Preschool in New York, NY 10027
560 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
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Welcome to the Red Balloon Early Childhood Learning Center located in Morningside Heights in New York City. Founded in 1972 the Center provides a year-round full-day program that caters to the needs of the working and student families on the Upper West Side.
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Children learn best when they have caring adults to guide them provide challenges and support them as both individuals and as important members of a group. We recognize that each child is unique and has his or her own style of learning. Our curriculum supports this by being child centered with hands on exploration by encouraging them to express their individuality and helping them reach the heights of their capabilities.
Respect for others and a sense of caring and community
Risk-taking skills; accepting mistakes with an understanding that it is an integral part of learning
Basic life skills that foster independence
Math & reading readiness skills
Physical fitness music and art skills
We do this all while encouraging parental involvement and education in an environment rich with diversity. We consider ourselves a team and a family.