To create and advance high quality, diverse educational communities that teach children the foundations of life-long learning and social responsibility.


infant + toddler

Early Learning

Curriculum for our early childhood programs is guided by The Creative Curriculum, a comprehensive, research-based approach to teaching. We believe in using teaching methods that match the way children develop and learn.

EDGEMOOR

Ages 18 months – 4 years 

Early Learning

Preschoolers’ learning is thoughtfully and intentionally supported in the areas of language, mathematics thinking, science, arts, motor skills and social-emotional learning. Children are guided in their discoveries and foster the skills of life-long learning.

EDGEMOOR
LELAND

Ages 4 – 12

Extended Day Programs

The extended day program offers a time for children to finish homework, read, play or create art. The curriculum is built on these learning areas: language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social studies, personal and social development, physical development and the arts.

BETHESDA
CHEVY CHASE
CONCORD HILL
HORACE MANN
MILTON GOTTESMAN JEWISH DAY SCHOOL 
LITTLE FALLS
SOMERSET

Rising K – 6th grade

Summer Camp

Wonders Day Camp for rising K through 6th graders at Horace Mann Elementary and Little Falls. Wonders Friendship Camp, a learn-play-based camp for rising Pre-K and K students at Horace Mann and Little Falls!

HORACE MANN
LITTLE FALLS

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NON PROFIT SINCE 1976

We impact our communities by offering the highest quality early learning and extended day programs that are accessible to as many families as possible, while ensuring meaningful careers for our teachers and staff.

Preschool Child Care Starter Kit

It is well researched and proven, children play to learn. Children crave playtime and it turns out that it’s crucial for healthy development. Our early learning curriculum is based on this. When you’re new to considering your early learning options, you may find this Starter Kit helpful.

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The Handy Family Book

All things Wonders in one cute and convenient place! This PDF format book answers most of your Wonders Programs questions.

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Wonders Annual Report

As we look back on the 2015-2016  school year and celebrated our 40th anniversary celebrations in 2016, we are amazed by all that has changed around us. At the same time, we are energized by our steadfast commitment to our core values: supporting access to high quality early learnings and extended day programs and creating a professional workforce by investing in our teachers and staff.

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Wonders Pre-K Success

Somerset girls

Our students head off to kindergarten set for school success. The
Wonders community fosters curiosity and caring as we prepare
enthusiastic learners eager to discover their world and the people in
it.

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Serving Montgomery County, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Proudly accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the MSDE Office of Child Care and Washington DC OSSE

License # 134296, 106049

In partnership with DC Public Schools and Horace Mann Elementary School


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We have eight locations providing early learning and extended day programs in DC and Maryland plus summer camps.
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Preschool Starter Kit

Transitioning to early learning, preschool, pre-k... here’s what you need to know.
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Your donation helps us impact communities through early learning and extended day programs