Our curriculum focuses on the meaningful experiences of children and learning through all domains (cognitive, social-emotional, communication, physical, and adaptive) using developmentally appropriate practice. Our children enjoy learning about the world we share, nature, art, and technology simultaneously with traditional math, science, reading, writing, and social studies concepts through play, teacher-led activities, and child-led discovery. In this way, learning new or building upon previous concepts can be achieved in a playful manner.
We serve delicious, wholesome and healthful snacks and meals to the children in our care who deserve the absolute best in nutrition. Our mindful and nutritious meals are can be prepared upon request to be free of common allergens including dairy, nuts and sesame. We can also accommodate vegan and vegetarian dietary requirements.
The menu is designed using a whole-foods and open-minded approach to meal-planning and is prepared daily by our school’s chef. Our menu is inspired by the beautiful diversity of our world and includes meals, snacks, and beverages from many of our world’s cultures. Our food is served on sustainable tableware.
After their time with us, our preschool children move on easily to private schools including Packer, Berkley Carroll, and The International School of Brooklyn, dual-language and traditional programs at public schools, and a wide variety of local charter schools. We work with our families to ensure admissions goals for their desired programs, and both parents and elementary school directors express that our preschoolers arrive more than ready for the first day of their program. We are well versed in the readiness requirements for Gifted & Talented testing, admissions requirements for private school families, and the STEM and CORE program requirements for public school and charter school programs.
Engaging creative curriculum to engage each individual child.
Added enrichment including yoga, soccer, and creative movement.
Monthly family events and seasonal celebrations
Flexible extended evening and weekend childcare options for each student (as scheduled and available)
Wholesome meals and snacks
Flexible summer extension camp - register only for the weeks you need!
Brooklyn Explorers has been a fantastic experience for my two-year-old's first school experience. In one of the biggest surprises of my parenting experience (of which there have been many!), my clingy little boy has run into school every single morning, without tears, excited about his school, his teachers, and his friends. He comes home exhausted from all the fun he has had every day eating new foods, exploring Fort Greene Park, doing art projects, playing soccer, and countless other activities. Within months of attending the school, I've seen immense progress in his social skills, vocabulary, and engagement in activities. Very grateful we found this school!