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  • Baby with Father (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Baby & Me (0-8 months)

    Non-separating: Parents stay with babies the entire class. A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other.
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    Marvelous Mixed Ages (Birth-Age 5)

    Separating: Parent discussion time is held in a separate room. A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other.
  • Baby with Father (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Baby & Me (6-14 months)

    Non-separating: Parents stay with babies the entire class. A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other.
  • Eric Peacock (flickr) (CC BY 2.0)

    Marvelous Mixed Ages (Ages 3-5)

    Separating: Parent discussion time is held in a separate room. A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other.
  • ECFE on Location

    Join our ECFE educators Leslie Eull and Mary Beth Plucinski on location for ECFE fun in parks throughout the school district. Enjoy some park fun, circle-time and parent education. In the case of inclement weather, please check the Orono Early Learning Facebook page for announcements. These are free events with no registration required.
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    Terrific Twos

    Separating: Parent discussion time is held in a separate room. Children should be age 2 as of September 1st, 2024 to best fit in this class. A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other.
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    Wonderful Ones

    Separating: Parent discussion time is held in a separate room. Some younger classes will transition to separating. Children should be age 1 as of September 1st, 2024 to best fit in this class. A typical ECFE Class includes… Parent-Child Activity Time: time for families to explore a classroom filled with developmentally appropriate play and learning activities planned by a licensed early childhood teacher. Parent-Child Circle Time: time for parents to help their children with their first experiences in a large group activity at school. ECFE teachers are famous for the fun and creative ways they encourage language, music and your imagination. Parent Discussion Time: time for parents to meet with a licensed parent educator to share support, experiences and information about child development and parenting techniques. Children’s Activity Time: time for children to learn with the licensed early childhood teachers/staff and practice social skills as they interact with each other
  • Preschool & Practice Preschool - School Year

    All of Orono Early Learning's Preschool and Practice Preschool programs are NAEYC accredited and 4-Star Parent Aware rated. All early learning classes utilize the state-approved Creative Curriculum which honors creativity and respects the role that teachers play in making learning exciting and relevant for every child. Our Practice Preschool program is designed for children 33 months-3 years old while our Preschool classes are for ages 3-5. Preschool Year 2024/2025 Ages are as of September 1, 2024. Ages 33 months - 3 years (must turn 3 by December 31st, 2024) -Practice Preschool T/Th 9:15am - 11:45am $254/month Ages 3-4 years (must be potty trained) -M/W/F 9:15am-11:45am $352/month Ages 3-5 years (must be potty trained) -T/Th 9:15am-11:45am $254/month -M-Th 9:15am - 2:45pm $989/month Ages 4-5 years (must be potty trained) -M-F 9:15am-11:45am $616/month -M-Th 9:15am - 2:45pm $989/month
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  • Discovery Kids - Child Care

    Orono Early Learning's Discovery Kids program is Full-Day Educationally Focused Childcare. Discovery Kids is DHS licensed, NAEYC accredited, and is 4-Star Parent Aware rated. Every Discovery Kids classroom utilizes the state-approved Creative Curriculum, which honors creativity and respects the role that teachers play in making learning exciting and relevant for every child. Discovery Kids is designed for children ages 16 months to 5 years. Age Range Descriptions: Toddler: 16 months to 36 months Preschool: 3 years to 5 years Hours: 7:00am - 5:00pm Current Rates: Toddler 2 Day Schedule (Tuesday/Thursday) - $184/week 3 Day Schedule (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) - $261/week 5 Day Schedule - $345/week 5 Day 8:00am-4:00pm Schedule - $275/week Preschool 2 Day Schedule (Tuesday/Thursday) - $160/week 3 Day Schedule (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) - $219/week 5 Day Schedule - $295/week 5 Day 8:00am-4:00pm Schedule - $240/week
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