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Child Education and Development Programs

Our programs help your child to grow socially emotionally and intellectually

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    Infants
    Bundle of Joy offers structured academic programs for children beginning with our Infants through our HighReach “Bright Babies” program. During the first months of life, children are offered a comfortable and safe environment where we ensure their needs are met in a loving and compassionate manner.  A warm age-appropriate environment consisting of cozy peek-a-boo corners, soothing music, and dim lights welcome our youngest students.  The HighReach Bright Babies program encourages children to reach each developmental milestone through small group activities emphasizing language and fine and gross motor skills, while fostering cognitive and emotional development.  Individualized care is ensured by offering our lowest teacher to child ratio.  Upon enrollment, Bundle of Joy establishes your child’s portfolio documenting his/her journey with us.  Teachers input items regularly documenting your child’s progression through Pre-Kindergarten.  This portfolio is presented to parents at the Pre-Kindergarten graduation and often becomes a cherished keepsake treasured by parents for many years.
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    Toddlers
    Bundle of Joy believes in the importance of creating a strong bond between child and teacher as well as continuing to develop a partnership between teachers and parents which supports the learning process.  During this transition from Bright Babies to the HighReach preschool program, children improve their language skills by identifying objects, repeating and singing songs, poems, and books.  Students will learn about the world around them through experiences including matching, manipulating toys and objects, and completing puzzles.  Math skills are introduced with sequencing, grouping by shape or color and by filling and dumping objects.  Children show a natural curiosity about the world around them and this program allows them the experiences necessary to develop a life long love of learning. Upon enrollment, Bundle of Joy establishes your child’s portfolio documenting his/her journey with us. Teachers input items regularly documenting your child’s progression through Pre-Kindergarten. This portfolio is presented to parents at the Pre-Kindergarten graduation and often becomes a cherished keepsake treasured by parents for many years.
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    Preschool 2’s
    From the age of 2 to 3 years, socialization is a key aspect of development. The HighReach curriculum emphasizes language development by repeating words, taking turns in conversation and singing songs.  The curriculum offers ways to develop math skills by learning to sort by color, size and shape as well as understanding quantity and sequencing.  Social and emotional skills are developed by gaining awareness of other’s feelings and engaging in parallel play.   Children learn to describe what they see and develop a basic understanding of cause and effect.  These new skills are further enhanced by learning to ask “Why” questions.  Physical development improves through additional time engaging in activities that encourage running, hopping, balancing, and jumping through group activities. Upon enrollment, Bundle of Joy establishes your child’s portfolio documenting his/her journey with us. Teachers input items regularly documenting your child’s progression through Pre-Kindergarten. This portfolio is presented to parents at the Pre-Kindergarten graduation and often becomes a cherished keepsake treasured by parents for many years.
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    Preschool 3’s
    From the age of 3 to 4, children are constantly questioning–they have mastered the “Why” questions.  Students build theories and hypothesis of the world around them, and are able to express their own ideas and thoughts to others.  They learn to answer simple questions about a story, rhyme or a song based on a specific lesson.  Coordination improves at this stage and students are given the opportunity to use basic tools such as scissors and hole punches. Additionally, Preschool students are introduced to “Handwriting Without Tears” which teaches the proper formation of letters and numbers in a consistent and deliberate manner (Your child’s Kindergarten teacher will thank you:).  Math skills are developed by learning to count to 10 and beyond, understanding written numbers and the quantity they represent, and understanding patterns and series of objects.   Social and emotional developmental skills are improved through encouraging students to cooperate with others and by working within a structured environment.  Students become more imaginative and inventive by participating in a wider variety of experiences.  Students are encouraged to make independent choices through a variety of small and large group activities. Upon enrollment, Bundle of Joy establishes your child’s portfolio documenting his/her journey with us. Teachers input items regularly documenting your child’s progression through Pre-Kindergarten. This portfolio is presented to parents at the Pre-Kindergarten graduation and often becomes a cherished keepsake treasured by parents for many years.
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    Pre-Kindergarten
    The HighReach Curriculum provides a comprehensive program of instructionally sound, yet highly motivating and fun activities.  HighReach emphasizes project-focused play through relationship-based learning.  This is accomplished by encouraging teaching opportunities in every experience or interaction.   Teachers utilize a well-developed four step planning process to help them prepare lessons and activities.  These steps include gathering information, customizing the concept web, developing lesson plans and choosing experiences.  Teachers incorporate a child’s individual interests into the lesson plan by exploring his/her abilities and interests to inspire a love of learning.  In preparation for Kindergarten, Pre-K students continue “Handwriting Without Tears” which teaches the proper formation of letters and numbers in a consistent and deliberate manner (Your child’s Kindergarten teacher will thank you:).  This program is ideal for children who will soon enter Kindergarten.  Upon enrollment, Bundle of Joy establishes your child’s portfolio documenting his/her journey with us. Teachers input items regularly documenting your child’s progression through Pre-Kindergarten. This portfolio is presented to parents at the Pre-Kindergarten graduation and often becomes a cherished keepsake treasured by parents for many years.
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    School Age/Summer Camp
    The Afterschool Program offers transportation to a safe place for school age children where they are able to complete homework in an environment where assistance is offered by our school age teachers.  Large playgrounds are available for small and large group activities under the direct supervision of our experienced teachers.  Upon arrival each day, students are afforded the opportunity to play on our spacious playgrounds (weather permitting).  A nutritious snack is provided each day and care is available most days even when elementary schools are closed.                                                                                                    We have designed our summer camp program to offer your child the most fun that he/she could have by allowing them to explore week long themes such as STEAM and Explore RVA.  We plan numerous activities, games, swimming in our on-site pools, water play, music, crafts, and field trips around our thematic weeks.  A few examples of field trips are Laser tag, Jumpology, Putt-Putt, movies, local museums, parks, and so much more!  Our center directors are able to provide you with information related to upcoming activities and trips.
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    backup care program
    Back-up Care Program Back-up care is a unique program designed for families who already have a primary child care provider. When children are enrolled in our Back-up Care program, parents simply contact their center of choice to check for availability for their desired date of care.
Enrichment Classes

Enrichment Classes

  • Spanish
  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Gymnastics
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