Preschools, Nursery Schools, Day Cares, and Pre-K Programs in Queens

Preschools, Nursery Schools, Day Cares, and Pre-K Programs in Queens

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UPDATED July 2017: Our list of preschools, nursery schools, and pre-K programs in Queens. Set your child up for academic success!
ALL MY CHILDREN DAYCARE AND NURSERY SCHOOL
Various locations; call for information or check us online,
Brooklyn: 347-708-7827 Queens: 347-708-7827 Manhattan: 212-419-5416
Email info@allmychildrendaycare.com

All My Children Daycare is the eco-friendly choice for your infant or young child. We have various locations throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to accommodate your needs. AMC offers a holistic approach to education inspired by nature, and our staff is highly trained. Growth and development of the child as a whole is our No. 1 goal. We also offer a broad range of content on our website for parents. Call to inquire about registration or schedule a tour of a facility near you: 212-466-6262 or email: info@allmychildrendaycare.com.

APPLE TREE NURSERY SCHOOL
82-25 164th St., Flushing
718-374-0002

Led by experienced, caring, dedicated, and certified staff, Apple Tree offers an enriched early childhood curriculum including computer, math, and literacy activities. There are immediate openings for 3-year-olds, with low tuition rates, full-day, and half-day options. Registering now for full-day free pre-K classes for children born in 2013 for September 2017. Call to find out more about any of our dynamic programs. Visitors always welcome. Open houses during the month of January.

APPLETREE DAY CARE CENTER
73-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-264-1588
73-12 197th St., Fresh Meadows
718-217-6666


Email lichen.appletree@gmail.com

AppleTree Day Care Center is committed to helping children succeed socially and academically through the use of developmentally appropriate practices. Starting from infant age all the way through pre-K, all of our students are provided with individualized learning experiences that stimulate their creativity and instill a love for learning. Our teachers strive to provide a rich, supportive learning environment where children can explore, discover, build, create, and grow academically, emotionally, and socially. We take pride in our programs and are committed to excellence in early childhood education.

BRAITHWAITE NURSERY SCHOOL
160-21 13 Ave., Whitestone
718-767-2776
9am-12pm (Prime Time for Little Ones)


Lynne and Ron Braithwaite, certified teachers, have been operating the Braithwaite Nursery School for 14 years, serving children ages 2-4 in a safe and nurturing environment. Our goal is to foster a love of learning through varied experiences. A Green Schoolyard gives children the opportunity to observe and appreciate their environment. Seasonal changes and migrating birds introduce a love of science. We focus on the total child, academically and socially. Reading readiness, art, music, math, and science are an everyday part of our program in an exciting fun way. Your child will be governed only by his or her limitless imagination.

BUCKLEY COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL
2 I.U. Willets Road, Roslyn
516-472-2702

Discover the Buckley Country Day School Early Childhood Program! Buckley Country Day School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body. Buckley provides the foundation that enables our students to achieve their full potential and excel as educated, ethical, and self-confident individuals. Our graduates are well-prepared for entry into, and success in, secondary schools and beyond. The Buckley Early Childhood program is comprised of our Toddler, Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten programs. Contact admissions to schedule a tour.

CAMPS 'R' US
Locations in Baldwin, Bellmore, Farmingdale, Hicksville, Syosset, Valley Stream, and West Islip, ,
516-935-CAMP (2267)
Email info@campsrus.org

Camps ‘R’ Us’ preschool campers enjoy a fun-filled first camp experience that offers a full day of enrichment for children ages 3 and 4. Our Tiny Tots Program is designed to complement the unique complexities of early childhood. Campers will acquire a greater ability to reason, plan, and remember through carefully selected activities designed to enhance their development. They begin to better understand common social conventions, as our staff initiates games based on cooperative learning experiences, where close group interaction is essential. Call now for early bird summer 2017 rates!

CHURCH-IN-THE-GARDENS NURSERY SCHOOL, THE
50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
718-268-7980
Email nurseryschool@thecitg.org

Our nursery and pre-K programs reflect research that encourages learning through play and hands-on activities. Each individual child is supported as he or she becomes a successful, lifelong learner. We offer a diversified, multicultural program, a print-rich environment, hands-on, developmentally-appropriate small group instruction, a music and movement program that promotes fine and gross motor skills, and reinforced acceptance of others through teaching the basic strategies for coping with issues that may arise when our students enter elementary school. All programs offer enhanced enrichment throughout the school year.

CLOVER PREP LEARNING CENTER
192-11 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-740-7888
Email cloverprep@gmail.com

Clover Prep Learning Center is the “best rated spot for learning” for students ages 2½-12, featuring FasTracKids and JEI Learning. We offer proven programs that deliver results for realizing each student’s maximum potential. Whether it’s critical thinking, gifted and talented test prep, math, reading, science, summer camp, after-school programs, or preschool alternative, we have the best programs for your child. Most importantly, we make learning engaging and fun!

