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Marlborough KinderCare

Nicole Dwyer, Center Director

496 Boston Post Rd E Marlborough MA 01752
(508) 229-4415 Contact this center

Ages: 6 weeks to 10 years

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Elementary Schools Bussed To:
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Welcome to Marlborough KinderCare

Welcome to Marlborough KinderCare! We’re located on Boston Post Road in Marlborough, Massachusetts. As a team of early education specialists, we value each opportunity to encourage children’s questions and foster their development. We believe that a whole child is a happy child and consistently strive to meet the individual needs of our children. Every day, our staff works hard to help children develop confidence for life!

We’re proud of the industry-leading health and safety measures we’ve put in place to protect your family and our staff. And, if you need distance learning support for elementary school kids, grade K-6, we’re here for you. Contact our center director to learn more. We can’t wait to see you soon!


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.


What Learning Looks Like

Our talented early-childhood teachers set kids down the path toward becoming lifelong learners in a positive, safe, and nurturing environment.

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.

Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)

As children reach school age, our comprehensive full-day kindergarten program helps them explore, communicate, and create – all in a nurturing, small-class setting. Our team of expert educators has created a unique curriculum of reading, language, arts, math, science, and physical fitness that’s presented in a fun way to encourage a lifelong love of learning. Plus, our program is aligned with local and state elementary school standards, so children will be prepared to confidently enter first grade.

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.

Elementary School Distance Learning

Healthy bodies, happy hearts, growing minds. We make distance learning easy on your whole family! Our teachers are trained to facilitate safe and dynamic learning experiences online and in-person. Since every school has their own learning plan, we’ve added flexible enrollment options to meet your family’s needs. Whether you choose to enroll full-time, part-time, or before and after school, we’re here for you!

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.)

Our Teachers

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!


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.

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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.

Our Families

Don't take our word for it. Hear what our families have to say about our amazing center!

  • My two girls have been attending KinderCare since they were infants. The staff and center are amazing. The teachers become like a second family. I don't think the team gets enough credit they are exceptional! They've been extremely accommodating to my youngest with food allergies and eczema and are always ready for the newest thing we can throw at them! They are understanding and compassionate they do what they do with love. It's really true it does take a village to raise a child or perhaps just a fantastic KinderCare  team! Love all my KinderCare family! 

    Cassandra H. - KinderCare Parent
  • We have been happy with KinderCare for the past eight years. My kids always came home happy and excited about their day which is a great feeling for a working mom. The director is always willing to work with us and many teachers have been there for a long time; it feels so close to our hearts. The meals are healthy and the school has structure which my kids need! I can't recommend a better day care than KinderCare. I am always greeted by a friendly face and treated with kindness. As a family, we feel very fortunate to have found such great care for our son and daughter.

    Syamala A. - KinderCare Parent
  • I love all the great activities you do with the kids. It really makes me feel like I am giving my kids the best advantage possible with their early education. The things my children are able to learn are so beyond what I could teach or a home daycare could ever try to replicate. I never had any early childhood education, so I did not know what to expect when we joined. I just hoped for a few craft projects to post on my refrigerator here and there. I never expected my kids would have curriculum! Play in water! Even Valencia! And now I have birthday cards for Papi, Mothers day and Father's day cards and art a few times a week from Gabriel. And I get a photo of him actually making the art! Gabriel's vocabulary has skyrocketed. He knows all sorts of new songs, and he is even counting to 13Š. He knows weather- it's honestly incredible. I am a raving fan and I have to tell you how happy I am my children are in your center.

    Erin T. - KinderCare Parent
  • I had my doubts when I thought about choosing a right Preschool for my kids. The first center that came to mind was KinderCare. I have worked at KinderCare a long time ago. My kids love to go to school every morning, and when we pick them up, they refuse to leave. That is a really good sign that the school is one of the best out there. Mr. Marshall is my son's teacher and we just love him so much. He is a really good teacher and my son looks up to him so much. Ms. Carly and Ms. Sara are my daughter’s teachers. She also loves them. They are great, and I am thankful my children are being cared by such good teachers. We will never forget their first teachers. Thank you all the staff for all the amazing care you guys give to my kids and all others.

    Amanda M. - KinderCare Parent
  • KinderCare in Marlborough is such a fabulous center. The staff is always so nice and the teachers are great! I truly feel very safe every day leaving my kids (2 and 4) there. We have been a KinderCare family since my son was an infant and have always trusted that both of my kids are having fun and learning. I can't say enough good things about it.

    Halie L. - KinderCare Parent

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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.

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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.

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