Busy Bees Carefree Child Care Center

"In just a year at this center, my son has grown immensely. Engaging activities, exceptional staff, and a fun, safe environment make it the perfect place for child development." - Nicole Marie

Welcome to Busy Bees Carefree Child Care Center, previously known as Valley Learning, the leading choice for exceptional daycare, preschool, and child care services in the heart of the Amber Hills neighborhood in Phoenix. Nestled at 2717 W Carefree Hwy, within the serene Sonoran Desert Village shopping center, our center is a leader in educational excellence and safety for your little ones.

Understanding the priorities of families in our community, we emphasize paramount safety, unparalleled quality of care, and a robust, STEAM-integrated curriculum tailored to foster the holistic development of each child. At Busy Bees Carefree, we blend the wonders of the Sonoran Desert with innovative learning experiences, ensuring a perfect blend of nature and nurture.

Our team of qualified educators, skilled in early childhood development, is dedicated to creating a nurturing environment where children thrive. With a curriculum that encompasses hands-on learning, creative discovery, and social-emotional development, we ensure that our approach aligns with Arizona’s Early Learning Standards.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to health and safety, featuring meticulously designed classrooms and play areas that meet the highest standards. Our nutritious, homemade meals and snacks cater to the well-being of every child, while our rigorous safety protocols guarantee a secure and caring environment.

At Busy Bees Carefree Child Care Center, we understand that choosing the right child care is crucial. We invite you to experience our open-door policy, where you can witness firsthand the loving, stimulating environment that awaits your child. Join us on a journey where each day is an adventure in learning, growth, and joy.



  • 2717 West Carefree Highway Phoenix, Arizona 85085
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  • Open 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • 888.711.5437
  • Licensed for 251 children

Center Programs



(6 weeks to 12 months)

Our program nurtures recognition of familiar figures, motor skill development, and sensory exploration, among other enriching experiences.



(12 months to 33 months)

Our program encourages exploration, physical development, and communication to foster independence and emotional growth.



(33 months to 4.75 years)

We nurture preschoolers with theme-based, interactive learning and cultivate creativity, problem-solving, and independence through hands-on experiences.



(4.75 years to 5.75 years)

Our program focuses on play-based learning, literacy enhancement, and our adaptive curriculum promotes independence and academic readiness.

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Center Offerings

Qualified Educators
Dance & Movement

Our music program offers a researched, systematic approach to nurturing children's social skills and musical development, including singing in tune and rhythmic coordination.

Conveniently nestled amidst ample parking, our center ensures stress-free drop-offs and pickups for our valued families.

Our Educators are passionate about delivering early years education that empowers and inspires children to create their futures.

Our dance programs blend solid technique with fun and creative choreography, fostering both technical skill and expressive, individualistic style in our little ones.

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