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From I-287 merge onto Westchester Ave. Go through 1 set of lights, and Gannett Drive will be your next right. At the bottom of the hill you will see a blue sign that reads Gannett Office Park. Drive up the hill passing the Wilson Elser building on your right. 4 Gannett is your 1st left. In the building, we are on the ground floor, 1st door on the left. If using a navigation system, try using West Harrison as the city if it is having trouble locating us.

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Our Toddler Program

A place for growing curious, happy and confident toddlers

Our space is built for active and inquisitive toddlers with environments made up of well-planned learning centers that allow for physical activity, child choice and self-directed play, small groups and supportive teaching. There are reading nooks, sensory tables, great books, pretend play areas, baskets filled with dress-up and exploratory materials, musical instruments and places to explore.

Learning experiences are planned to promote each toddler’s growing independence, to enhance social skills and to build the confidence needed to reach their individual potential.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"The staff is so wonderful and caring. I know my child is in the best hands. "

Our Curriculum Components

Engaging opportunities for play and discovery.

  • Language Works Reading, singing, and engaging in conversation.
  • Math Counts Counting, sorting, and pattern identification.
  • Science Rocks Nature walks, gardening, and exploring sand, water, and other sensory tables.
  • ArtSmart Dramatic play, painting with hands and feet, manipulation of other materials and textiles.
  • Our World Diverse interactions with the center community.
  • Well Aware Movement activities as well as hand washing and other self-help skills.

Learning at Home

Moon Sand

You Will Need:

4 cups sand
2 cups cornstarch
1 cup water
Bowl

Directions:

Have your child mix the sand and cornstarch in the bowl, then slowly add water as he mixes with his hands.  Mix until ingredients are combined.

Tip:

This activity is very messy -- make sure your child wears something to cover up, like a smock or an old t-shirt.


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