177 posts categorized "Open House"

Little Seeds Farm School is now open!

October 30, 2014

We are so excited to announce the opening of our school! We want to invite you and your dressed up little ones to our open house this Friday, the 31st to stop by for a tour and a healthy treat. The party is from 4-8pm and located at 2040 SE Bidwell st. Portland,97202. We are located near westmoreland park in Sellwood.
We will start the enrollment process that evening as well as our wait list.
Our school is Montessori inspired with a focus on farming. We will cover:
Gardening
Composting
Goat care
Chicken care
Sensory play
Language
Dramatic Play
Science
Independent Play
Cooking/nutrition
Adventure
Crafting
Folklore
WILDCRAFT
and much more!
Please visit our website to schedule a tour or ask any questions. www.littleseedsfarmschool.com Thank you Mamas!
Best wishes,
Teacher Brittany
Little Seeds Farm School
971-998-7672


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Manos Unidas Montessori in Lents!

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Formerly Merry Montessori, Manos Unidas Montessori is opening it's doors December 1st in our new location off of Foster Boulevard & 87th Ave in the Southeast neighborhood of Lents.

Conveniently located by the Max train, I-205, or a straight shot up Foster Blvd from inner Southeast Portland, Manos Unidas Montessori is nestled in the church property of St. Peter's Parish and will become a non-profit center offering high quality, bilingual educational programs for children 6 weeks to 6 years-old, with scholarships available beginning mid year 2015.

Our Primary program has spaces available beginning January 5th for children 2 1/2 and mostly toilet independent and we  are beginning a waitlist for families interested in our infant and/or toddler programs.

Manos Unidas Montessori is seeking families interested in being part of a new Spanish-English Bilingual program that supports each child, along with encouraging positive community building.

Come visit us at our first Open House Saturday, December 6th from 10am to 12pm or go to our website to learn more- manosunidasmontessori.org

Playopolis has rare openings for 2-5 year olds in our Waldorf-inspired Playgarden.

September 28, 2014

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Nestled In Nature School Open House - Waldorf Inspired Preschool in SE

September 07, 2014

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Reggio Emilia Preschool in Bethany

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Hummingbird Preschool Looking for Third Teacher

In-home certified morning (Monday thru Friday 9am-1pm) preschool in inner NE Portland looking to expand and add third amazing teacher (1 to 6 adult/child ratio).  Must truly love working with children ages 2-5 and be willing to make at least a year commitment.  Our school has a gentle, loving, respectful approach with a focus on free play and authentic (not teacher led or created) opportunities for peer collaboration/interaction/socialization.  We combine many philosophies such as: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach, RIE, Unconditional Parenting, and Mindful Parenting.  Candidates must pass a Criminal Records Check and have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid and a Food Handler's Card.  Teachers must also complete a minimum of fifteen hours of training annually.  Classroom experience preferred, Step 3 or higher on Oregon Registry a plus.  The right candidate would be able to start as a substitute/trial basis to make sure we are the right match for each other.  For more information about our school please visit www.hummingbirdschool.com.  If interested please e-mail us at hummingbirdschool@yahoo.com.  In addition to sending a resume and references please tell us about yourself and why you would want to work at our school.

Willow Tree Preschool has a couple of spaces for fall

August 01, 2014

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The Willow Tree Preschool is an eclectic fusion of philosophies blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a rich, lush, warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child, developed with over 20 years of experience.

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Eastside Family Co-operative Preschool Open House-This Weekend!

June 11, 2014

Saturday, June 14th, 11am-1pm, 3300 SE Woodward St (church basement)

  • * Summer treats and activities for the youngsters!
  • * Get to know members of the co-op community!
  • * Check out our indoor and outdoor play space!
  • * See if Eastside Family Co-operative may be a good fit for your family!

We are a group of families who have come together to provide high quality, part-time childcare for our children. Children typically start between the ages of 18 months to 2.5 years and graduate by age 4. We are entirely parent run.  Each child attends 2 days "on her own" and 1 day with her "parent teacher."

Learn more at: eastsidefamilycoop.org

Contact Liz, Charity or Daniella at membership@eastsidefamilycoop.org or Desiree at dezhullsmith@gmail.com

 

Hummingbird Preschool NE Alberta Area Enrolling for Fall

June 02, 2014

Hummingbird School is a space where children are encouraged to explore, interact, create, imagine and express themselves.  The program is designed to allow students to discover the world through play in an environment that is unhurried, loving and secure.  Our approach is child-led rather than teacher-directed.  Through free play and open ended art activities, children challenge themselves to work on the skills they need to learn and develop.  A focus on play and creativity also allows preschoolers many opportunities to interact with peers and practice emerging skills such as empathy, flexibility, problem solving and negotiating.

  • Established School with Experienced Teachers
  • Integrated Academics
  • Collaborative Problem Solving Approach
  • Free Play Foundation/Art & Music Focused
  • Daily Outdoor Activities
  • Spanish & Sign Language

Currently Enrolling for Fall * www.hummingbirdschool.com

hummingbirdschool@yahoo.com * 503-750-0500

 

 

 

New Farm Montessori Open House

May 30, 2014

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Open House on Saturday May 31, 1:00-4:00 

6234 N. Campbell Ave. 

You are invited to tour our schoolhouse and garden, meet our teachers and ask questions about our program for young children and Montessori education.

