Coworking and licensed infant and child care in the Washington, DC metro area.
 
 

Nine-to-five. 
Birth-to-five.
Make room for both.

 
 
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Blocks, ABC, books

Two Birds is unique in the coworking space because we’re a fully licensed childcare center. 

For you, that means you can work as many hours as you’d like, in our separate coworking space or offsite, without interruption. Feel free to leave the center at any time for meetings, errands or (shhh!)—a massage or workout. You’re also more than welcome to participate in classroom activities, but that’s not required. 

For your child, that means we adhere to local licensing regulations such as curriculum guidelines for child development, criteria for teacher qualifications, access to green space, even meal pattern requirements and nutritional standards…for starters. To us, sweating the small stuff is essential to caring for little ones.

 
 
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Reggio Emilia-
inspired Childcare

 
 
 
 

Our Educational Philosophy

Two Birds has a project-based curriculum inspired by the Reggio Emilia learning philosophy. Our teachers use the children’s natural curiosity about their environment and relationships to build projects and activities specific to each age group. All members of the Two Birds teaching team are required to have backgrounds or degrees in childcare education and other state certifications, ensuring that your child meets expected developmental milestones and leaves our program well prepared for school and the future.

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Sample Activity

Has your child discovered how seeds grow into plants? 

Teachers in the Young Toddlers room observed that the children were curious about plants. Based on that interest, the teachers led the children on field trips to local plant stores and markets to further inspire their interest. The children then explored what they learned through sensory play, drawings, songs, and a seed growing science experiment.

Two Birds embraces teacher-parent communication, fostering a transparent and inclusive environment. Parents receive photos and updates on daily activities via Brightwheel, a childcare center management app. We also integrate enrichment programming throughout the week that celebrates family involvement, when and if it works for you.

A Program for Every Child, Birth-to-5

Our classrooms and programming are built around four age groups to ensure your child engages in age-appropriate development activities and curriculum:

Infants 
Age 1-12 months—or up to 15 depending on the child’s development
1:4 teacher to child ratio

Young toddlers
12-24 months
1:4 teacher to child ratio

Toddler pre-k prep
24-36 months
1:4 teacher to child ratio

Pre-k
36-60 months
1:8 teacher to child ratio

Two Birds will assign a homeroom to your child to provide a sense of safety and smaller communities, but each classroom also features shared space to foster interactions between children of different ages. This encourages children to help and be helped, to teach and to learn from one another. Regardless of group size, all classrooms maintain a minimum of two teachers at any given time.

We Work Around Your Schedule

Full-Time Care: 7:30 am-6 pm 

Part-Time Care (available for children up to 12 months)
Morning Membership: 7:30 am-12 pm
—or—
Afternoon Membership: 1-6 pm