2017 Spring Auction

Dear Children's Garden Community, We are excited to announce that our annual auction will be held on May 6, 2017 at 6 p.m. Save the date for an evening with fellow Gardeners, alumni, and community members all coming together for our magical school. The Children's Garden is celebrating its 40th year and we will be hosting our annual auction at the gorgeous Kinzer Estate on...
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The Garden

For over 37 years, The Children’s Garden has provided young children with a rich curriculum and caring atmosphere that celebrates individual uniqueness, promotes self-esteem and encourages cooperative and caring social interactions. The Garden has encouraged parents’ active involvement in the school as a means to strengthen the family unit and increase community awareness and i...
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Meet The Puppets

At the Children’s garden, students get to know some very special “teachers.” While they do not have formal teaching degrees, our puppet friends are very helpful at reinforcing concepts, expanding language, modeling listening skills and manners, and encouraging creative thinking. They help us all remember that learning is a lot of fun and the children come to love them all.
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The Curriculum

Our curriculum is designed to encourage each child to experience the world in a very personal, hands-on fashion, through the creative use of art and natural objects. Frequent opportunities to discuss, evaluate and learn from personal experiences in a group setting. Inclusion of family and home life as an integrated part of the learning experience. Encouragement of fantasy, imag...
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The Philosophy

Our teaching philosophy is to provide a warm and nurturing learning environment, focusing on the personal needs of each child. The primary goal of the teachers at The Children’s Garden school is to treat each student as an individual, helping each find and express his or her own voice, through development of positive curiosity and a true enthusiasm for learning.
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Welcome to the Children’s Garden School

Three miles south of historic downtown Issaquah, the Children’s Garden school is situated in a park-like setting of natural woodlands, gardens, and hiking trails. We provide the children with a rich curriculum and nurturing atmosphere that celebrates individual uniqueness, promotes self esteem, and encourages cooperative, caring social interactions based upon mutual respect.
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