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Best Preschools
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2020

10 Best Orlando Preschools

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We scored 55 Preschools in Orlando, FL and Picked the Top 10

Building Blocks Academy is a private preschool serving families throughout the Orlando metro area. Founded in 2018, it provides students with a diverse learning environment that helps prepare them for their future education. It offers an intuitive and engaging curriculum that allows preschoolers to bond and develop skills to use inside and outside the classroom. Building Blocks Academy presents a variety of activities, including an annual carnival for students and their families and camps during school breaks for older children.

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Chai Jewish Preschool is an Orlando early childhood center that takes children from six years of age to four years of age. There is an infant program, a toddler program, a three-year-old program, and a pre-kindergarten/VPK program. The curriculum includes Jewish values and the Hebrew language with stories, music, art, and exploration. Chai Jewish Preschool provides extended care hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a Mommy and Me class for infants to children five years of age and their parent. The facility is secure with 24-hour security cameras and doors that lock automatically. Parents appreciate the quality of care and the teachers’ dedication.

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Cranium Academy is a Winter Garden center that features custom learning paths, an advanced curriculum, teamwork, critical thinking, and more for preschool to fifth-grade students. The preschool program is for children two to five years of age. The elementary school is for talented and advanced students from kindergarten to grade five and includes math, foreign languages, writing, art, social studies, reading, music, and more along with technology-based learning. Cranium Academy also provides educational field trips, holiday camps, summer camps, and birthday parties. Summer camps are for children three to 10 years of age and last for one week, and options are half-day, full-day, and extended day camps. Parents remark on the supportive staff, the curriculum, and the results the children get.

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First Steps Pre-School and Development Center is an Orlando facility that cares for children from six weeks of age. The center hires staff that is licensed, certified in infant and adult CPR, and First Aid. They attend continuing education classes to stay current. First Steps Pre-School and Development Center offers preschool, daycare, and child care. Preschool children learn practical skills, counting, grammar, language, spelling, socializing, and more. The daycare holds 41 children in the facility which is 3,000 square feet. The children are put into small classes and there are indoor and outdoor security cameras. Child care is for infants and toddlers. First Steps Pre-School and Development Center is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and has an A+ rating.

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Growing Together Academy is an Orlando family-owned child care facility and private school that provides extended hours two days per week. The programs are for toddlers one to two years of age and three to four years of age, preschool for children three to four years of age, VPK for children four years of age, and a before and after school program. The curriculum includes scientific explorations, movement, language and literacy, art and music, and discovering mathematical relationships. Growing Together Academy also offers free VPK and a before and after school program. Parents remark on their friendliness, the environment, and the healthy meals.

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Kiddie LIFE is an Orlando daycare for children six weeks of age to five years of age. The center offers reasonably priced daycare for hospitality industry workers and serves the communities of Williamsburg, Kirkman, Dr. Phillips, Metro-West, and Millenia. Kiddie LIFE uses the Wee Learn Curriculum which involves scientific reasoning, mathematical reasoning, autonomy, orientation in space and time, work habits, language, music and art, and movement and coordination. Preschool Level 1 is for children 13 months to 23 months of age, and imaginative play, creative art, outdoor time, cooking, and music are some of the enrichment activities. Preschool Level II and III are for children two to four years of age. These levels use the Core Virtues education program and computers, imaginative play, creative art, handwriting, and music are some of the enrichment activities. Parents appreciate the staff’s dedication and work ethic.

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Kid’s Place is a Winter Park preschool that is family owned and operated and has been educating children for over 30 years. The preschool has programs for infants, toddlers, preschool for children two years of age, preschoolers ages three to four, VPK, and school age children. Kid’s Place takes children six weeks of age to five years of age, provides breakfast, lunch, and snacks, is open year round, has free VPK classes, camps for school age children, and a before and after school program with transportation. Parents appreciate their children’s progress, the caring staff, and the clean and welcoming environment.

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Loving Earth Preschool and Development Center is a Winter Park business that provides education for children six weeks of age to eight years of age. The curriculum includes science, arts, math, technology, social studies, literacy, sign language, dance, music lessons, gymnastics, and dance. There is also a character development program that teaches children about responsibility, friendship, respect, honesty, and generosity. Programs are for infants, toddlers, two-year-olds, three-year-olds, early pre-kindergarten, VPK-A, and school age children. Loving Earth Preschool and Development Center is accredited by APPLE. Parents appreciate the caring teachers and the environment.

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The Magnolia Preschool is an Orlando facility that has been providing daycare for over 42 years. The center cares for children six weeks of age to pre-kindergarten. The curriculum includes Learning Station activities, Singapore Math, and ABEKA phonics. Teachers provide parents with letters home, feedback reports, and lesson plans to keep them in the loop. The Magnolia Preschool also provides a chapel program which includes Bible stories and prayers. There are also field trips, special events, and add-on programs such as gymnastics, Cyberkids, and Soccer Shots. Parents appreciate the trustworthy and caring staff.

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The Parenting Experience Preschool Co-Op is an Orlando facility that has been educating children for over 29 years. The co-op uses play-based learning and activities include reading, creative arts, language, science, music, reading, pretend play, and social skills. Parents are involved by volunteering to teach a class with another parent teacher one day per week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers go through training, have CPR certification, and a background check.

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