A Child's Place

4100 SE 72nd Ave, Portland, OR  97206


Active learning

The center has many resources appropriate for two-to-five year old children in all the stages and areas of development.

Indoor activities include puzzles, cooperative and competitive games, imaginary play, fiction and nonfiction books, art, song and dance.

Circle time activities include strategies for social interaction, emotional self-regulation and problem-solving strategies and for introducing upcoming activities.

Daily routines offer opportunities for developing responsibility.

Outside, paths link areas for gardening and typical outside play, with a covered area for play and another for sand. The site emphasizes nature and encourages safe and respectful observation of native plants, insects and animals.

All activities integrate literacy, math and science.