Common Ground Child Care Center

Common Ground Child Care Center

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Story Time with Ms. LJ and our Honey Bees from the Book Fair!
Story time with Ms. LJ and our Honey Bees from our book fair!!!
Here a student uses basil leaves as counters. The leaves were grown and picked in the classroom connecting nature as a learning environment. This is something we love from the Reggio Emilia philosophy.
I loved seeing day camp on Seesaw today! What a great app!
Have a baby due? Come join our family!
We are growing. Be a part of our community!

Common Ground Child Care Center has been serving Reston since 1972. Common Ground Child Care Center, located at 1700 Wainwright Drive in Reston, Virginia near Reston Town Center, is a tax exempt 501c3 nonprofit child care center.

The Center was started in 1972 by the Common Ground Foundation, an organization created to provide solutions for the needs of the community of Reston. Although day to day operations are handled by the Director, Common Ground Child Care has an all volunteer Board of Trustees whose members are ultimately responsible for all aspects of the center. They're entrusted with making sure that management de

Operating as usual

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 04/22/2022

Do you like ROBOTS?! So do we! Our kindergarteners made robots yesterday and, while they aren’t going to take over the world, they sure did take over our hearts.

04/11/2022

When: April 11th from 4:00pm-8:00pm
Where: 12152 Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA 20190-5840
How: Stop by the store or order for Online Pickup Orders Count! Order through the Chipotle App or on their website.
Use this Coupon Code: KG3Y7KQ
Note: ubereats, doordash, and other delivery sites like that DO NOT COUNT
Why: We get 33% of the sales, so share with everyone you can!

04/11/2022

Do you love kids?

Common Ground is looking for an assistant preschool teacher to join our team.

Common Ground is a nonprofit early childhood education school that believes in quality, play based, child led learning. Our teachers receive excellent compensation, education and training benefits, health benefits, retirement benefits, and paid time off.

Must be able to pass fingerprinting and background checks required for licensed child care centers.

CDA or coursework in early childhood education preferred, but not required.

Please submit your resume with your application to be considered.

04/05/2022

This year’s is all about
@world_wildlife and their amazing Earth Day Activities! We also collected @teacherspayteachers , our , for a including and
@gonoodle, and more! https://tinyurl.com/CGEarthDay2

03/31/2022

It is in and warm weather is on the way! On like today, however, we still need ideas for . Ditch the screens and check out our collection of and activities that could be done indoors OR outdoors! Link in the comments!

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 03/17/2022

THE IS BACK!!!

03/14/2022

This concept seems so intuitive at first… but it is not something we are actually trained in from the get go! on the child who was hit, not the action of hitting. on the you want, not the you want to correct. out loud the choices you want repeated. In this way you provide scaffolding for the actions you want to see.

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 03/11/2022

We learned all about today with our beloved Ms. Gitti!! Along with the wishes we made on lentils, we have a big, school-wide wish!! For all of you to have a safe, happy, wonderful year. What is Nowruz? It is the Persian New Year! Click on the link in the comments!

03/09/2022

Our @noodlescompany fundraiser runs today at the location in Reston from 4-8PM! Cold, rainy day? Skip cooking and get right to ! Link in the comments to our Facebook event and flyer!

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 03/04/2022

We had so much fun during ! We wore rainbows and silly socks. (and studied with them!) we wore animal print and were a sea of ! We read your kids’ favorite books and enjoyed the early (almost!) spring weather. But let’s not forget that reading every day is important!! Share your favorite books with your kids at home, with us in the comments, with your friends and neighbors! makes the world better. Thank you for celebrating with us!

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 03/03/2022

It’s ! Do you want to see how our are hanging out with ? They familiarize themselves with the sounds. They find tangible things that start with those sounds. They practice drawing them. In this way, through and play, they become best friends with their letters.

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 02/28/2022

Our and classes are celebrating goofy hat day in style!!

02/28/2022

It is and today at is !! Stay tuned later for kids and teachers in their favorite wild hats 🎩 🧢 👒 what else are we doing this week? How can you celebrate with us? Check it out!

https://www.commongroundchildcare.org/blog-1/2022/2/22/read-across-america-day-march-second

02/23/2022

Our next is on Friday, March 4th from 1-5:30PM! Help us safe lives by making your appointment today.
https://bit.ly/StAnnesEC0304

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 02/22/2022

This week we are talking about you can make with your kids! with your children is precious for everyone. But we also understand how busy the can be! Let us help you while making priceless memories. Link in the comments!

