The Goddard School

The Goddard School for Early Childhood Development provides a quality early learning environment for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years. Welcome to The Goddard School!

Our goal is to be a resource for families and a community where parents can share information and learn from each other.

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Here's What You Should Know Before Signing Your Child Up for Swim Lessons | The Goddard School® 07/17/2021

Here's What You Should Know Before Signing Your Child Up for Swim Lessons | The Goddard School®

We want our little ones to be safe in everything they do, which includes swimming. Here are some tips to help you choose the best program for your child.

Here's What You Should Know Before Signing Your Child Up for Swim Lessons | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

The Goddard School - 2021 Summer Learning program | Education World 07/15/2021

The Goddard School - 2021 Summer Learning program | Education World

We are proud to see The Goddard School’s Summer Learning program highlighted in Education World, a premier online resource for educators. Read more about how in-person summer learning programs enable young children to regain some normalcy, reengage face-to-face with their peers and teachers, and most importantly, have fun!

The Goddard School - 2021 Summer Learning program | Education World Outdoor Play Provides Endless Opportunities For Exploratory And Multi-Sensory Play.

Six Summertime Water Activities – No Pool Required! | The Goddard School® 07/13/2021

Six Summertime Water Activities – No Pool Required! | The Goddard School®

Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time to soak up the sun. When the temperature gets a little too hot, cool down with some of these fun water activities.

Six Summertime Water Activities – No Pool Required! | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

Timeline Photos 07/09/2021

Adventure awaits on the playground! 😄
📷: The Goddard School

Adventure awaits on the playground! 😄
📷: The Goddard School

Painting with Bubbles | The Goddard School® 07/07/2021

Painting with Bubbles | The Goddard School®

Inspire your child’s inner Picasso with bubble painting! This activity works best outside, which will make your little ones even happier.

Painting with Bubbles | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

Timeline Photos 07/04/2021

🎆 Happy 4th of July! 🎆 How is your family celebrating this year? Share with us in the comments!

📷: The Goddard School Owings Mills

🎆 Happy 4th of July! 🎆 How is your family celebrating this year? Share with us in the comments!

📷: The Goddard School Owings Mills

7 Fun Outdoor Learning Activities for Young Kids 07/02/2021

7 Fun Outdoor Learning Activities for Young Kids

Playing outside helps build and promote children’s social-emotional development, confidence, resilience and executive function skills. Our Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple shares with Red Tricycle some easy outdoor learning activities for young children to enjoy this summer.

7 Fun Outdoor Learning Activities for Young Kids Break out the bubbles and the ice cubes! These fun activities will also teach your kids a little bit about science, help their gross motor skills and spark their creativity.

Timeline Photos 07/01/2021

Kicking off Summer with team sports! What sports does your child like to play? ⚽
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📷 The Goddard School (Sparks)

Kicking off Summer with team sports! What sports does your child like to play? ⚽
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📷 The Goddard School (Sparks)

06/29/2021

Healthy Ice Pop Recipes

With so many delicious seasonal options, fruit-based treats are a perfect way to cool off in the summertime! These healthy ice pop recipes are sure to be crowd-pleasers, and the recipes are so quick and easy that little chefs can help make them, so get out your popsicle molds and start freezing! 🍉

Six Activities to Enjoy in the Summer Sun | The Goddard School® 06/26/2021

Six Activities to Enjoy in the Summer Sun | The Goddard School®

Summer is a great time for outdoor play with your little one. There are many fun things to do that help support sensory integration, language development and fine and gross motor skills. Of course, there is also all that fresh air and sunshine, which is the best part! Here are six activities to enjoy in the summer sun.

Six Activities to Enjoy in the Summer Sun | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

Timeline Photos 06/24/2021

Changing the world one toddler at a time!
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📷 The Goddard School (Mount Laurel)

Changing the world one toddler at a time!
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📷 The Goddard School (Mount Laurel)

Talk of Alabama | Goddard School | 4.29 06/23/2021

Talk of Alabama | Goddard School | 4.29

Our Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani of The Brookings Institution joined ABC 33/40 to share why routines and structure are a parent’s best friend. Goddard’s summer curriculum has been newly designed to help children get back to some fun and familiar habits! #lessonsfromtheclassroom https://fal.cn/3ghXI

Talk of Alabama | Goddard School | 4.29 ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, Alabama offers news, sports, and weather reporting for the surrounding communities including Tuscaloosa, Anniston, Cullman, Gadsden, Talladega, Sylacauga, Carbon Hill, Jasper, Hoover, Bessemer, Vestavia Hills, Alabaster, Trussville and Homewood.

