Discovery Playtown

Babysitter can't make it? Need to catch up on some work? Looking for convenient, no-strings daily classes for children 2 1/2 to 6 years old?

Announcing Discovery PlayCare, a new program of Discovery Playtown's preschool, which will offer flexible daily preschool class for between two and four hours per child per day.

Please complete our interest list below to be notified when PlayCare opens for registration!

PlayCare Class Information

Daily Class Sessions: Monday-Friday, 9am to 2pm. (Afternoon sessions will roll out in the future.) Drop off starting on the hour or the half-hour for between two and four hours per child per day.
Ages: 2.5 to 6 years. Potty trained not required.
Rates and registration: $10.50/hour - first child, $6.50/hour - siblings; prepaid at time of registration. Choose 2, 3 or 4 hours only.
Annual family registration: $45 / $25 for members: Payable at time of first registration, and due annually with the first registration received after 365 days past the first registration.
Teacher to child ratio: 1:6
Maximum per class: 12 Children
Registration policy: All class registrations are non-refundable. Register at least 12 hours in advance (by 8pm the evening before). Cancellations received with at least 12 hours' notice will receive credit for a future session. Day-of cancellations and no shows are non-refundable. Your pre-reserved class time starts at drop-off, and there are no credits for early pick ups.
Extendable time: If you reserved for 2 or 3 hours and find you need to extend your time (keeping to the 4 hour maximum) simply call us during the session and your time can be extended at regular rates without penalty if space is available.
Day-of registrations: Call our front desk starting at 9:00am to check on daily class sizes. If we do have room and times that work for you, you can register and pay at drop-off. All children must have a prepaid registration to attend classes.
Late fees: More than 15 minutes late, will incur a late fee equal to 30 minutes' tuition per child. More than 30 minutes' late will incur a late fee equal to 60 minutes' tuition per child.
Snacks/Lunch: You may bring food for your child, or purchase from us. We carry a selection of kid-friendly snacks at our front desk. Please, no nuts of any kind may be brought in. For lunch, we are working on partnerships with nearby restaurants so we can offer an option to buy lunch for your child. Details TBA.

Sample Daily Class Schedule 

9:00-10:00 Free play in the Playtown
10:00-10:30 Opening Circle (calendar, meet and greet students, songs/finger play, question of the day)
10:30-11:00 Art project
11:00-11:30 Snack/Lunch
11:30-12:30 Free play in the Playtown
12:30-1:00 Story time, music and movement
1:00-1:15 Snack
1:15-2:00 Centers (fine motor, academic, sensory)

Monthly Themes

October Colors, Fall, Pumpkins
November Opposites, Family, Thanksgiving
December Countries, Holidays, Cultural Diversity
January Quilts, All About Me, Winter
February Friends, Valentines, Community Helpers
March Dr. Seuss, Frogs, St. Patrick’s Day
April Spring, Earth, Farm
May Mother’s Day, Plants and Seeds
June Rocks, Father’s Day, Summer
July USA, 4th of July, Ocean
August Beach, Fairy Tales, Transportation
September Back to School, Apples, Fall
October Colors, Outer Space, Pumpkins
November Family, Five Senses, Thanksgiving
December Countries, Holidays, Cultural Diversity
Playcare Interest Form

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