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  • As a professional, nurturing childcare we guarantee to surround your child with the best care possible while you’re away, giving you your peace of mind. Call us to learn about our competitive prices!

  • Welcome to Shining Stars Early Learning Center

    Private Daycare, Preschool and Kindergarten.
    • High Quality Care

      We surround your children with nurturing care as well as passionate and Highly Educated professionals.

    • Healthy Meals

      Our freshly cooked meals provide the nutrition your child needs while using the food pyramid to plan their healthy food choices.

    • Interactive Education

      We incorporate all seven styles of learning to match the style that is most effective for your child.
      (visual; aural; verbal; solitary; social; logical; physical)

  • Our philosophy is basic...

    We put the child first!

    Everything we do builds a positive environment where children are safe, loved, nutured and learning. Our beautifully renewed facility allows your child to be in an environment that is clean, safe, and newly arranged with the newest technology products as well as state of the art toys. Every toy and play area is designed for learning… Whether it be the block center that enchances a childs motor skills or the water and sand table that teaches your child the basic principles of physics. We thrive that every child become the best they can be! Here at Shining Stars you’ll find that no one can match the combination of experience, resources and educational programs we offer.

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      Satisfied Parents

      We care, so that you can focus on your work.

  • Programs & Curriculum

    Small group sizes = Individualized learning
  • We provide care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.

  • We use baby sign language to teach our infants, creative curriculum for our preschoolers, and common core curriculum for our kindergarteners.

    • Infants/Toddlers
      • 6wks - 24
        Month olds
      • 4/5
        Class size
    • Discovery Preschool
      • 2-3
        Year olds
      • 16
        Class size
    • Pre-Kindergarten
      • 3-4
        Year olds
      • 20
        Class size
    • Kindergarten/School Age
      • 5-12
        Year olds
      • 20
        Class size
  • We have been educating children for over 8 years. Our goal is to create a place that engages each child.

    We provide different kind of extra activities in all educational fields while taking care of your child:

    • Comprehensive reporting on individual achievement
    • Educational field trips and school presentations
    • Individual attention in a small-class setting
    • Learning program with after-school care
    • Opportunities to carry out scientific investigations
    • Positive learning environment for your child
    • Science Exploration

      Our interactive Exploration Laboratory houses permanent exhibits including displays about the outer space, weather, electricity and more. Additionally, there are rotating science exhibits that will change throughout the year. The first rotating exhibit features interactive displays about flight. Get ready to learn all about places, wind and things that go up!

    • Daily Fitness

      Our students engage in 60 minutes of physical activity each day. We have two large playgrounds for outdoor play and an indoor gym in case of cold weather. Our students are taught various team sports, aerobics, dance, and obstacle courses.

    • Interactive Technology

      Our kindergarten students use computers and iPads to further their learning. This not only gets them ready for the real world but makes learning phonics/math fun and interactive.

    • Baby Sign Language

      Studies have shown that teaching young infants/toddlers baby signs helps parents and caregivers communicate with their preverbal children. Children as young as 6 months old can communicate their needs, showing signs like more, drink, diaper.

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  • Our Faculty

    Nurturing, passionate, and highly educated to provide a memorable learning experience.
  • Shining Stars Early Learning center consists of highly qualified and trained staff.  All of our teachers hold a Bachelors or Masters degree in Early Childhood Education and many of our co-teachers hold an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education.  Our teachers are all background checked and CPR/ First Aid qualified.  Each teacher is required to participate in 15 hours of professional development programs per year.  The assortment of activities we provide are endless.  The educational curriculum, coupled with a state of the art facility, and a low teacher/student ratio is designed to meet the highest safety standards.  All of our educators attend quarterly training sessions on a variety of topics to ensure that they are able to deliver a high quality program at all times and to extend their knowledge, growth, and expertise.    

    • We are very happy we switched daycares. Dylan and Madysen have been healthier since coming to Shining Stars. We love how much the are learning through fun co-operative activities!

      The Reillys
    • Thank you so much for the wonderful care you provide for our children. We appreciate the personal updates at the end of the day about what our kids did for the day. Each staff member seems to really know our kids which is wonderful.

      The Vollbeers
    • Thank you for your dedication to teaching our children. We are very happy with their progress!

      Jason & Janelle Onstot
    • We just wanted to thank you for everything you’ve done for our boys. They have grown so much and it was always fun to see what they learned/did each day.

      The Rekucs
  • Contact Us

    for more information.
  • Magdalena-Kusiak

    Magdalena Kusiak
    Director

    • Postal Address

      Shining Stars ELC, Inc.
      100 Countryside dr
      Algonquin, IL 60102

    • Phone & E-mail

      Phone: 1-847-458-2595
      mkusiak27@gmail.com

    • Business Hours

      Monday – Friday
      6.30 am – 6.30 pm
      Weekend Closed