Welcome to Play & Learn Blue Bell!

Our newly renovated Blue Bell location is open and enrolling!

Established in 1985 in the historic “Square Shadows” building, Play and Learn Blue Bell is set back from the road on private, wooded grounds. Our spacious, shaded playgrounds have separate areas for younger and older children, playing fields for sports and games, and paved surfaces for riding toys. New additions to our playground include rugged and versatile benches, a mud kitchen, water cascade structures and a log area to enhance dramatic play and engage children in large muscle activities.

Indoors you will find classrooms redesigned and ready for purposeful play! Recent indoor renovations to the center include fresh paint in calming, neutral colors; new wood-look flooring; and all new natural wood classroom furnishings. Exciting new equipment furnishings include a nursery gym and preschool lofts to facilitate more creative play, gross motor development and positive peer interactions.

For your convenience, Play and Learn Blue Bell offers a low-cost lunch program. Play and Learn Blue Bell also accepts subsidized payment from Child Care Works (CCW) and offers scholarship assistance through the Granny Scholarship Fund.

Our staff looks forward to providing your child with a supportive and nurturing environment and the best in quality child care and early education.

A message from our Center Director, Jackie McAteer

I have been with Play & Learn since 2018. I have loved the supportive and nurturing environment that Play & Learn offers to both children and staff. I started out as the Assistant Director at the Lansdale location and am very excited to have my own center, and my own wonderful team of dedicated teachers. Prior to working as an administrator for Play & Learn I taught Kindergarten Enrichment, fourth grade, and preschool in an early intervention classroom. I received my B.S. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Millersville University.

My husband and I have 3 boys. We enjoy being outdoors, watching our oldest son play hockey, and going on walks together as a family with our dog Zelda. I am very excited to provide quality care here at Play & Learn Blue Bell. As both an educator and a mom I’m committed to providing safe and fun learning opportunities for all our children.

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6024 Butler Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422

Play and Learn Blue Bell is located on Butler Pike, between Route 73 (Skippack Pike) and Stenton Avenue in the Gloria Dei building, convenient to Routes 202 and 476.

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