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Gaya's Schoolhouse WeeCare Daycare

Director: Gayane Yahjian
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6 months - 12 years
Mon - Fri
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CA license #198003698, background checked, curriculum-based, real-time parent updates


"The first 5 years in a child’s life are the most important — we are committed to making them count!"

We work with children to establish and develop learning through play experiences, social interaction, and open communication. It is important that children build lifelong learning skills and create the confidence needed to succeed at home, school and in everyday life. Since 1997, Gaya’s Schoolhouse has dedicated itself to providing quality early childhood education through sensory-based experiences as part of the Play-Learn-Methodology. What sets Gaya's Schoolhouse WeeCare apart further is that it’s located in the Yahjian family home, where freshly cooked organic meals, loving care and a safe and clean environment are offered to children every day.

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The Basics

Curriculum: Our academics are based around materials created by Mother Goose Time, a tried and true research-based preschool curriculum that covers 8 domains: Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, Language and Literacy, Mathematics and Reasoning, Social Studies, Science, Creative Development, Second Language (Spanish, Bulgarian, Armenian).
Hours: 07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Schedule: Full Time, Part Time
Snacks Provided (afternoon snack only): Yes
Meals Provided: Lunch
Potty Training Provided: Yes
Government Subsidy Accepted: No
Highlights: Early Childhood Education Experience, Small Ratio Setting

Daily Schedule

07:30 AM - 08:00 AM: Morning Welcome / Social Interaction
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM: Breakfast (Please prepare and provide for your child daily)
08:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Teacher Directed Activity / Morning Snack (snack provided by parent/guardian)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Indoor / Outdoor Self Directed Activity
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM: Lunch
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM: Nap / Rest Period
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Snack
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM: Director Facilitated and Self Directed Activities
05:00 PM - 05:30 PM: End of Day Group Circle / Pick-up


Ms. Gaya - Director

Having worked as a preschool teacher both in Bulgaria and the United States, I realized my life-long dream of opening a child care that emphasizes education and skill building when I founded Yahjian Child Care in 1997. Starting out with a handful of children, the Child Care has blossomed over the last decade thanks to my determination and innovation. I have always maintained my belief that each child is unique and should have access to meaningful educational experiences.

Ms. Aida Tsaturyan - Assistant

Ms. Armavineh “Emi” Shahjahanian - Assistant


Weekly Tuition Packages

1 month to 23 months

5 days/week 7:30am-5:30pm: $445

2 years to 5 years 11 months

5 days/week 7:30am-5:30pm: $367

One-time Fees

Deposit Amount: $195
Registration Amount: $85


The Home

Our home is dedicated to the advancement of children in our care, the daycare consists of structured equipment for educational activities and indoor/outdoor playtime with plenty of space for children to move about. We prepare a nutritious home-cooked lunch and afternoon snack in our very own kitchen daily. Children have all of the comforts of home, including a peaceful nap area for a restful 2-hour mid-day rest period. You will find that all tools and materials needed for learning and creative expression are readily available to fill each progressive day. We have established a healthy environment where we want parents to ask, “is there something you don’t do?”

The Neighborhood:

Our home rests in a quiet family driven community near Mountain Ave Elementary, Rosemont Middle and Crescenta Valley High, all top ranking performing schools. Rather commuting locally or long distance, you can easily access the 10 freeway, connecting to the 210 and 405.

Weekly tuition
$367 - $445

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WeeCare verified provider

CA license #198003698, background checked, curriculum-based, real-time parent updates
Gaya's Schoolhouse WeeCare
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011