 Applications will be available for openings beginning in September. Please note, this open house is for parents only. If you choose to apply, we will schedule a personal visit and tour for your family. 

Please visit us online at www.newfarmmontessori.com for more information. For questions and to RSVP, please contact us at (503)358-1932 orinfo@newfarmmontessori.com

Hummingbird Preschool NE Alberta Area Enrolling for Fall

May 12, 2014

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Alberta Arts Preschool Program

Hummingbird School is a space where children are encouraged to explore, interact, create, imagine and express themselves.  The program is designed to allow students to discover the world through play in an environment that is unhurried, loving and secure.  Our approach is child-led rather than teacher-directed.  Through free play and open ended art activities, children challenge themselves to work on the skills they need to learn and develop.  A focus on play and creativity also allows preschoolers many opportunities to interact with peers and practice emerging skills such as empathy, flexibility, problem solving and negotiating.

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Woodhaven School, A Waldorf-Inspired Preschool in SW Portland

April 23, 2014

Screen shot 2014-04-23 at 11.09.55 AMWoodhaven’s Waldorf-inspired and nature-based preschool program is dedicated to fostering a lifelong love of learning in our children. The school strives to nurture the whole child. Children learn through active exploration and interaction with adults, peers and the natural environment. The curriculum emphasizes child choice rather than highly structured, teacher- directed lessons and is inspired by the elements of Waldorf education. Our program emphasizes oral story telling, natural toys, outdoor learning, organic food, and a soothing environment. A good portion of our daily school routine is spent learning and exploring nature’s wonders in our outdoor classroom. Located in in SW Portland’s Garden Home neighborhood, Woodhaven is a secular and independent school. Also, Woodhaven is a media-free school, where children are encouraged to exercise their own imaginations and creativity through art, music, dramatic play and hands-on exploration of simple toys and natural objects. As a cooperative, Woodhaven emphasizes family involvement. The preschool is operated by professional teachers and parents who choose to actively participate in their children’s education. At Woodhaven, the parents and teachers work together to instill a sense of wonder and genuine enthusiasm for learning in our children.

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Willow Tree Preschool enrolling for 2014-2015

April 07, 2014

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The Willow Tree Preschool is an eclectic program influenced by the progressive early childhood programs of Reggio Emilia, Italy developed with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. Blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child. Children are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build meaning through their experiences. Play is at the core of everything we do, it is through playful exploration that real learning happens, creative thinking evolves, problem solving develops, and true connection and meaning is made.

At the Willow Tree children’s natural sense of awe and wonder about the world is nurtured through movement, song, and story, supporting the children’s social, emotional, physical, creative and intellectual development. 

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age.

Check out our website and Facebook. We would love to meet you and your child, contact us at kim@willowtreepreschool.com

Little Lights Playschool

March 02, 2014

 

Hello Portland area families!   Little Lights Playschool is a home based Waldorf preschool located in the Woodlawn neighborhood of NE Portland.   We operate Tuesday - Thursday from 9-1.  Our program is rich in the arts with strong emphasis on free play, social development, the natural world around us and respect of each other and our things.   Class size is small loving lead by seasoned teacher Kristin Luce.  We accept little ones ages 2.5-5.   Our program affordable and our community vibrant!

Please go to our website for all the information.    www.littlelightsplayschool.org

Thank you for considering our sweet school! 

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Escuela Viva: Openings for Summer and Fall 2014

February 27, 2014

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Escuela Viva
Community School
Offering a Dual Language Learning Environment
1111 SE Pine St. Portland, OR

Escuela Viva, has openings available in our Infant, Toddler and Preschool classrooms for the 2014-2015 school year.  Escuela Viva was developed with two main goals in mind.  The first is to provide an enriching environment that supports the spiritual, academic and humanistic needs of our children. The second is to support the development of both English and Spanish language skills.

The Learning Process:  Children, at Escuela Viva, are viewed as competent active learners where Teachers are but one means by which the children learn. Learning occurs in collaboration between the classroom environment, the adult teachers, parents and the children.

Escuela Viva, founded in 2004, will soon be celebrating their 10th year in business, and each day our team brings compassion and enthusiasm to the classroom.

Please read more about our educational philosophies and program at Escuela-Viva.com.  You can complete a waitlist application on the 'Enrollment' page of our website, and direct any questions towards admin@escuela-viva.com. 

PS: We have two upcoming Open Houses on March 3rd and March 31st at 5:30 p.m, hope to see you there!

Creative Minds Learning Centers- Six Locations!

February 26, 2014

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS PRESCHOOL ~ Now Enrolling for Summer and Fall 2014

February 10, 2014

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First Impressions Preschool LLC is a small home based Preschool founded and directed by Robyn Bodin, M.ED.  We are a Licensed and Eco-Healthy Certified Family Child Care Home in the beautiful Alberta Park Neighborhood of NE Portland, Oregon. We offer quality care for children ages 2.5 to 6, Monday through Friday 8:30~12:30 with after care available until 5:00. 

