Blue Skies Creative

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I interviewed at this place for a job, and I was very upset at what I found. I was interviewed by the assistant director on the playground, and she had 30 kids to watch, all by herself! That was way over ratio. They had almost no staff,

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I interviewed at this place for a job, and I was very upset at what I found. I was interviewed by the assistant director on the playground, and she had 30 kids to watch, all by herself! That was way over ratio. They had almost no staff,

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My child attends blueskies and butterflies, her and I both love it here. As a first time mother the teachers here have really put my feelings at ease when it comes to leaving my daughter.

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My child attends blueskies and butterflies, her and I both love it here. As a first time mother the teachers here have really put my feelings at ease when it comes to leaving my daughter.

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I have worked there and I had my child go there. the owner trains her staff to be robots how abide by her own rules.classes are always over ratio and teachers don't get 10 min breaks as there are no staffs to cover this. the owner yells

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I have worked there and I had my child go there. the owner trains her staff to be robots how abide by her own rules.classes are always over ratio and teachers don't get 10 min breaks as there are no staffs to cover this. the owner yells

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My children were at the Blue Skies and Butterflies Beaverton location for over two years until our youngest "graduated" to first grade this past June. I have to tell you that I really loved it at BSB and my husband and I both had a nice

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My children were at the Blue Skies and Butterflies Beaverton location for over two years until our youngest "graduated" to first grade this past June. I have to tell you that I really loved it at BSB and my husband and I both had a nice

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My children have been at Blue Skies and Butterflies for over two years and really love it. The teachers are very engaging and the curriculum is exactly what I want. They also have several large play areas where the kids can be outside

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My children have been at Blue Skies and Butterflies for over two years and really love it. The teachers are very engaging and the curriculum is exactly what I want. They also have several large play areas where the kids can be outside

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I was immediately put off after visiting this facility. One classroom has a TV and couch in it. The other is bare with only a few games on the shelves for the children to play with. BSB advertise being Reggio-inspire. I have YEARS in a

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I was immediately put off after visiting this facility. One classroom has a TV and couch in it. The other is bare with only a few games on the shelves for the children to play with. BSB advertise being Reggio-inspire. I have YEARS in a

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I would recommend Blue Skies and Butterflies to any parent who cares about structured learning and fun for their child. I immediately felt at ease with the friendliness of their staff.The owner really connected with me and my husband and

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I would recommend Blue Skies and Butterflies to any parent who cares about structured learning and fun for their child. I immediately felt at ease with the friendliness of their staff.The owner really connected with me and my husband and

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I agree with BrookeS117 Blue Skies and Butterflies does so many fun activities. They celebrate the holidays which I love. I also really enjoy bringing my son into his class and seeing the teacher baking cookies with the children on a snowy

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I agree with BrookeS117 Blue Skies and Butterflies does so many fun activities. They celebrate the holidays which I love. I also really enjoy bringing my son into his class and seeing the teacher baking cookies with the children on a snowy

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We've been at Blue Skies and Butterflies for about two months now and I can't tell you enough how much we love it. First, we've been very impressed with the staff and how the interact with our daughter. We also love all the fun

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We've been at Blue Skies and Butterflies for about two months now and I can't tell you enough how much we love it. First, we've been very impressed with the staff and how the interact with our daughter. We also love all the fun

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After searching for a center for over six weeks I found the perfect one for me and my son. We have been at Blue Skies since the beginning of July and have found the staff to be top notch. The center is on a large piece of property

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After searching for a center for over six weeks I found the perfect one for me and my son. We have been at Blue Skies since the beginning of July and have found the staff to be top notch. The center is on a large piece of property

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Let me preface this by saying that I am NOT a former employee, but a parent whose daughter attended BS&B for several months last year. This facility tries to pass it off as a preschool, but is no more than a daycare with very little

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Let me preface this by saying that I am NOT a former employee, but a parent whose daughter attended BS&B for several months last year. This facility tries to pass it off as a preschool, but is no more than a daycare with very little

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Recently there have been several negative reviews posted on City Search that I feel I need to respond to. If you read the reviews closely you will notice a pattern. These reviews have been posted by a former employee, or friends of this

