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Children’s Village encourages artistic expression. One former student took the lessons to heart; she now attends Moore College of Art and Design.
Preschool Teacher
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
Children’s Village graduates often return to complete required high school community service hours here.
School-Age teacher
The Nutrition Program introduces many children to new foods. Parents often ask Chef Bell for her recipes.
Beth Baker
Many children of staff attend Children’s Village — including my three!
Alice Price
I know we selected the right school for our preschooler.  Today, he asked what 'indigenous' means. My wife and I looked at each other in surprise!
Mat Huffman, parent
A preschooler, nervous about his first day, hesitated at the door. Another child waved and smiled, encouraging him to come in — and he did!
Mary Graham
Former students often invite their Children’s Village teachers to their high school graduation.
School-Age teacher
After two months at Children’s Village, one of my English-speaking preschoolers spoke to his family in Chinese!
Preschool teacher
On a trip to the ice rink, I saw former students who said they had learned how to ice skate from their Children’s Village trips!
School-Age teacher
I love learning from the children. One taught me about Pointillism, paintings made up of little dots. I wonder where he learned that? Here!
Mary Graham
A parent who had seen our class at Franklin Square chose to send her children here. She now has four kids enrolled with a fifth on the way!
Preschool teacher
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
Preschool teacher
We serve families throughout the city. Some take two buses and a train rather than send their children to a program in their neighborhood.
Beth Baker
My daughter talks about Children’s Village as a magical place. Her friends keep asking why they can’t attend Children’s Village, too!
Preschool Parent
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