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At First Impressions Preschool, we provide a safe, nurturing, and loving environment for children to develop a love of learning through exploration, imagination, self-discovery, collaboration, and creativity. We have a small 6:1 child to teacher ratio and two teachers in the classroom everyday. Children are seen and valued for their amazing gifts and abilities to do meaningful work, wonder, and play. We celebrate the growth and development of the whole child while building a community of learners who practice respect for oneself, each other, and the environment. We encourage children to be active in their learning and provide them with the tools to be responsible, independent, and successful.

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At First Impressions Preschool, we believe children learn best by doing! We implement a play-based, emergent curriculum while incorporating Montessori components. Our integrative approach focuses on the process of learning while fostering the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children. We provide rich materials and experiences that match children's individual interests and understanding. By meeting their individual needs, interests, and abilities and by celebrating their growth we help build a positive self-esteem so children can feel good about themselves and the world around them.
  


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For more information and to set up a school tour, contact Robyn Bodin

 email: firstimpressionspreschool@gmail.com      

 phone: (503)~384~2443

www.firstimpressionspreschoolpdx.com

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Wildwood Nature School Open House

February 05, 2014

Families are invited to join us on Saturday, February 8 from 10:30 - 12:30 to play, learn, meet the teachers, and tour the facility.

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Our play and nature-based preschool in rural NW Portland currently has openings for children ages 3-5. Wildwood Nature School is close to Forest Park, Bethany, St. Johns, and Sauvie Island but provides gardens, animal care, 4 acres of open and forested land, and a calm, peaceful atmosphere that seems miles away from city bustle.


We are a state registered preschool, with highly qualified staff offering:

  • Play-based interdisciplinary curriculum to develop the whole child in art, science, language, literacy, emotional growth, math, and movement.
  • Outdoor gardening, animal care, and hiking on 11 rural acres abutting the Wildwood Trail.
  • Indoor environment inspired by child-focused methods of Waldorf, Montessori, and the schools of Reggio Emilia.
  • Knowledgeable and caring teachers with over 15 years experience in Early Childhood and Museum Education, Master’s degree in education, and bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • Multiage setting where children learn from and about each other while following their own interests at their own pace.
  • Flexible scheduling options include classes that meet 2, 3, or 5 days per week.


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We spend half of each day outside, rain or shine, and combine experiential learning with more traditional preschool academics. Please contact nfravel@wildwoodnatureschool.comvisit our website or like our facebook page to find out more information about how children learn from the natural world as well as a thoughtfully designed indoor environment and for specific directions to the open house.

 

Hawthorne Family Playschool Open House!

February 04, 2014

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Little Twigs Playgroup opens in NE with two free preview events

January 27, 2014

Little Twigs is a playgroup for two-year-olds opening in February at the TreeHouse Children's Boutique. To introduce our program to the community, we're opening our doors on Tuesday, February 4th and Thursday, February 6th to show you what being a Little Twig is all about.

We'll have activities and snacks, and families will have the opportunity to experience our program and get to know our staff.

 

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Open House Saturday February 15 10 AM to 12 PM

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Blue Frogs Jump Preschool is holding an open house, Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 10 Am to 12PM. 

We are located at 11865 NW Vaughn Court Portland OR 97229.  

Please come see what its all about. We have openings today.

Here is a link to our website: http://www.BlueFrogsJump.com

Phone number is (503)925-3919 and my email is michele@BlueFrogsJump.com

Open House: The Peanut Gallery Playschool

January 10, 2014


Please join us at The Peanut Gallery Playschool for our annual open house on

February 22nd, from 10-12pm.


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Located in NE Portland, The Peanut Gallery Playschool is a unique certified in-home program accepting toddlers and young preschoolers 18 months to not-yet-four as of September 1st.  For more information about our school, please visit us atwww.thepeanutgalleryplayschool.com or find us on facebook .

 

 

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Our open house will provide an opportunity for families interested in joining us for the 2014/2015 school year to explore the school, meet the teachers and ask questions about our program. This is an informal event and you are welcome to drop in anytime between 10am and noon. Children are welcome to attend. For families interested in summer or fall enrollment, information will be available about our wait list and our enrollment process.  



 

 

 

 

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For more information, including our location, please email Elena at e.marie@mac.com.  If you would like to R.S.V.P for our open house, please include your child’s name, date of birth and scheduling needs. 

We look forward to meeting you!

January 04, 2014

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 New Unique Childcare Experience

We have listened to our community’s needs and are so excited about the new inquiries we have received! We still have one preschool spot open, ages 3-5!

We are a small in-home Preschool and All-Day Care in North Portland that is Reggio Emilia influenced. We use the environment as the third teacher and have goals that facilitate the development of a child’s social and academic skills through interactions with the natural world. Imaginations ignite as we offer beautiful materials and introduce creative thematic units, while surrounded by our opulent classroom environment and admirable neighborhood. We feel the important connection a child makes with nature is priceless for their development and growth. Please feel free to look at our website . Contact us at 503-686-5435 and schedule a tour!

