Parent Reviews

Sabrina Harris

My daughter started in the infant room and has progressed to wobbler. The transition was handled well and with care to her needs. Even as an infant, First Discovery has a great learning curriculum with varied, daily activities. The teachers are very good about updating your child’s progress throughout the day, sending photos, and respond quickly when you message through the app. I chose this daycare because even at infant/wobbler stages they place an emphasis on development, learning and growth. Your child will get plenty of enrichment activities while being cared for. The staff are experienced and seem to stay which is a great sign of a daycare. I toured many with high staff turnover so I am very pleased with the director and her staff. They are experienced, warm, accommodating and really seem to personally know and care for the children. My daughter has issues with separation anxiety but she loves her teachers and is happy when I pick her up. Everyone is very caring and quick to offer extra snuggles. I would recommend this academy for any child. It is definitely a step above a “daycare” and provides a great learning environment.

Regina Botello

We love First Discovery! As first time parents we were nervous about this transition for our son but by week two my son was waving bye to me as he was walking in and as hard as it is to see him become a big boy it’s so reassuring that we chose the right place for him. The staff is so amazing and so kind! They always have the kids doing activities and will even send pictures throughout the day! I love that I get notified throughout the day about how he’s doing and if he ate, napped and all the diaper changes.

Nikolai Sitz

My daughter enjoyed the Wobblers program. Staff members seemed caring and my daughter benefited from being with other kids her age.

Kristina Searles

My kid loves going to this daycare. The staff is amazing. They have a great curriculum that engages the little ones. Their safety features and constant communication with us, allows us to focus on our work knowing our child is being taken care of and having a great time. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a daycare!

Alexa Dorey

My 2yr old son has been going to first discovery at Rosemont since May 2022 .I couldn’t be happier as he has learned so much . All his teachers are wonderful and Aisha is such a great director . From the activities, crafts , story time and the daily agenda for the kids . They are always doing something educational. They even have a lot of fun things going on during the holidays . I highly recommend this place as it’s more than a daycare !!

Alexandra Wilcox

My daughter has Gone here for the past year and we couldn’t be happier! All the staff is kind and patient, it makes leaving her so much easier knowing how much fun she had every day. She has learned so much in pre k that will definitely get her prepared to start school this fall. It’s also very reassuring that they have the security they do. All around would recommend them to anyone with children!

Erica Kimura

Our toddler has been attending First Discovery for about 6 months. She comes home daily and surprises us with what she is learning. She is always excited in the morning to go to school. She talks about her friends and teachers constantly. After a horrible experience at a previous childcare center, we are incredibly grateful we found this center.

Madison Dunnegan

My son has been attending First Discovery Academy for about two and a half years. We love how communicative the staff is when it comes to the activities that are done throughout the day using the BrightWheel app. He has learned so much more than we could have asked for from his time in their care, whether that be more educational aspects like learning the alphabet, to socialization and confidence he gets from playing with kids his age everyday. I highly recommend First Discovery!

John Montminy

My son was 1.5 when he started as a wobbler in May 2022 and loves it. Aisha is a great director and the teachers are really nice to him. He loves circle time and paint time.

Kaitlyn Price

My kids have never been happier! they were going to a kindercare and when we switched i noticed a huge difference in their behavior. couldn’t be more grateful for all the wonderful teachers. they always tell me little things the kids did throughout the day. so many great things about this daycare!

Courtney McEwen

We have brought our now 8 month old baby to First Discovery since he was 12 weeks old. As a first time mom, it was a very difficult decision to leave my baby with strangers. Those strangers have since become family and they show love to our baby just like family would. We highly recommend First Discovery to everyone we meet.

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