Preschool


Center based half day and full day classes

Children between 2.10 and 5 years of age who have been approved by the Committee on Preschool Special Education to receive center-based educational services, can attend one of our classes which could include half day special education (2-1/2 hours, 12:1:2 ratio), full day special education (5.5 hours, 12:1:2 ratio) and full day special education (5.5 hours, 8:1:2). Our full day program is in session 5 days a week, 5.5 hours daily, 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Tuesdays – 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM). Half day classes are 5 days a week, 2.5 hours daily, 8:15 AM to 10:45 AM. Each class is led by a Master’s level special education teacher licensed by New York State.

Children At Play has a state of the art facility complete with an enclosed outdoor playground and indoor gym is the ideal environment for learning to occur.

Our curriculum includes:

  • The Total Curriculum
  • The Creative Curriculum
  • The Letter People
  • Handwriting without Tears
  • Sensory Motor Groups
  • Speech & Language Groups
  • Hearing Education Services
  • Computer Centers
  • Community Trips
  • Home School Organization
  • Parent Workshops
  • Kinderdance and Music Groups
  • Literacy program

Speech, Occupational, Physical, Play Therapy and Hearing Education services are provided as authorized by the child’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) until individual goals are achieved.

Children who have been approved by the CPSE to receive services in a Special Education classroom or as a Related Service are provided services and transportation at no direct cost to the families. Our general education students are offered reasonable tuition rates (available upon request).

All services are funded by the NYS and NYC Department of Education. Children At Play admits students of any race, color, nationality and ethnic origin.