First Years Academy of Waconia, MN
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First Years Academy - Waconia Child Care and Daycare in an Educational Environment

First Years Academy is a daycare and child care facility servicing Waconia, MN and its surrounding areas. Our facility features Infant, Toddler, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, and School-Age rooms. Our expansive Waconia child care facilities offer plenty of room for your children to learn, grow, and develop. Meanwhile, our caring staff provides a nurturing and enriching atmosphere. We provide a safe environment for children ages 6 weeks through fourth grade. Our educational programs are centered on exploration and development while we provide daycare.

It is the mission of our Waconia child care staff to provide top-notch service for all families. Additionally, we strive to provide an enjoyable and exciting experience for all children in our care. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us or call  (952) 442-4194 to speak with someone directly.

Infant Child Care in Waconia

Our infant rooms are setup for fast-growing and ever-curious babies. Our infant rooms cover babies ranging from 6 weeks to 18 months old. They are grouped based on their mobility. The ratio of staff to babies in our infant rooms is 1 to 4; with 1 staff member for every four infants. Learn More

Toddler Child Care

In our toddler room, creating an environment to nurture learning and support growth is vital. Additionally, our classroom community approaches your child’s needs through positive speaking, talking on their level, and including activities that promote their development and exploration. Overall, toddlers are filled with curiosity and we attempt to nurture that aspect. Learn More

Our Waconia Preschool Program

Our preschool rooms are setup for children to freely move from one activity to another at their own pace. The objective here is to explore social skills and gain independence which is important. Additionally, we incorporate a variety of principles into our table activities. This is much more than a day care service; it's an educational way to prepare for kindergarten. Learn More

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Pre-Kindergarten Program

The pre-kindergarten room exposes children to a variety of different activity areas in their classroom. Furthermore, we’ve adopted a diverse selection of materials to encourage children to be focused, learning, and exploring their world. We offer several activity centers for exploring a variety of import learning aspects. Learn More

School-Age Daycare Program

Our school-age room provides before and after school programs for our older attendees. Additionally, we offer "no-school days" and summer care programs to make life a little easier. Best of all, it's an educational and socially beneficial daycare option for your growing children. Learn More