New preschool and childcare at the new Children’s Museum

CLEAR WATER, Wis. (WEAU) – A new Pre-K and Child Care is coming to the new Children’s Museum of Eau Claire.

According to a statement from the Eau Claire Children’s Museum, the Children’s Museum’s new preschool program will offer programs for children aged six months to five years, including a four-year-old kindergarten program with before and after care. ‘school.

The Children’s Museum says the program will have a capacity of 60 children in total, with 4K having a capacity of 18 children for a morning or afternoon session.

The Children’s Museum statement says a typical school day includes activities designed to enhance social, emotional, intellectual and physical growth.

“This program is inspired by the philosophies of Montessori and Reggio Emilia, where children will be presented with a warm and beautiful environment that promotes exploration, discovery and the freedom to get dirty. They will have the opportunity to learn practical life skills, with an emphasis on social/emotional awareness and the development of independence. Children drive learning to bring out the wonder and beauty that is already within them,” said Lydia Ekenstedt, director of Peace Tree Child Care.

“The Children’s Museum is thrilled to partner with Peace Tree Child Care,” said Michael McHorney, CEO of the Eau Claire Children’s Museum. “Children’s museums across the country have been serving the unique needs of the community since the first opened in 1899 in Brooklyn. Communities across the country are struggling to meet the demand for affordable, high-quality child care. We believe our unique model will help solve this crisis and perhaps inspire other communities to do the same.

A waiting list for early registration is established. To add your child to the waiting list, email [email protected] For more information you can visit the Eau Claire’s Children’s Museum website or the tree of peace website.

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