Timeless Teachings in a Changing World
At Nana’s Place, children have the opportunity to gain practice in cognitive, language, fine motor, large motor, social emotional, and self help skills through Developmentally Appropriate Practice techniques. These skills will help your child build his/her self-esteem and prepare him/her for future skills. Each child is treated with respect and love and is offered a positive learning atmosphere.
Nana's offers a wide range of learning activities, curriculum and supplemental materials in an effort to develop and inspire young minds. In addition, we provide experiential learning opportunities when age appropriate which includes but is not limited to. Read about our curriculum below.
Our Curriculum features include: A Beka, FunShine Express, and Creative Curriculum We provide an environment for "Learning Beyond The Walls", where students learn outside of the classroom through various field trips and service projects. Our curriculum offers valuable concepts to enrich the learning environment, with special emphasis on phonics, emergent readers, math skills, science, social skills, motor skills development, and technology.
Nana's offers a wide range of learning activities, curriculum and supplemental materials in an effort to develop and inspire young minds. In addition, we provide experiential learning opportunities when age appropriate.
Read below for a brief summary of our programs.
Infants: Age Range: 0 months to 14 months
The infant program was designed to offer security, emotional support and a safe, nurturing environment for families that need child care outside of the home. Daily activities include singing, cuddling, rocking, language development, gross and fine motor stimulation. We offer the added security of a Pediatric Nurse onsite. It is the goal of this program to provide each infant with individualized care, fostered by love and respect.
Toddlers Age Range: 15 months to 30 months
The toddler program has been developed to assist your child in maximizing his or her developmental experiences. Your child will be introduced to a plethora of materials and information including but, not limited to Spanish, sign language, letters, colors, indoor and outdoor exploration, science, shapes, self-help skills, gross/fine motor activity and language development.
Pre-School Age Range: 3 years to 5 years
This program is designed to offer your child the skills and techniques necessary to engage and prepare your child for an awesome Kindergarten experience. The core curriculum of "Nana's Place" preschool program is the A Beka Program in addition to supplemental academic experiences designed by the Director.
In order to provide the highest quality care and education, we promote parental involvement and committment as we believe it is absolutely essential. Parents are asked to participate in field trips and parent meetings. Parent -Teacher conferences are an integeral part of tracking your child's success and membership and participation is required in our Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
The goal is for every child to leave our preschool reading and performing math skills on or above Kindergarten level. While these academic skills are impressive, we want to produce well-rounded, socially adept students as well. We shape the "whole" child.
We are proud to offer a number of unique benefits to meet the varying needs and interests of our current and prospective families. From programs and services to fringe benefits and preferred discounts, we hope you'll find these offerings to be of value and that you'll provide input on future benefits to consider. Some of our unique benefits are listed below:
Meck Pre-K and NC Pre K Classrooms
Kid Reports via cell phone
Parent Teacher Conferences
BIT Remote Viewing
North Carolina Music Center
BB Dance Productions
Raising a Reader
"Meet Taylor Cobb! Our very 1st Nana's Place student. She is a graduate of Spelman College & featured here with the new CEO of Walgreens."
"Meet Kiersten, she is a Nana's Place lifer and a class of 2021 graduate."