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Bay Ridge Family Day

424 76th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209

(718) 745-0607

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

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 more

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  • age appropriate material
Time & space more

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  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • age appropriate material
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
  • song and dance DVDs
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

A small intimate daycare. We specialize in the care of children as young as 6 weeks of age. It is our goal to simulate a loving and nurturing home environment. Our centers are small, providing high quality care.

A Typical Day

Each day we spend time on music, letters, numbers and shapes. We perform arts and crafts as well as free play.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Share information daily. Summary sheets are prepared each day and reviewed with parent prior to dismissal.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Small group sessions

Handling Separation: From the Director

Not applicable