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During a trip to the Franklin Institute, one of my students told me it was the best day of her life.
School-Age 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
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
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
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
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
Preschool teacher
After two months at Children’s Village, one of my English-speaking preschoolers spoke to his family in Chinese!
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
The Nutrition Program introduces many children to new foods. Parents often ask our chef for the recipes.
Beth Baker
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
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
Children’s Village’s Breakfast Club encourages parents and other family members to enjoy breakfast with the children in the classroom.
Preschool teacher
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
Look at the walls filled with artwork and projects. Children have ownership here at Children’s Village.
Preschool teacher
Children’s Village graduates often return to complete required high school community service hours here.
School-Age teacher
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