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Peninsula Children's Learning Center

Peninsula Children's Learning Center's mission is to provide high-quality, affordable childcare and education as well as family support programs that contribute to the vitality of North and Northeast Portland. Peninsula's unique economically and racially integrated program is built on a foundation of positive relationships with and between diverse children and families.

Peninsula Children's Learning Center

4720 N Maryland Ave
$40 waitlist fee

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Children's Song - Brooklyn

6000 SE Brooklyn Street
$20 waitlist fee

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About this center: Here at Children's Song we provide a mixed age setting for children three months to six years. We offer children respect and support as competent beings to play, learn, and grow, providing them with a play-based nurturing environment that encourages them to explore their world and develop naturally into lifelong learners.
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childrensongpdx.com/ or by contacting Jodie Throckmorton at childrensong@gmail.com

Children's Song - Mill

8036 SE Mill Street
$20 waitlist fee

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About this center: Here at Children's Song we provide a mixed age setting for children three months to six years. We offer children respect and support as competent beings to play, learn, and grow, providing them with a play-based nurturing environment that encourages them to explore their world and develop naturally into lifelong learners.
Offering full or half day care for children of all ages
1 day, 2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childrensongpdx.com/ or by contacting Jodie Throckmorton at childrensong@gmail.com

ChildRoots - Fremont Center

2401 NE Fremont Street
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play, ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childroots.com or by contacting Jen Barefield at enrollment@childroots.com

ChildRoots - Northwest Center

1740 NW Flanders Street
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play, ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childroots.com or by contacting Lydia Copper at enrollment@childroots.com

ChildRoots - Southeast Center

50 SE 17th Avenue
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play, ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.childroots.com or by contacting Madison Mordaunt at enrollment@childroots.com

Green Tulip Peace and Nature School

7631 SE Raymond Street
$20 waitlist fee

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About this center: Green Tulip Peace and Nature School gives your child the freedom to explore the world around them. Our unique indoor/outdoor structure allows children to choose the environment that works best for them at any time of the day so they can let their interests guide their learning. With homemade organic food, regular community gatherings, and a positive discipline approach rooted in developmental psychology, we embrace the whole child!
Offering half day care for children under 36 months
3 days or 4 days a week
Learn more at http://www.greentulipschool.com/ or by contacting Nadine Salama at greentulippreschool@gmail.com

Growing Seeds Crystal Springs

2808 SE Steele Street
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Growing Seeds provides families, children, and staff a learning community in which all participants develop through a spiral dance of observation, inquiry, reflection, and documentation. We create an intentional environment where each participant is respected as a contributing member in our community.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.growingseeds.net/ or by contacting Allison Delorey at enrollment@growingseeds.net

Growing Seeds Irvington

2808 NE Martin Luther King Blvd
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Growing Seeds provides families, children, and staff a learning community in which all participants develop through a spiral dance of observation, inquiry, reflection, and documentation. We create an intentional environment where each participant is respected as a contributing member in our community.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.growingseeds.net/ or by contacting Allison Delorey at enrollment@growingseeds.net

Growing Seeds North

6505 NE Martin Luther King Blvd
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Growing Seeds provides families, children, and staff a learning community in which all participants develop through a spiral dance of observation, inquiry, reflection, and documentation. We create an intentional environment where each participant is respected as a contributing member in our community.
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.growingseeds.net/ or by contacting Allison Delorey at enrollment@growingseeds.net

CityKids Child Development Center

138 SW Clay Street
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Valerie Morlan at citykidsjni@gmail.com

Joyful Noise Child Development Center - Downtown

333 SW 1st
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Brent Friedlander at JoyfulNoiseDT@gmail.com

Joyful Noise Child Development Center - Eastside

911 NE 11th Ave
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Patty Strobel-Alsbury at joyfulnoiseeast@gmail.com

MetroKids Child Development Center

600 NE Grand Avenue
$40 waitlist fee

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About this center: Joyful Noise CDC provides a child-oriented environment that embraces the concept of the whole child. Our activities stimulate children's physical and intellectual development and foster social and emotional growth. Our program seeks to encourage children to think, reason, question and experiment. We are a NAEYC Accredited program with the top 5-Star rating on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Offering full day care for children of all ages
2 days, 3 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org/ or by contacting Ashley Lawrence at metrokids@oregonmetro.gov

Small Wonders School at Grant Park

2728 NE 34th Ave
$55 waitlist fee

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About this center: Small Wonders School offers high quality preschool programs in NE Portland with the convenience of childcare hours for children ages 2 up to Kindergarten age. Our school communities are housed in Reggio-inspired settings and the days are filled with exploratory projects, art experiences, as well as indoor and outdoor play. We are pleased to claim a 5-star QRIS rating which is reflected in our offerings, low ratios, and environments.
Offering full day care for children under 24 months
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.smallwondersschool.org/ or by contacting Allison Morton at allison@smallwondersschool.org

Small Wonders School Hollywood

3634 NE Sandy Blvd
$55 waitlist fee

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About this center: Small Wonders School offers high quality preschool programs in NE Portland with the convenience of childcare hours for children ages 2 up to Kindergarten age. Our school communities are housed in Reggio-inspired settings and the days are filled with exploratory projects, art experiences, as well as indoor and outdoor play. We are pleased to claim a 5-star QRIS rating which is reflected in our offerings, low ratios, and environments.
Offering full day care for children under 24 months
3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.smallwondersschool.org/ or by contacting Allison Morton at allison@smallwondersschool.org

Stumptown Kids - Tabor

South Tabor
$25 waitlist fee

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About this center: Stumptown Kids is a Reggio-inspired, arts-based preschool for kids ages 3-5 in the South Tabor and Buckman neighborhoods of Portland. We are proud to be a QRIS 4-star rated preschool.
Offering full day care for children under 36 months
2 days, 3 days, 4 days, or 5 days a week
Learn more at http://www.stumptownkids.com/ or by contacting Jennifer Loring at stumptownkids@yahoo.com
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