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Recently there have been several negative reviews posted on City Search that I feel I need to respond to. If you read the reviews closely you will notice a pattern. These reviews have been posted by a former employee, or friends of this

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I had a similar experience here to other reviewers. The staff looked like inexperienced babysitters. The safety gates were wide open, a child could have snuck in or out of the play yard easily. The kitchens were dirty even though it wasn't

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I had a similar experience here to other reviewers. The staff looked like inexperienced babysitters. The safety gates were wide open, a child could have snuck in or out of the play yard easily. The kitchens were dirty even though it wasn't

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Don't bring your child here! This place is dirty and not well kept by all means! The children aren't learning on a regular basis, the staff is unattentive to the children, and the toys are bland and old. The center director is never on

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Don't bring your child here! This place is dirty and not well kept by all means! The children aren't learning on a regular basis, the staff is unattentive to the children, and the toys are bland and old. The center director is never on

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This is the worst childcare facility ever! The director/owner of this facility should not be running a childcare facility. She doesnt know the first thing about how to handle a small child or an adult. She treats her employees horribly.

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This is the worst childcare facility ever! The director/owner of this facility should not be running a childcare facility. She doesnt know the first thing about how to handle a small child or an adult. She treats her employees horribly.

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As a father of four children I have experienced many different child care centers over the years. Blue Skies and butterflies is the best one I have found so far. First, the center is in a beautiful natural setting with large mature trees and a lot of natural spaces for the children to play. Second, the staff is always friendly and seems to really care about my kids. I can't thank the staff at Blue Skies enough for taking such great care of my 2 year old son and 4 year old daughter. You really have to visit this center to appreciate it.

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As a father of four children I have experienced many different child care centers over the years. Blue Skies and butterflies is the best one I have found so far. First, the center is in a beautiful natural setting with large mature trees and a lot of natural spaces for the children to play. Second, the staff is always friendly and seems to really care about my kids. I can't thank the staff at Blue Skies enough for taking such great care of my 2 year old son and 4 year old daughter. You really have to visit this center to appreciate it.

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My son has been with BSB since he was two years old. He is now almost five and BSB has been a blessing in disguise for our family. Since our Son has started going there, our son has exceeded the doctor??s expectations on education & motor skills. For the past two yearly checkups our family Doctor said that he is above and beyond where we would expect him to be for his age. On our last 4 year old check up, the doctor said that he was already at kindergarten level for education and motor function.
I was very pleased to hear this as my wife and I are very busy and cannot contribute as much as we would like to our sons education. His development thus far is purely from the teachings of the staff at BSB, and we cannot express our gratitude enough.
The Staff at BSB are always friendly to both of us, and show genuine care toward our sons experiences and education. The facilities are top notch compared to most other daycares I have seen, and the park like play area is a great place for the children to play. In addition they have a nice covered area outside for playing when it is a rainy day. This was important to us as our son always wants to be outside having fun.
In addition to their facilities, BSB has had many fun activities for the kids. I was and still am impressed with the level of activities they have. My son??s favorite is the Tumble Bus that comes every Friday (ask about it!). Trips to the zoo, Fire Department visits, Children??s theatre visits and petting zoo visits, all sorts of fun that my son tells me about!
I cannot say thank you enough to the director and staff of BSB for making my Sons schooling experience a positive one, not many kids say they want to go to school, but mine does.

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My son has been with BSB since he was two years old. He is now almost five and BSB has been a blessing in disguise for our family. Since our Son has started going there, our son has exceeded the doctor??s expectations on education & motor skills. For the past two yearly checkups our family Doctor said that he is above and beyond where we would expect him to be for his age. On our last 4 year old check up, the doctor said that he was already at kindergarten level for education and motor function.
I was very pleased to hear this as my wife and I are very busy and cannot contribute as much as we would like to our sons education. His development thus far is purely from the teachings of the staff at BSB, and we cannot express our gratitude enough.
The Staff at BSB are always friendly to both of us, and show genuine care toward our sons experiences and education. The facilities are top notch compared to most other daycares I have seen, and the park like play area is a great place for the children to play. In addition they have a nice covered area outside for playing when it is a rainy day. This was important to us as our son always wants to be outside having fun.
In addition to their facilities, BSB has had many fun activities for the kids. I was and still am impressed with the level of activities they have. My son??s favorite is the Tumble Bus that comes every Friday (ask about it!). Trips to the zoo, Fire Department visits, Children??s theatre visits and petting zoo visits, all sorts of fun that my son tells me about!
I cannot say thank you enough to the director and staff of BSB for making my Sons schooling experience a positive one, not many kids say they want to go to school, but mine does.

