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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.

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

– Benjamin Franklin

News & Announcements

April 5, 2018

Kindergarten Admissions Workshop 2018

Now’s the time… To start planning the transition from home or preschool into grade school. Applying for admissions to competitive schools can be a daunting task, especially now that many of these schools expect top standardized test scores. As you prepare for your child’s transition into Kindergarten you will have to consider all of your child’s […]

March 15, 2018

Adieu Ms. Alinda!

Smarter Toddler bids farewell to Ms. Alinda Etienne   Ms. Alinda was a native of New Yorker and have worked with children for over a decade. At Smarter Toddler, Ms. Alinda was one of the most celebrated and loved teachers. She brought love and sunshine to her classrooms that radiated throughout the school. When asked […]

February 26, 2018

Now Enrolling for Fall 2018!

Smarter Toddler is excited to announce that enrollment for Fall 2018 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 […]

February 12, 2018

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 […]

January 29, 2018

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 […]

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