Flora & Fauna
4216 N Colonial Ave.
Portland OR 97217

Open House- Rising Song Preschool (NE)

December 18, 2013

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Open House: Please Join us Friday January 17th or 31st from 5-6 

Where:  Rising Song Preschool, 3912 NE 36th Ave.  Portland OR

We invite families interested in applying for Summer/Fall 2014 to come to an open house to meet our teachers and explore our environment. Children are welcome to attend.  Space is limited, please call or email to reserve a spot (503-954-3235, risingsong@yahoo.com)

Rising Song Preschool is a certified home-based preschool in NE Portland.  We offer a loving, creative environment for children ages 3-5 with the low teacher/child ration of 1:6. Half and full-day care is available 2-5 days a week.

In our classroom children participate in baking, gardening, painting and handwork. Songs, stories and puppet shows provide rich material for the imagination and teach about the natural world. Children develop problem solving skills through cooperative activities and guided conflict resolution.

At Rising Song parents participate in their child’s school experience through weekly journal entries.  Family gatherings are scheduled throughout the year to foster community and celebrate the seasons.  For more information please visit our (soon to be updated!) website at:  www.risingsongpreschool.org

 

Tumbleweed Preschool House in SE Portland

October 30, 2013

Our Eco-Healthy, Reggio-Inspired, Progressive, State-certified, In-home program has PT or FT openings for children 2-5yrs old.

Join our community of teachers, families, and children who model (by our actions) and support (for each child's actions) the ability to
In this way, we support children who are
These children will change the world
as the newest generation of
Global Citizens!

Email amy@tumbleweedinfanthouse.com to schedule a visit!
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Affordable Quality Daycare in Beaverton : Enrolling 3 months-3 years old

September 16, 2011

~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Visit us at
www.butterflygardenelc.com

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beaverton,
Accepting applications for 3 months to 3 years old

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 / (510) 493-0047

admin@butterflygardenelc.com
www.butterflygardenelc.com

A child's healthy overall development, be it physical, mental, emotional, or social, is dependent upon quality care received through
the early years of life in an environment that provides responsive, respectful, reciprocal care that is sensitive to the needs of children and their families.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring,
and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers).

About US

We are a certified family child care facility in the heart of downtown Beaverton, OR. We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our Infant/Toddler
and Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm. Our food program is USDA compliant, & Vegetarian/Vegan friendly.

www.butterflygardenelc.com

Open House at Creative Minds Gateway & Woodstock Schools on Sat!

August 25, 2011

Creative Minds Learning Centers is having an Open House at our Gateway & Woodstock schools this Saturday, 8/27 from 10:00 am- 1:00 pm. Come see our schools, meet some of our Teachers and see what we will be learning this school year! Fall Specials featured on our website!

Address and information featured on our website: http://www.MyCMLC.com 

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Little Bugs Preschool is Having an Open House!

August 09, 2011

 

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We are now enrolling for Fall 2011-2012 school year. You and your child are invited to drop in to play, enjoy refreshments, get to know our teachers, and sign up for class!

Our goal here at Little Bugs Preschool is to prepare students to successfully enter kindergarten, regardless of their learning ability.

Little Bugs Preschool is an in-home preschool certified through Child Care Division of Oregon. We offer a large library with a wonderful selection of children’s books, an audio book listening center, sensory area, dramatic play area with dress up clothes, doll house, play kitchen, puzzles, games, art easels, variety of art supplies, cooking projects, garden projects, and soon to-be play structure.

Serving children 3- 5 years old
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

Please ask about our part-time rates and openings
Check out our hot rates at http://little-bugs-preschool.com/ or call for more info at 503-282-0620100_3709100_3344

Outdoor Kindergarten, Preschool Open House

July 23, 2011

Come check out Woodhaven School's Preschool & Outdoor Kindergarten programs at an Open House:

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011

3-5 pm

Woodhaven School

11265 SW Cabot Street, Beaverton

Located in the basement of St. Bartholomew's Church (not affiliated)

www.WoodhavenSchool.com

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The Earth Tortoise School

A Montessori Community for Infants and Toddlers

is hosting an

Open House

July 24th from 1 to 3 pm

in celebration of our new space

221 NE 117th Ave

We are currently an intimate in-home school for children 3 months to 3 years old. We see this time as one for free exploration and developing a sense of self. Infants are just learning about their own bodies and developing the abilities they will need for all later learning. Toddlers are coming into their own. They are learning their place in the world, developing and refining their skills, and asserting their independence. The classroom is the children's space - child-sized, beautiful, and completely accessible to their need for doing things on their own. It is a peaceful place that gives them the chance to choose what they want to work on within a routine that is predictable and limits that help them feel secure. Learning develops the whole child - physically, cognitively, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. There are no "right" answers but only more exciting questions. And we love to share their enthusiasm with them in an attitude of acceptance, patience, and love.

We have seen a growing need for high quality Infant and Toddler care in Northeast, Southeast, and East Portland so we are expanding our program into a new home dedicated solely to the children. This cute home with airy, bright rooms and a large versatile yard is on a quiet cul-de-sac, making it the perfect location for a small community-oriented program. If you are interested in learning more you can visit www.theearthtortoiseschool.com or give us a call at (503) 252-9956. Thank so much in your interest and we hope to meet you soon!