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BSB has been my kid's home away from home for the past five years. Both my sons have been a part of the BSB program from infant care up to Kindergarten. They have provided a safe, caring, educational and comfortable environment.
My one son who graduated from BSB a few years ago always talks about going back and insists on coming with me to when we go to pick us his brother.
The management and staff have always been responsive to the ever changing needs of the children, families and business. I've always enjoyed the opportunities they create to involve the families with the curriculum and activities of the school. You feel like you have an extended family at BSB.

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BSB has been my kid's home away from home for the past five years. Both my sons have been a part of the BSB program from infant care up to Kindergarten. They have provided a safe, caring, educational and comfortable environment.
My one son who graduated from BSB a few years ago always talks about going back and insists on coming with me to when we go to pick us his brother.
The management and staff have always been responsive to the ever changing needs of the children, families and business. I've always enjoyed the opportunities they create to involve the families with the curriculum and activities of the school. You feel like you have an extended family at BSB.

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This facility was a huge let down. Online it looks great! But I made 5 inquiry calls with no call back (red flag!) On my 5th attempt, I did speak with the director. She gave me a wonderful spiel and I was excited. However, when I arrived, she was off having a family crisis of her own, and the teachers assured me that one of the helpers was "on the way" (never appeared). I wish I'd read the earlier reviews about the staff turnover, and sure enough, she was in her first year at BSBF, with plans to rework the cirriculum from her predecessor. The preschool helper was so cranky I wondered if she was part of prison work release program. The rest of my experience went downhill from there. Keep looking, there are great schools out there, but this one isn't one of them.

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This facility was a huge let down. Online it looks great! But I made 5 inquiry calls with no call back (red flag!) On my 5th attempt, I did speak with the director. She gave me a wonderful spiel and I was excited. However, when I arrived, she was off having a family crisis of her own, and the teachers assured me that one of the helpers was "on the way" (never appeared). I wish I'd read the earlier reviews about the staff turnover, and sure enough, she was in her first year at BSBF, with plans to rework the cirriculum from her predecessor. The preschool helper was so cranky I wondered if she was part of prison work release program. The rest of my experience went downhill from there. Keep looking, there are great schools out there, but this one isn't one of them.

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My child attended daycare in both the cottage and preschool for one year. Within just a few months, there were 5 new teachers in the preschool class. There was a lack of change management. There was no consistency in curriculum. Everytime a new teacher started, the kids had to start over as well. It never seemed as though the teachers were really "involved" with the kids. They were just there to make sure they were safe, especially in the cottage. I love the atmosphere of BSBF but the high turnover of teachers is a red flag. Too bad.

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My child attended daycare in both the cottage and preschool for one year. Within just a few months, there were 5 new teachers in the preschool class. There was a lack of change management. There was no consistency in curriculum. Everytime a new teacher started, the kids had to start over as well. It never seemed as though the teachers were really "involved" with the kids. They were just there to make sure they were safe, especially in the cottage. I love the atmosphere of BSBF but the high turnover of teachers is a red flag. Too bad.

Pros: Nice atmosphere

Cons: High teacher turnover, lack in consistency in curriculum

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Blue Skies is one of a kind. My family is so blessed to find this wonderful daycare for our 3 year old and infant. We have had a couple of daycare experiences including a locally owned and nationally owned facility and this place is finally our home because of the caring staff and creative environment.

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Blue Skies is one of a kind. My family is so blessed to find this wonderful daycare for our 3 year old and infant. We have had a couple of daycare experiences including a locally owned and nationally owned facility and this place is finally our home because of the caring staff and creative environment.

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Blue Skies is one of a kind. My family is so blessed to find this wonderful daycare for our 3 year old and infant. We have had a couple of daycare experiences including a locally owned and nationally owned facility and this place is finally our home because of the caring staff and creative environment.

