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room for growing

307 Coddington Road, Ithaca, NY

Costimate: $322/wk

3X/MORE/Room For Growing
Enrichment through play in a loving environment

3X/More/ Room For Growing is a licensed day care emphasizing early childhood education and family involvement.
* We strive for a child directed education, which means introducing the child to as many possible topics in as many possible ways and following their individual interests, needs, and learning styles.
* We teach children how to be responsible for their actions and their well-being.
* We place an emphasis on environmental and natural studies.
* We have an open door policy and welcome and encourage families to participate in the 3X/More/ Room For Growing day.

One quarter mile from the back entrance of Ithaca College and steps from the Six Mile Creek Trail, 3X/More/ Room For Growing has a large fenced in garden and rolling hills for outdoor play.

We offer pre-school to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, and before and after-school childcare to children up to the age of 12. A maximum enrollment of 12 children per day insures that the staff can give excellent attention to all (teacher to student ratio, 1:6).

Integrating our many areas of experience and expertise, we offer a well-rounded education through games, play, and exploration. 3X/More/ Room For Growing helps children take the steps they need to develop in their areas of weakness and excel in their strengths. At 3X/More/ Room For Growing your children will develop self-esteem, a love for learning, and respect for others. Parents and children will benefit from clear and honest communication from staff and an easy at home feeling spending the day at 3XMore/ Room For Growing.

(Effective June25, 2012-June 21, 2013)

Half Day 7:30am - 12:30pm
12:30pm - 5:30 pm
Full Day 7:30am - 2:30pm
Extended Day 7:30am - 5:30pm

Children 2 years and older
Half Full Extended
$140/week $171/week $200/week
$38/day $46/day $53/day

Children under 2 years
Half Full Extended
$163/week $200/week $231/week
$44/day $51/day $60/day

Flexible add on time $27/session

Room For Growing opened in September 1999. Gloria Molina (owner of all three gfdc) has been teaching since 1978. She is bi-lingual in English and Spanish. She involves the community in her many Puerto Rican, family festivities. Gloria is known for her patience and generosity with her time. In addition to work she makes time to garden, remodel her home, and be active with her nieces and nephews.
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