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Renton II KinderCare

Marie Spicer, Center Director

11010 S.E. Petrovitsky Renton WA 98055
(425) 271-8980 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 7 YEARS
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Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Benson Hill, Cascade, Renton Park

Welcome

Welcome to Renton KinderCare! We are an early learning center that is designed to teach, nurture and lovingly care for your child. Our goal is to prepare your child for success in developing a love for learning. This is done through a variety of designated child-chosen learning centers; as well as many opportunities for the development of early literacy and writing skills. We believe in whole child development which means your child will be safe, healthy, engaged, supported and challenged while in our care. We look forward meeting you and your children!

Marie Spicer, 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.

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.

Spanish

Spanish Adventures provides young learners with a foundation for later success with the Spanish language. Music, games, children's Spanish literature, and other tools give children multiple opportunities to hear, practice, and see Spanish language for vocabulary and conversational development. Curriculum includes lessons on greetings, numbers, colors, animals, family, body parts and pets as well as how to get engage conversationally during common scenarios at home, a restaurant, or at the zoo. Qué pasa?

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Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff are dedicated individuals who have a passion to help children grow and learn. We believe that children are natural learners who flourish in a responsive environment centered on respect, creativity and joy. Our teachers promote a least-restrictive environment that encourages independence and allows children the freedom to be creative and become capable and confident individuals. We would love for you to come on into our center to see our classrooms and meet our wonderful staff!!

  • Marie Spicer, Center Director

  • Ms. Zarina

    Ms. Zarina, Infant Classroom

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    I'm Ms. Zarina Roque, I have been with KinderCare since 2009 and have been having the time of my life with the children. I have finished college and a Child Development Associate. Being an infant teacher has filled me with joy and brought out the nurturing side in me.  Unconditional love, constant learning and development from the babies is such a blessing to be a part of. I'm a patient person whose first loves are babies and reading, with traveling coming in a close second.

    Year Started:
    2/1/2008
    Tenure:
    9 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    20 years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate credential
  • Ms. Jody

    Ms. Jody, Infant Classroom

    My name is Jody Dolan.  I teach in our Infant classroom and have worked for KinderCare since 2005. I have over 15 years combined experience in early childhood and elementary education. I earned my Childhood Development Associate Certification in 2012, and for the next five to ten years plan to continue learning and working in this fascinating field.  Every day is an adventure working with the children in our care! In my spare time I enjoy outdoor activities, drawing and spending time with my family and friends.

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Jody has previous experience as an elementary school teacher.
    Year Started:
    10/1/2005
    Tenure:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    14 years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate credential
  • Ms. Luann

    Ms. Luann, Toddler

    Luann started out working for Children’s World. Then through the acquisition of Children’s World and KinderCare by KinderCare Education, worked for KinderCare. Through the course of her career, Luann has worked with all ages from infancy through school age. She has been a float, an assistant, and a lead teacher. The ages that Luann likes to work with the most are infants-preschool. She loves her toddlers! Luann recently graduated in August of 2014 from Green River Community College. She has an associate of art in early childhood education. Luann loves to spend her free time with her family, friends, and animals. She loves nature and has recently started going camping.

    Year Started:
    9/7/1993
    Tenure:
    24 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    21
    Education:
    Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Rachel

    Ms. Rachel, Discovery Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Rachel is our Discovery Preschool Teacher and has been working with KinderCare since April of 2012. Ms. Rachel has been in the early childhood field for over 19 years. She obtained her Child Development Associate's credential in 2009 and her career goal is to become a para-educator. During Ms. Rachel's free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, scrap-booking and spending time with family ,especially her two daughters and golden retriever.

    Year Started:
    4/1/2012
    Tenure:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    19 years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate credential
  • Ms. Lyubov

    Ms. Lyubov, Discovery Preschool

    A person's a person, no matter how small," - Dr. Seuss

    Hello, my name is Lyubov. I was born in Eastern Europe in the fairly small country of Belarus. In January of 2001 my whole family immigrated to Washington State. have lived here since then. I’ve been married for 30 years and have two adult sons. I really enjoy spending time with my family and relatives, I also love to work in my garden growing tomatos, cucumbers and other vegetables and in addition to that, I love to cook.
     
     
     

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Animals
    Year Started:
    12/24/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    13 years
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Sammie

    Ms. Sammie, Preschool

    And will you succeed? Yes! You will indeed!" - Dr. Seuss

    I have worked with and around children my entire life. Between helping my mom raise my three siblings, babysitting for friends and neighbors, being a nanny, and volunteering at my old daycare, I know that this is what I love! When I’m not in my classroom, I fill my time with reading, drawing and biking.
     

    Previous Experience:
    Raising siblings, babysitting, nanny, volunteer at my old daycare
    Favorite Children's Book:
    "Oh! The Places You'll Go!" - Dr. Seuss
    Year Started:
    9/1/2015
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    1st professional year
    Education:
    Working on CDA & AAS/ECE
  • Jackie

    Jackie, Prekindergarten Classroom

    My, name is Jackie I have been working with children for a little over 20 years. I have been with KinderCare since the middle of January 2015. I love working with children. I am starting school to get my early childhood development degree in the summer. I look forward to growing my education and knowledge. 

    Year Started:
    1/15/2015
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    20
    Education:
    Child Development Associate

Upcoming Center Activities

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September's Learning Focus

Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Spaces and Places and All About Me
As infants and toddlers explore the spaces and places around them, children in Discovery Preschool will learn all about what makes people the same as well as what makes them different. Infants will experiment with moving toy cars around, build block towers and then knock them down, and even take a tour of the center to see what things are like outside of their classroom! Toddlers will get all revved up as they take a closer look at different vehicles and learn more about neighborhoods, communities, and the jobs that grownups have. In Discovery Preschool, children will be learning about themselves as they play games that strengthen their five senses, discuss feelings and emotions, practice self-help skills, and work on learning the names of body parts.

Children 4 to 5 years old: All About Me and My Home and Family
It’s the beginning of the school year—the perfect time to get to know each other better! Older children will be spending time sharing about themselves, their homes, and their families as they learn what makes people the same and what makes them different. Children will bring their own experiences to the drawing board as they create group stories and 3-D collages about families and homes, pantomime different home- and family-related activities, and draw self-portraits. With our curriculum’s project-related learning component, children in Transitional Kindergarten work together to decide on an individual or whole-group project related to the theme. Past projects have included creating a class book about emotions or working together to build a small-scale home, but who knows—the children may come up with a unique idea that’s entirely their own!

Monday September 04, 2017
Center Closed for Labor 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

  • German
  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

Labor Day, September 7th, 2015
Columbus Day, October 12th
Thanksgiving & Day After, November 26 & 27th
Christmas Day, December 25th
New Year's Day, January 1st, 2016
Presidents Day, February 15th
Memorial Day, May 30th
Independence Day, July 4th

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.

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