July 15, 2011

The Earth Tortoise School

A Montessori Community for Infants and Toddlers

is hosting an

Open House

July 24th from 1 to 3 pm

in celebration of our new space

221 NE 117th Ave

We are currently an intimate in-home school for children 3 months to 3 years old. We see this time as one for free exploration and developing a sense of self. Infants are just learning about their own bodies and developing the abilities they will need for all later learning. Toddlers are coming into their own. They are learning their place in the world, developing and refining their skills, and asserting their independence. The classroom is the children's space - child-sized, beautiful, and completely accessible to their need for doing things on their own. It is a peaceful place that gives them the chance to choose what they want to work on within a routine that is predictable and limits that help them feel secure. Learning develops the whole child - physically, cognitively, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. There are no "right" answers but only more exciting questions. And we love to share their enthusiasm with them in an attitude of acceptance, patience, and love.

We have seen a growing need for high quality Infant and Toddler care in Northeast, Southeast, and East Portland so we are expanding our program into a new home dedicated solely to the children. This cute home with airy, bright rooms and a large versatile yard is on a quiet cul-de-sac, making it the perfect location for a small community-oriented program. If you are interested in learning more you can visit www.theearthtortoiseschool.com or give us a call at (503) 252-9956. Thank so much in your interest and we hope to meet you soon!

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center in Beaverton Near Nike / Tektronics

July 10, 2011

~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Come join us for a tour and learn about our quality Infant/Toddler, Preschool programs this wednesday at 6 PM

Visit us at
Accepting applications for 3 months to 5 years old

"$50 off Registration Fee through July"

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 / (510) 493-0047

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring, and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers). We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our RIE Influenced Infant/Toddler and (Montessori, creative play influenced) Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm.
Our food program is USDA compliant.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center, Beaverton

July 05, 2011


~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Visit us at
www.butterflygardenelc.com

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beaverton,
Accepting applications for 3 months to 5 years old

"$50 off Registration Fee through July"

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 / (510) 493-0047

admin@butterflygardenelc.com
www.butterflygardenelc.com

A child's healthy overall development, be it physical, mental, emotional, or social, is dependent upon quality care received through
the early years of life in an environment that provides responsive, respectful, reciprocal care that is sensitive to the needs of children and their families.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring,
and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers).

About US

We are a certified family child care facility in the heart of downtown Beaverton, OR. We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our Infant/Toddler
and Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm. Our food program is USDA compliant, & Vegetarian/Vegan friendly.

www.butterflygardenelc.com

Open House Saturday 11 AM Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center, Beaverton

July 01, 2011


Quality Infant/Toddler, Preschool programs with RIE, Montessori, Creative Play influences in Beaverton

~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Visit us at

www.butterflygardenelc.com

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beaverton !

Accepting applications for 3 months to 5 years old

"$50 off Registration Fee through July"

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 /(510) 493-0047

A child's healthy overall development, be it physical, mental, emotional, or social, is dependent upon quality care received through the early years of life in an environment that provides responsive, respectful, reciprocal care that is sensitive to the needs of children and their families.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring, and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers).

About US
We are a certified family child care facility in the heart of downtown Beaverton, OR. We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our Infant/Toddler and Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm. Our food program is USDA compliant and we offer Vegetarian friendly menu.

www.butterflygardenelc.com

Montessori Children's House Accepting Applications

June 29, 2011

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Open House: Wednesday July 12, 6-8PM

(Open House each second Wednesday of the month; check website for details)

Your family is warmly invited to our next Open House.  Our open houses provide an opportunity for prospective families to meet MCH staff and explore our environment.  Now enrolling for Fall 2011!!
 

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We currently have openings for Primary children (ages 3-6).

Montessori Children's House offers both Toddler and Primary Montessori programs.  Located in Portland's newest neighborhood, the South Waterfront, we are still relatively 'undiscovered.'  

We have mixed-age groups -- two Toddler Classes of up to eight children with two teachers, and two Primary classes with up to 22 children ranging from three years (or a bit younger) up through kindergarten age.  As a new program, we are enrolling children now. However, remaining spaces are limited, so call today!!

 

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'We toured a total of six schools before we found the right one for our daughter. We even enrolled her in another one prior to Montessori Children's House only to pull her out because we were disappointed in our experience there. I wish that we had discovered this school sooner! It would have saved us a lot of stress.'

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'The space itself is gorgeous, all new, beautiful learning areas, just what you would imagine a top notch Montessori school to look like...The location on South Waterfront is very easy to get to and from, parking is right in front of the main door and the teachers will even greet the kids at your car. We highly recommend Montessori Children’s House!'

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3626 SW Bond Ave, Portland OR, 97239

email: info@childrenshousepdx.com

phone: 503.360.1179

website: http://childrenshousepdx.com/

Contact us today!

 

OPEN HOUSE Wednesday @ 6 PM- Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center, Beaverton

June 28, 2011

 

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center for Infant,Toddlers,Preschool in Beaverton

Quality Infant/Toddler, Preschool programs with RIE, Montessori, Creative Play influences in Beaverton

~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Visit us at

www.butterflygardenelc.com

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beaverton !

