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 Welcome to Smarter Toddler Nursery & Preschool

Smarter Toddler® Nursery and Preschool is a luxury arts-based childcare and daycare provider in NYC for children 3 months to 5 years.

Smarter Toddler’s Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool program provides an enriching learning experience. Children are immersed in a stimulating, academic community like no other and exposed to an emergent curriculum, rich in the creative arts, inquiry-based learning, and intellectually challenging opportunities. Beautiful, music-filled preschool classrooms are located in Brooklyn and Downtown Manhattan. A robust STEAM curriculum integrates music, visual arts, second language, and movement. Click here for more information on our Williamsburg Brooklyn location or click here for more information on our Financial District / Wall Street location.

For 14 years, Smarter Toddler® has provided high-quality, luxury infant child care and early childhood education for children 3 months to 5 years with a Reggio Emilia inspired philosophy and a progressive arts-based curriculum that inspires discovery, imagination, creativity and problem-solving. Through hands-on artistic exploration including visual art, music, theater, movement, and dance, children are given the tools to express themselves, and a natural method of achieving language, literacy, social, emotional, physical and cognitive milestones.  Music-filled classrooms opening Spring 2016 are located in the Financial District at 101 John Street, New York, NY 10038 and in Williamsburg at 17 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249.

Tell me and I forget.
Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.

– Benjamin Franklin

News & Announcements

April 12, 2017

EVENT | Free Citywide G&T Panel + Open House April 21st

“The Parent’s Perspective on Citywide G&T Education” Friday, April 21, 2017 6:30-8:00 pm Auditorium at PS 20 (166 Essex St. at Houston) Admission is free! (No RSVP needed, but for more information email info@citywideschools.org) There is going to be a Citywide G&T panel discussion and Q&A that is FREE and open to the public on […]

March 30, 2017

7 Kids Pose As Iconic Figures in Women’s History

Throughout the month of March, we celebrate both the historical and contemporary contributions of women. In celebration of women’s history, The Because of Them We Can photo project by Eunique Jones is a photo series meant to “empower and excite young people about their history [and introduce them] to all examples of excellence.” See more at becauseofthemwecan.com […]

March 22, 2017

5 Fun Things To Do With Kids this Spring in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Williamsburg is home to an eclectic mix of indie boutique shops, trendy bars and clubs, and locally owned eateries. It is also home to many families who have decided to raise children in one of the most trendy, fashion-forward neighborhoods in NYC, that in turn has evolved into an incredibly family-friendly nabe. Williamsburg is full […]

March 16, 2017

Parent Workshop: Handling Transitioning & Separation Anxiety

  PARENT WORKSHOP: Handling Transitioning & Separation Anxiety for Families with Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers with Lindsay Nejmeh, LMHC Join Lindsay Nejmeh, LMHC as she discusses early childhood transitions and separation anxiety in infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Learn how you can ease your child’s anxiety and help them through the transition process. Separation Anxiety is […]

March 7, 2017

9 Activities That Help Kids Become Healthier And More Intelligent At A Young Age

  By: Hannah Tong of Omaby.com   In this post let’s talk about the top ten activities that help kids become healthier and more intelligent at a young age. The first ten years of your kids’ life is considered as the window of opportunity. Everything that they do at this time can improve the wiring in their […]

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