Starting Early & Starting Strong

Quality Early Education To Build Their Character & A Strong Bond With You

Starting Early
& Starting Strong

Quality Early Education To Build Their Character & A Strong Bond With You

Waddlers & Toddlers | 12 - 24 Months | Serving Huntsville, AL

Family-Focused Care That Puts You First

A decade of childcare experience means teachers know how to tend to your child’s needs as well as yours. Professionalism, a warm, caring environment, and trusted parent-teacher partnerships make you and your tot feel confident and comfortable.
Family-Focused Care That Puts You First

Waddlers (12-18 months) & Steppers (18-24 months) have their own classrooms, With:

Prepare Your Child For Life With Social-Emotional Skills

Prepare Your Child For Life With Social-Emotional Skills

Your child’s teachers model positive behaviors like respect and empathy. Your little one learns to share, take turns, use appropriate manners when giving and receiving, mind their peers’ personal space, and respect their environment by tidying up toys and materials.

Fun With Phonics Gets Them Ready To Read

Teachers use the Abeka® phonics program to lay a strong foundation for reading and writing, starting with sounding out letters. They use silly songs, word patterns, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and stories to make every new skill exciting.
Fun With Phonics Gets Them Ready To Read
Combining Curricula To Build Strong Minds

Combining Curricula To Build Strong Minds

Your little one learns through play, and the Frog Street© curriculum gives them tons of play-based, child-led learning options. They explore early STEAM lessons, letters, numbers, and more with fun, engaging activities that lay a foundation for academic success.

For Your Convenience, We Provide:

Daily Dance, Spanish & More Enrich Learning

Spanish and baby signing lessons help your child’s communication skills grow by leaps and bounds, while dance gets them moving and grooving their way to self-expression and healthy development.
Daily Dance, Spanish & More Enrich Learning
A Priceless Foundation With Faith-Based Values

A Priceless Foundation With Faith-Based Values

Your child learns about themselves and others through faith-based activities. Weekly chapel and bible stories help with moral development and teach them how to operate with love and kindness as they navigate the world.

Blanket Playtime & Buggy Rides For Fun Outside

Children enjoy regular playtime outside to stretch their muscles, waddle, toddle, and connect with nature. They love buggy rides and blanket time on the grass as they build vital motor skills discovering and mastering new abilities in the great outdoors.
Blanket Playtime & Buggy Rides For Fun Outside
Secure Premises For Your Peace Of Mind

Secure Premises For Your Peace Of Mind

Your child stays safe and sound from drop-off to pick-up with a securely fenced yard, restricted access doors, and an internal CCTV system that keeps an eye on everything as it happens.

Your Child’s Safety Is A Top Priority

You know your child is safe with CPR-certified teachers who are all vetted with state and federal background checks before employment. You are confident that your little one is in the hands of only the best.
Your Child’s Safety Is A Top Priority
Daily Communication With Your Parent App

Daily Communication With Your Parent App

Always be a part of your child’s development and maintain open communication with teachers through the Procare Engage© app. Receive important updates and see cute videos and pictures as they conquer each day.

Breakfast, Lunch, And Snacks Included In Tuition

Your child gets a great start on lifelong healthy eating habits with delicious, nutritious meals and snacks provided daily at no additional cost. An on-site cook prepares your child’s food in a nut-free environment according to the latest state guidelines.
Breakfast, Lunch, And Snacks Included In Tuition
An Experienced Director Awarded For Dedication

An Experienced Director Awarded For Dedication

The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship voted owner and Director Ashley Leslie-Blackmon Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2018 to honor her hard work. Accolades like this mean you can expect dedication and commitment.

FAQs

INFANTS: Cuddlers (6 weeks – 12 months)
TODDLERS: Waddlers and Steppers (12 months – 24 months)
TWOS: Climbers (2 – 3 years)
THREES: Builders (3 – 4 years)
PRE-K: Learners (4 – 5 years)

We are open from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm.
We’ve been proudly serving Huntsville since 2021.
Staff members have years of experience, and many stay with us for five years or more. Many hold their Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™, the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE).
We’re fully state licensed and meet or exceed licensing, fire and health department regulations. We are happy to share all inspection reports.
Each child has a primary caregiver who is assigned to 4 or fewer children. Teachers covering for staff lunch breaks are consistent so that all caregivers know your child’s needs.

