Wellesley and the surrounding area are home to many quality pre-schools that serve families and their infant – kindergarten children. Don’t see your Wellesley pre-school here? Contact Deborah at [email protected]
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28 Abbott Rd, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
The Abbott Center has a child-centered philosophy — by which we mean that we structure our programs, not the children. Our specialized, developmentally-appropriate programs are individualized to meet the needs of each child, creating a flexible approach that accommodates the different rates at which children develop while simultaneously providing them with the freedom to develop their own qualities and character.
(781) 304-8140Our NAEYC-accredited curriculum is focused on activities that engage children with the material and stimulate their developing minds. We have outdoor learning classrooms for children to explore the natural world, a rooftop playground to help build important motor skills, and even our own lending library to promote a love of literature. Our goal is to ensure your child will have ample opportunities to explore, discover, and grow.
[email protected]’s Corner Nursery School is a play-based school where learning is achieved through a nature-based curriculum. We are committed to creating a warm and safe learning environment for your children.
With improved coordination and thinking the world begins to open up for preschoolers. Our program introduces language, math, science, Spanish, and social skills in a natural sequence to nourish learning one step and a time, with individual attention suited to your child’s unique needs.
10 Waban Street, Wellesley, MA 02482
The Montessori Children’s House of Wellesley serves preschool children using a progressive approach to the time-honored model created by Maria Montessori. We nurture joyful, life-long learners in a structured environment thoughtfully designed to meet the developmental needs of young children today. Explore our website or visit our school to discover a warm, inviting place to learn with roots in the past and an eye on the future.
42 Elmwood Rd, Wellesley, MA 02481
Our programs for three- and four-year olds help young learners build confidence, encourage curiosity, explore our world, and think through relationships. Our active students learn literature, math, science, social studies, and life skills by exploration, discovery, and hands-on experiences. Monthly Christian themes are taught through stories, songs, and daily grace at snack or lunchtime. Modeling caring and kindness toward others is an essential part of the curriculum.
40 Abbott Road, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Montessori Day School of Wellesley Hills is a preschool/kindergarten program dedicated to helping children develop a strong foundation for learning, self-confidence, and an awareness that they can help make the world a better place. We serve families of children ages 2.9 – 6 years old. Five or three day schedules are available.
445 Washington Street, Wellesley, 02482
Scalliwags Infant Toddler Childcare is a program that serves children from 0-5 years of age, specializing in infant and toddler care. Scalliwags’ main objective is to provide exemplary education and care in a fun and nurturing home environment through a wonderful creative, play-based curriculum.
781-237-6119Small Bears Private Preschool Program is designed as an enrichment program with a strong art and literacy focus. The current curriculum meets many of the Massachusetts and National Standards and Frameworks for Pre K–2 in the subject areas of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and the arts.
3 Pinevale Avenue, Wellesley, MA 02482
Within our classrooms, teachers create a wonderful experience for children by providing each child with the tools essential for building a solid foundation of trust and understanding. They encourage thinking, creative development and endless opportunities for growth. Teachers foster these skills through self-discovery, teacher-directed activities and cooperative play offering experiences inart, drama, culture, language, math, music, science, social, fine and gross motor skills.
309 Washington St, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Wellesley Hills Center for Early Education provides a nurturing and warm environment for young children to grow socially, emotionally, cognitively and physically during these important early years. We believe that children learn best through play in the context of a developmentally appropriate curriculum and stimulating environment.
204 Worcester Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
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Center Director: Meredith Carey
Knowledge Beginnings is proud to be a national leader in early childhood education. The curriculum is designed around critical early learning standards in a rich learning environment for all children. Our programs focus on the whole child to lay foundational building blocks for a lifetime love of learning.
79 Denton Road, Wellesley, MA 02482
At Wellesley Montessori School, we offer each child an experience that will ignite a lifetime love of learning. We do this by introducing concrete activities and concepts geared to each child’s interests and readiness to learn.We address the whole child by nurturing cognitive, emotional and social development.
207 Washington St, located within the Wellesley Hills Congregational Church on Route 16
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
The Wellesley Nursery School in the Hills provides a developmentally appropriate program for 2.9-6 year old children to socialize and learn together. Our curriculum presentation follows the Massachusetts Department of Education standards, encompassing the following areas: Art, English Language Arts, Health Education, History and Social Science, Mathematics and Science. Through these educational standards, children have the opportunity to progress academically, emotionally, physically, and socially within a warm and nurturing environment.
8 Woodbine Rd., Wellesley, MA 02482
The playschool is a structured morning program with a predictable schedule. We believe that children are able to learn best when they feel secure in their surroundings and can anticipate “what comes next” in their day. Our goal is to help children between the ages of approximately 20 months through 2.9 (as of September) learn to separate from their primary caregiver and socialize successfully with peers in a small group setting.