Sparkles! Daycare and Preschool at Fair Oaks

12001 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030 | | 703-502-8100

Building Tomorrow's LEaders

About SPARKLES! in Fairfax

Our center in Fairfax, Virginia is committed to providing the highest quality of early learning education to our students. Our program follows the Creative Curriculum approach that is innovative, comprehensive, developmentally-appropriate and provides all the tools students need to become star students in their kindergarten setting and throughout the rest of the grades. 

We love setting our students and parents up for success, and we do this by providing support, guidance, dedication, and lots of fun! Our teachers are experts in our curriculum and love to create projects and activities that support play-based learning, exploring, and project-based approach.  

The Idea

Help our students and parents achieve success in every stage needed up to Kindergarten through love, dedication, comprehension, and fun!

Overview Of Fair Oaks Daycare
and Preschool

For safe, convenient, and flexible Fairfax childcare, come visit Sparkles! Fair Oaks Early Learning Academy, where we engage your child’s natural sense of curiosity, nurturing a lifelong love of learning. Dedicated, caring teachers provide lessons based on Creative Curriculum, which incorporates the latest research and best practices in early childhood development for each age group. Parents love our:

  • Extended hours & flexible schedules
  • Secured, streaming video of your child’s classroom
  • Optional Spanish language classes
  • Stay connected throughout the day with BrightWheel
  • Long-term, caring staff
  • Educational evaluations, eye exams, dental exams, and hearing exams free of charge!

Stay connected to your child’s day at Sparkles! Fair Oaks, through apps, progress reports, and numerous opportunities to participate in classroom activities. We are here to support you, and welcome your involvement.

Conveniently located near Fairfax County Government Center, our childcare offers so many ways for children age 6 weeks to 12 years old to explore and grow, with a spacious playground, bright classrooms, arts and crafts, enticing toys, individualized tutoring, specialized clubs, and more.

We also participate in the VPI – Virginia Preschool Initiative Program, which ensures that all children are prepared for elementary school. Our VPI Certification provides free eye, dental, & hearing exams for our students. Please call or use the contact form to schedule a tour; we would love to meet you!

Sparkles! offers a Military Discounts of 5% and a sibling discount of 5% off the oldest child’s tuition.

We also accept child care subsidy programs: 

Child Care Assistance and Referral Program (CCAR) determined by your county of residence and funded by the State of Virginia

Child Care Aware of America (formerly known as NACCRA) provides assistance for Military and DoD families. 

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA) provides assistance for Federal Public Servants. 

Center Hours

Monday -Friday, 6:00 am – 7:00 pm

Ready to enroll?

Beginning your enrollment process is simple. Print the Enrollment Package and complete the required sections. You may submit the completed form by fax, mail or email. Additional paperwork will be required for the completion of enrollment. Registration will not be completed until the receipt of a non-refundable registration fee and deposit.

Our Classes follow the

Creative Curriculm

Innovative & Responsive

Our curriculum is innovative as our resources, teaching strategies, and projects are adapted based on new research aimed at proving a better early childhood education.

Developmentally Appropriate

Each grade has it's own guidelines and metrics for measuring success that is appropriate among the age group of the class as set forth by state and national learning guidelines.


At SPARKLES! our teachers support every step of the way through the entire learning journey. Our curriculum also provides guidance and supports to the teachers as well as they navigate new topics.


Our curriculum abides to state and national early learning guidelines in addition to aligning wit the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.


Providing Peace of Mind By Providing Parents With Secure Live Streaming of Our Classrooms Through Watch Me Grow

Live Streaming Cams

All our classrooms are equipped with secure video streaming through Watch Me Grow, so parents can have access to their childs class and can follow along during the day to curricular activities.

BrightWheel App

SPARKLES! allows parents to stay connected with the teachers through the BrightWheel app to follow their childs progress day by day, attendance tracking, and daily reports.

Entrance Code

Only parents and teachers have an access code that is required to enter. Those that do not have the code even if authorized for pick-up have to ring in and be brought in by our office staff.

Did you know SPARKLES! offers Before & After Care?

Schedule a Fair Oaks Center tour, register a child, or request more information.