff being first aid and CPR certified.

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 daughter has been in KinderCare since she was only three months old and it is the hardest thing in the world to trust strangers with your most priced possession. The girls at KinderCare have been fantastic and have made the transition from being home with her on paternity leave to being in school, a easy and comforting one. I know that when she is there she is in the best hands! Thank you KinderCare for always providing her with the best care a dad could ask for. I would recommend this center to anyone. It is such a home away from home!

- Father

Having my children part of KinderCare has been a great experience. They not only grew academically, but socially and emotionally as well. I know when I leave my girls with any of the teachers, that they are in good hands. Each teacher knows and understands my child's individual needs which is a comforting feeling knowing they are with my children more than I am. I love when my children arrive with a smile and leave each day with a smile. Thank you KinderCare!

- Mother

We had a wonderful experience with KinderCare of South Brunswick. We moved over the summer, hence us leaving KinderCare but I would recommend it to anyone in the future.

- Mother

I am so appreciative of their time and efforts in and beyond the classroom, but I'm thankful for the way your staff knows my kids whether or not they have them as teacher for a majority of the day. If I'm being honest, there are things that still make me wish I could be home with them, but it's nice to know that they are being cared for by a group of people who love them. I always feel like I'm rushing in and rushing out, but it's comforting to know that no matter what state my life has been in, the constant this year has been KinderCare.

- Mother

We cannot thank you enough for all that you have done for Kyle (and Leah too!) while he has been in your care. We will miss you all are grateful for all of the warmth, kindness, and patience you have shown Kyle and our family.

- Mother
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