“Play is not a break from learning. It is endless, delightful, deep, engaging, practical learning. It’s the doorway into the child’s heart!”

~ Vince Gowmon

Our Programs

Put the “Whole World” in  your child’s hands with our International Baccalaureate inspired program for ages 18 months – 6 years. Our whole child approach nurtures children to pursue their natural sense of wonder and exploration. Classes are held each day from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (No naps, we are far too busy!) Classes are offered 2,3,or 5 days.

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18-month olds

The top priority for our youngest friends is to provice a loving and responsive environment to ensure that their first experience away from home is a positive one. As each child separates from their caregiver, their needs are unique. Teachers offer emotional support in a loving manner while providing high interest open-ended activities. Expanding oral expression language and building socio-emotional skills are the focus for this class. Our teachers are pros at guiding young friends to explore their world and foster friendships.

 

Two-year olds

Our whole child approach nurtures children to pursue their natural sense of wonder and exploration. The classroom is designed to promote independence and inquiry. Emphasis is placed on creating routines, expanding expressive language and the development of fine and gross motor skills. As our young friends move from parrallel play to cooperative play, teacher guide experiences to foster socio-emotional dvelopment.

 

Three-year olds

This classroom is designed to foster independence and a sense of wonder. Inquiry based learning that follows the children’s interests are explored through thematic units. Multiple curriculums with hands on activities support instruction in literacy, math, sciences, and social concepts. These young friends will be introduced to International Baccalaureate concepts and themes of global significance. By exploring who we are, how we share the planet, how the world works, where are we in time and place, how we express ourselves and how we organize ourselves we help cultivate lifelong learners and compassionate global citizens.

 

Pre-Kindergarten (Four-year olds)

Our International Baccalaureate inspired approach introduces thesme of global significance and cultivates creative expression. Themes introduced for inquiry based exploration. Multiple curriculums and hands on activities support instruction in literacy, math, science and social concepts. Teachers will follow the children’s natural sense of wonder to delve deeper into the subjects. By exploring who we are, how we share the planet, how the world works, where are we in time and place, how we express ourselves and how we organize ourselves we help cultivate lifelong learners and compassionate global citizens.

 

After School Program

Hope Children’s Center (HCC) is proud to announce it’s new after school program with pick up from Spicewood Elementary. “The Club” at HCC will offer care until 6:00 p.m. each school day. Learn more here hopeaustin.org/afterschool.

Pre-Kindergarten (Four-year olds)

Our International Baccalaureate inspired approach introduces thesme of global significance and cultivates creative expression. Themes introduced for inquiry based exploration. Multiple curriculums and hands on activities support instruction in literacy, math, science and social concepts. Teachers will follow the children’s natural sense of wonder to delve deeper into the subjects. By exploring who we are, how we share the planet, how the world works, where are we in time and place, how we express ourselves and how we organize ourselves we help cultivate lifelong learners and compassionate global citizens.

 

Round Rock Ready Partner

Hope Children’s Center is a proud partner of the Round Rock ISD “RRock Ready” program. RRock Ready is a community partnership aimed to ensure school readiness for ALL students.  As Bill Gates once said, “The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 years turn out”. Research proves the first five years are critical to a child’s development. RRock Ready aims to partner with community members and childcare providers who interact with children during these critical learning years to ensure all students enter school ready to learn.

Learn more about the program by clicking here.