Amy Zimmerman, Center Director
Ages: 6 weeks to 12 years
1/4 mile off of Boonton Turnpike, Rt 80, Rt23, Rt202 and RT 287
Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Lincoln Park Schools. Bus stop is located between our building and Bank of America, located next door.
Our center is accredited by NAEYC.
AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED
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.
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.
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 Academy™ (3 – 12 Years)
In Cooking Academy, kids learn new recipes from cultures around the world and develop a healthy relationship with food. Kids in this delightful and delicious program whip up everything from Southwest rainbow lettuce wraps to pumpkin muffins, building their skills in STEM, communication, and more along the way. And yes—little chefs get to eat their culinary creations!
Music Explorers™ (2 – 4 Years)
KinderCare families are already giving a standing ovation to our newest Learning Adventures program: Music Explorers! Built entirely from scratch, our new program teaches kids to sing, move, listen, play instruments, and even create their own tunes. It blends math, science, social studies, literacy, and mindfulness (think yoga!) for a uniquely KinderCare way of learning the foundations of music.
Phonics Adventures® (2 – 4 Years)
Learning how to read is a whole lot of fun at KinderCare! We help kids grow to love books and words (and get ready for kindergarten) in our Phonics Adventures program. From discovering the basics of vowels to practicing poetry, kids learn all about letters and sounds in small-group lessons made just for their age group. (Bonus: Kids who attend our phonics program are more prepared than their peers for school—and we have the data to prove it.)
We're the only company in early childhood education to select teachers based on natural talent. Being a great educator isn't enough though. KinderCare teachers are also amazing listeners, nurturers, boo-boo fixers, and smile-makers. Put more simply, we love our teachers and your child will, too.
Meet just a few of our amazing KinderCare teachers!
A KINDERCARE TEACHER WITH
An Artist's Heart
"My classroom is full of art!” says Mary Annthipie-Bane, an award-winning early childhood educator at KinderCare. Art and creative expression, she says, help children discover who they really are.
We put our best-in-class teachers in a best-in-class workplace. We're so proud to have been named one of Gallup's 37 winners of the Great Workplace Award. When you put great teachers in an engaging center, your children will experience an amazing place to learn and grow.
Don't take our word for it. Hear what our families have to say about our amazing center!
It is hard for us to write a letter to any one teacher since our children have been attending KinderCare since 2006. The fact that we had one child who attended KinderCare for 5 years and we are sending another child for 5 years is a testament to how we feel about the teachers at KinderCare. We have found the full time teachers, part time support teachers, Directors and Assistant Directors to be very dedicated to our children's development of education and socialization as well as being nurturing, loving and caring. Our older son is doing great in 1st grade and we owe a lot of that to the instruction and care of the KinderCare Family. Jo Jo loves going to pre-school and the daily activities. I know how challenging and entertaining he can be, and the KinderCare staff always treat him with love, respect and consistency.
Stacie C. - KinderCare Parent
Our family has had the pleasure of knowing Ms, Remy for the past 5 years. Our daughter who is going to be 8 this year was in Ms. Remy’s class a couple years ago. Our boys now attend KinderCare and they are in Ms. Remy's class. Our daughter had a great experience and so are our boys. We know they enjoy her, because they all speak about her when they are home. Our daughter looked forward to going to school each day to see Ms. Remy and so do the boys. She has had a very positive influence on our family.
Huey F. - KinderCare Parent
Miss Jenna was Lucia’s first teacher at the LP Kindercare. She helped Lucia transition to her new school by providing her with the upmost emotional support, care and love. Miss Jenna will always hold a very special place in Lucia’s heart.
Lucia always looks forward to Miss Remy’s smiling face and warm morning welcome. Lucia always asks “Will Miss Remy be here this morning?” Miss Remy’s bright smile brightens all of our mornings and gets Lucia excited for her adventurous day.
Lucia LOVES Miss Jackie’s projects. Miss Jackie has given Lucia the tools to expand in her creativity.
Lucia loves working on her phonics with Miss Jillian. We cannot wait for Lucia to start pre-k with Miss Jillian. The energy in Miss Jillian’s class is always abundant.
Lucia M. - KinderCare Parent
It warms our hearts when we see Madison wave, clap, smile and giggle with excitement, as she loves to show off all that she is learning at KinderCare. We know that Ms. Maryann is teaching our daughter how to make the appropriate hand gestures and facial expressions, and when Madison uses it in our company and especially in the company of others, the elated reactions on everyone’s faces are priceless! We can’t believe how much she is learning and how much more familiar certain words are becoming for Madison. We know that she is cared for and loved by Ms. Maryann and all of the other Teachers and Directors at KinderCare, and we are truly grateful to have found such a warm and inspirational environment for Madison to spend the most important developmental years of her life.
Thank you Ms. Maryann for all that you do!!!
Jenn. L - KinderCare Parent
It is amazing to us how much Scott changes each day and each week – he has become so independent and aware of the world around him! Thank you for helping him grow, develop, and learn. The activities you do with the children each day are helping him develop skills that he will need for the rest of his life.
Scotty is happy when he is dropped off in the mornings (this is, of course, partially due to his second breakfast of the day) and when he is picked up in the afternoons. While we have had some growing pains and he does not always have a “green day,” we know that he loves coming to school each day.
On our ride to and from school each day, we talk about what he thinks he will do during the day and what he actually did do during the day, reinforce rules, remind him about behavioral expectations, etc. We appreciate you working with us on the potty situation and, hopefully, things will click soon!
People will ask me every now and then how I feel about having my son in daycare. While I miss him so much and think about him constantly during the day, I am lucky because I know he is happy and well taken care of.
Thank you for taking care of and loving our son – you are a special person who has a special place in our hearts.
Melissa - KinderCare Parent
Who Are KinderCare Families?
They hail from hundreds of cities across the country from countless backgrounds, and proudly represent every walk in life. What our families have in common, though, is the want to give their children the best start in life. We are so proud to be their partner in parenting.
Hear from just a few of our amazing KinderCare families.
A Globe-Trotting Family Finds A
Home in Houston
Four young children, four different passports, two languages, two full-time jobs…oh, and a few triathlons thrown in for good measure. Meet the globe-trotting Colettas—a family on the go.