believes that each child is a unique person. Each child is respected for his or
her individual personality, learning style and family background. We have
created an environment where your child is nurtured while building self-esteem.
Our objective is to provide a setting where your child will feel secure and you
are confident in the care being provided.
Stepping Stones provides your child with a variety of
developmentally appropriate activities, which enhance social, emotional,
physical and cognitive development. We believe that an emergent
curriculum gives children the opportunity to learn based on their
interests. Child-centered activities promote active learning and encourage
children to make their own choices. We stimulate children's interests
through exposure to art, music, sensory experiences and story telling both in
Our main goal is for your child to thrive
in personal growth
and development through a positive experience while at Stepping Stones.
Stepping Stones is an exciting Child Care Center serving
families with children ages 2 months to 6 years (or prior to Kindergarten). We are open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. -
We offer a Breakfast Bunch option at 7:30 a.m. Regular drop-off begins at 8:00 a.m.
Our Infant Program is a 5-day only
Program with an early pick up (3 p.m.) or full day (5:30 p.m.).
For our Toddlers and Preschoolers we offer 2, 3, 4 and 5 day programs,
with early (3 p.m.) and later (5:30 p.m.) pick-up options.
Our Preschoolers can also opt to enroll in our morning only program from 8:45 - 12:45
or they can choose an afternoon schedule starting at 1 p.m.
Families can choose a 10-month, full-year or summer schedule.
*We accept enrollment throughout the year based on availability.
Stepping Stones offers a warm, bright, home-like atmosphere. Our children are encouraged and nurtured while engaging in developmentally age-appropriate activities. We designed a curriculum that allows the children to learn based on their interests.
Stepping Stones provides a safe and secure environment
that is designed to allow the children to grow using their inquisitive nature.
With praise and encouragement, and safety assured, we promote active learning through activities that develop the children’s self-esteem and foster independence.
Enrolling in our Center…
enrollment, we encourage parents to schedule a visit to the center to observe
the classrooms and meet the staff. After visiting the center, parents may
fill out and return an application for enrollment with a $50.00 non-refundable
registration fee. If a space is not available immediately, this will
place your child on our waiting list. When a space becomes available, the
family will be notified and will receive a contract for the full year, school
year or summer program.
Along with a signed contract parents must provide
a security deposit of a full month’s tuition.
non-refundable and will be used as a last month’s tuition. Stepping
Stones has an open enrollment policy; families already enrolled in the
center have first priority for siblings.
New family enrollments are
accepted on a first come-first serve basis.
To receive more information on the
center and to schedule a visit please contact the Director, Elizabeth DePasquale at 617-926-1434 or email@example.com.
Our Infant & Toddler Center and Main Office is located at 13 Bates Rd, Watertown MA
Our Preschool Program is located right next door at 226 Mt. Auburn St.
Stepping Stones Child Care Center, Inc.
respects the dignity of each family and its culture, customs and beliefs.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, cultural heritage, national origin,
marital status, religion, disability, sexual orientation or political beliefs.