Yuma Childcare Centers

in Yuma, AZ

30
Childcare Centers are
in Yuma

4
Childcare Centers in Yuma
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Christine D.
"We went to them for one month. Our experience was an "F-F-F and F". I didn't have a problem so much with their facility layout. The classes were combined mostly throughout" the day of the 2-year old groups which ended up being 20 children and 2 teachers for the majority of the day. It caused my son to just feel like he was in a chaos moment the entire day. The last day that he was there, he cried continuously from the time I dropped him off to the time I picked him up. They were the ones that said, "You need to bring him more frequently to 'break him in'" so that's the point at which we said, "Yeah, we need to reevaluate this". It just so happened that I was on a waiting list for another child care center and they called me the day after that occurrence happened and it was a godly intervention the whole way because we went to this other provider and we have been absolutely ecstatic about them. We drop him off, he doesn't cry. He jumps out of the car to go play. He is so happy. They charged me $30 a day. The part-time rate for me was $60 a week. I had to call in to the owner of the company and I still have never heard back from him.
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Stephanie M.
"Went in for a tour of the facility as I was trying to find a daycare for my 2 year old. Let's just say I didn't even want to stay for the tour right after I opened the front" door. I've been to LOTS of daycares trying to find the right one plus my daughter has been in two daycares already. When I walked up to the facility I tried the front door like I always do to see if it's locked, well it wasn't. I asked if the door was ever locked and the director said no. The only thing in front of the door when you walk into the facility is a little chintzy half door that's not even really latched and you can't even really call it a half door because it's basically just a piece of plywood that's probably 2 feet high with a little eye hook keeping it closed. The "half door" is probably 5 feet from the front door which can just be kinda pushed open and the daycare building is probably like 20 feet from a very busy road, route 83 right near the 84 overpass. Imagine one child of like 3 or 4 years old, getting through the front door and into the road or worse up the street to 84. The facility itself just seemed dirty not normal daycare dirty either, there was an awful smell I can't even describe it was like dogs and cats and kids and dirt and cleaner on top of it all mixed together it was just awful. So I went to the toddler room because that's what my daughter would be and normal day cares that I toured or that my daughter has attended there of been toys, sensory tables, or things to keep the children occupied during there day, here there was like minimal, minimal toys almost none and one play kitchen thing that looks like it belonged in the 60s. The outside play area was old and the toys were dirty, and dirtier more then because it was outside, the toddles and babies were mixed in the same area not a big deal breaker overall but the babies/infants wee just strapped in the strollers in the sun, while the "teachers" were standing around talking and not paying attention to what was going on between the children. While I was outside, there were three toddlers on a seesaw
and one slapped another right in the face and not one of the teachers saw it, or even reacted to it until the girl that was slapped started crying. The teachers had no idea what happened because they weren't paying attention, I had to tell them what went on between the two girls. I was done with my tour at this point and the director was trying to get me to commit to bringing my child there. She had the "hook line" ready of " I have another tour for the last spot tomorrow but I'll give you first dibs if you want it, I'll tell the other parent I'm waiting on you" I'm like really I work sales I know lines when I hear them. I basically ran out with my daughter because that is somewhere I would never want to bring her or would I feel safe leaving her there for the day or even 10 minutes alone.
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Ken K.
"When my wife and I were looking for a pre-school for our 3-year old son we had in mind a very specific type of environment we wanted for him. We looked at seveal different pre-schools" programs from park districts to corprate style franchises to smaller non for profit self funded schools. In the end we chose the
Pre-school because of the "play based" learning philosopy, amazingly wonderful and loving experienced staff and the small class sizes held in a classic one room style school house. Our son is very bright but has always come along with high energy and a relucatance to be separated from his mother or father for even short periods of time. The staff at MCP was very understanding and helped guide and coach our family to prepare for the important milestone of him attending pre-school and being under the care and direction of other adults. Ms
, the school's director and primary teacher for our son's class quickly earned his trust earlier in the summer when the school offered 2 week workshops for students to do crafts and projects. Even though later in the summer our son started to no longer want to go to art class without his mother, Ms
kept encouraging us to keep him enrolled for pre-school despite our fears that he wouldn't be ready. My wife was even allowed to stay in the school during the summer art classes to try and help our son adjust . When the first day came he did great. The school's cost is very reasonable in comparison to many others and the shcool offers discounts for parents that sign-up to be teacher helpers which only requires a few committments a year. Class sizes are 14 or less children and from our experience all the children get the individualized attention and guidance they need. We are very happy with our decision to send our son to MCP and are grateful that this gem of a preschool exists thanks to the hard work, dedication and vision of Ms
and the MCP teaching staff.

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Daycare Center reviews in Yuma

