Child Care and Learning Centers
A Great Place To Grow
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Programs and Curriculum
Our programs and classes are designed to be flexible so you can pick the programs that are right for you and your family.
  • We accommodate children ages 6 weeks-12 years.
  • We offer day care programs 2-5 days per week.
  • We offer drop in care.
  • We offer full day and part day programs!
  • All staff are background checked.
  • We have secured entry and onsite surveillance at all locations for your child’s safety.
Infant (6weeks-18 months) and Toddler (18 months-36months)
At The Child Garden, age-appropriate activities promote cognitive and social development in a nurturing environment. Infants follow their own schedule while Toddlers participate in a balance of nurturing, playtime, and learning.
Preschool (3, 4 & 5 years)
Participation in daily activities and interest areas develop your child's academic skills while your child enhances his or her
social skills. Our PreSchool is planned and overseen by degreed teachers who are committed to providing a  rich, nurturing environment that will prepare your child for kindergarten. Preschool curriculum is incorporated into all of our preschool day care programs.
Private PreSchool
Our Private PreSchool is available at specific centers only and is available for  an additional charge to day care or as a stand alone program. Private Preschool is planned and overseen by Bachelor degreed teachers who are committed to providing a  rich, nurturing environment that will prepare your child for kindergarten.
K12/OHVA Group
     
            Our Oberlin location offers space for children Kindergarten-4th grade enrolled in K12/OHVA to meet and study. We provide Learning Coaches to 
            help working parents and support to all parents who choose this option for their child. We provide group field trips and extras such as violin and 
            Taekwondo, art and computer coding. Space is very limited. This space is only offered at our Oberlin location.
 
Before and After School
We offer your Kindergarten age child an extension of their half day programs and all children 5-12 before and after school care and non school day care.  
Both age groups are eager to form social connections and discover how the adult world works, 5-12-year-olds will take part in activities that will foster those interests.



Back-up/Drop In Care
Our back up and drop-in care is available to those who preregister and need quality care on an as needed basis. Call or see our parent handbook for details.

Summer Programs and Camp
Children ages 6-12 will experience weekly field trips and fun!

Curriculum
Our Centers Use The Creative Curriculum. The Creative Curriculum is the country's leading curriculum teaching literacy, mathematics, science, social studies and more.. This inclusive, strengths-based approach is appropriate for all children, including dual-language learners and children with disabilities. 
Screenings, Assessments and Progress Reports
Our centers use Ages and Stages as a developmental screenings which are completed within 30 days of enrollment with any referrals made within 90 days. ASQ is a reliable tool for screening infants and young children for developmental delays during the crucial first 5 years.

Hayes Progress Reports are completed in November and April. Hayes provides a detailed listing of achievements for the year in various curriculum areas. These reports help parents appreciate the progress their children have made.

The Director at each center is certified to do vision screening. This will be completed one time per year for all students and as needed.
Other Programs and Services

  • Sign Language: Our sign language classes are offered for all age groups. We use Signing Time Classroom Curriculum. Sign language promotes early communication, speeds spoken language development, reduces frustration and tantrums in infants and toddlers, enhances the bond between parent and child. ASL (American Sign Language) also helps children to learn to communicate with children who are different from themselves. ASL programs are included in your tuition pice.
     
  • Spanish: Our Spanish classes are offered for children ages 18 months and up. Spanish programs at The Child Garden aim to develop listening and speaking skills for children and even adults. Our Spanish classes also promote diversity. Spanish classes are included in your tuition price.
     
  • Special Programs: Phonics, Math, Tutoring, Teaching Our Toddlers*: Small group kindergarten readiness, phonics and math for children ages 2 years and up.Tutoring programs for school age children. These class sizes are no more than 3 children and are 30-45 minutes 3x per week. A great addition to any program! 
     
  • Transportation: The Child Garden centers transport children safely to and from school and for our summer field trip schedules. Transportation is provided to and from most schools in our service area. Our transportation includes our own new state of the art MFSA Buses or transportation by the local school system to ensure reliable and safe service for our families.
     
  • Fitness: Fitness is a vital part of any young child’s day. Fitness includes daily outdoor play, daily indoor play, Operation Fit Kids exercise program weekly as well as special visitors throughout the year! Yoga class is also offered each week! These programs are included in your tuiton price. Taekwondo is offered for an additional fee.

 

  • All About Dance: All About Dance is offered at select locations where space is available. Dance class is available to Toddler age children through Kindergarten. Ask your center director today!




*Class Fees May Apply
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