Marleen's Munchkins Child Care
Marleen M. Lawlor
11 Dodge Avenue
Worcester, MA 01606
508-304-7164 or email




Licensed since 2000
Capacity: 8

Hi! Welcome to Marleen's Munchkins Child Care. Your child's health, happiness, and education are very important! Every child is different and the individuality your child brings into a group should be cherished, embraced, and encouraged. That is why at Marleen's Munchkins the first step I take is the time to learn, understand, and adapt curriculum to the needs, abilities, and character traits of your child, promoting your child's potential to grow positively and successfully with a greater sense of accomplishment.

Child care is the crucial first stepping stone to a life long learning experience, and can open the door to endless possibilities of exciting adventures. Take time to visit us here at Marleen's Munchkins to find out what exciting adventures are occurring today!
  • Mother of five children with 28yrs. Experience.
  • Fully licensed Child Care for 15yrs. with Early Education & Care (EEC)
  • Child Development Associate certified (CDA)
  • Operations and routines practiced are derived from Early Education and Care Guidelines & Safety Regulations, MA Department of Public Health,..Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS), MA Frameworks Guidelines, Your's For Children, Inc., Family Child Care Resources and trainings.
  • Coherently documented Parent Handbook with ALL practiced operations and routines, (no guesswork).
  • Theme based curriculum, adjusted to your child's characteristics and greater learning style.
  • American Sign Language (ASL), taught and used daily to help the children recognize emotions of self and others, promoting pro-social group behavior.
  • MA Frameworks Guidelines used for Kindergarten readiness, along with successful techniques from prominent local elementary Kindergarten classrooms.
  • Academic and open-ended daily play in Math, Science, English, History, Art, & Music.
  • Alphabet and Reading phonological awareness daily.
  • Weather, calendar, and graph activities daily.
  • Up-to-date age appropriate toys, and arts & crafts specifically chosen for multi-sensory learning potential, meeting the required 8 developmental domains.
  • Single family residence in a quiet neighborhood, on a dead end street, fully baby/child proofed for 25yrs.
  • Exceptionally clean and regularly sanitized environment.
  • Fenced in back yard with multiple play equipment, including a permanent play structure.
  • Respectful, polite, and honest role model to teach by way of example.
  • Professional and organized to positively personify the values of In Home Family Child Care.
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