Where Play and Learning
Where Play and Learning
We are committed to providing a quality program within a safe, nurturing environment.
Our curriculum encourages and promotes the intellectual,
social, cognitive, emotional
and physical development of young children.
School Year 2022/2023
The Hand-in-Hand Early Learning Center has a rich history with the church spanning more than 50 years. Hand-in-Hand is licensed with the State of Michigan and the City of Birmingham. We are proud of our teachers and curriculum and have been voted by the Birmingham Patch 'Best preschool in Birmingham.'
Our talented, professional team of early childhood educators creates an environment that supports and develops a love of learning, respect, cooperation, leadership, an ability to make choices, pride in individual accomplishments and problem solving skills. As the children grow and develop in our program, they are both nurtured and challenged within a Christian-centered environment as they move towards greater independence that elementary school brings.
Age appropriate curriculum is offered in each of the classrooms aimed at helping each child to be successful in kindergarten and beyond. Many of our classrooms incorporate the Handwriting Without Tears Program into daily activities.
Exercise and art classes are also available as additional choices for after school classes.
The school year runs September through early June for children age 9 months through 5 years.
The core program hours are from 9:15am-11:45am.
Please refer to the following list of Hand-in-Hand classes offered at the center:
Early Learning Classes-
Monday – Friday 9:15-11:45am
For children 9 months through those turning 3 after September 1 of that school year.
You may choose one to five days based on availability and the child(ren) will be placed in one of three classrooms based upon their age.
Tuesday and Thursday 9:15-11:45am
*Children must be three by September 1 of the registered school year
Three year old Enrichment Classes
Monday, Wednesday and/or Friday 9:15-11:45am
These classes give the three year old preschool student one to three more additional days, based on availability, with a curriculum that works in partnership with the preschool class to
enrich the learning process.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:15-11:45am
*Children must be four by September 1 of the registered school year
Four-year old Enrichment Classes
Tuesday and/or Thursday 9:15-11:45am
This class gives the four-year old preschool student one to two additional days
aimed at fine tuning their kindergarten readiness skills through a creative structured curriculum.
Young Fives Program
Monday-Thursday 9:15am-1:15pm and Friday 9:15am-11:45am.
This program operates five days a week. The Michigan Common Core standards and Handwriting without tears are built into the curriculum.
Monday - Thursday 11:45am-1:15pm
This program is offered to students age 2-5 years. The extended days are offered one to four days based on availability. The children bring their lunch and enjoy recreation time after their morning classes.
Tuesday - Friday from 9:15am-1:15pm
The themed fun mini-summer camp runs for four days in early June
and is open to currently enrolled students age two years to five years.