Did you know the first day care center was called the Société des Crèches, and began in France in 1869? Well the Best Day Care Center on Long Island is probably twenty times better than that Day Care Center, so don’t fret when you’ve got to go back to work and find somewhere for your kids. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Day Care Center on Long Island.
Long Islanders voted Miss Tara’s Little Rascals Day Care in Massapequa Best Day Care on Long Island!
1. Miss Tara’s Little Rascals Day Care
5770 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. 516-797-9390. www.rascalsdaycare.com
Miss Tara’s is not only a pre-school and daycare for infants and toddlers, but it provides school-aged children between the ages of 6 and 12 with a fun, educational atmosphere as an afterschool program. The philosophy of the educators and caretakers is to keep children intellectually stimulated while inviting parents to be a part of the experience as well. What else could you possibly want for your little rascals?
2. TuToR Time of Medford and Middle Island
703 Patchogue Yaphank Rd., Medford, NY 11763. www.tutortimemedford.com. 631-345-3200
1225 Middle Country Rd., Middle Island, NY 11953. www.tutortimemiddleisland.com 631-205-0279
3. Learn and Play
8 Gardenia Lane, Levittown. 516-731-0199. www.learnandplaylevittown.com
NATIONAL. Kiddie Academy
Multiple Locations. 132 W. John St., Hicksville. 516-931-3330.