A Place to Grow Learning Blog

  • A Place To Grow features it’s art show at Concord Public Library

    Posted by on June 12, 2014

    Please join us the week of  June 23 on Concord Public Library  for a celebration of our children’s artwork  and to showcase our our thematic curriculum of “Life in the Forest”.  This event will offer families the chance to see the art work and curriculum for preschool, infants and toddlers.  We have spent 3 months studying about the Forest.  This thematic aproach to learning is an essential component of our educational philosophy.  A Place To Grow has been offering this format for over 20 years. A […]

  • A Place to Grow Celebrates 35 Years

    Posted by on March 17, 2014

    With five child care centers in the metro-west area and more than 300 children in our care, we celebrate a lot of birthdays in our classrooms. However, this year marks a special birthday for A Place To Grow as well. It’s 35 years since A Place To Grow was founded with the opening of our first center in Belmont, MA. We were featured in the Concord Patch when founder Suzanne Foley surprised the children in our Concord, MA location on Strawberry Hill Road with balloons and […]

  • Nature In the Classroom – A Place To Grow teachers train with Heritage Museum

    Posted by on March 3, 2014

    Nature has always been an important part of A Place To Grow as we celebrate the seasons and the world around us. This year we are excited to incorporate more nature into our classrooms and curriculum. A Place To Grow sponsored a training with Heritage Museums, a nature based museum in Cape Cod, to inspire us to see the beauty and excitement that nature can offer our children and us! Our teachers had an opportunity to explore nature themes and “play” with sticks, rocks and shells […]

  • Valentine’s Day Breakfast – Welcome Parents!

    Posted by on February 14, 2014

    The school was filled with love, friendship and the smell of yummy treats made by the children at our Annual Valentine’s Day Breakfast! This tradition started thirty five years ago and we couldn’t be happier to see it continue. The children spent time baking, making cards for their classmates and decorating their classroom for a very special morning. Children were excited to share the delicious breakfast they made and to have an extra special drop off with Mom and Dad. Some classrooms even performed a special […]

  • Caring, Giving & Sharing – A Place To Grow supports Boston’s Children’s Hospital!

    Posted by on November 19, 2013

    Each November, we begin our theme of Caring, Giving and Sharing! This is a very special project for A Place To Grow as we practice being good friends, neighbors and citizens. Each classroom will participate in a variety of projects to help support our local community and each other. Our PreKindergarten friends made special mobiles for our Infant Classrooms and our Afterschool children made home-made toys for patients at Boston Children’s Hospital. Our school in Belmont visited their neighbors at the Senior Center for an afternoon […]