COUNTRYSIDE MONTESSORI SCHOOL
354 Lakeville Road, lower level, Great Neck
516-466-8422
Email info@cmsgn.com

Countryside Montessori School was founded in 1998. We were founded with the aim of providing a high quality early childhood education based on the philosophy, methods, and techniques developed 100 years ago by educational pioneer and Nobel prize nominee Dr. Maria Montessori. Our children become responsible for their own learning and their own behavior. They learn to respect themselves and others. Everything in our school is designed to encourage and aid the child’s natural curiosity.

CRAYON BOX PRESCHOOL (THE)
44-10 192nd St., Flushing
718-888-9341

Children at The Crayon Box are encouraged to learn by doing. The curriculum is planned by creative and dedicated professionals. Children experience the fun of learning by participating in activities designed to stimulate growth in a wide range of areas, including social and cognitive development, and gross and fine motor skills. Now offering a gymnastics program. We invite you to come see us and decide if The Crayon Box Preschool is right for your child’s first educational experience.

HIGHLAND SCHOOL (THE)
193-10 Peck Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-357-4747

Highland is an independent, non-sectarian school serving grades pre-K through eighth in Fresh Meadows. All grades enjoy a well-rounded program, incorporating academics with specialty classes in gym, music, art, and computers. Early morning and after-school hours meet the needs for working parents. The quality education allows students to reach their own levels of success in an enriching and nurturing environment.

IVY DAY SCHOOL
65-01 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-460-6366
70-44 Kissena Blvd. Flushing 718-880-1888
104-70 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills
718-997-1997


Email dinam@ivydayschool

Books and blocks, music and dance, art and creativity! At Ivy Day School (three locations), we provide our decade-long standard of academic excellence to children ages 2-5. We envision students will develop essential skills for a lifetime of achievements via fun, stimulating activities. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, and dance in our state-of-the-art facility, along with access to indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.

JACK & JILL NURSERY SCHOOLS
43-23 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1218
Jack & Jill Nursery School II
68-05 Fresh Meadow Lane, Fresh Meadows
718-939-8687


With Flushing and Fresh Meadows locations, Jack & Jill is celebrating 43 years of excellence in early childhood education. We are a family-owned and -operated preschool offering a genuine, caring, and nurturing home-away-from-home environment for children ages 2-5. Full-day or part-time classes available for ages 2, 3, and 4 with extended hours from 7:30am-6pm. We are proud to celebrate our free full-day UPK with the NYC Department of Education for children born in 2013 from 9am-3:20pm. If not yet registered, inquire about our waiting list for September UPK classes for kids born in 2013.

KON GEN INTERNATIONAL PRESCHOOL
196-25 42nd Ave., Bayside
718-281-2338

Kon Gen International Preschool in Bayside serves children ages 2-5. Our new 20,000-square-foot childcare facility is fully equipped with a professional dance studio, science discovery lab, outdoor play area, outdoor botanical garden, and individual piano rooms. Our project-based curriculum is linked to STEM principles and engages children to explore, solve problems, and construct knowledge through hands-on investigations, including research, reflection, and response while building academic and life skills. Offering free full-day Pre-K for All program, Gifted and Talented enriched curriculum, and childcare for ages 2-3.

KUEI LUCK EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
99-39 66th Ave., Rego Park
718-679-9909

We are a brand new preschool in the Rego Park-Forest Hills area; a Mandarin immersion and Reggio inspired school for children ages 1-5. We believe in developing independent thinkers and motivated learners through an inspiring child-led environment. Parents can log in and see photos and videos of their kids throughout the day, as well as view notes and teacher comments. Schedule your tour today to receive an application. Please call to hear more about our program.

LITTLE APPLE PRESCHOOL
213-54 35th Ave., Bayside
718-838-9243

We believe the best way to stimulate both cognitive and physical development is through play! We immerse our children in a creative curriculum that allows for active learning and discovery through art, music, dance, yoga, and nature. Our little ones get to explore tactile art, role-play, and sign language. Our summer program is full of outdoor and indoor activities to achieve a well-rounded learning experience immersed in nature. We have expanded our facility to accommodate current and new families, introducing a sensory gym, and two new classrooms.

LITTLE ATELIER OF YOUNG CHILDREN, INC.
39-14 210th St., Bayside
718-423-4223
Email info@littleatelieryc.com

Little Atelier of Young Children is a dedicated early childhood program and offers preschool programs for children ages 3-5, and after-school enrichment programs for K-second grades. Through creative activities, the preschool programs explore a range of common curriculum areas (language, math, art, science, history) to elicit children’s deep and sustained inquiry in a state-of-the-art environment with NYS- certified teachers. Please call or e-mail for fall 2016 registration and also for information about after-school enrichment programs.

NOAH'S ARK PREPARATORY
38-20 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-279-4251
62-48 Mt. Olivet Crescent, Middle Village
347-335-0044
noahsarkschool.com
noahsarkpreparatory@gmail.com


Noah’s Ark Preparatory Inc. strives to create a learning environment, which invites the fullest potential of each person’s gifts. Both nursery and pre-kindergarten classrooms are divided into distinct learning areas and foster in the children the love of learning. Their setting offers the children the opportunity to teach themselves through their own discoveries. Noah’s Ark also offers an afterschool program with bus service for ages 6-12, where time will be spent building academic skills and addressing the needs of each individual student. Please call for further information about all our programs, including UPK.

