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Building Blocks Playgroup, Manhattan:
Building Blocks Playgroup, is a NYS Dept Of Health Licensed child care facility, located in Manhattan, New York City. Our school is run by Mandy, an experienced Upper Eastside private school teacher and her staff offering year round, quality. Day care is available in our two beautiful, Upper Eastside locations, on East 100th Street and First Avenue and East 95th Street and 3rd Avenue, for children ages 10 months to 2 1/2 years, and preschool children ages 2 1/2 to 4 years.

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Photo of Preschool / Child Care on Upper East Side, NYCAt Building Blocks Playgroup, we conduct special lessons and projects where the children will learn through several mediums such as cooking classes, science exploration and arts and crafts. Our daily and weekly schedule is typical of a high quality pre-school program with the added advantage of small groups and a low student/teacher ratio. Children are split into age groups for special activities and projects which are adapted to the range of developmental abilities of the children.

Our Values:
We value and understand how important individual care and small group size are to the education and well being of children, so we maintain a very low student to teacher ratio. We feel we have truly created the perfect nurturing environment for your children to be cared for, and educated in.

Education Programs:

Image of Preschool / Child Care on Upper East Side, NYC- Infants Program
- Toddler Program
- Preschool Program

* At Building Blocks Playgroup, we conduct special lessons and projects where the children will learn through several mediums such as cooking classes, science exploration and arts and crafts.

The Learning Environment:

We value and understand how important individual care and small group size are to the education and well being of children, so we maintain a very low student to teacher ratio in our school. At Building Blocks Playgroup, we feel we have truly created the perfect nurturing learning environment for your children to be cared for, and educated in.

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Address: 1955 1st Avenue, Manhattan, New York 10029, USA
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