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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

September 13, 2017

Safe and Affordable Childcare: 4 Questions You Must Ask

Photo by Pixabay Written by: Laura Pearson of Edutude (www.edutude.com) At Edutude, we recognize that every student has great potential. We believe this to be true even for bright young minds that don’t feel engaged in the traditional classroom setting. Through our combined experience of raising and teaching children, we know that education doesn’t have to adhere […]

August 3, 2017

Gifted & Talented Test Prep Starting this Fall!

One of Smarter Toddler’s New Fall Enrichments! Smarter Toddler’s Skill-builder & Test Prep Fall Series provides children with the fundamental skills necessary to succeed on admissions exams such as the G&T test (OLSAT and NNAT2), ERB, Stanford–Binet test, and other similar entry exams. The test prep series will also give students a head start with […]

August 2, 2017

Now Enrolling for Fall 2017!

Smarter Toddler is excited to announce that enrollment for Fall 2017 has begun!     We invite you to tour or attend a scheduled Open House to learn more about Smarter Toddler’s curriculum and learning environment. During your initial visit, you will have the opportunity to discuss your child and expectations. This informal discussion allows […]

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 […]

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