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Take My Hand Inc

181 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ 07605

(201) 585-1194


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led, Reggio-Emilia

From the Director:

Take My Hand's goal is to meet your child’s emotional, social and physical needs by encouraging her to learn through fun and innovative activities. She will discover new things in a safe, secure and nurturing environment.

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

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want

Modes of Communication

  • Phone Calls


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year