06/22/2021

Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone

Get into the summer spirit by crafting these paper plate ice cream cones! Read the full instructions on our blog: https://fal.cn/3gg8r

Timeline Photos 06/21/2021

Wishing all Dads a Happy Father's Day! Tag a father figure and show them some love in the comments. 💙 #FathersDay #GoddardDads

Wishing all Dads a Happy Father's Day! Tag a father figure and show them some love in the comments. 💙 #FathersDay #GoddardDads

Timeline Photos 06/19/2021

Tomorrow is June 19, known as Juneteenth or Emancipation Day. On June 19, 1865, more than 250,000 enslaved African Americans living under Confederate rule found out that they were free by legal decree. Juneteenth celebrations began in Texas in 1866 and have branched out to all states as a time to celebrate the end of slavery as well as honor the culture, achievements and history of Black Americans. Here are some ideas to help your family celebrate this year!

Tomorrow is June 19, known as Juneteenth or Emancipation Day. On June 19, 1865, more than 250,000 enslaved African Americans living under Confederate rule found out that they were free by legal decree. Juneteenth celebrations began in Texas in 1866 and have branched out to all states as a time to celebrate the end of slavery as well as honor the culture, achievements and history of Black Americans. Here are some ideas to help your family celebrate this year!

Goddard School on PA live! 06/18/2021

Goddard School on PA live!

2020 was not a “lost year” for young children. Our Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani of The Brookings Institution explain to Eyewitness News WBRE WYOU how in-person structured learning can reconnect young minds with the world and the importance of focusing on social-emotional development. #lessonsfromtheclassroom https://fal.cn/3gb03

Goddard School on PA live! Visit the post for more.

Three Cute Craft Ideas for Father's Day | The Goddard School® 06/15/2021

Three Cute Craft Ideas for Father's Day | The Goddard School®

Father's day is almost here! Instead of going with the same old gift, enlist the help of your favorite artist – your preschooler! Dad will love to have a hand-crafted gift from his little pride and joy. Here are three cute DIY gift ideas for Dad.

Three Cute Craft Ideas for Father's Day | The Goddard School®

This might be the perfect time for parents to take advantage of summer learning programs 06/10/2021

This might be the perfect time for parents to take advantage of summer learning programs

It’s good for kids to get messy! Our Chairman and CEO Dennis R. Maple and Dr. Helen Hadani of The Brookings Institution spoke with CBS Austin about how outdoor learning stimulates creativity and provides endless opportunities for exploratory and multi-sensory play. #lessonsfromtheclassroom https://fal.cn/3fY1c

This might be the perfect time for parents to take advantage of summer learning programs This historic school year is quickly wrapping up, and many families are concerned about how the pandemic, online learning, and isolation from peers have affected their young children. Dennis Maple, President of Goddard Systems, and Dr. Helen Hadani, an expert in creative thinking and child developme...

Photos from The Goddard School's post 06/09/2021

We're learning all about summertime activities! Going camping, visiting the beach, and even cicadas!

06/08/2021

National Best Friends Day - The Goddard School

Some of our best memories are playing outside with our friends! #NationalBestFriendsDay
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📷 The Goddard School (South Reno)

The Only Sunscreen Tip You Need This Summer | The Goddard School® 06/08/2021

The Only Sunscreen Tip You Need This Summer | The Goddard School®

Applying sunscreen during the summer months can be a messy and emotional business, especially if you have a toddler. Here is a simple way to make applying sunscreen a pleasant experience for all.

The Only Sunscreen Tip You Need This Summer | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

Photos from The Goddard School's post 06/07/2021

Thank you so much to all the families who have donated to The Baltimore Station (The Baltimore Station), an organization that helps military veterans. Some of our awesome friends helped us sort & pack the donations before we dropped them off Friday morning. You all are making such a difference, thank you!!

Photos from The Goddard School's post 06/04/2021

It's #FlashbackFriday ! These photos are from todays date in 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2015! We love watching & helping our friends learn & grow! 🥰

Photos from The Goddard School's post 06/03/2021

🥰 It's #ThrowbackThursday ! These photos are from todays date in 2020, 2019, 2016, and a few from 2015! 🥰

Dr. Maypole: Summer Outdoor Safety – Itchy Eyes and More | The Goddard School® 06/03/2021

Dr. Maypole: Summer Outdoor Safety – Itchy Eyes and More | The Goddard School®

While outdoor play is a great way to keep children active and happy (and learning!), there are some summertime essentials every parent needs to keep their children safe this summer.

Dr. Maypole: Summer Outdoor Safety – Itchy Eyes and More | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

Photos from The Goddard School's post 06/02/2021

🍋 "Have the zest day ever!" 🍋

Photos from The Goddard School's post 06/02/2021

☀️ How is it June already?! This week our friends are learning all about summer! ☀️

Timeline Photos 06/02/2021

"Children see the magic because they look for it." - Christopher Moore
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📷The Goddard School (Folsom)

"Children see the magic because they look for it." - Christopher Moore
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📷The Goddard School (Folsom)

Timeline Photos 05/31/2021

While Memorial Day provides a welcome three-day weekend, it is a significant holiday in the United States. Whether you and your family spend the day BBQ'ing or just relaxing, don't forget to remember those who gave their lives for this great nation.

