Children’s Garden is a year-round, fully accredited, state-licensed
educational program. The school was founded by Evelyn Moats Munger, an
educator, college professor and author of the books, Beyond Peek-a-Boo
and Pat-a-Cake and Child Play.
Children’s Garden has been carefully designed to provide the best possible
educational experience for young children. The school is a unique environment
designed to maximize the best atmosphere for young children. Each outdoor
play environment has also been carefully developed with a tricycle trail,
tree house, sand area, playhouse, and large multipurpose climber designed
to safely challenge young students.
Education in early childhood is particularly important, offering children
a first opportunity outside the home to interact with peers and develop
a positive attitude toward themselves and others. This is also a time for
children to learn important readiness skills that lead to later academic
success and personal development. We provide challenging, age-appropriate
learning activities that foster children’s development. Our belief is that
learning is fun and no one is too young to share that fun.
Our program is a flexible one, encouraging each child to learn at his or her own
pace. Children learn by active participation. They are exposed to as broad
and as rich an array of experiences as we can possibly fit into each day.
When learning is fun, children quickly increase their knowledge and broaden
Our program is known for its small group size, its planned learning curriculum,
both indoor and outdoor, and its college-educated, experienced staff. Presenting
readiness skills is both necessary and desirable. All children benefit from
early group experiences and opportunities to learn how to make and be a
- To help children develop into happy, well-rounded, competent individuals
with feelings of self-worth and self-confidence.
- To encourage socialization. Learning to share and to work cooperatively
in a group are skills that ensure success in later schooling.
- To foster a positive attitude about learning and school in an atmosphere
where learning is fun and related to the child’s interests.
- To encourage the child’s curiosity about his or her world and to develop
the child’s creative and imaginative talents.
- To provide opportunities for children to be exposed to readiness concepts
in Language Arts and Mathematics, and to build a strong foundation in
all basic skill areas.
- To provide opportunities for development of muscular coordination.
- To provide opportunities for learning about rhythm and music.
- To help parents assess their child’s strengths and weaknesses, and
fulfill their responsibilities as parents in the most creative ways possible.