Innovation Station Child Development Center

Welcome to Our Center

Welcome! We believe early education lays the groundwork for success, and our team strives to provide a creative environment to learn, grow, and thrive. Each classroom has a dramatic play area, perfect for imaginative and unstructured playtime. The Growing Readers nook in our lobby offers a comfortable place to foster a love of reading, and each of our four gardening boxes provide a place to for little hands to dig in and explore Mother Nature. Plus, our spacious playgrounds have plenty of room for downtime and socialization. Would you like to learn more? Stop by our center for a tour and to meet our amazing staff.

Jacinta Nickson - Center Director

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Enrichments & Extracurricular Activities

Everyday Math

Enhanced exploration of early math concepts introduced through engaging activities and songs

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Garden Works

Science lessons through actual digging, planting, cultivating, and growing

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Handwriting Without Tears

Tools and extra exercises to practice putting A,B,Cs into print (preschool and above)

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Movement Matters

Yoga, balance, dance, climbing and more to support physical expression, interests, and skills

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Second Language

Games, art, and songs to introduce a new language, a new culture, and a new way to see the world

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Sign Language

ASL-inspired signs for our youngest learners to communicate before verbal skills take off

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STEM

Experimenting with tomorrow’s skills in activities that go beyond our regular curriculum

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Meet Our Center Team

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, including Alexandria, Fairfax, and Arlington. Located near Metro, we're easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up. Stop in for our monthly parent meetings or visit us today! 

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Our Graduates

Children graduate Bright Horizons programs with the skills they need to succeed in private or public school. In surveys, kindergarten and first grade teachers report that Bright Horizons graduates are enthusiastic learners who are socially and academically ready for the years ahead.

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Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.

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