Accepting applications for 3 months to 5 years old

"$50 off Registration Fee through July"

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 /(510) 493-0047

A child's healthy overall development, be it physical, mental, emotional, or social, is dependent upon quality care received through the early years of life in an environment that provides responsive, respectful, reciprocal care that is sensitive to the needs of children and their families.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring, and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers).

About US
We are a certified family child care facility in the heart of downtown Beaverton, OR. We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our Infant/Toddler and Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm. Our food program is USDA compliant and we offer Vegetarian friendly menu.

www.butterflygardenelc.com

Montessori Infant and Toddler Program Expanding and Enrolling for the Fall

June 27, 2011

The Earth Tortoise School is currently an intimate in-home school for children 3 months to 3 years old. We see this time as one for free exploration and developing a sense of self. Infants are just learning about their own bodies and developing the abilities they will need for all later learning. Toddlers are coming into their own. They are learning their place in the world, developing and refining their skills, and asserting their independence. The classroom is the children's space - child-sized, beautiful, and completely accessible to their need for doing things on their own. It is a peaceful place that gives them the chance to choose what they want to work on within a routine that is predictable and limits that help them feel secure. Learning develops the whole child - physically, cognitively, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. There are no "right" answers but only more exciting questions. And we love to share their enthusiasm with them in an attitude of acceptance, patience, and love.

 Montessori Education begins at birth and builds confidence and self-esteem as even the youngest children are respected as individuals, allowed the freedom to develop their skills at their own pace, and validated as important members of the community.

We see a large need for high-quality infant and toddler care and are expanding our program this fall. Our new location is in a quiet neighborhood on a cul-de-sac with bright airy rooms, a versatile yard with a sandbox, vegetable garden, and lots of room to explore. Because we are moving, we have a few spaces available for September. If you are interested in learning more, please visit our website at www.theearthtortoiseschool.com. To schedule a tour please give us a call at (503) 252-9956 or email us at theearthtortoiseschool@gmail.com

We will be hosting an Open House on Sunday, July 24th from 1 to 3pm. Please contact us for our address and to RSVP. We hope to meet you and your family! Thank you!

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center for Infant,Toddlers,Preschool in Beaverton

June 23, 2011

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center for Infant,Toddlers,Preschool in Beaverton

Quality RIE, Montessori, Creative Play inspired Infant/Toddler, Preschool programs in Beaverton
~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Visit us at
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beaverton !

Accepting applications for 3 months to 5 years old

"$50 off Registration Fee through July"

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 /(510) 493-0047

A child's healthy overall development, be it physical, mental, emotional, or social, is dependent upon quality care received through the early years of life in an environment that provides responsive, respectful, reciprocal care that is sensitive to the needs of children and their families.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring, and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers).

About US
We are a certified family child care facility in the heart of downtown Beaverton, OR. We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our Infant/Toddler and Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm. Our food program is USDA compliant and we offer Vegetarian friendly menu.

admin@butterflygardenelc.com

Montessori Children's House -- Accepting Applications

June 22, 2011

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Open House: Wednesday July 12, 6-8PM

(Open House each second Wednesday of the month; check website for details)

Your family is warmly invited to our next Open House.  Our open houses provide an opportunity for prospective families to meet MCH staff and explore our environment.  Now enrolling for Fall 2011!!
 

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We currently have openings for Primary children (ages 3-6).

Montessori Children's House offers both Toddler and Primary Montessori programs.  Located in Portland's newest neighborhood, the South Waterfront, we are still relatively 'undiscovered.'  

We have mixed-age groups -- two Toddler Classes of up to eight children with two teachers, and two Primary classes with up to 22 children ranging from three years (or a bit younger) up through kindergarten age.  As a new program, we are enrolling children now. However, remaining spaces are limited, so call today!!

 

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'We toured a total of six schools before we found the right one for our daughter. We even enrolled her in another one prior to Montessori Children's House only to pull her out because we were disappointed in our experience there. I wish that we had discovered this school sooner! It would have saved us a lot of stress.'

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'The space itself is gorgeous, all new, beautiful learning areas, just what you would imagine a top notch Montessori school to look like...The location on South Waterfront is very easy to get to and from, parking is right in front of the main door and the teachers will even greet the kids at your car. We highly recommend Montessori Children’s House!'

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3626 SW Bond Ave, Portland OR, 97239

email: info@childrenshousepdx.com

phone: 503.360.1179

website: http://childrenshousepdx.com/

Contact us today!

Montessori Children's House Accepting Applications

June 14, 2011

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Open House: Wednesday July 12, 6-8PM

(Open House each second Wednesday of the month; check website for details)

Your family is warmly invited to our next Open House.  Our open houses provide an opportunity for prospective families to meet MCH staff and explore our environment.  Now enrolling for Fall 2011!!
 

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We currently have openings for Primary children (ages 3-6).

Montessori Children's House offers both  Toddler and Primary Montessori programs.  Located in Portland's newest neighborhood, the South Waterfront, we are still relatively 'undiscovered.'  

