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Children's Health Council
650 Clark Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304
The Children's Health Council's goal is to help children and teens develop, grow and thrive, and to help families unifyMore and work together well. It offers outpatient services and psychiatric help in addition to running an in-house school that takes children with significant learning and developmental challenges up to 18 years old.  The Children's Health Council also has education programs to help teachers work better with students with differing needs and to help parents raise their children in a productive and helpful manner.
Stanford Arboretum Children's Center
215 Quarry Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304

The Stanford Arboretum Children's Center (SACC) is operated by Children's Creative Learning Centers (CCLC) andMore provides childcare and pre-school for children aged 2-month to 5-years-old.

This nationally accredited center serves the families of Stanford University and Stanford Hospital. Stanford alumni are not eligible.

College Terrace Children's Center
2300 Wellesley St, Palo Alto, CA 94306
College Terrace Children's Center, known as "CTC," is a part of Palo Alto Community Child Care (PACCC).  ItMore provides care for children of 2.5 years to kindergarden entry age, and has a staff-to-child ratio of 1 to 8. There is a daily snack and lunch. The focus of CTC is to help children form friendships and problem-solving skills. Parents are kept informed through a daily journal entry that the staff write about each child. CTC is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Montessori Discovery Children's House
437 Webster St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
The Montessori Discovery Children's House is dedicated to providing Montessori education to children. It provides artsMore and crafts activities, a wide range of toys from a play kitchen to books and blocks, and an outdoor play area. The staff is very friendly, caring, and calm with the children. The house is located inside of a senior citizen's home, and the children visit its patients and interact with the community through walks and parades.
Covenant Children's Center
670 E Meadow Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94306

Covenant Children's Center provides quality, non-demoninational childcare for the community around CovenantMore Presbyterian Church. The Center aims to provide a space for children to grow and learn, emphasizing mutual respect of all people, regardless of social, racial, cultural, religious or economic status.

The program serves children from six weeks old through fourth grade, and the mission is to prepare children for a formal education that begins with kindergarten.


Palo Alto Children's Theatre
1305 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Palo Alto Children's Theatre hosts live theatre performances and multi-arts educational programs, and offers performanceMore opportunities for young audiences in the Palo Alto area. The theatre provides classes designed to develop the learning and social experiences of children, including subjects such as Creative Play and Story Acting. Tickets for performances can be purchased either in-person at the box office or online through the Palo Alto Children's Theatre website.
Anas Day Care
1034 Moffett Cir, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Anas Day Care is an at-home day-care service in Palo Alto. This day care takes only a certain number of children toMore ensure the safety and performance of each child. Children here play and learn basics while dealing with other children and learning to share and interact with each other. 
The Children's Pre-School Center
4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

The Children's Pre-School Center nurtures and educates children between the ages of 6 months and 6 years. TheMore flexible and family-friendly program is divided into three areas to ensure children are placed in groups that are age-, personality- and developmentally-appropriate. It provides a variety of enrichment programs including dance, language and piano, and there is a registered nurse on staff.


Family & Children Services
375 Cambridge Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Founded in 1948, Family & Children Services provides caring, counseling support for children, youths and adultsMore alike in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Family & Children Services offers a number of programs like childcare center-based services, clinical research, clinical training program, family violence and abuse prevention and many others. There are also locations in San Jose.
The Learning Center
459 Kingsley Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
The Learning Center provides a high-quality educational environment for children ages six months to five years. ItsMore focus is on creating a nurturing and safe place where children can grow. The school is located within the First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto. The Learning Center creates a strong educational environment for children of any gender, race, religious affiliation or nationality.
Children's Center of the Stanford Community
685 Pampas Ln, Stanford, CA 94305

The Children's Center of the Stanford Community is a parent- and staff-run cooperative for children. At the CCSC,More children are provided with a safe learning environment, where they can explore and understand themselves as members of a society outside the center. With this goal in mind, the CCSC focuses on creativity, community building, respect, growth and responsibility, while providing a safe place for the nourishment of these values among its students.

Whether an infant or a toddler, the CCSC strongly believes that play time provides the most significant learning space for children. For this reason, toddlers are given immediate attention, encouraged to develop agency in their decisions and to gain a mastery of complex social skills. Students are nonetheless allowed to develop at their own pace. Classroom activities for toddlers include cooking, science, art, dance, movement and music. Infants are allowed to grow and explore within routines of eating, sleeping, diapering and playing.

The CCSC has a staff of 40 faculty members and currently serves over 160 children. Most of the staff at the center are highly experienced individuals, almost all of whom have from between 15 and 30 years of child-care experience. The CCSC is proudly accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Children's Creative Learning Centers
848 Ramona St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
The Children's Creative Learning Center provides early childhood education for employees, sponsered by their employers,More designing specific customized programs to meet the needs of the employees and their children.  They run tours by appointment only, so call in advance before coming to meet the friendly and well trained staff.  The company has over 100 child care facilities spread across numerous states and has a wide pool of experience to draw upon when drafting plans to meet a child's needs.
Ellen Thacher Children's Center
505 E Charleston Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Ellen Thacher Children's Center, known as "Thacher", is part of Palo Alto Community Child Care. Thacher cares forMore children aged 2.5 years to kindergarten entry age, and has a one to six staff-to-child ratio. Lunch and snacks are served daily, while activities include walks to Mitchell Park, gardening projects and participation in a music program. Thacher is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Thacher is located on the grounds of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto, but is a separate organization that is a part of the PACCC and is not religiously affiliated.
Children School of Art and Science
4175 Manuela Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Children's Library
1276 Harriet St, Palo Alto, CA 94301
With a staff that is always smiling and friendly, the Children's Library is the place to bring kids for a fun experienceMore of learning and exploration. The shelves, chairs, computers and tables are child-sized, so every kid can feel comfortable and welcome. The book topics cover a wide range, from books on birds to easy-to-read chapter books and bedtime stories.
L'Ecole de Danse
4000 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Since 1987,  classically trained artistic director Christine Morgan has been teaching ballet to children, teens andMore adults at L'Ecole de Danse in the Cubberley Community Center. Beginning, intermediate and advanced ballet is taught to adults as well as teens and children as young as 4. Classes begin in September and continue through June.
My Gym Palo Alto
2655 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
My Gym in midtown Palo Alto is a place for children to learn healthy habits at an early age through independent orMore parent participation gym classes, karate/martial arts training and more. My Gym also hosts birthday parties and offers classes for children six weeks and older.
Sunshine Preschool Montessori
3711 Ross Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Sunshine Preschool Montessori is a pre-school that works with students starting at age 2. The school allows children toMore learn basics, as well as play together and interact with other children starting from a young age. 
Stanford Hospital and Clinics Children's Hospital Patient Inform
300 Pasteur Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94304
The Stanford Hospital and Clinics' department for pediatric care information regulates and administratesMore information and documentation for patients of Stanford's Children's Hospital. 
Howard's Shoes for Children
180 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Howard's offers a large selection of children's footwear. The store carries sandals, tennis shoes, dress shoes andMore sneakers. Howard's friendly staff is great with kids.