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Stepping Stones Preschool/Day Care

7300 Spout Hill Rd.
Sykesville, MD 21784

(410) 549-6585


We are a center which offers a preschool cirriculum program between the hours of 9am-11:30am. We are opened 6am-6pm and offer care for children ages 2-10

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

We are a preschool based center serving children ages 2-10. We offer sign language, phonics, sight words, math, science and social studies. Please visit website for additional information.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught We teach phonics, sight words, basic math skills, time and money, cooking, rhyming words, as well as manners and appropriate social behavior.

From the Director:

We provide a teacher led cirriculum based upon the Carroll County Public Schools posted guidelines. We believe we provide a solid foundation in your child's social and educational growth.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Our Center provides information to our families in a variety of ways. Yearly calendars are provided at enrollment, separate monthly calendars are provided, and weekly emails are given. As well as Parent Boards with daily and monthly information.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school