While Memorial Day provides a welcome three-day weekend, it is a significant holiday in the United States. Whether you and your family spend the day BBQ'ing or just relaxing, don't forget to remember those who gave their lives for this great nation.

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/31/2021

Happy National Creativity Day! At The Goddard School, we CREATE to spark imagination and let curious little ones shine at School. How does your family get creative? Celebrate with us by sharing below! 🎨
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CREATE Framework via Helen Hadani and Bay Area Discovery Museum

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/28/2021

It's #FlashbackFriday! These photos are from todays date in 2020, 2019, and one from way back in 2015! 🥰

Timeline Photos 05/28/2021

We’re excited to share tips and tricks for Mental Health Awareness Month! Today’s toddler tip: how to handle meltdowns. Give your little one a moment to collect themselves, and help them label their feelings while listening at eye level so they feel heard. What helps meltdowns in your home? Comment below!

We’re excited to share tips and tricks for Mental Health Awareness Month! Today’s toddler tip: how to handle meltdowns. Give your little one a moment to collect themselves, and help them label their feelings while listening at eye level so they feel heard. What helps meltdowns in your home? Comment below!

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/27/2021

Our friends have enjoyed some awesome sensory exploration activities this week!

How to Foster Creativity Amongst Your Young Learner | The Goddard School® 05/27/2021

How to Foster Creativity Amongst Your Young Learner | The Goddard School®

May is Inventors Month but our little ones are always inventing and testing! Here are some ways we can help our young learners to become more creative: https://bit.ly/3mNDASz

How to Foster Creativity Amongst Your Young Learner | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

05/26/2021

The Goddard School's 2021 Teacher of The Year

Watch Ms. Hallie's reaction as Dennis R. Maple, chairman and CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc., shares the news that she's been selected as our grand-prize Teacher of the Year. Be sure to watch until the end for two special guests who also wanted to join in the fun! #TeacherOfTheYear #GoddardTeachers #TeacherAppreicationWeek

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/25/2021

Working on our gross motor skills!

05/25/2021

Goddard Teacher Appreciation - Gabby Douglas

The talented Olympic gold medalist, Gabby Douglas, shares who leaves her awestruck. We’ll give you a hint … it’s teachers!

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/24/2021

Happy Monday!

05/24/2021

2021 Goddard School Teacher of The Year Winner

Today we have the pleasure of announcing our Teacher of the Year grand prize winner. Allow us to reintroduce you to Ms. Hallie, the toddler room teacher at The Goddard School of McKinney (Craig Ranch), TX! Ms. Hallie helps her students embrace their curiosity and imagination by exploring the world around them in unique ways, and she never lets a little dirt or paint stand in her way!

Ms. Hallie follows the lifelong learning advice from her favorite fictional teacher, Ms. Frizzle, who always said, “Take chances, make mistakes and get messy!” Congratulations, Ms. Hallie and thank you for being part of the Goddard family!

#TeacherOfTheYear #GoddardTeachers #TeacherAppreicationWeek

The Benefits of Cooking with Children | The Goddard School® 05/22/2021

The Benefits of Cooking with Children | The Goddard School®

Cooking with children is a terrific way to enjoy special time together and support learning as well!

The Benefits of Cooking with Children | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

05/21/2021

Goddard Teacher Appreciation - Jamie Lynn Siegler

Jamie Lynn Sigler, an actress best known for her roles in The Sopranos and Entourage, wants to share some love with Goddard School teachers!

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/21/2021

Our Manatee friends were inspired by Pablo Picasso! 🎨

Photos from The Goddard School's post 05/21/2021

This Mental Health Awareness Month, hit the reset button with your child by checking in on their stress. At Goddard, we use these five ways to manage stress: practicing mindfulness, remembering to breathe, validating children's feelings, sticking to routines, and finding time for fun! 🧘

Timeline Photos 05/20/2021

Summer Learning Fact: It usually takes four to six weeks for children to relearn skills from the past year each fall! An engaging summer camp program that supports learning and social activities can reduce the catch-up time, though. Summer Camp at The Goddard School provides engaging and fun learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom that we know your child will love. Connect with us at (301) 829-5323 to learn more about summer 2021 enrollment today!

Summer Learning Fact: It usually takes four to six weeks for children to relearn skills from the past year each fall! An engaging summer camp program that supports learning and social activities can reduce the catch-up time, though. Summer Camp at The Goddard School provides engaging and fun learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom that we know your child will love. Connect with us at (301) 829-5323 to learn more about summer 2021 enrollment today!

How to Foster Creativity Amongst Your Young Learner | The Goddard School® 05/20/2021

How to Foster Creativity Amongst Your Young Learner | The Goddard School®

May is Inventors Month but our little ones are always inventing and testing! Here are some ways we can help our young learners to become more creative.

How to Foster Creativity Amongst Your Young Learner | The Goddard School® Dr. Kyle Pruett and Sue Adair are available to answer your questions on early childhood development, parenting and preschool.

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2002 Back Acre Circle
Mount Airy, MD
21771

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Monday 6:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 6pm
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