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  • Convenient Hours of 7am-6pm Monday - Friday
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Provides care for children 6 weeks through 5 years old full day
  • Before and After School Care for students 4 years through 12 years
  • The first state licensed child care center in Weymouth  Township
  • Video surveillance system enhancing security and supervision of all children
  • Summer Camp for children 4 years old through 12 years old
  • Tuition includes breakfast, lunch and snack
  • Provides cot sheets and blankets
  • Fenced in playground for large motor skills and outdoor investigation
  • Teacher/child ratio in accordance with New Jersey State Regulations
  • Family and monthly discounts offered
  • Provides comfort and security to parents and students through stable classroom placement
  • Security system, buzzer entry including video intercom system, electronic sign in, and classroom intercoms
  • Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies 
  • Wrap - around provider for Weymouth Township School District
  • Additional Tumble Wheels, Inc.
  • Equipped with all NEW furnishings, toys, cots, tables and chairs.
  • Brightwheel app to communicate with families in real time


What your child will experience during the day:

The below list depends on the age of your child and is just a sample of daily activities.

  • Story time –  teacher reads book to children, listening center
  • Sensory discovery: water play, sand paper, soap and water (ie. washing baby dolls or dishing), sensory table filled with sand, etc.
  • Outside or gross motor skill activity: such as dancing to promote gross motor skill development, social skill development
  • Craft time: focusing on fine skills and creativity
  • Free play and exploration: promotes independence and creativity growth
  • Music and movement: playing instruments, using rhythm sticks, scarf dancing, etc.
  • Math/science: matching, sorting, magnets, counting bears, math games, experiments, shells, pine cones, outside nature walks, graphs, and charts
  • Language/Intellectual – discussing letters and their sounds, making a list of words that start with the letter of the month, cover new vocabulary words
  • Literature - letter writing, library exploration, writing/tracing names, writing the letters of the month
  • Fine Motor/Manipulatives - builds and develops fine motor skills with hands-on activities, focusing on small muscle skills and finger dexterity


ages: 6 weeks to 18 months (1 1/2 yrs old)
teacher/child ratio: 1:4

In the infant room, children will explore, learn and grow through songs, stories and sensory activities.  Teachers in the infant room are familiar with the unique needs of children ages 6 weeks to 18 months and present a caring, nurturing demeanor.  From feeding to diaper changing, our teachers are experts in all the needs of your precious baby!  Our students in the infant room will go through many important 'firsts' while in our care and we are honored to be a part of them!


ages: 19 months to 30 months ( 2 1/2 yrs old)
teacher/child ratio: 1:6

Walk through our toddler room and you will be met with laughter, love and learning.  Students ages 19-30 months will use their time in the toddler room to explore their creative side, experience large growth in gross motor development and begin exploring their activity!  Working with your toddler is a fun experience that we look forward to!


ages: 2 ½ years up to 4 years
ratio: 1:10

Preschoolers at Beginners First academy will experience fun, friends, and fundamental early learning skills!  Students in our preschool program will learn many skills throughout their day; one of the most important of this age group is potty training!  The staff at BFA are well trained on our potty training policy and are eager to create a flawless routine between home and the Academy.  Students in preschool will begin to master their language skills and prepare for our pre kindergarten program.  Teachers in the preschool program are excited to complete the potty training experience with your child and will be proud to send them off to pre kindergarten!


ages: 4 years
teacher/child ratio: 1:12

Pre Kindergarten students enjoy spending their day being creative, communicating and cultivating skills that will be essential in kindergarten.  Students in preK are continuously exploring the environment and using their communication skills to work with their peers.  Students in this program will experience a year of fun and will be ready for kindergarten!  Though we'll be sad to see them go, we are excited to be able to be a part of their educational lives through our School Age programs!

ages: 5 years and older
teacher/child ratio: 1:15
 
Our school aged students are excited, eager and enthusiastic for our before and after school program, as well as our summer camp!  Children who attend before school will be provided with breakfast.  The children who attend after school will be provided with snack and assistance with homework.  Our students will be provides with breakfast lunch and snack during Summer Camp and School Holidays. This program will consist of a nurturing and educational environment.  Student in this program will be encouraged to have appropriate social interactions with other students of a similar age as well as use their time at BFA to explore their educational environment.

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Our playground is enclosed by a 6 foot stockade fence for safety, privacy, and protection.  Within our playground, there are age appropriate toys and equipment. Each age group has their own time on the playground in the morning and in the afternoon to promote large motor skills and outdoor investigation.


Please contact the Academy for more information about our flexible scheduling and affordable tuition rates. Our schedules and tuition rates are truly unique to each family.


We would LOVE to meet you and your family!  Please call the center, 609-829-2292, to schedule a tour and receive more information.  We are also available by email to set up a time to tour the Academy!  We understanding what a big decision is for you and your family and are here to answer all your questions!

When you do decide to begin your child's early childhood education with us, all you will need at the time of enrollment is a non-refundable registration fee and a one week security deposit, which will be credited towards your child's last week of attendance, child's immunization records and physician completed Universal Child Health Record.

To see all of our wonderful classrooms in action and to experience how the above is utilized on a daily basis, please contact us for more information and also to schedule a tour of the Academy.

 
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