Jenkintown Day Nursery Establishes New Relationship with Play & Learn Centers

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Map of  JDN and Play & LearnTwo area non-for-profit organizations, the Jenkintown Day Nursery (JDN) and Play & Learn (P&L) of Fort Washington, have formed an association to serve the early educational needs of young children. In addition, a new not-for-profit organization, The Jenkintown Day Nursery Foundation, will provide funding and scholarships for area children. (more…)

Applebee’s Dining to Donate

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Dining to Donate ApplebeesApplebee’s restaurant will be hosting an all-day Dining for Dollars Fundraiser on Tuesday, November 10th. Families who dine out and show this flyer will have 10% of their food and beverage purchase donated to Play & Learn. These proceeds benefit Play & Learn’s enrichment curriculum, programs like music and gym are just some of the activities your children enjoy and look forward to throughout the school year. So dine with family or come with friends to support this worthy cause. (more…)

Sensory Experiences Are Important For Learning

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MusicalSoft, hard, smooth, rough…that’s what sensory experiences are made of. Engaging our senses helps with learning and retaining information.  Some of our favorite experiences and memories involve our senses.  When thinking of summer at the beach, you can feel the sand, smell the sunscreen and taste the funnel cake.  Sensory activities allow children to develop another way of learning, exploring and having fun. (more…)