Hear What Parents Have To Say...

"This is the best daycare! The staff are phenomenal. The director is wonderful!"
"This is the best daycare! The staff are phenomenal. The director is wonderful!"
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This is the best daycare! The staff are phenomenal. The director is wonderful. They care for your child and ensure that daycare is not simply babysitting you kid. They provide lessons and learning from infants up. We are so happy to have our child here.

- Shannon Kish McElroy

"Just want to recognize Ms. Ashley (Director) for all her help! it was HUGE for me!"
"Just want to recognize Ms. Ashley (Director) for all her help! it was HUGE for me!"
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Just want to recognize Ms. Ashley (Director) for all her help. Due to weather, school opening time was pushed back. I was in a rush to get to work and Ms. Ashley so graciously helped me out by checking my son in for me so I didn't have to wait in line to check him in. Thank you Ms. Ashley, I appreciate your effort.

- Sheanavia Reese

"I love the daycare and its one of the best centers in Huntville!"
"I love the daycare and its one of the best centers in Huntville!"
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I worked there and my children went here! I love the daycare and its one of the best centers in Huntville. You will really be blessed if you take your child to this center! The employees show real love to the kids and take excellent care of your children. ❤️❤️

- Laquita Rice

"Their facility is incredibly clean, the food is healthy and nutritious!"
"Their facility is incredibly clean, the food is healthy and nutritious!"
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Their facility is incredibly clean, the food is healthy and nutritious, the activities are educational and fun, they have a massive play yard so the kids get plenty of exercise, and they communicate constantly with parents so you always know the progress of your child. If you are lucky enough to find a space available grab it.

- Eustolia Mejia

"A wonderful experience and a great environment both academically and socially"
"A wonderful experience and a great environment both academically and socially"
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If you're looking for an intimate school where everyone knows your child by first name, then this is the best choice. My daughter has attended for the many years and it has been a wonderful experience and a great environment both academically and socially for her. It's given her a great foundation!

- Cheryl Beverly

"Ms Ashley and her staff are amazing. I highly recommend A Perfect Start!"
"Ms Ashley and her staff are amazing. I highly recommend A Perfect Start!"
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A Perfect Start is the perfect daycare. Ms Ashley and her staff are amazing. The care they give is really what sets them apart. If you're looking for a daycare where your child will not only be cared for but will also learn, I highly recommend A Perfect Start.

- Tia Freeman

"I LOVE LOVE LOVE this daycare! They are like my family!"
"I LOVE LOVE LOVE this daycare! They are like my family!"
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A Perfect Start is actually what the experience is. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this daycare! They are like my family! I used them years ago and after having my last child, I'm back. I would recommend this daycare to EVERYONE!

- Tannisha Orr

"They truly love and treat the children like they are their own!"
"They truly love and treat the children like they are their own!"
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Their communication with parents is also excellent. I always appreciated knowing what was happening and their constant care and updates regarding the children. I recommend them wholeheartedly and I encourage anyone looking for quality childcare for your little one to check them out.

- Shunkita Hardy

"She took the best care of my babies. I recommend A Perfect Start Learning Center!"
"She took the best care of my babies. I recommend A Perfect Start Learning Center!"
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Mrs. Ashley was such a blessing to me and my babies during our time with her. She took the best care of my babies. My daughter graduated from their Pre k program, and they actually learned something there. The staff was loving as well and treated my babies with love. I recommend A Perfect Start Learning Center.

- Chaundreca Washington

"The staff and the programming has always been top notch!"
"The staff and the programming has always been top notch!"
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My child attends this facility and have for 8 years he is now part of the after school and summer camp program. The staff and the programming has always been top notch. Thanks for all the great things you do for us as working parents.

- Cynthia Seay

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