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Carrot Patch Early Learning Center

235 Johnson Road, Hamden, CT

Costimate: $195/wk

The Carrot Patch is a warm, community school providing a full-day nature-based program for children from 6 weeks of age til they begin their journey to kindergarten. We build on children's innate connection to the natural world as a way to integrate literacy, science, music and movement, arts, mathematics, social studies and social-emotional development in a balanced way.

Hallmarks of our program:
-An experienced professional staff--every teacher holds a bachelor's or master's degree
-Low teacher- student ratios
-Emphasis on nature and the environment
-A beautiful wooded outdoor classroom with babbling stream and hiking trails

We are proud to say that every one of our classroom teachers holds a Bachelor's or Master's Degree, and most are certified public school teachers with early elementary-level experience. Our Staff Developer has over 40 years experience in all aspects of early childhood education and works closely with our teaching staff.

With over an acre of wooded hiking trails and a babbling brook, our outdoor nature classroom is an amazing laboratory for study of the natural world around us. Toddlers and preschoolers plant and tend organic vegetable gardens, yielding a bounty of fresh vegetables for summer snacks.

The Carrot Patch subscribes to a healthy food policy for our children. We provide nutritious morning and afternoon snacks, offering whole grains, low-fat dairy products along with fresh organic fruits and vegetables. To supplement the children's garden harvest, we belong to the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at Hindinger Farms in Hamden, which provides a wide variety of farm fresh fruits and vegetables from June through November.
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FAQs for finding day cares in North Haven

In 2021 what type of day care can I find near me in North Haven, CT?
There are a variety of daycares in North Haven, CT providing full time and part-time care. Some daycares are facility-based and some are in-home daycares operated out of a person's home. They can also vary in the degree of education and curriculum they offer. Additionally, some daycares offer bilingual programs for parents that want to immerse their children in multiple languages.
How can I find a day care near in North Haven, CT?
If you are looking for day care options near you, start several months in advance of when you need care for your child. Care.com has 36 in North Haven, CT as of April 2021 and you can filter daycares by distance from North Haven or your zip code. From there, you can then compare day care rates, parent reviews, view their specific services, see their hours of operation and contact them through the website for further information or to request an appointment.
What questions should I ask a day care provider before signing up?
As you visit day care facilities in North Haven, CT, you should ask the providers what their hours are so you can be prepared to adjust your schedule for drop-off and pick-up. Ask what items you are responsible for bringing for your child and what items you may be required to provide that will be shared among other children or the day care staff. Also, make sure to check directly with the business for information about their local licensing and credentials in North Haven, CT.