PLAY ACADEMY:

DROP-OFF

ENRICHMENT

& CARE 

Your needs are answered

We launched September 3.  Book now!

Looking for a short-term day care or preschool alternative? 

Dying for a few hours alone or need to run errands?

 

Select the Montessori-influenced PLAY ACADEMY package that works best for you.    

 

  • Mornings 9:30-12:00 Ages 2-5Y 

  • Afternoons 3:30-6:00 pm Ages 3-6Y

  • What's included in each 2.5 hour session?

    • open play with a rotating variety of toys

    • age appropriate circle time

    • letters, numbers, colors, language enrichment

    • songs and music

    • games

    • stories

    • our calendar's daily paid programming: an arts & crafts project, a science project, music and movement class, cooking and more.  See our calendar for each day's programming.  The enrichment is provided at no additional cost

  • Our instructors have at least 3 years educational experience & are CPR certified.  Their experience is educational based varying in teaching, curriculum development and management.

  • A variety of outside service providers participate for our paid programming

  • Please keep in mind, we don't do diapers.  Potty trained is best, or we'll be giving you a call if there's a serious issue

  • Give us 24 hours notice or more and book your PLAY ACADEMY reservation online  

  • Less than 24 hours notice?  Give us a call, and we'll do what we can do to help

  • We can accommodate up to 6 kids during each day's session 

  • Let them enjoy the full 2.5 hour session or pick them up earlier

  • While PLAY ACADEMY is in session, the play cafe is limited to those scheduled for this service.  If registering for a class, these families can only access the play cafe for a limited time while PLAY ACADEMY is in session. 

  • PLAY ACADEMY instructors are only responsible for those enrolled in the program.  All other parents & caretakers participating in paid programming are required to tend to their children unless otherwise noted.

  • Play cafe doors leading to the vestibule/doctor's office will be for exits only. 

  • One-way or round-trip transportation options available through a 3rd party.  Email us for more information or give us a call

  • Check children in and out at our boutique's front desk

  • Have more than 1 child? Get in touch for a 10% discount for the 1st additional child, 20% discount for any others regardless of the package.

  • Book early to guarantee your child's spot!

Ready to Book?

Single sessions

  • Click "BOOK PLAY ACADEMY" in the website header or "BUY & BOOK" from the service menu below

  • You'll be directed to our online portal

  • Book your child's appointment and pay for your service

  • You're account is now created in our online child care booking portal

  • From your client portal, you can make future appointments, see invoices and payments, retrieve booking codes, download and submit required documents and more.

  • Once paid, you'll receive an email confirmation your child's reservation is made

  • Download and return important paperwork before your first PLAY ACADEMY session. 

  • You are required to return this signed paperwork via your online portal account

  • Children will not be allowed to attend until all signed paperwork is returned

  • Receive email and SMS reminders your child's booked reservation is coming

Booking Packages

  • Contact us to let us know you're interested in a package

  • Head to our PLAY ACADEMY online portal here

  • Create an account through our online portal to book appointments, receive invoices and see payments, retrieve booking codes, download and submit required documents and more.

  • We will send you an invoice for the package of your choice through your client portal

  • Pay the invoice

  • Once your payment is received, we'll send you a custom booking code 

  • Use your custom booking code to request your PLAY ACADEMY appointments (each time you purchase a new package, you will receive a new unique booking code to use) 

  • Receive email confirmation your child's reservation is made

  • Download and return important paperwork before your first PLAY ACADEMY session

  • You are required to return this signed paperwork via your account in our online portal

  • Children will not be allowed to attend until all signed paperwork is returned

  • Receive email and SMS reminders your child's booked reservation is coming

  • Using the Seasonal Unlimited plan and want daily bookings?  Let us know your schedule, and we'll book the sessions for you.

  • Registering more than 1 child?  Use different email addresses for each of their appointments. (Sorry, back end systems are quite complex!)

PLAY ACADEMY PACKAGES

 

Single Session

$90

2 1/2 hour morning

or afternoon session

9:30 am-12:00 pm

3:30 pm-6:00 pm

$36/hr includes

fun, stories, games, open play,

care, 1 enrichment class

& your sanity!

4 pack 

$320

2 1/2 hr morning 

or afternoon sessions

9:30 am-12:00 pm

3:30 pm-6:00 pm

$32/hr includes

fun, stories, games, open play,

1 enrichment class per day,

love & quality care

 

Valid for 1 month

from date of purchase

10 pack

$700

2 1/2 hr morning

or afternoon sessions

9:30 am-12:00 pm

3:30 pm-6:00 pm

$28/hr includes

fun, stories, games, open play,

1 enrichment class per day,

love & quality care

Valid for 3 months from

date of purchase

20 pack

$1100

2 1/2 hr morning

or afternoon sessions

9:30 am-12:00 pm

3:30 pm-6:00 pm

$22/hr includes

fun, stories, games, open play,

1 enrichment class per day,

love & quality care

 

Valid for 3 months

from date of purchase

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29 Elm Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707

Corner of Elm St. & Yonkers Ave

914 346 5148

M-F 9:30 am-5:30 pm 

Saturday 9:30-5:00 pm

Sunday Closed

Check our Calendar & FB page for play cafe availability.

Play cafe area is closed if Play Academy is booked, during private events and parties.