The Importance of “Play”

When you ask your child, "What did you do at school today?" and all they say is, "Play," ....... feel happy they are developing skills in many areas! Read how here! Did you know The Village ELC is the ONLY NAEYC accredited school in the area!

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Safety At the Playground

For a child, the playground is a world of fun and discovery, but to many parents feel constantly stressed at the danger it represents. Read more about balancing your toddler's fun and socializing, while still maintaining safety at the playground!

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April Updates

Hello Village Parents! The week of April 16th is extremely busy! Throughout the week, we will be continuing the PreK field trips to the Red Barn Petting Zoo. The schedules for the trips are posted on your child’s classroom door. If you would also like to volunteer to chaperone on this field trip, we would be delighted! Please just see yourself to your child’s classroom door again to sign up.

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Education in America: The Great Decline

Once a world leader in educational excellence, the U.S. is slipping... fast. Why is this happening? What are the implications? And more importantly, what can we do about it NOW to help our young ones regain a passion for education?

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Back To School

We have had a terrific year at the Village. The seasonal changes that occur in the Piazza is something you really should not miss. We started with a Winter Wonderland and bloomed into a lovely Spring motif. At the start of the Summer, our beach resort was in full swing. Thanks to our artist-in-residence, Mary Muniz, the Fall scene will be coming soon to surprise us all...

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Why A Village?

Welcome to the first edition of the Village Voice. This column will address topics in child development and keep you up to date with research in the childcare field as well as what is new at our school. If you have questions or ideas for future columns, let us know. In this edition I would like to discuss why we changed from a Tutor Time franchise into The Village. After ten years of using a curriculum that was mandated...

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