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Noah's Ark

618 Central Ave, Westfield, NJ

Costimate: $215/wk

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PHILOSOPHY
Here at Noah's Ark children ages Infant-Kindergarten are cared for by our nurturing and experienced teachers who have a true gift with children. We create a partnership with our parents to assure both you and your child's needs are met. Our Philosophy is based on three principal goals. These are to help children gain confidence, to impart a strong sense of community and to foster a true love of learning. We provide a warm consistent environment where our children are encouraged to explore, make choices and gain independence. We instill a strong sense of self and a discovery of each child's unique place in the world we live in.

Infants/Waddlers
Our Nursery provides babies with the opportunity to explore with age appropriate toys and materials in a healthy, warm and loving environment. These surroundings along with the caring and loving hands of our teachers help our babies build self confidence, curiosity and enthusiasm which makes their early stages of development that much more joyful! Safety & cleanliness is of top priority!

Toddlers
Noah's Ark teachers want toddlers to feel comfortable and safe while they explore, inquire, experiment, create, question, and learn. We strive to create an environment where they feel safe to learn and where they are respected, empowered, trusted and listened to. In short, a place to which they want to come back each day, because it's theirs.

Young-Pre
An environment of bright colors and appropriate centers provide optimum stimulation for the Young Pre growth. Young Pre children want to touch, taste, smell, hear, and test things for themselves. Our teachers incorporates into the curriculum four of most important developmental areas for this age group: Social, Emotional, Cognitive and Physical growth. Many self help skills are also introduced to the children through daily routines and cooperative play. The children are taught to be more vocal resulting in language strong development.

Pre-K Kindergarten
Our curriculum has children are eager, happy and excited about learning! We pride ourselves in embracing children's natural curiosity, inspiring them to explore and discover the world of learning. Our weekly themes are enhanced with many hands-on activities which engage children into learning. Social, Emotional and Academic development is all wrapped up into one fun package! We believe that children learn by doing, here we encouraged them to believe in themselves and graduate from our school natural leaders.
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Little Lambs Preschool & Kindergart

229 Cowperthwaite Place, Westfield, NJ

Costimate: $219/wk

Nurturing the whole child - intellectually, spiritually, physically, emotionally, and socially, Little Lamb Preschool and Kindergarten is a non-profit organization designed to provide a Christian education for families with preschool and kindergarten aged children. The School provides an educational environment that maximizes the spiritual, cognitive, personal, social and physical development of young children. Cognitive skills directed toward communication proceed through speaking, reading and writing experiences. Mathematical and thinking skills are important parts of cognitive development as are appreciation of art and music.
Personal development occurs in a spiritual community including prayer and Biblical teachings. Social development is viewed as a co-development in this environment of respect for each other. Physical development is promoted along with social attributes through acceptance of the body as a creation of God and the care and exercise of the student's body.A spirit of positive cooperation between parents and teachers; faculty and staff are very accessible; supporting busy families is essential . High academic standards led by highly trained teachers.The school environment, faculty's professional experience, and use of state preferred and challenging curriculum are just a few great reasons to choose Little Lambs! We focus on growing the whole child through developmentally appropriate learning in a caring Christian environment.
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Bamboo Shoots Immersion School

836 Mountain Ave, Westfield, NJ

Costimate: $219/wk

Bamboo Shoots
Giving our children the advantage of a second language. We provide a progressive, multicultural education that is ideal for preparing our children, tomorrow's leaders, for an international future. We offer a Bilingual environment in Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English which provides an accelerated, activity-based curriculum for children ages birth to 2nd grade. We provide a variety of innovative, language immersion school experiences for our youngest learners. Children spend their day immersed in rich vocabulary and academic curriculum where bilingual education materials are presented in a fun and engaging way.

Our Teachers
Our certified teachers optimize a diverse learning environment and implement a custom-tailored curriculum using a hands-on approach. They combine both individual as well as group learning activities throughout children's busy day. They are passionate and committed to ensuring your child will be safe, nurtured and cared for every day. At school children are routinely encouraged to engage in interest-led play that makes learning a meaningful and authentic experience.

Our Classrooms
A peaceful environment lies at the core of our classrooms. They provide our children with plenty of opportunities for hands on learning, creative play, imagination and socialization. Children spend their day in a mix of individual and group activities. Each day includes time for open ended learning experiences such as art, music & movement, story time and language. Activities such as the rice table, art studio, dress up, imaginative play and yoga not only build concentration and focus, they're fun too.

Sample Daily Schedule
7:00 Early Bird Drop Off
9:00 Morning Music Class- Piano
9:30 Circle Time - Morning Meeting
10:00 Snack Time, Socialization
10:30 Specials- (Language, Science, Around the World, Yoga)
11:30 Art Studio
12:15 Lunch / Clean Up
12:40 Nap (ages 1.5 to 3)
2:30 Sensory Centers - Story-time
2:40 Computers
3:15 Closing Circle
3:30 After School Activities

Safety & Security
We take very seriously the well-being of your child and work hard to provide an optimal and healthy environment. To ensure the safety, security, and well being of the children in our care, we have detailed procedures and policies in place. These procedures are periodically reviewed and updated to ensure they reflect the most current safety and security practices. Our belief is that you can never be too careful when caring for children.

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In 2021 what types of preschool can I find near me in Westfield, NJ?
There are two main types of preschool programs you can send your kids to in Westfield, NJ. 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 Westfield, NJ for traditional preschool centers, or private home-based preschools.
What should I look for in a good preschool program in Westfield, NJ?
When you begin looking for preschools in Westfield, NJ 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 Westfield, NJ.
How can I find a preschool near me in Westfield, NJ?
There are currently 79 preschools in Westfield, NJ 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 Westfield, NJ who have previously sent their kids to any of the preschools you are interested in.