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Academic Explorers expanded our programs by opening a day care in Uniondale in 2021. With spacious classrooms, brand new equipment and curriculum materials, our experienced team of teachers offer high quality child care. We offer educational programs for infants & toddlers, preschoolers & pre-k children using the best curriculum for each group. Our Uniondale child care center also has state-of-the-art classrooms designed for children in grades K-6 to enjoy in our before/after school program.


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Teachers support our babies learning how to crawl, walk, and play with developmentally appropriate activities.


6 weeks - 2 years

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For families that occasionally need child care when their regular child care provider is unavailable.


18 months-12 years

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Through dramatic play and interactive learning, social-emotional skills are developed in our preschool classrooms.


2 - 5 years

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We provide pick up and drop off service to and from homes and schools for kids enrolled in our child care programs.


6 weeks - 12 years

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Free meals and snacks, outdoor play, homework help, fun activities are included in our before & after school.


Kindergarten - 6th



the Best daycare in UNIONDALE

About the director

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Currently in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Early Childhood and Special Education, Ms. Shanese is a dedicated and experienced early childhood educator and program leader. She first discovered Academic Explorers as a parent seeking child care and a few years later landed a position within our administrative team. Ms. Shanese works diligently to maintain a safe, educational, and fun-filled child care program within our Uniondale location.

Shanese Williams

Phone: (516) 292-2323


Google review from parent of child at academic explorers of uniondale

My daughter just started academic explorers. And so far so it’s been great. And they must be doing something very great there as my daughter wakes up early and says mummy I want to go to school. She is always so happy to go and that alone give ls me rest of mind. ... More

review from parent of one of the children enrolled at academic explorers daycare

My daughter just started attending the Uniondale branch. And all I can say is I’m very impressed. We initially transferred her from day care and was worried she wouldn’t be able to transition well. And I can say I’m very impressed as she didn't have any struggle at all … More

parent review of preschool daycare in uniondale

I want to publicly say that Academic Explorers is a heaven sent for my son Jyce! All of his teachers were extremely kind, sweet and had the highest amount of patience with him while he transitioned to being at daycare for the first time. His growth academically, socially, and ... More

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