Just Children Child Care offers programs for Philadelphia infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners.

We have before-school, after-school and summer programs in Philadelphia, too!

Just Children was founded in 1983 and operates 11 schools in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas. We offer a unique environment for children from two months through kindergarten age. Our programs operate year-round and are specially designed to develop methods of exploration, reading, and math readiness.

Just Children Promotes Education and Gross Motor Skill Development

  • Every Just Children Child Care Center offers an elaborate outdoor playground designed to promote gross motor skill development and an indoor playroom for large muscle activities.
  • Our Philadelphia programs are filled with stimulating themes where children learn as they play. There is a computer in each classroom, which is used to teach children basic skills as they begin their journey of learning technology.
  • Summer at Just Children brings the children outdoors to enjoy organized sports, trips, nature study, and special picnics and barbecues.

Preschool, Kindergarten and Infant Daycare for Philadelphia Children

Just Children Child Care Centers incorporate the most current childcare methods into each classroom. State-of-the-art equipment and playgrounds are the standard at each of our 11 locations, and special programs are offered year-round to enrich your Philadelphia child's experience.  

  • Through creative exploration, children experience situations that promote decision-making.
  • Along with a bright and stimulating environment, children learn as they play.
  • Our professional staff carefully plans each child's daily activities, considering each child's uniqueness.

Before and After School Programs in Philadelphia

Our enriching before school and after school programs offer a safe, fully supervised environment for elementary school children. Just Children's enthusiastic teachers address the interests and development levels of children in kindergarten through grade school with a variety of fun and age-appropriate activities

Our program promotes choices such as crafts, computers, homework, and sports, so Philadelphia children can experience independence in a structured environment.

Please contact us if you’d like to schedule an appointment to visit one of our 11 locations.

Programs for Pre-School, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Aged Children in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Pre-School Programs

Our pre-school program approaches every day with imagination, innovation, and most of all, fun! The curriculum includes a combination of group activities, problem solving skills, cognitive development, and the joy and excitement of learning.

Our pre-school program emphasizes positive self-esteem, exploration and experimentation, all of which provides the foundation for academic success and lifelong skills.

Philadelphia Pre- Kindergarten Programs

Our pre-kindergarten program is dedicated to providing a strong sense of self-esteem, security, and individuality.  Each child's optimal growth and development is a primary goal of the curriculum.

Along with weekly themes, our curriculum is supported by an academic enrichment program consisting of reading and math readiness skills that will prepare your child for kindergarten. And through show-and-tell activities, field trips and special events, your child will become aware of cultures around the world.

Philadelphia Kindergarten Programs

A positive kindergarten experience is essential to your Philadelphia child's future success in school. Our unique kindergarten curriculum prepares your child for the primary grades in a personalized, private, and nurturing environment.

In addition to a solid academic preparation, your child will enjoy the creative arts, dramatic play, computers, and energizing gymnastic activities. Click to learn more about our individualized kindergarten curriculum.

Contact Just Children to Schedule an In-Person Visit

Would you like to schedule an appointment to visit one of our locations, in Philadelphia or elsewhere? Simply contact us today. We welcome you to observe classes, meet our enthusiastic and caring staff, join us for snack, and most importantly, see the happy faces of the children who attend!

We now have full-time and part-time enrollment schedules, and flexible days are available.

Just Children is licensed by the Department of Public Welfare, the PA Board of Private Academic Schools, and the State of New Jersey.


Philadelphia, PA

As the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country, Philadelphia is one of the most economically active and culturally exciting big cities in the United States. Founded in 1682 by William Penn, Philadelphia served as the nation’s capital from 1790 to 1800. Nearly 40 million domestic tourists visit the city each year to see sites including Independence National Historic Park, the Betsy Ross House, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the burial site of Benjamin Franklin. Philadelphia today has more public art than any other American city. It is also home to the world’s largest landscaped urban park, the beloved Fairmount Park.