We have mixed-age groups -- two Toddler Classes of up to eight children with two teachers, and two Primary classes with up to 22 children ranging from three years (or a bit younger) up through kindergarten age.  As a new program, we are enrolling children now and do not yet have a “waiting list.” However, remaining spaces are limited, so call today!!

 

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'We toured a total of six schools before we found the right one for our daughter. We even enrolled her in another one prior to Montessori Children's House only to pull her out because we were disappointed in our experience there. I wish that we had discovered this school sooner! It would have saved us a lot of stress.'

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'The space itself is gorgeous, all new, beautiful learning areas, just what you would imagine a top notch Montessori school to look like...The location on South Waterfront is very easy to get to and from, parking is right in front of the main door and the teachers will even greet the kids at your car. We highly recommend Montessori Children’s House!'

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3626 SW Bond Ave, Portland OR, 97239

email: info@childrenshousepdx.com

phone: 503.360.1179

website: http://childrenshousepdx.com/

Contact us today!

 

Southeast Montessori Infant & Toddler Open House & Free Talk Today!

June 12, 2011

Located in Southeast Portland, Merry Montessori offers nurturing and stimulating educational programs for children ages three months to three years. Right now we are enrolling infants and toddlers for Fall 2011 and have a waitlist for 3 year olds for our Primary Program.

Thursday, June 9th 6-8pm -or- Sunday June 12th 2-4pm

Come visit Merry Montessori, learn more about the Montessori method of education, and chat with the Director & Guides. Parent Educator Elise Alavero, M.Ed. LMT presents a free talk on-

Creating a Montessori Home 
Arrange your home with Montessori principles and meet both the needs of you and your child. When hazards are removed and appropriate activities are provided, children are happier and healthier. We will discuss each room in the home and changes that will assist in the optimal development of your child.

Go to merrymontessori.com for more information! 
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Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center for Infant,Toddlers,Preschool in Beaverton

June 11, 2011

~ Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center ~
Where every moment is a learning discovery

Visit us at
www.butterflygardenelc.com

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Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Beaverton !

Accepting applications for 3 months to 5 years old

"$50 off Registration Fee through July"

4175 SW Tualaway Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Tel: (503) 520-0869 /(510) 493-0047

A child's healthy overall development, be it physical, mental, emotional, or social, is dependent upon quality care received through the early years of life in an environment that provides responsive, respectful, reciprocal care that is sensitive to the needs of children and their families.

Butterfly Garden Early Learning Center offers a safe, caring, and open environment where your child would develop the lifelong love of learning, exploring, and observing the world under the consistent, able guidance of our loving, committed educarers (teachers).

About US
We are a certified family child care facility in the heart of downtown Beaverton, OR. We serve children from 3 months to 5 years through our Infant/Toddler and Preschool programs. Our center hours are from 7:00 am -- 6:00 pm. Our food program is USDA compliant and we offer Vegetarian friendly menu.

www.butterflygardenelc.com

admin@butterflygardenelc.com

Willow Tree Preschool Enrolling for Fall

May 26, 2011

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We have limited space available for the 2011-2012 school year. Contact us for information.

The Willow Tree Preschool is an eclectic fusion of philosophies and approaches to education (including Waldorf and the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy). Blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child. Children are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build meaning through their experiences. At the Willow Tree children’s natural sense of awe and wonder about the world is nurtured through movement, song, and story, with an emphasis on art, nature Thomas and the big bubble 2011 and seasonal cycles.  In an atmosphere which encourages both active exploration as well as quite time to reflect, your child might choose to bake with the group, engage in dramatic play with a friend, drape herself in silk and dance around the room, paint, or build with a variety of materials…as wells as caring for our organic garden, the bunny, and two guinea pigs!

Weekly visits from the yoga and art specialist promote further exploration, enhancing our curriculum.

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age. May day walk 3 2011

 

We would love to meet you and your children. For more information check out our website http://www.willowtreepreschool.com or contact Kim kim@willowtreepreschool.com

 

Willow Tree Preschool Enrolling for 2011-12 school year and 2011 Summer Camp

May 18, 2011

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We are currently enrolling for the 2011-2012 school year. Contact us for information.

The Willow Tree Preschool is an eclectic fusion of philosophies and approaches to education (including Waldorf and the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy). Blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child. Children are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build Baxter flying with silk 2011 meaning through their experiences. At the Willow Tree children’s natural sense of awe and wonder about the world is nurtured through movement, song, and story, with an emphasis on art, nature and seasonal cycles.  In an atmosphere which encourages both active exploration as well as quite time to reflect, your child might choose to bake with the group, engage in dramatic play with a friend, drape herself in silk and dance around the room, paint, or build with a variety of materials…as wells as caring for our organic garden, the bunny, and two guinea pigs!

Neha clay flower 2011 Weekly visits from the yoga and art specialist promote further exploration, enhancing our curriculum.

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age.

 

We would love to meet you and your children, for more information check out our website at http://www.willowtreepreschool.com or contact Kim at kim@willowtreepreschool.com

Creative Minds Sellwood School Open House!

