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A New Beginning Early Learning Center

Hours are 6:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday – Friday. Providing services for children ages six weeks to twelve years old. FREE Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program is available.  A New Beginning has an educational program using the Creative Curriculum.  All of our staff is pre screened through local, state and federal background screening.

3 Stars

Albatross Learning Centers

Fostering a love of learning in children is the central theme that guides our thoughts and actions at Albatross Learning Centers. Offering smaller play-based classroom sizes allows focus on each individual child’s development, engaging in hands on activities and real-world experiences to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills.

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All About Children Christian Child Care and Learning Center

4 Stars

Angels Child Development Center

We emphasize having the children involved in many areas including music, art, physical activities, reading, writing, and play time, in order for the child to learn and grow physically, emotionally and intellectually. We are a multicultural school and welcome new children to learn and make friends in a loving environment. Staff is always looking forward to see new faces.

2.5 Stars

Angel’s Friends Child Development

We believe our kids learn through play and by having fun, we have daily activities like art, music, reading, science, physical activities, writing and many more. We offer Free VPK, our staff is bilingual. We offer a loving and safe environment for your child.

2 Stars

Here at Ascension Lutheran Preschool our students receive an education of excellence through hands-on learning experiences. Teachers know that if they provide activities that encourage students to imagine, explore, ask questions and be creative, they will remember what they’ve learned and have fun doing it!

4.5 Stars

Asprea Family Child Care Home

24 hour care. Eleven years experience. All ages before and after school available. Large classroom and outdoor area with lots of indoor and outdoor equipment for both fun and educational learning experiences. Bilingual (English and Spanish) program. All meals and snacks provided. Member of local and state Family Child Care Association.

4 Stars

34241
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(941) 378-1920

Bess Family Child Care Home

4.5 Stars

34234
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(941) 312-5619 / (941) 536-3066

Bizzy Bee Early Care and Education

5 Stars

Bizzy Bee 2

We are a Reggio/Nature inspired preschool with a play-based curriculum that encourages creative exploration, project based-learning and a joyful approach to education. We have wonderful outdoor classrooms for the children to enjoy and our VPK students participate regularly in forest school and nature-inspired field trips.

5 Stars

Bright Beginnings Preschool

Bright Beginnings Preschool brings you a program of exploration and discovery.  We offer a loving environment in which your child will take part in many creative and educational experiences on his or her own developmental level.  We believe in providing young children emotional security, physical development, intellectual and social stimulation, and proper nutrition in a safe, healthy and happy environment.

4+ Stars

Bright Start Child Care Center ll

Committed to providing a caring and nurturing experience for all children, we see each child as an individual with varying needs, interests and abilities. Teachers offer kindness, guidance, and support. Our philosophy is to provide an UNHURRIED atmosphere that encourages social, emotional, spiritual, physical and intellectual growth and development.

4 Stars

Carter Family Child Care Home

3 Stars

34234
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(941) 365-1789

Children at Emma E. Booker Elementary

4 Stars

Children First @ Helen R. Payne Center, a Head Start Program of Excellence serves children age pre-natal through five years and their families in comprehensive, high quality, inclusive, full day, Head Start, Early Head Start and fee-based early education programs with degreed teachers and low ratios.

3 Stars

Children First @ Helen R. Payne Center, a Head Start Program of Excellence serves children age pre-natal through five years and their families in comprehensive, high quality, inclusive, full day, Head Start, Early Head Start and fee-based early education programs with degreed teachers and low ratios.

4.5 Stars

The mission of Children First is to strengthen children and families by improving the quality of their lives through a comprehensive approach to development, education, health and well-being. Children First is proud to offer a wide range of programs designed to meet the individual needs of each child and family.

3+ Stars

Circle of Friends is an Eco-friendly, Reggio inspired Early Education Program serving children ages 12 months through 5 years of age. We are an APPLE accredited program and have received the Gold Seal designation through the state of Florida’s Department of Children and Families.

