10 Best Childcare Facilities in NYC

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10 Best Childcare Facilities in NYC

After a long year and a half, our lives are starting to get back to normal. Kids are headed back to school in person, and parents are beginning to head back to work or are working remotely full time. Now that many people are getting back into their 9-5 days, many parents are on the lookout for full or part-time childcare. Lucky for us, many childcare facilities are back open and are offering programs for little ones this fall!

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All My Children– Multiple Locations

All My Children caregivers teach kids the skills they will need when they enter elementary school and essential tools they need for life in general. All My Children wants to make sure that your kids are in the best environment possible, which is why they offer an eco-conscious daycare to reduce environmental hazards for your kids.

Bronx Day Care– Crotona
559 E Tremont Ave., Bronx, NY 10457

A great choice if your child loves activities 24/7.  Caregivers constantly update parents on their child’s weekly schedule to be 100 percent transparent on what their child is doing every day at Bronx Day Care.

Gardens Daycare– Hudson Heights
427 Fort Washington Ave., New York, NY 10033

Picking the right childcare facility is essential for your kids. Gardens Daycare is a family-oriented daycare, making it an easy transition for both children and their parents. Not only will Gardens take care of your kids, but the childcare facility is also a learning environment where kids will learn how to follow rules and listen.

Imagine Early Learning Center– Multiple Locations

If you are looking for a care option that will be fun for your kids and educational, then Imagine is the right choice for your family.  Imagine offers programs for ages 2 months to 5 years old that focus on meeting the needs of each child while also making sure they are reaching essential milestones for their age group.

Jelly Bean Group Family Day Care– Upper East Side
516 E 84th St, New York, NY 10028

Since 1989, Jelly Bean Group Family Day Care has believed that child-centered play is the best way for kids to learn and develop. Kids can play freely throughout the day while also participating in adult-led activities throughout the day. 

KinderCare– Multiple Locations

Kindercare offers both infant and toddler daycare options for parents. At KinderCare, teachers encourage children to be themselves and explore their interests and imaginations while making memories with new friends in the same age group.

Sunshine Learning Center– Multiple Locations

Keeping parents in the loop is vital at Sunshine Learning Center, which uses Tadpole software so parents can keep track of their kids. Through the software, teachers can record naps, activities, and meals and share lesson plans that parents can view. Sunshine offers programs for infants, toddlers, and early preschoolers and uses a creative curriculum that provides specific goals for a child’s development.

Tender Tots– Multiple Locations

Tender Tots infant and toddler daycare programs focus on developing your kids’ motor and speech skills while having a ball of fun every day! Overall, Tender Tots wants to provide the highest level of care for kids while ensuring they are in a safe and healthy environment.

 The Bellevue Day Care Center– Kips Bay
462 1st Ave. d100, New York, NY 10016

Bellevue Day Care Center has been around since the 1970s and has continued to offer early education and child care services. This center provides services for kids ages 6-14 months and guarantees a nurturing environment for your kids.

Sunshine Learning Center– Multiple Locations

Keeping parents in the loop is important at Sunshine Learning Center, which uses a Tadpole software so parents can keep track of their kids. Through the software, teachers can record naps, activities, and meals and share lesson plans that parents can view. Sunshine offers programs for infants, toddlers, and early preschoolers and uses a creative curriculum that provides specific goals for a child’s development.

Vivvi– Multiple Locations

We all know that parents are often pulled every which way and have crazy schedules. That’s why Vivvi provides care that fits into families’ schedules, such as offering extended hours and flexible enrollment options. Each location space is beautifully designed and has designated spaces, such as learning centers and wiggle rooms, to help with their hands-on curriculum.  

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Play On! Studios

<p>Play On! Studios offers theater day camps and after-school classes on the UWS that are guaranteed to give kids a summer full of acting, music, and fun they won't soon forget! Young actors will rehearse and perform in a full production, work with professional NYC actors/teaching artists, build up their skills in a nurturing, non-competitive environment and play lots of drama games!</p> <p>Creative Drama Camps are perfect for kids entering grades K-4. Campers will work each week to put on a brand-new show! Each session, they will receive a script, rehearse a production, make a set and costumes, and perform their play. Kids will also play drama games, play outside (weather permitting), and have tons of fun!</p> <p>Musical Theater Camps are aimed at kids entering grades 4-9. In Musical Theater Performance Camp, campers put on a complete musical production in a professional NYC theater! Campers will stretch their skills with drama exercises and games, vocal coaching, field trips, and building a professional set. Our incredible teaching artists and campers come together to put on a truly remarkable show!</p> <p>During the school year, classes are great for beginners or more experienced actors - sing, dance, and put on a play! Whether your child is just starting out, or ready for Broadway, we’ve got the class for them. Classes are available for grades PreK-8, after school or on Saturdays! Come play with us.</p> <p> </p>

Mosholu Day Camp

<p dir="ltr">For over 80 years, Mosholu Day Camp has been providing affordable, quality camping to children from all over the Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland & Westchester. Our picturesque facility sits on beautiful Lake Cohasset in Harriman State Park. It offers children a place to develop, experience, and enjoy the nature around them, while taking part in unforgettable outdoor summer activities. </p> <p dir="ltr">Mosholu offers campers more, while you pay less. As a camp that focuses on traditional activities our goal is to give children unforgettable experiences and lifelong friendships. The camp has expert staff and top-notch facilities. Mosholu is a safe and nurturing environment filled with exciting activities and adventures for all ages. Director, Mike Halpern brings over 40 years of camping, teaching and childcare experiences and along with an amazing leadership team, built a program that allows campers to learn and thrive.</p> <p dir="ltr">The camp provides a nurturing environment where campers have an opportunity to enjoy activities (like music, arts, sports, and special programs), while a special focus is placed on swimming, where campers begin to develop and improve water familiarity and swimming skills take part in row boats, kayaks and an amazing waterpark. The camp has an amazing challenge and ropes course area with a number of challenges including a rock wall, zip line, tree climbing and rope swing. Campers gain independence while supervised by counselors who understand the needs of emerging tween campers.</p> <p dir="ltr">Mosholu is a “funtastic” place where campers make new friends, are creative, focus on sports and arts, and have a positive experience. Counselors are college-aged and older, and are directly supervised by adult professional child care workers who are in tune to the campers' needs. There are tons of inter-camp games and parties, as well as cookouts and a water balloon sling shot area where campers stay cool and laugh. </p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.2; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">Mosholu Day Camp offers bus service (included in the price) from all over Westchester, Upper Manhattan, The Bronx and Rockland. It is an amazing camp experience at an amazing price!  It is a place where memories are made that last a lifetime!<span id="docs-internal-guid-be08b0e8-7fff-e32f-eaed-a8310d12ec1f"></span></p>

Fieldston Summer Camps

<p>Fieldston Summer Camps provide a fun, eventful summer for all ages. Fieldston Outdoors, Fieldston Sports Camp, Fieldston Premier Sports, Fieldston Future Leaders Camp, Fieldston Emerging Leaders Camp, and Fieldston Expeditions Camp are comprehensive programs covering a spectrum of subjects and interests designed to engage campers. Our programs and classes range from outdoor adventure to educational, sports, and STEAM programs. All camps are held at our campus in Riverdale, with the exception of Fieldston Expeditions Camp, which takes place at locations across the country.</p> <p> </p>