Preschools

Early Childhood Center at The J

The Early Childhood Centerat the J is dedicated to educating the whole child. We offer both an academic and a social/emotional curriculum, and our program is licensed and accredited. In addition to our student-driven school day, we offer dozens of "extra-curricular" activities on-site – swimming, yoga, dance, sports and more. The Early Childhood Center at the J provides year-round care for children ages six weeks to 5 years, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Full time, part time and combination schedules are available. J Day Camps are included during the summer months at no extra cost.

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Community School

Community School is an independent elementary and preschool in St. Louis, Missouri, serving families with children age 3 through sixth grade. Community allows young children's gifts to flourish in an environment of active, experiential learning. The 7:1 student/teacher ratio allows personalized attention for each student. As a testament to their superior academic preparation, Community students' test scores are among the highest in the nation. Students learn a foreign language beginning in nursery and are immersed deeply in a strong STEAM program, which also includes drama, art, music, band, and woodworking.

 

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The Fulton School

The Fulton School is a place where home and school work together to foster a love of learning in children, from toddlers through 12th grade. We believe that children have a natural excitement to learn, but many students lose that spark during their first few years in school. We work hard to foster an environment that nurtures that spark!

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The Waldorf School of St. Louis

At the Waldorf School of St. Louis, we believe that an unhurried approach to the early childhood years offers the healthiest and strongest foundation for children's academic, social, and personal growth. We very deliberately do not accelerate academic learning in our early childhood progrm. Our teachers create a welcoming environment designed to facilitate the child's emerging capabilities. Classrooms are warm and colorful, with natural toys and a peaceful environment that inspires open-ended play and free movement. 

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Chesterfield Day School

Chesterfield Day School is a student-centered independent school that promotes the joy of learning, positive character development, and service to others. As a school tracing its origins to the Montessori philosophy, each child is allowed to explore meaningful work and stretch to the next level. Our Montessori roots encourage children to grow into resilient and independent learners, courageous risk takers, eloquent communicators, and active contributors to the larger community. Our dedicated and well-educated faculty are experts in their subject matter and child development, and provide our students with a personalized education from start to finish.

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Rohan Woods School

Rohan Woods School is small – by mission – just one class per age or grade level. We start at age 2 – and go through Middle School (6th grade). With a 9:1 student/teacher ratio, faculty is able to focus on personalized instruction and project learning to ensure students positively embrace our challenging curriculum for future success, develop a love of learning and practice the skills to problem solve.

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The Wilson School

A Wilson education gives children age three through sixth grade a strong academic foundation in the caring environment they need to succeed.  At Wilson, students are known, nurtured and challenged each and every day. Teachers are empowered to develop a customized curriculum that connects foundational learning with innovative, project-based experiences which engage and inspire.

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Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym

Kids can work on existing gym skills, learn new skills or just play around during Open Gym at Miss Kelly's Gym. Space is limited to 10 kids per session. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

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Family Wheel Throwing
Saturday, January 16, 2021

Learn the basics of wheel throwing as a team! Work beside a family member to each create one wheel-thrown pottery piece following an instructor demonstration.

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Weekend Play Time by Reservation at Play Street Museum
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Saturday, January 30, 2021

Grab a spot for Weekend Play Time by Reservation at Play Street Museum in St. Charles. Kids and families can explore the museum during these special weekend hours. Playtime will be by reservation only to limit the number of occupants in the building at one time. Play is offered in 90 minute sessions and occupancy will be limited during each session. 

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Private Playtime at The Magic House and The Magic House MADE for Kids
Saturday, January 16, 2021

The Magic House is offering the opportunity to enjoy private playtime in a special exhibit area of The Magic House or MADE for Kids before opening to the public! You choose the location and up to 10 family members or friends to enjoy your private morning. Stay and play after in the rest of the museum. Reservations must be made in advance.

 

 

 

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