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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, theatre, 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

February 17, 2017

PHOTOS: This Week at Smarter Toddler in Williamsburg!

This week we shared the love at Smarter Toddler in Williamsburg! Our friends made friendship cards, giant heart collages, and learning about caring for one another. We have also started our group canvas paintings to represent our Smarter Toddler Community! This week, our Investigators (1-2 yr) started work on their first group canvas. Our official […]

February 14, 2017

PHOTOS: Feel the Love! Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Smarter Toddler Preschool

February has been an exciting week for our Smarter Toddlers with thematic Valentine’s Day activities. During the Valentine’s Day themed pajama party, the children had fun eating dinner together, making s’mores, chocolate play dough, mixing chocolate syrup and milk to make chocolate milk, creating a beautiful community pink and purple mural, followed by a dance […]

February 7, 2017

Feb. 8th – 9th: Winter Open House

Come experience the special relationship between teachers and parents working together at Smarter Toddler to offer the most unique and fun-loving experiences for children. Feel the Love! Discover the Love! Smarter Toddler’s Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool program provides an enriching learning experience for children ages 3 months to 5 years old. Children are immersed in a […]

January 31, 2017

Photos: Children Celebrate Chinese New Year Through Art

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Last Friday, Smarter Toddler celebrated Chinese New Year and the year of the rooster. In class, we created hand print roosters, practiced strutting like roosters and even practiced our “Cock-a-doodle-doo!” We wore red and enjoyed participating in our school-wide parade where we floated and danced through the school like dragons. Our guest […]

January 27, 2017

Feb 10th: Valentines Date Night + Pajama Party for Smarter Toddler Families!

Smarter Toddler is excited to host a special Valentines Day Date Night for enrolled families on Friday, February 10th. Valentines Day Date Night + Pajama Party Have a date night or just relax, while your little ones have fun with us! Children are invited to wear their favorites PJs to school that day and join […]

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