Preschool | Thinkers
(Age 3-4)

Welcome to the Daycare Thinkers program at Golden Minds Prep, specially designed for curious preschoolers aged 3 to 4. Building on the strong foundation of our Explorers group for ages 2 to 3, this program ensures a smooth and supportive transition as your child grows. Inspired by educational pioneers like Maria Montessori, Lev Vygotsky, and B.F. Skinner, we provide a well-rounded developmental experience tailored perfectly for this age group.

With one teacher for every six children, we ensure personalized attention and care. Our nutritious, organic meals inspired by European and Asian cuisines cater to all dietary needs, making mealtime a delight. View our menu here. See a sample of the organic food being bought weekly. We believe in strong parent partnerships, keeping you connected with regular updates and open communication. Conveniently located at 2 Gold Street, 2nd Floor, NY, NY, 10038, we are open from 8 AM to 7 PM, year-round, providing flexible hours for your busy schedule.

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In a warm and inclusive environment, we spark a love of learning through engaging play-based activities that encourage exploration and discovery. Our ongoing observations and documentation guide us in tailoring experiences to each child's unique strengths and interests as they blossom within our program. At this age, we also introduce enrichment opportunities, such as Gifted and Talented preparation and twice-weekly Kumon Math and English programs.

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The Thinkers group participates in a diverse array of classes and activities, such as Montessori, Karate, Math, English, Chess, Foreign Languages, Dance, Music, Theater, Robotics & Science, Arts & Crafts, Cooking, Nature, Yoga & Sound Bath and more, promotes comprehensive development in areas like physical growth, language skills, social-emotional well-being, and creativity.

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We understand the significance of choosing the right preschool for your child's journey of growth and discovery. That's why we offer a supportive environment with resources beyond the classroom. Our website, Blog and Brightwheel app offer access to these resources, along with updates on your child's progress. Additionally, regular parent-teacher conferences facilitate open communication and address any questions you may have, ensuring your child's successful progression in elementary school. Come be a part of our Thinkers group, where every day is a new page in your child's beautiful story of growth and discovery. Our latest blog: NYC FiDi: Guide to Raising Healthy Eaters with Organic & Natural Foods

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FAQ

Frequently asked Questions

What age range does Golden Minds cater to?

Golden Minds Daycare/Preschool serves kids aged 2-5. Our Children’s/Tutoring/Homeschooling Centers cater to ages 4-18.

What programs do You offer?

We provide diverse programs like Golden Spotlight, Robo Science & Coding Lab, Martial Arts Dojo, Chess & Wealth Club, Paint & Clay Workshop, Fencing Studio, Tutoring & Homeschooling Center, Farm-to-Table Cooking, Zen Garden, and Golden Wings.

What's the student-to-teacher ratio?

In daycare, one teacher typically oversees six children. Ratios can vary per program.

What are staff qualifications?

Our staff are experienced professionals with relevant certifications and regular training in educational best practices.

Do you offer financial aid?

We don’t currently offer financial aid.

How do i enroll my child?

Visit our Admissions page to learn about enrollment, schedule a tour, and submit an application.

What safety measures are in place?

We prioritize safety with controlled access, emergency plans, and staff trained in first aid and child safety.

Do you provide meals?

We provide organic, balanced meals and snacks, accommodating dietary restrictions and allergies.

Do you offer transportation?

We assist families in finding local transportation options but do not provide it directly.

How can I stay updated?

Parents receive regular updates on child’s progress and events. Visit our Events & Blog section for latest news and resources.