Days of Wonder is that happy, trusted place.
Where little ones thrive in their space.
Five days a week excitement lives here.
Young children discover, explore, and learn to steer.
Days of Wonder consists of four classrooms.
As the tots ride, run, dig, and climb, they learn crucial lessons.Tot Times
The 2s – 3s are all about establishing structure and routines throughout the day.Meet the 2s – 3s
The 3 – 4s are always on track. The nearby track, that is.Meet the 3s – 4s
These children are almost ready for kindergarten.Meet the pre-K 4s
Days of Wonder provides the tools to help young children prepare for a very bright future. When their days at Days of Wonder come to a close, the children will take away skills that will help them excel in kindergarten and beyond.
With loving caregivers who specialize in making children smile, and a heap of challenging and fun educational games and programs, your child will flourish.About Days of Wonder
Each classroom has teachers who have years of experience in childcare and education. They all bring their own talents to the classroom, but the one thing they all share is a love of young children.
I love watching them grow as individuals, and seeing them interact with each other. I feel proud to be part of the process.
The children teach me unconditional love! They help me learn patience. The most challenging part of the day is dealing with a tantrum, but, again, it all helps me become more patient.
Here at Days of Wonder Daycare in Dobbs Ferry, children, ages 18 months to 5 years, spend their days engaged. Through guided play, they tap their imaginations, develop their language skills, and polish their social skills. In a warm and friendly environment, the children learn to be classroom learners, leaders, and friends. And along the way, there is room for laughter. Because at Days of Wonder, silly is our welcome mat!
There is so much to learn and to wonder at in our program, yet each child progresses at his or her own pace. Every triumph, no matter how small, is very happily celebrated.More Info
We may be making our way through town, riding bikes on the playground, baking apple crisp, listening to a modern–day fairy tale, or constructing a number line. In other words, we are busy, having fun, reinforcing skills, and making memories.More Info
From the second that your child comes through the door, he or she is making friends and learning how to nurture those friendships. Our motto, to welcome and to include all, is reflected in our daily lessons.
We love the warmth and professionalism of the school’s staff, the way children are encouraged to learn through play, and the many ways in which the children are integrated into the village. Libby Copland
At Days of Wonder Child Care Program every day holds a wonderful new adventure!
I still remember playing in the mud, cooking mudpies, and making magic potions. Children learn through hands–on experiences and their imaginations take them so many places and provide them with rich experiences. All children deserve these kinds of experiences. While life is busy for families and oftentimes both parents need to work, we aim to provide a mix of magical moments, whether it be in the classroom, playground, or around town, or some other place. I want parents to feel good about leaving their children here at Days of Wonder, and know that they are busy exploring, discovering, and learning.
I have a Certification in Art Therapy from the New School and am a proud graduate of the CUNY system with a Masters in Special Education and Early Childhood. I am honored to be apart of the Lehman College Early Childhood Department where I get to influence new teachers as well as being influenced by these future teachers for over 13 years
Cecilia is the Business Director at Days at Wonder. She had been working in the costume jewelry business when the company relocated out of state. Her friend, Jennifer, knew she was looking for a job and asked if she wanted to cook for the daycare until she could find a permanent cook. She loved to cook and she loved children, so she was happy to help out.
Cecilia found Days of Wonder to be such a positive and inspiring place, not only for the children, but for the staff, too! It wasn’t long before she started taking on more responsibilities and eventually, carrying out many of the day–to–day operations. She never expected her career to go in this direction, but she has felt so at–home here at Days of Wonder. Cecilia feels fortunate to have found such a wonderful job to go to every day.
Mohini Shapero-Arditi is the Co-Director at Days at Wonder. She loves working with teachers, parents, college students and children in a wonderful, progressive developmental approach to daycare. Formerly the Assistant Director of the Virginia Marx Children's Center at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY, Mohini enjoyed working in a laboratory school environment. As Curriculum Coordinator at the Eliza Corwin Frost School in Bronxville, NY, Mohini assisted the school in transitioning to a Reggio Emilia Approach.
Mohini is a program consultant for Brooklyn Schoolhouse in Brooklyn, NY and for Garden Preschool Co-op in Jersey City, NJ and has been an adjunct professor in the Early Childhood Department at SUNY/Westchester Community College. Mohini graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a Dual Master's in Early Childhood and Childhood Education. Mohini's special interests are developing a love of learning and a sense of wonder in adults, children and herself. Mohini lives with her two sons and husband in Hastings on Hudson.