First Friends Parent's Day Out Program

First Friends is a quality, faith-based parent's day out program in the heart of Houston. Classes run Tues & Thurs 9am to 2pm.

With small classes, loving teachers and an educational curriculum, we offer an exceptional experience at an affordable price.

Operating as usual


Struggling to keep your little one busy this summer? Here’s a nifty schedule to add some structure to your activities.


Yes, we have space available! Register now for our 2024/25 school year! Email [email protected] for more information.


Bummed because your child got waitlisted? That might just be a blessing in disguise! Give your child the gift of part-time preschool. Check out First Friends Parent's Day Out Program and see why Early Childhood Education is about quality over quantity.

Photos from First Friends Parent's Day Out Program's post 12/20/2023

We learned about the gifts of the magi and the symbolism of a candy cane in chapel today.


Are you considering a part-time program for your little one? First Friends Parent's Day Out Program has openings for January! Contact us today to schedule your tour.


Lots of goodies up for grabs at our Oktoberfest Silent Auction! Join us tomorrow from 11am-3pm for your chance to snag a deal.
1311 Holman Street


Join us this Saturday for Oktoberfest! This family-friendly, affordable event is open to the public... so come on out and bring your friends. :)

Photos from First Friends Parent's Day Out Program's post 09/07/2023

Such a sweet first day back at school! We welcomed new friends and were so happy to see old friends. (If you’re still looking for a part-time program, we have openings!)


We have an Open House on Tuesday and school starts on Thursday. There's still time (and open spots)... enroll today!


Big News! We are excited to announce that starting September 19th, First Friends Parent's Day Out Program will be offering a "Homeschool Hangout" program for homeschool students in grades 1-12. Parents can run errands, go to appointments, and enjoy some free time while knowing their child is in a safe, monitored environment. We will have independent study followed by group games/socialization time.

Photos from First Friends Parent's Day Out Program's post 08/09/2023

Toddler moms… we see you! Are you bending over backwards to try to keep your little one entertained? Could your child benefit from some regular socialization? Is your doctor concerned about possible speech or developmental delays? Do you just need a bit of a break?! First Friends is a lovely part-time program with a strong reputation for excellent care and quality instruction. Come tour our program and see what makes us so special! 


The best days are chapel days!


Are you thinking about a part-time program for you little one? Come see why our sweet little program is the best in Houston! First Friends takes students ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. We still have availability in every class for September. Call today and mention the code word "Blessing" to get 50% off your registration fee! (713)203-1279

Photos from First Friends Parent's Day Out Program's post 08/01/2023

Fairy Tale Camp has begun and kids are loving it! What a fun time for our little knights and princesses!

Photos from First Friends Parent's Day Out Program's post 07/27/2023

Today at superhero camp, we met these real life heroes. God bless the Houston Fire Department and keep them safe. 


Thank you to these real life heroes for talking to our students at Superhero Camp today!


Looking for a part-time summer program? We have space for infants, toddlers and preschoolers in our summer camp series. The hours are 9am-2pm Tuesdays and Thursdays in July and August. Call today to find out about our fun camps! (713)529-3589


Join us Saturday, December 10 from 3-5pm for a “Mom’s Night Out” Craft night. Make a holiday wreath, decorative pillow, or scented candle. No experience necessary and all supplies provided. Childcare will be provided onsite. Cost only $20 per person and all proceeds go to the school. Gather your friends and join us!!


Mark your calendar now for Oktoberfest! This is the BEST family festival in Houston. There's something for all ages and you don't have to worry about being nickeled and dimed. All are welcome, so invite your friends and come have fun with us!


School starts on September 7th... have you locked in your spot yet? Space is still available!

Photos from First Friends Parent's Day Out Program's post 04/22/2021

In honor of Earth Day, here are some adorable pictures of our Bunny Class exploring nature themes this week.


We have a rare spot that has opened up in our infant room. Know anyone who would benefit from some part-time care? Spread the word!


There is such joy in providing children with a safe space to learn and play together. Their social/emotional growth and development depends on this interaction!


First Friends will be open tomorrow! We are looking forward to seeing all our friends!


Following HISD’s lead, First Friends will remain closed on Thursday. We pray everyone stays safe and warm as our city and state work to get power restored.

Want your school to be the top-listed School/college in Houston?

Click here to claim your Sponsored Listing.

Our mission

First Friends is committed to being a great Mother's Day Out for young families by offering an affordable, Christ-centered learning environment for small children age 6 weeks all the way through age 5 in the heart of Houston. We are a faith-based program that teaches young children prayer, Bible stories, songs, social skills, fine motor and gross motor skills and so much more. We have an appreciation of Fine Arts fostered through music, art, dramatic play, and guest speakers. We are not "just" child care. Our trained and loving teachers develop your “whole child”, encouraging them to be good Christians, kind friends and independent learners.





1311 Holman Street
Houston, TX

Opening Hours

Tuesday 9am - 2pm
Thursday 9am - 2pm
Other Preschools in Houston (show all)
Small Steps Nurturing Center Small Steps Nurturing Center
2902 Jensen Drive
Houston, 77026

Small Steps is a non-profit Christian organization that provides early childhood education for economically at-risk children and their families.

Bonne Vie School Bonne Vie School
4711 Ingersoll Street
Houston, 77027

Bonne Vie School is dedicated to helping children reach their fullest potential and giving them the best start in life.

Ark Children's Center Ark Children's Center

The Ark Children's Center is a Christian preschool for children ages 6 months through 5 years old. We

Gems Preschool Gems Preschool

Gems Preschool is an online platform. We offer a unique and exciting curriculum where children learn through the power of play. We provide a safe and nurturing environment that promotes the social, emotional, and cognitive development of children.

The Goddard School The Goddard School
4025 Richmond Avenue
Houston, 77027

We use the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need to become school-ready, career-ready and life-ready.

Guidepost Montessori at Galleria Guidepost Montessori at Galleria
1331 South Voss Road
Houston, 77057

We're a high-fidelity Montessori school located in Houston, TX serving children 6 weeks to 6 years.

Copperfield Church Weekday Preschool Copperfield Church Weekday Preschool
8350 Highway 6 North
Houston, 77095

Copperfield Church Weekday Preschool provides a loving, safe, Christian atmosphere for children from Copperfield Church and the surrounding communities. Our program promotes intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual growth.

Genesis Early Childhood Program Genesis Early Childhood Program
11511 Huffmeister Road
Houston, 77065

Our purpose is to provide a safe, loving Catholic Christian environment where young children learn t

Aquinas Early Childhood Center Aquinas Early Childhood Center
12627 West Belfort Avenue
Houston, 77478

Aquinas Early Childhood Center (AECC) believes each child is a unique creation of God and a manifestation of His love. We provide an atmosphere in which all children may grow and learn. We believe children learn by real, hands-on experiences.

Centerra Ranch Montessori School - Fulshear Centerra Ranch Montessori School - Fulshear
7310 Katy Fulshear Road
Houston, 77441

Creating confident learners in an inspiring & loving environment. 6wks-6yrs. Before & after school.

Vines EC/PK Vines EC/PK
7220 Inwood Park Drive
Houston, 77088

"Success Starts Here"

Garden Montessori Schools Garden Montessori Schools
1505 W 25th Street
Houston, 77008

At HGMS, we take pride in providing a loving and caring environment for each child. We foster each child's independence and our certified and dedicated teachers create an individualized curriculum for the students to learn, grow, and develop.