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Learning and Play Center

28 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA

Costimate: $201/wk

The Learning and Play Center is a private, non-profit agency, with a STAR 3 certification, operated inside the First Church of God.

The purpose of our program is to promote the growth and development of children and support families by building a partnership that recognizes the parents as the child's first teacher.

The Learning and Play Center is under new management as of November 2011.

Our center provides care for children ages birth to six years. Breakfast, lunch, and snack are provided daily. Our Educational program follows the Creative Curriculum. Child observations and work sampling are used to document and record your child's developmental progress.

Our goals are:
--- to include all children

--- break down each objective into realistic expectations to help the staff plan the program, provide children with a safe environment conducive to exploration and experimentation

--- to provide children an atmosphere of stimulation and creativity that encourages language, cognitive development, motor skills, and prepares the child for successful entry into school

--- to prepare the children for all aspects of life, by helping them develop to their full potential intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.

Our center is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and meets applicable Federal, State, and local regulations.

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In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Mechanicsburg, PA?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Mechanicsburg, PA. The first is a full-time preschool program that usually works well for parents working full-time shifts. The second is a part-time preschool program where you can enroll your child for 2-3 days per week and typically choose between a morning or afternoon shift. A part-time preschool can be a great option if you want to ease the transition of this new learning experience for your child. You can also check your options in Mechanicsburg, PA for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
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When you begin looking for preschools in Mechanicsburg, PA ask about the ratio of learning time to supervised play time so you can get a good sense of whether you believe your child's needs will be met. From there, ask about what a typical day consists of, what the safety protocols are and how discipline will be handled. Also, make sure to check directly with the preschool for information about their local licensing and credentials in Mechanicsburg, PA.
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