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Ms. Aley’s NeighborSchool

Little Nest

Belmont, MA

Days
Monday–Friday
Times
8am–6pm
Ages
3 months–5 years
Days
Monday–Friday
Times
8am–6pm
Ages
3 months–5 years
About Me

Growing up, my mother had a child care program in our home, and while I was in school studying Biochemistry, I fell in love with child care. Instead of going into medicine and pediatrics, I decided to run my own program because I love interacting with children every day. I am passionate about...

Qualifications

Nearly two decades of child care experience

Background Checked

Reference Checked

Home Safety Inspection

Health & Safety Trained

EEC License #691747

About LindaLicensed Assistant

Linda has been part of the Little Nest family for more than 10 years. As a mom, she's so in tune with everything that the kids need, and she's dedicated to providing a high standard of care to each child.

Qualifications

Licensed Assistant (License: 691747)

Background Checked

Reference Checked

Health & Safety Trained

About MeriLicensed Assistant

Meri came to Little Nest more than a decade ago and is passionate about working with all of the children in our care. Because she's a mom, she brings so much love and care to her work.

Qualifications

Licensed Assistant (License: 946235)

Background Checked

Reference Checked

Health & Safety Trained

Program
Size
10 students
Size
10 students

We have a robust program with lots of different activities for the kids to enjoy. All activities are designed to be stimulating and help them learn. Our goal is to create a place that feels like home for every child....

Enrollment

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Testimonials

Aley brings a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and energy to her program. She treats every child like they're one of her own, and she showers them with love and care. Owen has grown so much over the past 2+ years. He has great language skills, works really well with others, and knows all of his...

Kria S. - Belmont, MA - March 2019
Parent

Aley is the best! She's so responsive and caring. Compared to other providers, she goes the extra mile and offers home cooked meals, a steady curriculum ranging from music to math to yoga, plus she has a really beautiful yard. Charlotte adores her, and every day that I drop her off, I know that...

Kate R. - Belmont, MA - March 2019
Parent

Aley has been working with children for a long time, and she has so much experience. I know I am leaving my two boys in good hands, and I trust her completely. Danny and James go on so many adventures with Aley. She takes the kids to Honey Pot Hill and Wilson Farms, and her yard is so beautiful...

Jill C. - Watertown, MA - March 2019
Parent
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Environment

Our program covers 7 whole rooms, including a classroom, a large playroom, a crib room, and a changing room. We have a very big fenced in yard for lots of outdoor play, and Town Field is directly across the street so we can take quick trips to the park.

Schedule
Calendar
Year Round
Meals and Snacks
2 Meals / 2 Snacks
Calendar
Year Round
Meals and Snacks
2 Meals / 2 Snacks

8:00 AM

Drop-off and Free Play

9:00 AM

Snack

9:30 AM

Music led by a Music Teacher

10:00 AM

Circle Time

10:30 AM

Arts & Crafts

11:00 AM

Outdoor Play

11:30 AM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Nap

2:00 PM

Snack

2:30 PM

Free Play

3:30 PM

Story Time and Puppet Show

4:30 PM

Dinner

5:30 PM

Free Play and Pick-Up

8:00 AM

Drop-off and Free Play

9:00 AM

Snack

9:30 AM

Music led by a Music Teacher

10:00 AM

Circle Time

10:30 AM

Arts & Crafts

11:00 AM

Outdoor Play

11:30 AM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Nap

2:00 PM

Snack

2:30 PM

Free Play

3:30 PM

Story Time and Puppet Show

4:30 PM

Dinner

5:30 PM

Free Play and Pick-Up

Location

Aley Melikian 271 Beech Street Belmont, MA 02478 (617) 263-7500

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Unlike Care.com, Yelp, or SitterCity, here at NeighborSchools we only partner with Licensed Home Daycare & Preschool Providers. These high-quality small-scale programs allow for better ratios, meaning more individualized attention for your little one. In Massachusetts, all Providers are licensed by the Dept. of Early Education & Care (EEC).

In order to receive and maintain a license from the EEC, Providers must:
  • Complete training in Safe Sleep, Childhood Nutrition, Medication Administration, and Transportation Safety
  • Undergo a rigorous home environment inspection & unannounced monitoring visits from EEC Licensors throughout the year
  • Maintain current Pediatric CPR & First Aid certificates
  • Complete a 3-part background record check, including fingerprints
  • Complete 10+ hours of professional development training annually

Many parents don‘t realize that Licensed Home Daycare & Preschool is regulated just like center-based child care. The biggest difference is that with Home Daycare your child is in the care of one experienced Provider who is wholly devoted to the children in their program. Children get the individualized attention and continuity of care they need to thrive; you get a more affordable child care option conveniently located right in your neighborhood.