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Wonder Moments

Children’s Village encourages artistic expression. One former student took the lessons to heart; she now attends Moore College of Art and Design.
Preschool Teacher
Our library books have to be replaced, not because they’re lost but because they’re worn. We encourage life-long readers and learners.
Mary Graham
Look at the walls filled with artwork and projects. Children have ownership here at Children’s Village.
Preschool teacher
Children are always excited to go to our PNC GROW UP GREAT library! It has 3,000 books, including some in French, Chinese, and Spanish.
Preschool teacher
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
Preschool teacher
I love learning from the children. One taught me about Pointillism, paintings made up of little dots. I wonder where he learned that? Here!
Mary Graham
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
I know we selected the right school for our preschooler.  Today, he asked what 'indigenous' means. My wife and I looked at each other in surprise!
Mat Huffman, parent
A preschooler, nervous about his first day, hesitated at the door. Another child waved and smiled, encouraging him to come in — and he did!
Mary Graham
After two months at Children’s Village, one of my English-speaking preschoolers spoke to his family in Chinese!
Preschool teacher
A parent who had seen our class at the park followed us back to Children’s Village to complete an Enrollment Application for her own child. 
Preschool teacher
The Nutrition Program introduces many children to new foods. Parents often ask Chef Bell for her recipes.
Beth Baker
During a trip to the Franklin Institute, one of my students told me it was the best day of her life.
School-Age teacher
Many children of staff attend Children’s Village — including my three!
Alice Price
On a trip to the ice rink, I saw former students who said they had learned how to ice skate from their Children’s Village trips!
School-Age teacher
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