Preschool

In Tender Care’s Preschool classrooms, your big kid can begin to develop a lifelong love of learning through educational play.

Our preschool teachers embrace all children's natural inquisitiveness and eagerness to learn. They teach their students in ways that grow their knowledge and their confidence. Our teachers consider each child’s strengths, interests and needs, and then match developmentally appropriate practices for each child.

Through fun, interactive learning centers and other techniques, Tender Care preschoolers have the opportunity to:

  • Develop language proficiencies
  • Practice fine and gross motor skills
  • Gain computer experience
  • Identify letters, sounds and words
  • Practice writing skills
  • Cultivate a love of learning
  • Become kindergarten ready!

In our preschool classrooms, our teachers track each child’s unique learning processes – how he/she thinks, questions, and interacts on an intellectual, emotional and social level. They share this information with parents at parent-teacher conferences. Every parent receives a collection of their child’s work, showcasing their achievements and development throughout the year!

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Tender Care Accreditations

Tender Care is a Pennsylvania and Connecticut state-licensed child care and early childhood learning organization, an accredited member of NAEYC, PAEYC, CAEYC, HAEYC, and PACCA, and is Keystone STARS rated.

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    Accreditation

    Tender Care Learning Centers has committed to accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) as the measurement of our program excellence. NAEYC is the nation’s largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators, and is dedicated to improving programs for children from birth through third grade. NAEYC sets the standards for quality childcare and education in America, with an emphasis placed on the quality of interactions among teachers and children and the developmental appropriateness of the curriculum.

  • Keystone/STARS

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    The Keystone STARS program validates what Tender Care Learning Centers have been doing for many years. Your child's Early Education is critical to his/her development and future success in school and life. Keystone STARS sets requirements for early childhood educators to promote the best learning environment and safest setting possible for your child. As a parent, feel confident your child is safe and respected, is learning new things every day, and is well prepared for future success in life.