CHILD CARE AT PASADENA DAY NURSERY INCLUDES:

Circle time area in the Bear classroom

A CHILD-CENTERED CURRICULUM

Our curriculum is based on nearly a century of research, facilitating the growth of social-emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Purposeful play and supportive relationships between families, teachers, and children are at the core of our philosophy.

We apply The Creative Curriculum with the goal that: "The environment meets children's developmental needs."


Reading station and climbing structure in the upper yard

INDOOR & OUTDOOR LEARNING SPACES

Our building was designed especially for caring for young children. The facility enjoys

  • bright classrooms
  • child-sized facilities
  • spacious outdoor spaces where children can play and learn

Students share family style meals

FAMILY STYLE MEALS

Our curriculum is based on nearly a century of research, facilitating the growth of social-emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Purposeful play and supportive relationships between families, teachers, and children are at the core of our philosophy.

*See the parent handbook for additional information regarding meals and snacks.


Students engage in music, dance, yoga, and art activities

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

In addition to the curriculum provided by our full-time staff, students in the preschool receive weekly enrichment from visiting specialists.

Current enrichment activities include:

  • instruction in yoga for our preschool students

 


Preschool students visit the nearby library

WALKING TRIPS

The preschool schedule may include walking trips to nearby activities. Both a library and a weekly farmers' market are located within one block of the school. Students may visit these locations, where structured activities help them grow and learn.

 

EARLY HEAD START PARTNERSHIP

Pasadena Day Nursery for Child Development has a infant and two-year-old classroom at our facility which integrates children from Pacific Clinics Early Head Start. For further information please contact us.

 


For more information about our program, download the parent handbook or contact us

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