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Programs at our garden

Infants (6 weeks - 12 months)

  • Lots of one-on-one care
  • Rocking, holding, singing, playing
  • Separate sleep room
  • Heated floors
  • Formula, cereal, and baby food provided
  • Daily love notes
  • Open door policy for breastfeeding mothers
  • Consistent long-term staff
  • Maximum of 8 infants per room

Young Toddlers (12 months - 24 months)

  • Curriculum focuses on shapes, colors, using utensils and
    cups, self-help
    skills, and name recognition
  • Mini circle time
  • Daily art projects
  • Bible stories and songs
  • Music and movement
  • Fine motor and gross motor activities daily
  • Heated floors
  • Separate playground
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided
  • Maximum of 8 toddlers in room

Older Toddlers (24 months - 2.5 yrs/3yrs)

  • Preschool based curriculum
  • Daily art projects
  • Circle time and calendar
  • Music and movement
  • Daily fine motor and gross motor activities
  • Self-help skills
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided
  • Sensory activities
  • Potty training
  • Table top activities
  • Exploratory play
  • Bible verses and songs

Preschool (2 years 9 months - 4 yrs)

  • Year-round program
  • Morning only preschool available
  • Letters, numbers, calendar, name recognition, writing, art, and music
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided
  • Field trips throughout the year
  • Table top activities
  • Weekly themes
  • Bible songs & story time
  • Center rotations throughout the room
  • Sensory table open daily

Pre-K (4 years - 5 yrs)

  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Pre-reading skills
  • Arts and crafts
  • Music
  • Problem solving skills
  • Weekly homework
  • Bible songs & story time
  • Center rotations throughout the room
  • Sensory table open daily
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided
  • Board games and puzzles

School Age

  • Wrap-around school curriculum
  • Super summer program
  • Before and after school and vacation care (including snow days)
  • Kenowa Hills bussing available to Central
  • Transportation to Walker Charter Academy
  • Homework time
  • Weekly summer field trips
  • Fundraisers
  • Breakfast provided before school
  • Snack provided after school

What sets us apart...
  • Having only one site allows personalized attention to families attending the center
  • Our staff has over 125 years combined experience in the childcare field
  • Heated floors in infant and toddler rooms
  • Prayer before meals
  • Drop-in care offered for all ages on a space available basis
  • Separate playground for toddlers
  • Free formula, cereal & baby food
  • Privacy fence surrounding large playground
  • Wet/dry sprinkler system with 24 hr. monitoring
  • 90% of staff is Full-time and educated
  • Easy highway access
  • Full & Part-time care available (min. 2 days)
  • "Dare to Compare" offer (Drop your child off for no charge while you compare other centers)
  • Field Trips throughout the year for 2 1/2 and up
  • SCRIP incentives allow parents to earn money toward tuition and help the center fundraiserSeparate sleep room for infants
  • Free meals, snacks & drinks
  • Security entrance door
  • Free preschool program included with childcare
  • Bussing to Central (Kenowa Hills)
  • Bussing available to West Side Christian and C.A. Frost contingent on parent interest
  • CPR & First Aid Certified staff
  • Transportation to Walker Charter Academy
  • DHS families welcome
  • Date Night once monthly from 6:30pm-11:30pm so parents can enjoy a night out
  • The majority of our staff have been with us for at least two years. This allows us to provide your child with stability and continuity of care.
  • Themed parties for holidays/special events
  • Children who have been in our program since infancy have excelled in their elementary classrooms
  • Christian curriculum with emphasis on strong moral values

Toddler playground

Main playground

What our parents say

"We will never forget that our son first started speaking and communicating in English at Children's Garden, the place which also taught him about manners, friendship and God."
-Mr & Mrs S.

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2886 Three Mile Rd. NW.Walker, MI 49534   616-791-1381