May 17, 2011

Creative Minds Learning Center's Sellwood School will be having this an Open House this Saturday, 5/21 from 10:00 am- 12:00 pm. Our newest school is located at: 733 SE 13th Avenue, Portland OR 97202. We are excited to feature local businesses such as Mocha Momma's Good Coffee, Grand Central Bakery, Creative Outlets 4 Kids, FSA and others! We will also have information available about our school and some of our teachers will be available to answer questions. We love our community and we are excited to celebrate everything Sellwood has to offer! Please check out our website for more information about our locally owned schools (since 1997!): Creative Minds Website

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Humming Hive Preschool Open House - May 22nd

May 16, 2011

This Sunday, May 22nd, from 10am to 12pm, there will be an Open House.  If you are interested in signing up for summer camp or enrolling for the Fall, and would like to come and see the school, this is a great time to do it.  We will have tea, a wholesome, organic snack, a walk through the forest, and a puppet show. This is an event for the whole family. We will be outside most of the time, so dress for the weather.  

If you are planning on coming, please let me know, so I know how many people to expect.  If you are interested in coming to see the school, but cannot make it to this date, please let me know, and we can arrange a tour.  Call 503-776-0486. Or e-mail Christy at nwforestpreschool@gmail.com

There are still openings for all weeks of summer camp from July 5th through August 25th.  Please check the website to find details and applications.  www.nwforestpreschool.wordpress.com

I look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

Loving and affordable childcare available!

May 15, 2011

I am a stay at home mom to my wonderful 19 month old daughter, and a nanny to another wonderful 19 month old girl. I am looking for another child or two to join our little in home group. 


I have plenty of experience working with toddlers. In the past before having my own child, I was employed at CCLC (Children’s Creative Learning Center), and before that, I was employed at Academy for kids. At both pre-schools, I was a toddler teacher. I have also been employed as a nanny for an infant into toddler years. I am CPR certified. 


Our day here at my home (in inner se Portland) consist of reading lots of books, dancing, baking, art, climbing and running, games, puzzles, free play, water play, walks to the park, etc. My home is VERY kid friendly. 

If you have any questions, please free free to email me at

 
Itskatelin@gmail.com


Hope to hear from some of you moms or dads!!-Kateli

 

Montessori Children's House -- Accepting Applications

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Open House Wednesday June 8, 6-8PM

(Open House each second Wednesday of the month; check website for details)

Your family is warmly invited to our next Open House.  Our open houses provide an opportunity for prospective families to meet MCH staff and explore our environment.  Now enrolling ages 15 months to 5 years for Fall 2011 or sooner.

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We currently have openings for Toddlers (15 months - 36 months) and Primary children (3-6).

Montessori Children's House offers both  Toddler and Primary Montessori programs.  Located in Portland's newest neighborhood, the South Waterfront, we are still relatively 'undiscovered.'  

We have mixed-age groups -- two Toddler Classes of up to eight children with two teachers, and our Primary classes with up to 22 children ranging from three years (or a bit younger) up through kindergarten age. In 2010-2011 we have one primary class and two toddler communities. As a new program, we are enrolling children now and do not yet have a “waiting list.” Remaining spaces are limited, however, especially in the toddler groups.

 
We also offer a Parent/Infant class for children under 15 months and not walking.

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'We toured a total of six schools before we found the right one for our daughter. We even enrolled her in another one prior to Montessori Children's House only to pull her out because we were disappointed in our experience there. I wish that we had discovered this school sooner! It would have saved us a lot of stress.'

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'The space itself is gorgeous, all new, beautiful learning areas, just what you would imagine a top notch Montessori school to look like...The location on South Waterfront is very easy to get to and from, parking is right in front of the main door and the teachers will even greet the kids at your car. We highly recommend Montessori Children’s House!'

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3626 SW Bond Ave, Portland OR, 97239

email: info@childrenshousepdx.com

phone: 503.360.1179

website: http://childrenshousepdx.com/

Contact us today!

New Day School- Vegan preschool OPEN HOUSE

May 12, 2011

New Day School, Portland's Neo-Humanist preschool & childcare center 

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is hosting an

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Sunday June 19th

from 10:00 to Noon

join us for this family friendly event, to learn more about our program.

New Day School has been serving Portland's families since 1979

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Enrolling now for 2011-12 and Summer camp at Willow Tree Preschool

May 11, 2011

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We are currently enrolling for the 2011-2012 school year. Contact us for information.

The Willow Tree Preschool is an eclectic fusion of philosophies and approaches to education (including Waldorf and the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy). Blending a respect for nature, with a focus on art, in a warm beautiful home environment created to meet the needs of the young child. Children are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build May day walk 2 2011 meaning through their experiences. At the Willow Tree children’s natural sense of awe and wonder about the world is nurtured through movement, song, and story, with an emphasis on art, nature and seasonal cycles.  In an atmosphere which encourages both active exploration as well as quite time to reflect, your child might choose to bake with the group, engage in dramatic play with a friend, drape herself in silk and dance around the room, paint, or build with a variety of materials…as wells as caring for our organic garden, the bunny, and two guinea pigs!

Weekly visits from the yoga and art specialist promote further exploration, enhancing our curriculum.Juliet clay natural materials fairy house 2011

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age.

 

We would love to meet you and your children, for more information check out our website http://www.willowtreepreschool.com or contact Kim at kim@willowtreepreschool.com