Shining Star Child Development Center is a fully licensed center in South Portland Maine that provides quality childcare to children ages 6 weeks through age 5.
Shining Star separates itself from other centers in several ways. First and foremost, we know safety in todays world, is a deciding factor when choosing a center. We have installed the most state of the art video surveillance cameras throughout our grounds and main facility to ensure the safety and security of our families. This enables not just the teachers and caregivers who are present in classrooms with children, but our entire team to monitor the whole center and every child’s activities throughout the day to give you a peace of mind knowing that your child is under several watchful eyes.
Additionally, our staff is known for their compassionate and caring demeanor, providing individualized attention and support to every child in our care. They are well-trained and qualified professionals who have a contemporary outlook and are constantly updating their education to incorporate the newest trends in child development. This enables us to make meaningful connections and provide the highest quality care with each child that enters our center. Our modern point of view and education also mean that we incorporate technology and innovation into our daily routines, including the latest in STEM activities and toys that help children learn and develop their analytical and problem-solving skills. Overall, our childcare center has everything a parent could hope for in a facility that strives on being as close to home as possible along with an unwavering commitment to quality care and education.
At our comfortable home like infant and toddler center, we pride ourselves on providing the ultimate experience in infant care. From understanding of the most natural organic forms of care and care products to our reliance on meaningful connections, eye contact, touch, and the latest advancements in child development research, we strive to create a nurturing and stimulating environment for your little ones. Our team of trained and compassionate caregivers are experts in infant care and are committed to empowering new mothers with valuable resources and support. Trust us to provide your baby with the care, love, and attention they deserve as we help them blossom into confident, resilient, and socially adept children.
At Shining Star Infant Center we allow every infant to dictate what their schedule will be. We do not try and force infants to adapt to our schedules. We promote breastfeeding by offering nursing mothers to visit the center throughout their workday to nurse their baby if desired.
Our experienced staff know the ins and outs of storing breast milk, and preparing and heating bottles in the safest fashion.
Whatever your plan for infant care, we are here to assist in facilitating your goals and to be a resource of experience for you to have in your corner.
We understand that quality infant care means understanding the needs of the entire family and being a form of support through times in life that are made to be surrounded by people who care.
Looking for a child development center that meets all your needs? Look no further! Our center offers flexible scheduling, competitive pricing and a great location, all designed to help your child thrive. With our state-of-the-art facilities, expert staff and engaging activities, your child will receive top-notch care, education and support every day. Whether you're looking for full-time or part-time care, we've got you covered. So why wait? Come see our center for yourself and experience the difference that our commitment to quality and excellence can make in your child's life!
Please give us a call today to schedule a visit with us and get your childcare needs met.
60 Darling Avenue, South Portland, Maine 04106, United States
Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 6:00pm