For more than a year, due to the COVID pandemic, the availability of licensed child care in Roxbury and surrounding communities has been greatly reduced due to program closings. Stone House is excited to have opened our newly built licensed child care center located at One Westminster Avenue, Roxbury, MA. The Center is open to residents in the new Stone House building at that site as well as to families from the wider community. The total enrollment capacity is 34 children.
Stone House Early Learning Center will have an emergent curriculum that will support the individual learning style of each child: infant through preschool age. Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold will provide our teachers with the online tools to ensure a whole child approach to curriculum development and to the assessment of individual children’s developmental progress. It will also support parent-teacher communication about their child’s learning style, progress and goals.
Our center features both indoor and outdoor gross-motor space, providing year-round opportunities for children to heal their bodies through physical play and movement to music. To support a child-focused curriculum, we will use a variety of learning materials that will enhance the three classrooms (infant, toddler and preschool). These items will promote discovery through play; including early language and literacy materials, pre-writing skill activities and musical instruments to encourage social, gross motor and language skills.