The Magic Carousel Pre-School
Hawthorne, NJ Child Care

The Magic Carousel Preschool of Hawthorne, NJ offers early childhood education in a safe, loving, home-away-from-home environment. With background in early childhood education and many years of experience in infant care, our teachers are equipped and capable to care and teach your children. We accept children with ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.  We are open year-round and offers full and part time programs, for your convenience. We have open door policy to encourage parents to visit and observe their children anytime and individual conferences are available upon parents' request.

Lean More About The Magic Carousel Preschool:

  • Arrival and departure - make a quick, happy separation, pre-arranged attendance schedule (days and time), changes upon discussion with director, call by 9:00 am for absences
  • Nap time - all full-day children are required by New Jersey state law to nap or rest after lunchtime. Please provide a crib sheet and child size blanket
  • Snack - please provide a nutritious snack for your child's afternoon snack-time
  • Change of clothing - in addition to diapers and wipes, please supply a labeled set underwear, socks, shirt, and pants
  • Infants - every infant cared for on an individual schedule, hugged, cuddled, rocked, talked to in a loving and warm atmosphere
  • Toddlers -primary goal is to increase sense of independence, gain greater mobility through running, climbing, and tumbling, with activities such as arts and crafts, singing, listening to stories, block building, simple puzzles, manipulative toys
  • Preschoolers - program designed to allow preschoolers to learn and grow at their own pace, with activities such as art, music, cooking, reading and math readiness, motor skills, circle time, and science

We feature a "Meet the Teachers" back to school night in late fall. Tuition is due no later than the first school day of the month. A non-refundable registration fee will reserve a place for your child. Our directors are Maria and Grace Hayek.


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