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Plainville KinderCare

Jessica Brouillard, Center Director

64 Messenger St. (Route 106) Plainville MA 02762
(508) 643-3165 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 9 YEAR-OLDS
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Special Instructions:
At the junction of routes 152 & 106 Minutes from routes 1, 495, & 95

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
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Welcome

Here at KinderCare in Plainville we consistently strive to not only meet the needs of our families, but also exceed those needs. We believe that each day we are provided opportunities to play a positive role in the life of a child, and we embrace that opportunity for the honor that it is. As team of early education specialists we value each and every opportunity to encourage questions, foster children’s development and encourage laughter. We believe that a whole child is a happy child.

Jessica Brouillard, 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.

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.

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

Teachers & Staff

Our team of educators walk through the door each morning with a renewed energy and desire to love and educate children. Collectively, our educators understand what it means to "have a good day at school" and do everything in their power to ensure that their children have just that. While we each come from different schools of knowledge, and bring a variety of experiences to the table, our love and passion for teaching is what truly unites us together. The phrase, "It takes a village to raise a child" is not only embraced here in Plainville, it's lived by daily. We welcome you to come and spend time getting to know us, you will be glad you did.

  • Jessica Brouillard

    Jessica Brouillard, Center Director

    Each and every day, I am given the opportunity to share in the lives of so many children and their families. I believe that it is an honor that parents have welcomed me into their lives and allow me to be a part of watching their children grow, learn, and explore. While giving children a rich environment for reaching their fullest potential - I am able to listen to the most adventurous stories, watch their eyes light up with excitement, give them opportunities to learn about things that captivate their attention, see them accomplish something new, and make their school a home away from home for them. I'm so very grateful for each and every relationship that I have been given the opportunity to form over the years and I look forward to many more years with these amazing children.

    Prior to joining our team, Jessica attended Franklin Pierce University where she played Volleyball and attained her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Her love of learning drew her to taking more classes within the Early Childhood field. Jessica received her Child Development Associate's from Ellis University, and also took classes on Leadership and Management in the Early Childhood setting from Fisher College. She started with us as a Toddler teacher in 2007 and quickly showed her ability to lead. Jessica took the opportunity to be an Infant/Toddler Program Specialist - where she was an integral part of building a great team of teachers and being a support system to her staff and the families within her program. For the past year, Jessica has taken on the role of being the Assistant Director here at our school. Jessica has the innate ability to make you feel at home from your first interaction with her and we are so lucky to have her as such an important part of our school.

    Year Started:
    9/17/2007
    Tenure:
    9 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    12 years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Teacher certification and Director I and II Certification
  • Stephanie Benson, Assistant Director

    A great teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.

    I love seeing the look/feeling of pride on children's faces when they realize they have learned something new or solved a problem!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Napping House
    Year Started:
    3/1/2008
    Tenure:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15 years
    Education:
    Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Dodi, Prekindergarten Classroom

    Every child deserves to be valued for the person they are and the person they will become.

    I've been married for 16 years and live in South Attleboro with my husband John, 15 year old son Ben, and our dog Luke. I am a teacher because it fills me with so much happiness to watch children grow and learn, and to know that I was part of their learning journey!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Caps for Sale
    Year Started:
    11/8/2008
    Tenure:
    8 Years
  • Amy

    Amy, Preschool Classroom

    Play is the highest form of research.

    I am a parent of two girls ages 14 and 17, so I have been a teacher for over 17 years! As parents, we are our children's first teachers! I enjoy teaching young children because everyday is a new experience and lesson about life. I believe every moment is a teachable moment!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Owen by Kevin Henkes
    Year Started:
    1/2/2008
    Tenure:
    8 Years
  • Michelle

    Michelle, Multiple Classrooms

    They may forget what you said, but they will not forget how you made them feel.

    I am a teacher because I love being with kids. I have a son of my own and love watching him grow. Children amaze me with what they can do. I love getting to help them learn new things everyday!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Jungle Book
    Year Started:
    5/1/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
  • Emily, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.

    I am a teacher because I have always wanted to work with children in order to help them learn and grow.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Where the Wild Things Are
    Year Started:
    9/1/2005
    Tenure:
    11 Years
  • Carissa, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.

