Our five preschool classrooms are always filled with new discoveries. Our experienced teachers are always using new and enticing experiences to the help the 3 and 4 year old children to learn. With a ratio of 1:9, teachers have ample opportunity to guide children as needed through a variety of classroom activities. Most of our classrooms have two full time assistants to ensure quality care every day.
Our preschool classrooms contain many different learning centers:
- pretend play (socialization/social studies)
- science area (science/math)
- manipulative area (math/logic/literacy/fine motor skills)
- block area (math/science/social studies)
- art area (art)
- reading corner (literacy)
- writing area (literacy)
- water/sand table (science/math)
- gym time (gross motor)
Children also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of enrichment programs offered through our program center.
Many of our teachers also teach a second language and provide special times for music appreciation. We do offer a Y enrichment and sport classes such as Kinder sports, soccer, tennis, cooking, ballet, and more in addition to the curriculum for an additional fee. In the spring, we also have a Kindergarten Readiness class as part of the curriculum for the 4 year old children that reviews any social or academic skills that your child may require.
For more information or to schedule a tour, please call (973) 762-0860 K
HOURS OF OPERATION
Early Childhood Learning Center
10 W. Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Mon: 8:30am - 7:00pm
Tues-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Winter 2 Class Schedules
3/2 Winter 2 Session STARTS!
3/8 Day Light Savings Time Begins
3/9&10 Spring Basketball Team TRYOUTS
3/11 Wizard's Challenge Drawing
3/13 Camp Open House
3/14 Parents' Night OUT
3/20 Family Movie Night - Big Hero 6 - Celebrating Girls in STEM
3/28 Parents' Night Out
5/2 Healthy Kids Day
5/2 Parents' Night Out
5/9 Family Reptile Night