4+ Stars

Eberle Family Child Care Center

5 Stars

Tuttle Ave. near Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34237
(941) 955-4159

Our goal is to offer a warm and loving environment that provides the children the opportunity to participate in developmentally appropriate activities so they can grow into the unique individuals God intended them to be. We promote children’s positive self image and building social skills in a school setting.

4+ Stars

Forty Carrots Preschool & Parenting Center

In an engaging, creative, and nurturing environment, degree-level educators at The FCFC Preschool spark young children’s curiosity, independence, and natural yearning for knowledge. At FC, preschoolers feel good about themselves and the world in which they live and acquire a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

5+ Stars

Fresh Start with a New Beginning

2 Stars

34236
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(941) 954-8813

Good to Grow Daycare and Preschool

3 Stars

34235
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(941) 580-1268

Heikkila Family Child Care

Heikkila family childcare is an experienced quality childcare that offer’s a safe, clean, and nurturing environment in which your child will take part in creative and educational experiences on their own developmental level. I offer healthy nutritional meals and take part in 5210 Healthy Sarasota County Program.

4.5 Stars

34232
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(941) 371-0344

Horizons Unlimited Christian Academy

We offer a loving, friendly, courteous, atmosphere for our students. Our mission is to educate each child academically, socially, and spiritually in a caring environment. We take educational field trips monthly. All of our teachers have attained Florida Child Care Professional Credential certification. We believe education is the key to success.

4+ Stars

Johnson Family Child Care Home

3 Stars

34234
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(941) 365-1685

Kids of Sarasota

Every child is born with the right to grow and learn in a LOVING, SAFE and HEALTHY environment. We have 33 years serving families. We offer VPK, Nutritious meal and snacks. Our lesson plans are ALL ABOUT YOUR CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Age appropriate bilingual activities. Open M-F 7 am. 5pm.

4.5 Stars

34232
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(941) 780-5521
kcollub2006@yahoo.com

Kinderhouse Preschool

Provide a positive atmosphere to promote social, physical, cognitive & emotional growth. We use Creative Curriculum incorporating FL/VPK standards and STEM. Kindness Curriculum is used to teach social and emotional wellbeing. Extra-curricular classes include music, gymnastics/yoga, computer and martial arts for ages 4/5.

3 Stars

Koala

Our center is not only an early education center offering quality care and education to children, it is a community within itself. We offer bilingual education, different programs of creativity, developmental assessment and support, we foster learning through play, and nutritional meals based on Florida Child Care Food program.

4 Stars

Little Disciples Preschool

At Little Disciples Preschool, our children enjoy days rich with art, language, literacy, make-believe, math, music, nutrition, science, and parades. Whether in our classrooms, outdoor classroom, learning center, student center or playground, you are sure to find fun provided by our experienced, caring, and degreed staff. Come join us!

5 Stars

Love and Laugh Fun Care Center

3 Stars

Morgan Family Child Care Home

I have a great location. Prices are great, breakfast, lunch, snack provided.  I obtained my FCCP certificate. I am continuing my education to get my A.A.S. degree in early childhood development at Florida State College. I have a loving, nurturing, Christian environment. Social, emotional, and physical needs are important and incorporated.

5 Stars

34235
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(941) 957-0608
trmorg9@aol.com

Pines Of Sarasota Child Care Center

Full service, year round program for infants through pre k, including VPK. Our mission is to provide our employees and the community with quality childcare in an environment that is safe, healthy and provides developmentally appropriate learning opportunities.

4 Stars

Our goal is to offer a warm and loving environment that provides the children the opportunity to participate in developmentally appropriate activities so they can grow into the unique individuals God intended them to be. We promote children’s positive self image and building social skills in a school setting.

