Wonder Years Learning Center, Inc.
1838 45th Avenue , Munster, IN 46321
Wonder Years Learning Center's mission is to provide top level child care for all families.
Special Offers & Events
Wonder Years Learning Center, Inc. now offers extended hours!
Wonder Years Learning Center now has extended hours, until 11:30pm!
Here at Wonder Years Learning Center we are pleased to announce that we have opened our seco…
|Mon||6:00 am - 11:30 pm|
|Tue||6:00 am - 11:30 pm|
|Wed||6:00 am - 11:30 pm|
|Thu||6:00 am - 11:30 pm|
|Fri||6:00 am - 11:30 pm|
More About Us
About UsWonder Years Learning Center, Inc. proudly has served the community since Oct. '09, and has been heralded as the "Best in the region for three consecutive years." Our state-licensed center has been distinguished as a Level III Center by "Paths to QUALITY". We offer secured parent accessible web cameras.
Your child will be safe and in good hands with us:
• State Certified/Licensed - 6 weeks to 12 years
• Professionally trained teachers - CPR and First Aid
• Nutritious meals and snacks - USDA approved
• Secured state-of-the-art facility and outdoor playground
We invite you to learn more about programs specific to your child's age or visit our center soon!
The Wonder Years Learning Center, Inc. offers six main types of programs:
Starting at 6 weeks olds, our infant rooms have been specially designed to create a fun, loving, warm, secure environment encouraging your infant to learn and grow in their own unique way. We accommodate to your infant's schedule while introducing fun and educational daily activities including:
• Fun explorations that encourage developmental growth with age-appropriate material and toys
• Language and communication strengthening fine and gross motor skills
• Rocking, singing, laughing, and hugging
• Stimulating sensory activities
• Building physical strength and motor coordination
The trained staff will take care of your child's daily needs the same way you do, and as you would expect, offering the love and attention they deserve!
At Wonder Years Learning Center we offer a safe, nurturing environment much like home with trained, dedicated and qualified teachers. Hugging and cuddling are a big part of the day stimulating your child's need to discover with personalized activities, toys, and lessons appropriate for their age, coinciding with their individual milestones.
Wonder Years toddler program introduces your child to a structured day full of fun activities, small group interaction, and independent exploration. With a toddler-enriched curriculum we encourage growth through playing games, art, sensory stimulation, fine and gross motor skills, music and movement.
Stimulating activities include:
• Language and early literacy development
• Creative movements through music
• Matching, sorting, and exploring color
• Self expression through creative art
• Introduction of books, puppets and story time
At Wonder Years Learning Center we provide age-appropriate programs, respecting the children as individuals. With dedicated teachers we ensure children get the positive learning experiences they need to grow up happy and confident.
While maintaining small classroom sizes and low student to teacher ratios our Center provides an enriched, structured curriculum specifically designed to stimulate the minds of three- to five-year-olds.
Our bright classrooms and large playground create the backdrop for an enhanced learning environment. Children independently explore learning while building friendships and having fun.
Enriched activities include:
• Learning through nature
• Drama, music and dance
• Creative expressions through arts & crafts
• Exploration through science
• Learning numbers, counting, measuring, and sorting
• Literacy through phonics and reading readiness
• Motor skills through physical development
As these bright children move towards Kindergarten, we give them the warmth, love, attention, and learning experiences — exactly what they need for long-term success.
When your child is not in kindergarten they can attend Wonder Years Learning Center for our structured Enrichment Program, as we blend their school’s curriculum and reinforce the educational process.
Morning or full day programs are available. Your child will learn and play in a safe, healthy environment while building friendships through interaction.
• USDA meals and snacks
• Small and large group activities alternated with free play
• Small student to teacher ratio
• Computer technology lab
We offer a safe, supervised and licensed before and after-school programs where fun activities are planned with imagination and information, including:
• Arts and crafts
• Kid’s Café
• Homework Club
• Technology fun
• Karaoke Sing-along
• Scientific imagination
• Fitness for fun
• Field trips
Wonder Years offers transportation to and from local schools for kindergarten through 5th grade. We provide daily breakfast and nutritious after-school snacks. Homework Club is designed to give your child the time and opportunity to complete their homework while in our care, so the time spent at home can be less stressful for the family. Wonder Years rarely closes so parents can rely on us regardless of elementary school closures.
For those busy parents needing childcare due to work, classes or on an incidental basis, Wonder Years has developed the Extended Care Program as well as a Session 2 program:
The Extended Care Program is offered to our current Session 1 (6:00am – 6:30 pm) students. This program offers care as late as 11:30 pm.
The Session 2 Program is for those parents needing childcare from 2:30 – 11:30 PM. Your child will receive and enriching and rewarding experience along with healthy dinner and a PM snack.
Kick off summer vacation at Wonder Years Learning Center. We offer flexible scheduling options to accommodate your busy summer schedules. Wonder Years offers distinctly different camps for Kindergarten through School Age. Throughout the safe, fun-filled summer, your child will have opportunities to learn through a variety of weekly themes and daily activities, such as:
• Creative art
• Technology and computers
• Scientific adventures
• Fun and exciting field trips
• Cooking classes
• Team building activities
• Swimming lessons
Throughout school breaks and closures, Wonder Years offers structured days filled with fun activities, field trips, arts and crafts, and much more.