    Hi I'm Miss Carissa and I've been a Discovery Preschool teacher for three years. I'm currently pursuing my degree to become an English or History high school teacher! I'm a teacher because I want children to believe in themselves no matter what.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree
    Year Started:
    10/1/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years
  • Kristen

    Kristen, Multiple Classrooms

    Teaching and learning should bring joy. How powerful would our world be if we had kids who were not afraid to take risks, who were not afraid to think, and who had a champion? Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

    Hi there, I'm Ms. Kristen and I am thrilled to be part of the Plainville Kindercare team! I spend the school year as a Second Grade teacher in Blackstone MA but I am so lucky to come spend the summer teaching your children! I have been working with young children since high school and continue to grow as a educator each day. I bring a positive attitude and enthusiasm to the class as I try and help each child reach their full potential. Each day brings a new chance to learn, grow, problem solve and make new friends which I teach children to recognize! 

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree
    Year Started:
    5/30/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years

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. 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.

Awards and Recognition

  • NAEYC Accredited

    NAEYC Accredited

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • AM Snack
  • 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, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

Our school prides itself in minting the highest level of efficiency in regards to health and safety. We proudly offer not one, but two coded door entrances which require families to know two different codes to enter certain portions of our school. Our school playground is completely fenced in and each developmental age group enjoys its own separate play space outdoors. Each member of our team is certified in both First Aid and CPR annually, and medications are administered with written physician/parental consent by certified trained administrators. The health and safety of our children is our utmost priority and we do all we can to ensure that we meet the highest level of accomplishment in this area.

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.

At home we are all excited about the new milestone and all the preparations that go with it. At the same time, that excitement comes with a special feeling gratitude, and this is gratitude to your institution. I still tear up to this day whenever I remember leaving her at KinderCare Westwood in her tiny car seat with only 16 weeks of life. Seeing her today, I know I would not have made it without all of you. Yes indeed, it’s a tight financial sacrifice to keep your child at KinderCare, but when people comment on how expensive KinderCare is, I tell them is the best expense one can ever pay. From April 2008 to date I have never had to worry for a minute about leaving her in your care. I literally forget about her at work until it’s time to pick her up. That is what I call a priceless peace of mind, and I’ve been more than happy to pay every dime for it! On that score, and on Stephanie’s behalf, I’ll say thank you, thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart, and keep on doing the good job you’re doing out there! You have an incredible staff whose love for the kids is more than obvious in every way. How can we ever forget Ms. Dodi, Ms. Caitlin, Ms. Sam, Ms. Amy, Ms. Stephanie, Ms. Lori, Ms. Sherry, Ms. Nicole, Ms. Caroline, Ms. Erin, Ms. Tammy, Ms. Jen, and all the many others we have met along the way in Westwood and Plainville. They will forever be&nbsp;part of Stephanie’s memory bank as she grows up, and mine too.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> We shall certainly be back to visit on school vacation days, so this is not really a farewell; it is a thank you and see you soon.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Many regards and God Bless!

- Parent

I wanted to take a moment and share a little bit about my family's experience at KinderCare. While my family and I don't live in Plainville, and several other schools are driven past during our daily commute, my family readily came to the conclusion that KinderCare in Plainville was the only viable option for us. From the moment we entered the infant nursery we felt the difference. You see, we had visited several schools in a attempt to find the right place for our premature son, but the teachers here, Mary and Caroline, were just, different. They welcomed us in and listened, really listened, while we unveiled our son's story of triumph over tragedy. They in turn shared their stories of parenthood and all this amazing journey encompasses. They immediately took an honest interest in my son, turning to him and talking to him. They read him stories and cuddled him encouraging him to make his little sound. It was this moment, coupled with so many others, that drew my wife and I to share "the glance". The glance that says…yes. Yes to this place, these people and our sons new home away from home. And from that exchange, until this moment now, my hopes, ideals and expectations have not only been met, they have been surpassed.

- Father

KinderCare has been an essential part of our family for over a year now, and in that time my daughter has grown immensely. Thanks to her teachers, my little girl has grown in confidence, her ability to relate to others, and knowledge in a variety of subjects. I honestly could not thank the teachers and administrators enough as they have contributed to what has been an extremely positive first school experience for my daughter. We look forward to many more years in this KinderCare family.

- Parent
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