NY KIDS CLUB
4545 Center Blvd. in Long Island City, plus locations throughout NYC,
347-813-4999
Email longislandcity@nykidsclub.com

Instilling a love for school and learning is at the heart of all of our NY Preschool programs. We believe in providing a safe, structured, inclusive setting that supports, encourages, and inspires each child. Our fundamental belief that children learn best through meaningful play is reflected in a child-centered program that integrates the cognitive, social, physical, emotional, language, self-help, and aesthetic areas for the total development of the child.

PEE WEE FOLKS
12-45 Clintonville St., Whitestone
718-746-6107

Pee Wee Folks has been providing childcare in our community for more than 36 years. Our pre-K program offers students a thematic unit curriculum as well as the "Building Blocks" math program, which introduces a comprehensive approach to mathematical concepts. All students in our school enjoy a challenging educational program set in a warm, loving, and very personal environment. We offer schedules to meet the needs of our working families and a full summer program with a traveling group as well! Come and visit the wonderful world of Pee Wee!

PRESCHOOL OF AMERICA
Manhattan:
2109 Broadway at 73rd Street
212-877-1388
101 West End Ave. at 64th Street
212-362-0135
25 Tudor City Place at 41st Street
212-681-4671
1190 Park Ave. at 93rd Street
212-410-1100
1501 Lexington Ave. at 97th Street
212-987-3700
345 W. 42nd St. at Eighth Avenue
212-262-4545
600 6th Ave. at 18th Street
212-255-6911
39 Eldridge St. at Canal Street
212-925-0998
25 Market St. at Henry Street
212-577-2710
46 Market St. at Madison Street
212-346-9868
2 South End Ave. at W. Thames
212-786-1688
Brooklyn:
382 Baltic St., Cobble Hill
718-855-2889
859 60th St., Bay Ridge
718-686-8335
Queens:
112-33 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills
718-261-2522
63-47 Booth St., Rego Park
718-896-8108
42-31 Colden St., Flushing
718-762-1232
133-32 41st Road, Flushing
718-939-8805
83-04 Broadway, Elmhurst
718-507-1687
83-38 Cornish Ave., Elmhurst
718-458-9656
186-01 73 Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-380-2066
194-15 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows
718-264-6101


Preschool of America provides an exciting and safe learning environment for infants, toddlers, and preschool age children. We value the multicultural and diverse neighborhoods we serve. With hands-on experiences and manipulatives, our students are learning social skills as they interact, and cognitive skills as they problem-solve. Our playgrounds and gyms allow an abundance of gross motor opportunities. Nutritious meals are provided daily for the growth of the body and mind. We are learning every day and having fun every minute.

RAINBOW CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
250-21 Northern Blvd., Little Neck
718-225-8600
77-40 164th St., Fresh Meadows
718-969-1900
133-20 Avery Ave, Flushing
718-321-1610
132-25 Pople Ave, Flushing
718-353-3628


Email info@rainbowchildlearning.com

Rainbow CDC offers high-quality early childhood programs at its four convenient locations. Our programs are enriched and academically challenging for children ages 1-5. Our curriculum enhances your child’s physical, language, cognitive, social, and emotional development at every age and stage through hands-on and individualized learning. Our tuition is affordable and our schedule is catered to busy parents. Ask about our NYC Gifted and Talented preparation program. Pre-K For All registration for children born in 2013 is now open. Call us for more information today!

REDEEMER ST. JOHN'S NURSERY SCHOOL
939 83rd St.,
718-833-7700

Redeemer St. John's Nursery School has served the community for more than 40 years and is licensed by the New York City Department of Health. Our goal is to foster a child's positive self-image, encourage curiosity, and promote cooperation by providing rich experiences and opportunities for problem solving, self-expression, and logical thinking. Our thematic curriculum focuses on fun, age-appropriate activities-integrated into all subject areas. In addition to offering a two-day toddler program, we offer a three-day (full- or half-day) nursery program and a free UPK program for children born in 2012.

SAMUEL FIELD YM AND YWHA
58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
718-255-6750 ext. 246
Email tcampo@sfy.org

Our Early Childhood Programs are designed for children ages 2-5 and their families, and includes Nursery School, Not Quite Nursery, Child Care and Summer Camp. We offer flexible scheduling with full- and part-time options. Our programs provide young children an opportunity to play, explore, and engage in multi-faceted learning activities under the guidance of professionally trained teachers. We also provide a caring atmosphere in which children thrive socially and emotionally and where families feel welcome.

TINY FOOTSTEPS
167-01 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-969-5500
Email tinyfootstepsny@yahoo.com

Tiny Footsteps is the place to be for kids ages 1-5! Our hands-on curriculum is theme based allowing for student growth, exploration, and creativity. Students are prepared academically and socially for the big step into elementary school. All of our educators are dedicated to the profession of early childhood with extensive experience. Nutritious, kosher meals are prepared on-site three times daily. Free pre-K for all for children born in 2013. Various schedules and transportation are available for busy parents. Call 718-969-5500 for more information.