Girl Face Building Blocks School Let Your Child Celebrate Childhood A love of learning begins with Joy, Wonder, and Play. Voted by parents as the best preschool for over 12 years. A world Class Experience Every Parent wants for their child. Inquire Now Girl face playing outdoor Girl face playing Holistic Child Development 90% Brain develops in the first 5 years continue the magic schedule a visit of our school today. Inquire Now Nature Summer Day Camp Programs | Building Blocks Montessori Building Blocks School Parents Love Us Parents love our daily communication, Learning Stories keep parents informed about what your child is learning so that you can have a home school connection and peace of mind. Inquire Now kids playing outdoor preschool Building Blocks School Amazing Outdoor Classrooms An Abundance of Outdoor Space Encourages Unstructured Play with increased physical activity and Wellbeing. Your child will spend 70% of their day in the open air. Our amazing outdoor classrooms have plenty of space to run free, play in our mudpie kitchen, sandpit, build with loose parts, gardening, climber, and stage. Inquire Now

Our core values

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Through positive intentional child-centered play children’s cognitive, physical, physical, language, literacy, and social-emotional development are enhanced. Through the 100 languages of learning, our children are creative and active thinkers. Covert and divergent problem solving is fostered, strengthened, and promotes a love of lifelong learning
Welcome to Building Blocks School Preschool-Home of the Nature Walk Respect
We value self-respect, mutual respect, respect for others, and respect for our environment. We provide a safe and nurturing environment that encourages the appreciation of awe and wonder of childhood;
Teacher & children preschool Community
We nurture our community and cultural awareness in our environments, participation, and celebrate the diversity of our learners, families, teachers, and extended community;
Kids Playing Deep Nature Connection
We find significance in helping to awaken greater awareness and appreciation for our natural world within our community. This includes both the nature that exists all around us, as well as that which lives deep within; growing joyful, trusting, authentic relationships that grow in the relationship with others and the land. We believe that this connection is an essential element of the human journey. We are a Michigan Green School.

Building Blocks Unlocks Power of Your Child

We aim to unlock the full potential of all children by creating effective, enriching, and positive learning for them. Send your little ones to our Pre-school Pre Kindergarten program to fill their formative years with colors and gift them a bright future!

Philosophy

Building Blocks is centered on one simple principle:
Enriching Active Learners

  • child will develop critical thinking skills
  • Your child will receive intellectual curiosity and wonder
  • Your child’s natural interest will be followed
  • Your child will share the joy of learning inside and outside in nature

Our philosophy is influenced by adopting the core values of the internationally renowned schools in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Our approach acknowledges children as capable active constructors of knowledge and places emphasis on the learner’s curiosity, interests, sensory experiences, surroundings, and social relationships. In the child’s early formative years, children form their own “hundred languages” of expressing themselves and have numerous ways of thinking, exploring, playing, speaking, and doing. Building Blocks Teachers act as documenters, observers, and researchers, and the classroom and outdoor environment act as a “third teacher”. Being intentional and responsive to stimulate the senses of every learner and unleashing their innate creativity and natural eagerness to explore and play. Fostering creativity through the work of young hands, it is an environment that reflects the values we want to communicate to children. Our guiding principles allow us to focus on the whole child, empowering their thoughts, questions, interests, and in turn confidently fostering a lifelong love of learning.

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Outdoor Classrooms
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” The Reggio Emilia philosophy of respecting the child as a protagonist, collaborator, and communicator in his or her own learning resonates with me as both an educator and a mother. “Suzanne Gabli
Executive Director

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