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Building Blocks Play Group New Paltz offers full day preschool and daycare for children from 2 to 5 years of age from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm. Part week and half-day options are also available.

Our preschool is located on S. Ohioville Rd just 1.5 mil

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Enrollment

Building Blocks Play Group New Paltz offers these Preschool and Daycare options:

Full and part day care
Before and after school care
School bus pick up/ drop off  for New Paltz school district

Please call us at 845-208-5700 or 646-

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How to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

Discover what you can do to make the transition to preschool easier for your child. Continue reading to learn the timeline for what needs to be done before starting preschool and advice on making separation easier on your child’s first day. If your youngster is beginning preschool this September, you could be experiencing conflicting emotions. […]

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Building Blocks and Academic Success

Guest Post   Playing with building blocks is an extraordinarily important learning opportunity for preschool aged children. Building blocks stimulate all domains of a child’s development: Intellectual Physical Social Emotional Language Recent research demonstrates that playing with building blocks is fundamental for later success with learning numbers and math concepts.  Researchers have proved that playing […]

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The 5 principles of Montessori

Preschool teachers implement the Montessori Method in childcare settings across the U.S. according to five foundational principles. These principles are: Respect for the child The absorbent mind Sensitive periods The prepared environment Auto-education   Respect for the Child  Respect for the child is the foundation upon which all the other Montessori principles rest. As Montessori […]

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Benefits of Preschool Webcam

What is a Webcam? Webcams are cameras that are mounted to the walls in the different rooms of the day care. These cameras provide a live stream of the rooms. Parents are given a password that can be entered on the preschool’s website. The password will give them access to the day care’s webcam stream. […]

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The Importance of Play in Preschool

“How well will my child do in school if all he does is play?” This is a common question parents ask about their preschoolers and one that can be difficult for preschool teachers to answer. It isn’t because the teachers don’t know, but summing up the importance of play in the learning process in a […]

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