Welcome to PLAYCARE! We are an in-home daycare facility located on the East side of Joplin, Missouri. Our primary care provider is Sharon Roth. She is a state licensed in-home daycare provider and is also CPR and First Aide certified. She has been providing excellent childcare services since 1987. We believe kids learn while playing. Children need to embrace the freedom of their early years and take the time to just be kids. We provide an environment where kids can thrive both creatively and socially so they can learn at their own pace and from other children their own age.
What ages do you accept?
Newborn (6 weeks old) through Pre-Kindergarten.
What are your hours of operation?
Our operating hours are 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
What days are you closed?
New Years Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day
Are meals and snacks provided?
Breakfast, Lunch and snacks are provided.
What certifications do you have?
CPR certified, First Aide certified, State licensed home daycare provider.
Do you allow smoking in your home?
No. The entire house is a smoke free environment.
Can you accommodate my child’s allergies?
We try to accommodate all allergies. Please call for specific details and requests.
Do you have pets in your home?
No. Family dogs are kept outside in a kennel. The entire house is a pet free enviornment.
Do you accept Special Assistance Programs?
These are accepted on a case by case basis. Please call for specific details and requests.
Do you have a plan for emergencies?
Yes. We practice fire drills monthly and tornado drills every three months. Tornado drills include evacuating to the onsite storm shelter.
Do you provide any Pre-Kindergarten activities?
Due to the variety of ages, structured activities are handled on a case by case basis. During the summer months, the kids are encouraged to play outside as much as possible. We believe kids learn while playing. Children need to embrace the freedom of their early years and take the time to just be kids. We provide an environment where kids can thrive both creatively and socially so they can learn at their own pace and from other children their own age.
“My husband and I were very pleased with the atmosphere there. I truly felt at ease the moment I walked in. Immediately I knew I had made the best decision. There is no greater feeling than knowing that your child was smiling when you dropped them off and smiling when you pick them up.” - Lindsey
“I always felt very confident in her and felt like my children were in a very stable, loving, and secure enviornment.” - Peggy
“I feel so lucky to have found someone who has a genuine love and caring for children. I never have to worry about my son when I’m at work.” - Annette
“The children love to go to her house. She is a very loving, kind, caring person whom children love to be with.” - Raquel
“She was loving and caring with the children. She was also very patient, dependable and organized. The atmosphere at her home was always cheerful.” - Lee
“She provided a ‘home’ situation for my daughter, in which my daughter grew to be very comfortable. She consistently displayed concern, care, and professionalism through-out the tenure. Her house and play rooms were always kept clean. She has always been very open, cheerful, and honest. These traits were exhibited, on a daily basis, to my child.” - Lisa
“She was wonderful with newborns and toddlers being able to organize their needs around the older childrens activities. I’m sure you will find her to always be pleasant and well organized.” - Rhonda
“The loving, quiet way in which you tend to those in your care is an example to us all of positive parenting skills. Watching each child grow individually and friendships florish among the children speaks highly of your influence upon them.” - Sandy
“She has been the best child care provider I have ever had.” - Elaine
“I have been extemely pleased with the care my children have received. I know the enviornment she provides them is stimulating and fun. I also find her to be patient and kind to the children.” - Pattie
We are located off 7th Street East of Duquesne Road at 818 Summit in Joplin, Missouri.