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is a community. I'll start with the teachers who
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FANTASTIC, well educated, and really care about the children. The classes are small, with two teachers, and have great variety in the curriculum. The facility is about 4 times larger than you expect based on the exterior. They have safe and comfortable classrooms, a large playground with soft flooring, birds, chickens, swings, slides, just everything you need to tire out your toddler and have them come home beaming with joy and full of stories about their adventures. Everything is beautifully decorated, well manicured, clean, and very organized.
ALSO, and this truly left me pleasantly shocked: The owner and administrative office staff are extremely professional, kind, have a sense of urgency, strictly adhere to all practical guidelines and run an extremely "tight ship." I'm serious: All e-mails are answered almost immediately, there's always someone at the front office to "buzz you in" when you arrive, the billing is automated with detailed invoices, and all parent-teacher conferences and other events are scheduled efficiently, well in advance and conducted/executed perfectly. They should run LA Unified.
Finally, Camelot is a community. In Los
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we, like many busy parents, are pressed for time and far away from friends and family. Every Camelot parent we've met has been friendly, supportive and a great resource for play dates, activities, mutual consolation (hey, toddlers are hard work!), birthday party planning and attendance, all the things our kids need to foster a healthy and happy environment for socialization, learning and play.
Things you should know: I'm a tough critic, extremely protective of my daughter, and have extremely high service expectations. Our daughter has been at Camelot since age 2 and enrolled in 2012 after an exhaustive
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of schools in our area. We could not be happier. Period. If you're looking for peace of mind, a safe and happy environment, awesome teachers, a professional administration and happy kids, Camelot is for you. Outstanding and so appreciated.
- Hammon P A.
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My son is loving his new
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. He is singing songs about letters and how to clap the sound of his name. Crafts so far are really cute and he is so proud of himself. I love how there is so much room and space to let the children run and play. Totally would recommend this place. Great teachers that really seem to love their jobs!
- Monica H.
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My family moved to Tallahassee in May of 2013. My son was 1.5 years old then and had been enrolled in two preschools in Nashville before our move. This school is by far the most clean, organized, and professional. Ms.
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is the two year old class assistant and she is firm, but loving. She talked to my son about the weather and his feelings and he would come home saying the funniest stuff. She treated him like the little person he is, not just another kid. The lead teacher retired this year after 12 years and was replaced by the wonderful, enthusiastic Ms.
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Now that he's in the 3 year old classroom, it's run even more like a school. The kids take turns as line leaders and calendar leaders, learning how to share responsibilities while learning about the months of the year. Letter, colors, and numbers, of course.
Some Facts: The school is non-denominational. They have the best playground in town. They only take 2 year olds and up. The only downside is that you can't go part-time. But it is open all summer and works great for government workers who are headed downtown. And the school's holiday schedule matches up with the government's holiday schedule. No fall or spring break to scramble to find a babysitter for.
I think the price is very reasonable. You can buy a really healthy lunch for an additional $2.50 per day. The menu changes, but they always have a fruit, a vegetable, a protein and a whole grain. I think these healthy lunches that are shared by the other kids have taught my son to not be afraid to try new foods.
The kids have gotten to do some really fun, special stuff. A magic show, a carnival, a Spring Program, the mobile
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, water day ... they are always doing something exciting for the kids. My son absolutely loves it there.


- Jessie W.
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My daughter loved this school. I enrolled her September 2013 for full day pre school for 4 year olds. I picked this school because my daughter missed the cut off for school in our town. I found the teachers very caring. They connected with her and were able to identify her needs very well. Everyday my daughter looked forward to going to school. For preschoolers the fundraisers are optional and uniforms are not required. The price is on par with other preschools in the area.
- Rosalia C.
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Amazing staff and beautiful location for a child care. Awesome program. It's not only a child care, it's a real learning center where children learn and experience. Very satisfied of my choice.
- Melania D.
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While this daycare is not a big box, fancy facility, they are filled with workers who care about your child. The facility is clean, maintained, and keeps kids happy and busy throughout the day. My son was there from infancy through 16 months as I worked during the day. They are flexible with the hours and schedule you would like to keep ( I had most of the summer off). Care is very personalized here. You can't beat the price either! My family will greatly miss this place after we move--we wish we could take them with us!
- Leigh F.
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Our daughter was in
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for about 20 months, she enjoyed it very much, came home always happy. Loved her teachers very much. The daily email report was helpful to know the classroom activities and lunch details. She was in butterfly, duck, frog and then sunflower rooms. The classrooms were bright and nice layout. Overall wonderful experience.
- Lakshmi I.

All Childcare Centers in Yuma, AZ

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BRIGHT START CHILD CARE CTR

2375 S AVENUE
Yuma

CASA DE NINOS

585 E 16TH ST
Yuma

CHILD & FAMILY RESOURCES

201 S 3rd Ave
Yuma

CHILDREN'S CENTER

1701 S AVENUE B
Yuma

CORNERSTONE PRESCHOOL

1098 S 5TH AVE
Yuma

EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT

1875 S 45TH DR
Yuma

FOOTHILLS HEAD START

10688 S AVENUE 10 E
Yuma

HAPPY TRAILS PRE-SCHOOL

802 W 19TH ST
Yuma

Happy Trails Pre-School

11607 S Fortuna Rd
Yuma

HELPING HANDS HEAD START

384 S 13TH AVE
Yuma

KELLAND'S KIDDIE COLLEGE

2430 S 1ST AVE
Yuma

LEARNING PAD CHRISTIAN PRSCHL

12716 N FRONTAGE RD
Yuma

LITTLE EXPLORERS

1403 S 5TH AVE
Yuma

LITTLE SPROUTS COMPLETE CHILD

2175 S ARIZONA AVE
Yuma

MAGIC RAINBOW

4759 W 19TH PL
Yuma

OUR PAD DAY CARE

1765 W 28TH LN
Yuma

PRESCHOOL EXPRESS

2464 W 8TH ST
Yuma

WACOG HEAD START

2505 W 20TH ST
Yuma

WACOG HEADSTART

183 E 24TH ST
Yuma

WHIZ KIDS PRE-SCHOOL

2332 S ARIZONA AVE
Yuma

WHIZ KIDZ

2600 W 24TH ST
Yuma

Young Minds Preschool

1881 S 4th Ave
Yuma

YPIC CHILD CARE CTR

1545 S AVENUE
Yuma

YUMA EAST HEADSTART CTR

840 E 22ND ST
Yuma

YUMA PRE-SCHOOL

870 W 32ND ST
Yuma

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