- Baby Ducks Infants 6 weeks to 18 months
- Yellow Ducks Young Toddlers 18 months to 2+ years
- Purple Dinos Older Toddlers 2 to 3 years
- Blue Birds Early Preschool 3 to 4 years
- Orange Bears Kinder Readiness 4 to 5 years
- Universal Pre-K UPK 4 to 5 years
- School Agers School Aged 5 to 11 years
- Summer Camp School Aged 5 to 11 years
At EduKids, we customize programs for every level of your child’s development.
We put your child first. Everything we implement and every decision we make is based on what is the very best for young children. Each program is specially designed to focus on developmentally appropriate practices for each developmental stage in your child's life.
Exceptional classrooms, creative activities, outstanding teachers, inviting playgrounds and extraordinary center teams are hallmarks of excellence at EduKids. We know how to customize each of these five critical components of program so that your child is solidly supported at every step of the way in their learning and growth.
Your child will experience learning through play and hands-on activities to enrich his or her understanding and reach milestones. We value and encourage family involvement and are here to make your day and your child’s day a fantastic one!
Click on our programs to explore EduKids’ customized building blocks of excellence and request a tour today!
Caring for infants 6 weeks to 18 months
Your infant is provided with a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment with programs suited to his or her rapidly expanding imagination. We focus on the needs and interests of babies as our guides to arranging furniture, toys and materials. Our specialized staff works closely with you to identify your child's individual needs. We schedule sleep, naps, cleanings and feedings based on each infant and respectfully follow and integrate these schedules into our care program. Our staff will also continually adjust each infant’s program as they become physically stronger and more mobile.
Babies are amazing; their quickly developing skills will always be supported by placing high emphasis on building strong bodies, language stimulation, communication building and play activities! Interesting music, cause & effect toys, art creation and planned gross motor exercises will balance a day of comforting rest and beginning friendships.Learn More
Caring for toddlers 18 months to 2+ years
Explorers! Our Young Toddlers’ program responds to their developing need to “find out!” The young toddler environment is designed to respond to the growing need for discovery by providing materials and supplies that are safe, durable and exciting.
Our staff promotes language and cognitive skills through conversation, labeling, songs and stories. Motor skills are inclusive of leg strength and movement, hand and finger control and specific, as well as, intentional body movement. Self-help skills are promoted and supported in daily routines. Understanding and loving care providers round out the toddler program with consistent individual attention, comfort and warmth.Learn More
Caring for toddlers 2 to 3 years
The Older Toddlers’ Program focuses on the organization of space, materials and routines. Children are now developing cause and effect relationships, sequencing to make sense and increased communication in expressive and receptive language.
Experiences in the day will encompass pretend play, sensory exploration (listening center, science area, music…) and extensive story times. Indoor and outdoor activities will promote positive self-esteem, small and large muscle strength and coordination. Interesting play spaces and materials will encourage choice and cooperation.Learn More
Caring for preschoolers 3 to 4 years
Our Blue Birds are energetic and thriving students in an early preschool environment. Art, reading, dramatic play, blocks, manipulatives and sand/water centers in the classroom will allow a selection of activities that children can play and work through independently, with a partner or in groups. Structured teacher led circle times will help children connect themes and ideas through stories, songs, visuals and special events. Hands-on experiences that support choice, creativity, friendships and thinking skills will circle the child’s day. Activities that highlight expressions of ideas and increased skills will present many opportunities for children to feel confident and comfortable in the beginning preschool classroom!Learn More
Caring for preschoolers 4 to 5 years
The EduKids Kindergarten Readiness Preschool Program provides your child with foundational skills as guided by New York State for a successful transition into kindergarten. All Preschool and Universal Pre School teachers are highly qualified and skilled professionals with extensive training in planning, developing and presenting exciting & interesting environments and lessons to learn for your preschool child.
Active, thoughtful, investigative experiences are part of the curriculum plan offered to build pre reading, writing & math skills, develop scientific inquiry, creative expression and support friendships.Learn More
Caring for preschoolers 4 to 5 years
EduKids is proud to be an educational partner with public school districts offering universal prekindergarten (UPK) programs.
UPK is a “difference” in scheduled class sessions and tuition support; inquire at the EduKids center you are interested in for more details. Curriculum, activities and preschool environment considerations are the same as the EduKids Kindergarten Readiness Preschool Program (Orange Bears).
UPK is offered at the following EduKids Centers:
Orchard Park, Hamburg, West Seneca, French Road, Clarence, Hertel Avenue, Crosspoint, Williamsville and Maryvale.
These centers offer UPK families private wrap around care.Learn More
Caring for children 5 to 11 years
Before and After School can be wasted hours or they can be designed to be just what your child needs! At EduKids, we understand how important formal school is for growing bodies and minds and we also understand that your child spends time at our centers on their way to school or after a busy day. With that in mind, EduKids provides opportunities for your child to be part of an important group of friends relaxing in quiet and calm activities or revitalized in exciting and active play. Engaging children in long term, as well as short-term goals further this group’s ability to productively start and extend their formal school day. Homework Clubs, Story Groups, Sport Spectaculars, Arts & Crafts, Music Groups and Play & Games are offered to children K – 4. Thoughtfully designed environments and our fantastic teachers round out a great school day for your child!
Open from 6:30AM to 6:00PM.Learn More
Caring for children 5 to 11 years
We are thrilled to offer a Summer Camp Program with a variety of engaging activities, field trips and learning through play! From the Buffalo Zoo, to Fantasy Island, to Soccer Shots - kids can't get enough!
This year's theme is 'Get in the Game'! Download the 2017 Summer Camp Brochure below and read more about our amazing program offerings.Learn More