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Diamond Little People Academy, LLC

955 12th Street, Oakland, CA

Starting at $9/hr


We are excited to announce our large family child care program, enrolling toddlers and preschool ages (www.diamondlittlepeople.com)! We have been honored to open a program, offering a new place for your child to experience a fun, safe, and inspirational environment!

Children thrive by learning through play because, for them, it IS very serious business. Our team loves working with children, have much experience, and a passion to teach them the tools they'll need in the world around us. Our goal is to provide a place of joy, consistency, freedom, creativity, and most of all, love! From circle times to exercising motor skills; to crafts, paint, music, and sounds; to imaginary play and reading; from field trips and nature hikes; to nap times and potty training; your little one will enjoy every day as an adventure, full of learning and fun!

For our preschool age group (3 yrs+), starting this fall, in addition to our own curriculum, we will be attending the Merritt Lab Preschool program every Tuesday and Thursday morning for families who'd like to enroll their child. Transportation is provided by our staff. This is an amazing program that we strive to continuously imitate. For more information regarding this program, please visit: http://www.merritt.edu/wp/chdev/lab-school/.

We currently have full-time and part-time availability and would like to invite your family to consider our program for ages 1yr-5yrs old! Please contact us to view our location. We are located in the upper Dimond neighborhood, two blocks from Dimond Park and just one block from the Dimond library - perfect for outings for the little ones! Tuition comes down to less than $9/hr for your full day space! This includes a great curriculum, incredible and experienced staff, and all organic food provided by us (breakfast, lunch, and two snacks in between meals). We enjoy plenty of outdoor activities and excursions throughout the month and believe this is essential to their development. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you to reserve your space today!

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Duck's Nest School of Arts and Sciences

5714 Broadway Oakland, Oakland, CA

Costimate: $253/wk

The School of Arts & Sciences is a smaller Duck's Nest. It is specifically designed to encourage your child's emotional and developmental growth towards independence.
The smaller campus allows us to focuses on group dynamics which help your child to sharpen his or her skills to transition smoothly into a larger environment.

We offer arts and sciences as well as dance and language programs supported by an incredibly rich supply of teaching materials. We enroll children ages 3 and a half to 5 years 9 months (age in September).

A charming structure found at the base of Rockridge community; conveniently located near Rockridge Bart and Hwy 24 and Hwy 13. You will find a stimulating environment offering a tumbling room, a wonderful library, a science area. We have a magically outdoor dramatic play area, featuring a Cape Cod two story climbing structure, a small but sweet organic herb garden utilize for cooking projects.

We encourage physical activities with one-on-one tennis, bike riding, and body pulling. We also inspire our children to use their artistic abilities by encouraging process rather than product. It is important that we lead our children into their own path of interest through offering choices and variety of age appropriate activities.

Our diverse staff is dedicated to creating a warm and loving environment for your child and help bridge the gap between home and school. Through listening, observing, and a positive attitude we create an environment that supports the children s growth and development.
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FAQs for finding preschools in Oakland

What types of preschool can I find in Oakland, CA?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Oakland, CA. 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 Oakland, CA for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Oakland, CA?
When you begin looking for preschools in Oakland, CA 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 Oakland, CA.
How can I find a preschool near me?
There are currently 33 preschools in Oakland, CA on Care.com and you can filter these local results by distance from your zip code. From there, you can compare between preschool programs by traditional facility-based preschools and private, in-home preschools. Be sure to check reviews from other families in Oakland, CA who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.