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A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
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’s Breakfast Club encourages parents and other family members to enjoy breakfast with the children in the classroom.
Former students often invite their Children’s Village teachers to their high school graduation.
We serve families throughout the city. Some take two buses and a train rather than send their children to a program in their neighborhood.
Children’s Village encourages artistic expression. One former student took the lessons to heart; she now attends Moore College of Art and Design.
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.
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!
Children’s Village graduates often return to complete required high school community service hours here.
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!
During a trip to the Franklin Institute, one of my students told me it was the best day of her life.
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
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.
I love learning from the children. One taught me about Pointillism, paintings made up of little dots. I wonder where he learned that? Here!
My daughter talks about Children’s Village as a magical place. Her friends keep asking why they can’t attend Children’s Village, too!
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