Welcome to the Learning Garden
The Learning Garden is a private nonprofit preschool, offering developmentally appropriate programs for children agaes 3-6 years as well as extended day programs. We're open Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5pm servicing the Lower Cape towns of Orleans, Eastham, Brewster, Chatham, Harwich. We are licensed by Early Education and Care and we are proud of our student-teacher ratios in all our programs. We support children and their families by developing confidence, respect, and trust in a nurturing environment. Our school is located on a 2 acre parcel of land in Orleans and was establishd in 1983 with sunny cheerful classrooms and a large well equipped playground.
Upstairs Preschool Program
Downstairs Pre-K Program
This program places emphasis on all the skills necessary for Kindergarten readiness. Daily activities focus on the development of language, cognitive, emotional, social, motor, and self help skills. Emphasis is also placed on developing a positive self image and the ablity to participate in large group activities.
The Childcare program is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of both children and parents. This program is supervised by a Lead Teacher with additional staffing as necessary. The hours for the childcare program are 8-9am for anyone attending a morning program at The Learning Garden. Hours for the afternoon Childcare program are 12 noon to 5 pm or any part thereof by pre-arrangement. This program is available to children 2 years 9 months to 6 years who have attended a morning program any day of the week provided space and staffing are available.
From the Directors...
We had a wonderful first meeting of the Parents Group and our next meeting is scheduled for Monday evening, March 10 at 7pm at the school. We are planning for our annual Silent Auction which is our major fundraiser to help us offer tuition assistance to our families. If you have any ideas you’d like to share, please join us!
We are holding our annual Sock Hop at the Orleans Methodist Church on Friday, March 14th from 6:00-7:00 pm. Hope you can join us for this fun family night!