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Young Wonders Child Development Center – Princeton

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About Us

Our Young Wonders Child Development Center is a safe and nurturing childcare facility for children 8 weeks to 6 years. Our exceptional program emphasizes well-rounded learning, and as a result, your child will learn critical thinking, respect, independence, and problem solving – most of all, while having fun!

The childcare center utilizes The Creative Curriculum®, an award-winning, research-based curriculum that features exploration and discovery as a way of learning. The most noteworthy aspect of this way of learning is that it enable children to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills. This curriculum is nationally known for its forward-thinking, comprehensive and rigorously researched model and is designed to be suitable for English-language learners. Our Princeton location accepts children 8 weeks to 6 years old.

Childcare Center Highlights

  • Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos
  • Creative Curriculum for Preschool
  • Learning without Tears, a teaching curriculum that prepares students for kindergarten in a way that is developmentally appropriate, and fun! This curriculum is also used by Princeton public schools.
  • Bilingual classes available for children 2.5 years and up. Native Spanish speaker in all classes.
  • Weekly swim lessons included with tuition for 3 and 4 year olds
  • Dance (ballet, for children 3 years and older available during day) additional fee.
  • Parenting workshops and anti-bullying initiatives offered throughout the year.
  • Twice a year events include Parent-Teacher Conferences, the Scholastic Book Fair, and School Picture Days.
  • Twice a day. healthy snacks are offered to students.

Additional Enrichment Programs

    • Yoga (ages 2 ½ – 5)
    • Swimming (ages 3-5)
    • Music (infants-5)
    • Story time (toddlers – 5)
    • Dance / Movement (ages 4 – 5)
    • Learning without Tears (ages 2 ½ – 5)
    • Get Set for School (ages 4 – 5)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Rates & Fees

Full Day Options (Monthly)

Program Time 5 Days 4 Days 3 Days
8 weeks – 20 months 7:30am-6:00pm $1,899 $1,528 $1,354
20 months – 2.5 years 7:30am-6:00pm $1,727 $1,401 $1,239
2.5 years 7:30am-6:00pm $1,556 $1,253 $1,109
3 – 4 years as of September 30, 2019 7:30am-6:00pm $1,498 $1,214 $1,072

Partial Day Options (Monthly)

Program Time 5 Days 4 Days 3 Days
2.5 years 9:00am-1:00pm $737  $597  $527
2.5 years 9:00am-3:30pm $1,201  $964  $854
3 – 4 years as of September 30, 2019 9:00am-1:00pm  $664  $539  $420
3 – 4 years as of September 30, 2019 9:00am-3:30pm  $1,080  $872  $681

 

Year Long Program

$200 Deposit due at registration; applied to last month’s tuition
$100 Registration Fee
$100 Activity Fee (20 months to 4 years)
$75 Activity Fee (8 weeks to 20 months)
$75 Supply Fee