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Wonder Moments

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
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
A parent who had seen our class at Franklin Square chose to send her children here. She now has four kids enrolled with a fifth on the way!
Preschool teacher
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
I love the way Children's Village is so accommodating to immigrant families and families new to the area. I learn a lot because of this outreach.
A parent
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
Preschool teacher
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
After two months at Children’s Village, one of my English-speaking preschoolers spoke to his family in Chinese!
Preschool teacher
The Nutrition Program introduces many children to new foods. Parents often ask our chef for the recipes.
Beth Baker
Children’s Village’s Breakfast Club encourages parents and other family members to enjoy breakfast with the children in the classroom.
Preschool teacher
We are a LGBT family, and never once have we felt set apart or not included in anything, and our child has exposure to learning about all different types of families and is supported with ours.
Preschool parent
My daughter talks about Children’s Village as a magical place. Her friends keep asking why they can’t attend Children’s Village, too!
Preschool Parent
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
Children’s Village graduates often return to complete required high school community service hours here.
School-Age teacher
Former students often invite their Children’s Village teachers to their high school graduation.
School-Age teacher
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