12/7/2014 - My license capacity increased so there are 2 openings - come join the wonderful group of friends! Mention you visited the website and get 50% off your third week of care. ((you must mention this offer to receive it))
Offering Year Round or School Year only attendance
*Owned and Operated by Nora Parkman, licensed by Illinois DCFS and operating in accordance with all current guidelines.
Serving the Southern Plainfield area for since 2003.
Care provided by an expert in the field of Early Childhood Education who will guide your child on the path to happiness, friendships and a love of learning. Children and parents benefit from extensive training in nutrition, sleep and curriculum plus over 25 years of experience to help you be the best parent to your child.
*Open as your work schedule dictates. We will work out a fair schedule that works for both of us.
*Loving, fun and friendly place that your child will want to come to every day.
*Weekly thematic units using the Illinois Early Learning Standards guarantee a sound preschool experience. Your child will be completely ready for kindergarten with developmentally appropriate activities planned for them according to their age and skill level.
*Art projects are a major part of the curriculum. Art teaches fine motor skills, coordination, creativity, color concepts, math, social skills and spatial reasoning. Plus - it's fun!
*Infants get frequent interaction and solid naps so that more neural connections are formed, making happier and smarter kids from the start. Older children are encouraged to share experiences with younger children. This helps the older children learn compassion and helps the younger children to learn new skills.
*Nutritious meals that meet and exceed USDA young child requirements, in addition to themes that promote healthy eating.
*Outside play daily in a large fenced yard with playground or in the front using the multiple ride on toys.
Tara's Toyland is owned and operated by Nora Parkman. It was named after our eldest daughter because she was a baby when I started and they were her toys. I have worked professionally in childcare/education since 1987. I've been married to Richard since Sept. 11, 1994. We have two daughters, Elise, who is 12 and Tara who is 15.
We also have 4 cats, Rightie, Leftie, Sofia and Regal - all are declawed and child friendly.