Play & Learn Aims High and Succeeds

Play & Learns’ Norristown location rose to an elite level amongst Pennsylvania child care centers today by receiving its designation as a STAR 4 center, as part of the state-endorsed Keystone STARS program, an initiative of the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). Montgomery County, PA currently has 439 licensed child care programs, of which only 71 have earned a STAR 4 rating according to OCDEL.  The Keystone STARS program seeks to improve, support and recognize the continuous quality improvements efforts of early learning programs in Pennsylvanian. To achieve a STAR 4 rating, Norristown Play & Learn went ... More

Play and Learn Parent’s Night Out

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Parents from our Bryn Mawr Play & Learn center gathered together at Restaurant Cerise on Thursday, April 19th to enjoy the company of each other and get to know one another a little more.  The event was organized by the centers Parents Group as a fundraiser for their end of summer BBQ and Picnic.  The event also ended Week of the Young Child, an annual week long celebration of early learning, young children, their families and teachers.  While the parents were away, the children were busy at play having their own Kid's Night Out at the center with some of ... More

Mayor Visits Royersford Play and Learn Center

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The Royersford Play and Learn Center has been hosting mystery readers all month in celebration of Read Across America, a national movement to motivate children to read.  We were fortunte to have Jenna Antoniewicz, Mayor of Royersford stop by and spend time reading to the children.  She brought her favorite book, The Gingerbread Man Loose at the Zoo by Laura Murray to share in hopes of exposing the children to new literature and sparking a love of reading at an early age. An initiative of the National Education Association (NEA,) Read Across America is celebrated annually on March 2, the ... More

Random Acts of Kindness

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TruMark Financial Credit Union, headquartered in Fort Washington, celebrated their Random Acts of Kindness week by donating healthy snacks to the children at the Fort Washington Infant Toddler Play & Learn center.  Employees of TruMark Financial arrived with overflowing bags full of delicious fruit and yummy snacks. The children were excited to have special visitors and we can't thank TruMark Financial enough for choosing Play & Learn as a recipient of their kindness.

Teaching the Importance of Giving Back

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Family get-togethers, crowded shopping malls, soaring wrapping paper, and one ton of confetti released over Time Square each year as the ball drops.  This is what comes to mind when thinking about the holiday season. For Play & Learn, the meaning of the holiday season is more. Throughout the year, our children are taught the meaning of giving and sharing with others.  Teaching children this important lesson builds character and teaches empathy, kindness, consideration and generosity. During this past holiday season, more than one thousand families at our eleven Play & Learn centers reached deep into their hearts and supported ... More
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