Educational Playcare was founded by Jane Ross, who recognized the importance of play in learning. She believed that play based learning is the most developmentally appropriate approach to child development. She recognized the importance of providing a joyful, secure, and nurturing environment for her young charges. Jane Ross also recognized that early childhood development is a multifaceted process.
School in Wallingford opened in 2012
Educational Playcare is a leading provider of educational part-time and full-time childcare services for children ranging in age from six weeks to twelve years. It is known for its cutting-edge technology and quality education programs, and has served thousands of families in Connecticut for over 30 years.
The school offers a range of arts, music, and fitness classes, as well as a healthy lunch option. It has enough space for over 200 children and is a Nationally Accredited childcare provider. It is located at the intersection of Rt. 68 and 15 in Wallingford, Connecticut. The facility is spacious and has been renovated to offer every possible benefit for children.
The school is a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization that serves children with disabilities. Its mission is to provide a holistic environment in which children can learn, play, and grow. The staff at the center strives to foster a sense of community, while encouraging positive social skills and a positive outlook. The school has a one- to-eight staff ratio in its preschool and Pre-K programs, and focuses on learning through a month-long curriculum.
Educational playcare offers summer camp for kids in a variety of topics, from science and nature to sports and games. Children as young as six weeks can enroll in the program. The camp offers full-time and part-time educational childcare programs. It also offers weekly drop-in rates. It is a great option for parents looking for a fun and educational environment for their children.
Summer camps also provide an environment where children can unplug from technology and rediscover their creative side. They learn to cooperate with other children and how to resolve disagreements. Children also develop decision-making skills, which are important for healthy child development. Summer camps also encourage children to engage in physical activity, which is beneficial for their overall development.
Programs for IBACS-affiliated students
IBACS is offering Educational Playcare fellowships, which provide 20 weeks of free full-time daycare to IBACS-affiliated students. These programs are designed to help new parents with childcare costs while pursuing graduate studies. The fellowships are funded through a generous gift from Educational Playcare.