2 Stars

Pompey Family Child Care Home

4 Stars

34237
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(941) 312-4600

Renaissance Preschool

Renaissance is a full year program (ages 1 – 5). We implement creative curriculum. No application or registration fees. We participate in school readiness. The USDA food program is provided. Our school is clean, safe, fun and offers an educational rich environment. Our staff is friendly, qualified and dedicated to children and families.

4.5 Stars

Riddle Family Child Care Home

4 Stars

34234
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(941) 358-1544

Sarasota Christian School

A faith based preschool program for children who turn 4 by September 1. Our students attend music, PE, library and art once a week. In addition, we offer 2 field trips a year along with some inhouse field trips. We have a monthly activity that include our parents.

4 Stars

Sarasota Memorial Child Care Center 1

Sarasota Memorial Child Care Center 1 provides quality, developmentally appropriate care for the children of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and the community. We offer a variety of experiences that enable children 6 weeks through 5 years to grow socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 5:45am to 6pm.

4 Stars

Sarasota Memorial Child Care Center 2

Sarasota Memorial Child Care Center 2 provides quality, developmentally appropriate care for the children of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and the community. We offer a variety of experiences that enable children 6 weeks through 11 years to grow socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 5:45am to 6pm.

4 Stars

Selby Preschool At Children’s Haven

The Selby Preschool provides children, ages 1-5, with a high-quality, early childhood education. Classrooms are inclusive, meaning that typically developing children and children with special needs are taught together in the same setting. Selby’s focus of connecting children of different abilities encourages empathy and social-emotional skills.

4 Stars

Shining Stars Learning Center

Since 1997, Shining Stars Learning Center has provided the opportunity for children to learn how to learn, discover new interests and abilities, and grow as individuals. In an atmosphere where learning is to be enjoyed, our graduates have achieved social/emotional and academic success, and accelerated placements upon entering Kindergarten!

4 Stars

Spikes Family Child Care Home

3 Stars

34234
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(941) 351-6137

St. Martha’s Early Learning Center

4.5 Stars

St. Paul Early Childhood Learning Center

5 Stars

January of 2015, we added an infant room. We have classes of 1, 2, 3, and 4 years. We have excellent ratios and provide School Readiness Scholarships and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten. All of our nurturing teachers have CDA, Equivalency, or an undergraduate degree. All trained in CPR/1st aid.

4 Stars

STC Tech Tots

STC Tech Tots Preschool opened in 1977. Our staff includes an ESE-certified teacher, Director and 4 CDA’s. STC Tech Tots Preschool is the laboratory training center for students in the Early Childhood Education Program. We use Creative Curriculum, Positive Behavior Supports and we are an inclusion preschool.
License #: 58-51-00109

4 Stars

Suncoast School for Innovative Studies

3 Stars

Susan Schwaid Early Learning Center

5+ Stars

Offering comprehensive community based services including our Early Childhood Education Program. Our inclusive preschool classrooms are nationally accredited and provide quality learning experiences to support the needs of all toddlers and preschoolers. Hours of operation: M-F 7:30am – 5:00 pm.

4.5+ Stars

Trinity Preschool

Trinity Preschool is a high quality center, established in 1996, that promotes the physical, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive development of children ages 2-5. We use an established curriculum emphasizing learning through play. Our emphasis is on small classes with a low student-teacher ratio. We offer VPK.

4 Stars

Weekday School

3 Stars

Williams Family Child Care Home

4 Stars

34234
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(941) 355-3175

Willis Family Child Care Home

My program is nurturing to children and parents. I believe children learn through play and I teach through creativity, and motivation. My program is open 24hrs to meet parents’ needs. I use the Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, have completed the Florida Childcare Professional Credential, and I’m currently working on my Early Childhood Education degree.

4.5 Stars

Offering comprehensive community based services including our Early Childhood Education Program. Our inclusive preschool classrooms are nationally accredited and provide quality learning experiences to support the needs of all toddlers and preschoolers. Hours of operation: M-F 7:30am – 5:00 pm.

3 Stars