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 02/17/2022

Our and get to use as part of our kindergarten readiness program! 🐧 is currently teaching these four their passwords. The games are intuitive, the kids are curious, the lessons are STICKY. We love it.

02/16/2022

ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND, MOD PIZZA IS HOSTING A FUNDRAISER FOR US ALL DAY!

RSVP to our Facebook Event (https://fb.me/e/2lT96mqzZ)to let us know you’re coming. Please share it with as many of your local friends and family as possible!

A fundraiser where you get your delicious, fully customized pizza, and your school gets 20% of what you pay!You an order in store, through the Mod Pizza App, or directly on the website! Whether or not you do sit in or carry out, it counts! If you are ordering online, make sure to use the code MODF2789. If you are ordering in person make sure to show this flyer! Please note: ordering through apps like UberEats, DoorDash, etc WILL NOT COUNT toward the fundraiser! @modpizza

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 02/15/2022

From our to yours, a little tip to help ! Make sure the mask fits to cover your nose, mouth and chin. If you adjust the mask to cover those areas, wash your hands before and after. If your mask gets wet or dirty, make sure you exchange it for a new one!

02/09/2022

As a team we walked over 1400 miles during our ! We could have gone south toward Cuba, west toward Austin, Texas, or, if we were digging the cold weather, headed up to Newfoundland! We are competing against each other, so I love to remind us all what we can do when we are together. are truly a force to be reckoned with.

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 02/02/2022

“What are you kids doing?” “Look! Look! Clouds!!” It was worth pausing the rush of afternoon pick up to lay down with them for a second. The sky really was beautiful.

01/31/2022

Last week during our our teachers walked a total of 1,508,745 steps!! That’s almost to from here!! Where do you think we will step to by the end of this week?? Every step makes a big difference to your health, your happiness, and your future, so get out there! 👣

Photos from Common Ground Child Care Center's post 01/29/2022

We had so much fun at the at @restoncommunitycenter! A very special thank you to all the families that came and talked to us about our favorite topic:

01/28/2022

In our unit ♻️the kids have really enjoyed reading ! They also love acting out their favorite stories. That is how we got ten little paper bag princess and princesses and one fiery dragon!

01/25/2022

Our teachers took the two year olds on a walk to inspire curiosity, fuel fun, and teach by proxy. They learn we are here to keep them safe so they can explore the world without fear. In a time when we must begin to set limits, we offer our students . We do this by noticing who they are, not judging them for what they do.

01/21/2022

Do you love your cat? Do you want a that loves them as much as you do? @justcatsclinic is the place for your to feel at home and safe! They also just opened an for any cat who needs help! Read more about it in our blog post: https://www.commongroundchildcare.org/blog-1/2022/1/18/friends-of-cg-fridays-just-cats-clinic.

01/19/2022

was this past Monday, and our classes have all been reading some excellent books about . We know that when kids ask difficult questions it can be hard to know what to say. We wrote a blog on how to talk to your children about , , , and the history that got us where we are. Education is the path to a bright future. Check the link in the comments for helpful articles and books.

01/12/2022

We are programmed to be a “We.” We are born wanting to be helpful. Whatever we can offer to this world is a gift, and we need to embrace that in our hearts in order to help our children believe it in theirs. Each of us are uniquely US. Each of us is a gift.

01/12/2022

The happiest words a teacher can hear: “I CAN DO IT!” You did it. Way to go, kiddos.

Our Story

Common Ground Child Care Center, located at 1700 Wainwright Drive in Reston, Virginia near Reston Town Center, is a not-for-profit corporation. The Center was started in 1972 by the Common Ground Foundation, an organization created to provide solutions for the needs of the community of Reston.

Although day to day operations are handled by the Director, Common Ground Child Care has an all volunteer Board of Trustees whose members are ultimately responsible for all aspects of the center. They're entrusted with making sure that management decisions are in the best interest of the centers staff and children and that the original ideals under which the center was founded are upheld.

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Common Ground Child Care Center is a member of the Reston Child Development Council. We are state-licensed for 120 children. We have year-round child-care programs for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Before- and after-school programs and summer camp are provided for elementary school children. A part-time preschool program is also offered. Common Ground is open to all families and does not discriminate in its hiring practices or its acceptance of children on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, disability, or religious preference.

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1700 Wainwright Dr
Reston, VA
20190

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non-profit childcare center

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8am - 4:30pm
Friday 8am - 4:30pm

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