The cottage infant/wobbler facility is an adorable separate building with wonderful natural light, creative toys and plenty of interesting niches to explore. The cottage staff is knowledgeable about RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) which we were looking for as it has been an approach for raising confident and peaceful infants since the '70s.

The preschool room and pre-k/kindergarten room include play areas with natural materials (wood, cloth, books, puppets, art materials, kitchen stuff, etc.). The staff's calm approach along with the outdoor play times (ALL YEAR LONG) create a healthy, learning environment. We (parents) provide the food which I think is great as I know exactly what our children are served. Everyone is unique and bringing your own food is an excellent way of showing this.

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Blue Skies is one of a kind. My family is so blessed to find this wonderful daycare for our 3 year old and infant. We have had a couple of daycare experiences including a locally owned and nationally owned facility and this place is finally our home because of the caring staff and creative environment.

The cottage infant/wobbler facility is an adorable separate building with wonderful natural light, creative toys and plenty of interesting niches to explore. The cottage staff is knowledgeable about RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) which we were looking for as it has been an approach for raising confident and peaceful infants since the '70s.

The preschool room and pre-k/kindergarten room include play areas with natural materials (wood, cloth, books, puppets, art materials, kitchen stuff, etc.). The staff's calm approach along with the outdoor play times (ALL YEAR LONG) create a healthy, learning environment. We (parents) provide the food which I think is great as I know exactly what our children are served. Everyone is unique and bringing your own food is an excellent way of showing this.

Pros: Experienced, peaceful staff. Creative learning environment. Affordable.

Cons: None

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For many years I drove past Blue Skies and Butterfiles on my way to work and I thought 'what a quaint and charming school, I wish my daughter went to school there and could be so close to where I work'. Blue Skies is nestled beneath giant evergreens, with a covered play area (perfect for the Northwest), an outdoor playground and sweet gardens with a main building and "cottage". I thought for sure this jewel of Beaverton was unattainable for our family....but one day I ventured in. I met with Richa (the school's director and owner) and talked with her about my daughter and our needs for daycare and schooling. What a fortunate meeting! After our meeting, Richa phoned us and stated her desire for our daughter (Kenzie) to become a part of the Blue Skies family. We discussed tuition...VERY reasonable...but I was unsure of pulling my daughter out of her current program. Richa asked that I bring Kenzie by for a 2 hour "let's have her here and see how she likes it" kind of deal. Well, I brought my daughter to the school and 2 hours later when I picked her up, the decision had been made...Blue Skies became my daughter's new school. Kenzie has been attending Blue Skies for the past 2 1/2 years and our family could not be more happy or satisfied, so much so that this year we opted to keep her at the school for private Kindergarten rather than "reap" the financial benefit of not having to pay for her Pre-K year. This is a school that is vested in your child, that wants to see your child excel, that offers love, support and commitment to what you cherish most...your child. I am thankful everyday I ventured into this quaint little school on Davis Street......I hope you do the same.

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For many years I drove past Blue Skies and Butterfiles on my way to work and I thought 'what a quaint and charming school, I wish my daughter went to school there and could be so close to where I work'. Blue Skies is nestled beneath giant evergreens, with a covered play area (perfect for the Northwest), an outdoor playground and sweet gardens with a main building and "cottage". I thought for sure this jewel of Beaverton was unattainable for our family....but one day I ventured in. I met with Richa (the school's director and owner) and talked with her about my daughter and our needs for daycare and schooling. What a fortunate meeting! After our meeting, Richa phoned us and stated her desire for our daughter (Kenzie) to become a part of the Blue Skies family. We discussed tuition...VERY reasonable...but I was unsure of pulling my daughter out of her current program. Richa asked that I bring Kenzie by for a 2 hour "let's have her here and see how she likes it" kind of deal. Well, I brought my daughter to the school and 2 hours later when I picked her up, the decision had been made...Blue Skies became my daughter's new school. Kenzie has been attending Blue Skies for the past 2 1/2 years and our family could not be more happy or satisfied, so much so that this year we opted to keep her at the school for private Kindergarten rather than "reap" the financial benefit of not having to pay for her Pre-K year. This is a school that is vested in your child, that wants to see your child excel, that offers love, support and commitment to what you cherish most...your child. I am thankful everyday I ventured into this quaint little school on Davis Street......I hope you do the same.

