Water Lily Learning Center is a proven quality Early Childhood Education program. We partner with the Community Action Agency that is federally funded by Head Start to provide quality care and developmentally appropriate activities and environments that will prepare infants and toddlers for preschool. In our program, we serve families with children 6 weeks to 3 years old.
We provide full time care in our program from 6:00am -6:00pm. We provide diapers, wipes, and formula.
For parents, we have a family service partner to help with family issues such as utilities, rent, job placement, GED, etc. in addition, we have fun events for the whole family.
Early Headstart Classrooms
The four Early Head Start Classroom at Water Lily Learning Center are thoughtfully designed with Infant and Toddlers in mind. Each spacious classroom is divided into learning centers where children have a substantial period of time each day to interact with one another and with curriculum materials in each area. The center recognizes that children need many opportunities to experiment and explore in order to construct and extend their knowledge; therefore, materials are generally made available for several weeks so that children can return to them again and again. Creating Infant and Toddler Environments that are aesthetically pleasing is a high priority. Faculity and staff create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all children. Visitors are always welcome.
• Focuses on learning, creativity, and cooperation with others
• Emphasis on development of self-confidence, curiosity, and self-discipline
• “Creative Curriculum” includes music, language, physical, social, academic skills, and creative expression
• Learn to respect others
• Develop a positive attitude toward school and learning
• Small group activities planned for every child, throughout every day
• Literacy and writing activities are age-appropriate and provided daily
• Activities and music to balance learning and fun
• Emotional and social development with peers and teachers
• Planned outdoor activities for physical fitness and development
• Daily enrichment activities to encourage imaginative and creative play
• Decision-making skills to support growing minds
Our Preschool Program offers our children an opportunity to participate in many robust experiences including:
Immersion into the Spanish Language
Physical Education while learning through play promoting confidence and teamwork by participating in Soccer Shots.
Reading comprehension and Literacy with our connection with the Cincinnati and Hamilton County Public Library
- Music and Movement through our partnership with Webby Dance
We provide a fun, engaging and summer camp like atmosphere for our school age children. We provide childcare for families who need afterschool care for children Kindergarten through 6th grade.
Fun Daily Activities
We are committed to working with and creating a partnership with our parents. By working together, we can create an environment to help support the educational and social emotional needs of your child.
We also partner with organizations that help support you, the parent, as well. Our website is a place where families can find valuable information about our center and other resources.
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Forms to Apply
Family Information Form
Child Medical Form
Administration of Medication
Infant Information Form
Get In Touch
1607 Mansfield Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
School Hours: M-F: 6am - 6pm
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