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Peppertree Children's Centers

18815 Waring Station Road
Germantown, MD 20874

(301) 540-5363


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We at Peppertree Children's Centers believe that our primary function is to help each child develop a positive self-image. To further this goal, we build on the strengths of each child. We encourage children to understand that each person is unique and yet all people share certain feelings that need to be respected. We treat each child with respect and dignity so that the child will feel accepted and comfortable.

We believe that children are naturally curious and eager to learn. We provide numerous opportunities for children to explore by providing experiences in and out of the center. Field trips and visitors expand the children's experiences on which they can build.

We believe in helping each child become all he or she is capable of becoming…

PHYSICALLY through the development of large and small muscles;
EMOTIONALLY through the expression of feelings and the understanding that it is okay to be different;
SOCIALLY through sharing, playing together; and
ACADEMICALLY through group and individual experiences in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.

We believe that all children are special. It is our goal to nurture that uniqueness and creativity while preparing them for the future.
Excerpted from the preschool's website