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My son has been attending preschool at Blue Skies and Butterflies for 10 months now and we are really happy! The facilities where what peaked my interested, a huge outdoor covered play structure so that kids can be kids, rain or shine! During the warmer months, there are lawns, gardens, a playground, and tire swings.

The learning is very age appropriate, two big open preschool rooms are well set up and encourage learning through play. The staff is very approachable and easy to talk to. I love that the school does not provide snacks and lunch, allowing me to control what my son eats - a blessing for the mother of a picky eater!

I highly recommend Blue Skies and Butterflies.

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My son has been attending preschool at Blue Skies and Butterflies for 10 months now and we are really happy! The facilities where what peaked my interested, a huge outdoor covered play structure so that kids can be kids, rain or shine! During the warmer months, there are lawns, gardens, a playground, and tire swings.

The learning is very age appropriate, two big open preschool rooms are well set up and encourage learning through play. The staff is very approachable and easy to talk to. I love that the school does not provide snacks and lunch, allowing me to control what my son eats - a blessing for the mother of a picky eater!

I highly recommend Blue Skies and Butterflies.

Pros: Great outdoor play areas!

Cons: None.

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My son, Louie, started attending Blue Skies & Butterflies almost two years ago beginning in the Cottage with the other little ones. He loved the cottage and upon moving down with the bigger kids, still wanted at the end of everyday to go say goodbye to everyone up at the cottage; I really thought this might go on forever. What an attachment to all he touches at this wonderful setting. With covered play areas and plenty of shade, I can't think of a better place for my kid to get fresh air in a disciplined yet very 'encouraging for growth' environment. I'm grateful to all the staff for their concerns and knowledge of what's best for our children.

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My son, Louie, started attending Blue Skies & Butterflies almost two years ago beginning in the Cottage with the other little ones. He loved the cottage and upon moving down with the bigger kids, still wanted at the end of everyday to go say goodbye to everyone up at the cottage; I really thought this might go on forever. What an attachment to all he touches at this wonderful setting. With covered play areas and plenty of shade, I can't think of a better place for my kid to get fresh air in a disciplined yet very 'encouraging for growth' environment. I'm grateful to all the staff for their concerns and knowledge of what's best for our children.

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Our son has been attending since November and has been thriving! The staff has been fantastic and Richa has been a real pleasure to deal with. The atmosphere is very nurturing and we have always felt that our son is in a place where he gets plenty of attention and is not lost in the mix. The small number of children in the infant and toddler cottage means that things are never too insane. We are grateful for the wonderful care that our son has received.

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Our son has been attending since November and has been thriving! The staff has been fantastic and Richa has been a real pleasure to deal with. The atmosphere is very nurturing and we have always felt that our son is in a place where he gets plenty of attention and is not lost in the mix. The small number of children in the infant and toddler cottage means that things are never too insane. We are grateful for the wonderful care that our son has received.

Pros: Our son is thriving.

Cons: A little pricey- but worth it.

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My daughter has enjoyed going there. The staff encourages her creativity, and also has a good structured curriculum. Great outdoors! Organic gardening, blackberry picking. Huge covered play area, that was great for playing outdoors even in rainy weather. Would recommend it.

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My daughter has enjoyed going there. The staff encourages her creativity, and also has a good structured curriculum. Great outdoors! Organic gardening, blackberry picking. Huge covered play area, that was great for playing outdoors even in rainy weather. Would recommend it.

Pros: Good staff. Great outdoors. Creativity for my child, with good curriculum. Good field trips. Organic gardening.

Cons: Extracurricular is limited to Music on site. Wish they had more extra-curricular options, like Karate, Ballet, etc.

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My son is there full time and I am never concerned for his well being. I love the teachers, the setting, and their philosophy of early childhood development. The rooms are squeaky clean and very peaceful. They have a home care feel while still meeting the requirements and regulations of a daycare facility. They welcome visits and it is worth the trip.

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My son is there full time and I am never concerned for his well being. I love the teachers, the setting, and their philosophy of early childhood development. The rooms are squeaky clean and very peaceful. They have a home care feel while still meeting the requirements and regulations of a daycare facility. They welcome visits and it is worth the trip.

Pros: Setting, teachers, cleanliness

Cons: cost

 

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