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  • About Our Program | Discovery Barn and Discovery Days | Texas

    ABOUT US Our Philosophy: We strive for excellence in care and education for the children at our center. Our goal is to build a strong early education foundation through a variety of experiences involving creative expression, independent learning, social skills, language skills and fine and gross motor skills. Each child will develop positive attitudes about self, school and learning. We more than meet their basic needs, including nutritious meals, clean and hygienic facilities, routine, rituals and consistency. Both the children and their families are central to everything we do, and the input of families is essential to our achieving and maintaining excellence. Discovery Barn Learning Center appreciates the opportunity to be a part of your child’s early education experience. Our staff and teachers are at all times friendly, trustworthy, patient, understanding and compassionate. We provide guidance based on sensitivity and positive reinforcement. We listen with empathy and respond with understanding to the children, their families and to each other, ensuring continuity of care, so the children develop a sense confidence and security about us. We are open Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. We are open 12 months a year. We observe the following holidays: New Years Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (days), Christmas (days). Holiday closures are subject to change. Every child needs to be present by 9:30 unless you have a doctor’s excuse. Drop off is not allowed during nap-time. If your child will be late please call the center so will be prepared for the correct ratio of children. We look forward to working with you and your family. Curriculum: Discovery Barn uses a curriculum that is original to our center and evolves with the needs and changes of preschool education. The goal of each class is to encourage ageappropriate milestones and develop academic skills. Our lesson plans are built both teacher and child-initiated activities that are developmentally appropriate and designed to meet the needs of the whole child: physically, emotionally, socially, creatively and cognitively. When children graduate from our preschool program our is that they are prepared to master all aspects of . Physical Activity/Outdoor Play: Regular physical activity promotes health and fitness has brain health benefits for children, including improved cognition. Physical activity is a regular part of our daily routine and may include dancing, running, tricycles, climbing, swinging, crawling, etc. Children should be prepared to play outside twice in the morning and twice after lunch for intervals. Please do not request that your child stay indoors. Per the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, children too sick to go outside should not be at school. We are aware there can be exceptions to this rule and will require a doctor’s note that describes the physical limits of the child. Pools/Sprinklers: Summer activities may include sprinklers and/or water tables. Wading pools or swimming pools are not used at our center. School-age children take field trips to lifeguard pools but are not allowed on diving boards or slides. Screen Time: Screen time is prohibited for children under the age of two years. Screen time for children over two years does not exceed two hours per day. The threeand four year pre-k classrooms watch 30 minutes of television in the afternoon and during the last 30 minutes of each day. Our center does not allow children of any age to bring personal electronic devices, including phones, tablets or watches, to the center. CONTACT US

  • Contact Us | Discovery Barn and Discovery Days | Texas

    CONTACT US Please contact us for more information about any of our programs or to schedule a tour at one of our learning centers. Shae Horak - Owner Discovery Barn Learning Center 202 Gaines Street Brazoria, TX 77422 T. 979.798.5696 F. 979.798.5676 ​ Director: Carolyn Helm Discovery Days Learning Center 1320 W. Brazos Avenue West Columbia, TX 77486 ​T. 979.345.3333 F. 979.345.7896 ​ Director: Nichole Siegel Hours of Operation ​ Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. We are open 12 months a year Want to Learn More? Fill out your contact information to request an initial consultation or call us Parent's Name Parent's Phone Parent's Email Child's Name Child's Birthdate How did you hear about us? arrow&v Comments SUBMIT Thanks for your order! We observe the following holidays: New Years Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (days), Christmas (days). Holiday closures are subject to change. Learn . Share. Laugh. Grow.

  • Tuition and Fees | Discovery Barn and Discovery Days | Texas

    TUITION AND FEES Weekly Rates: ​ Infants (6 weeks-18 months) $160 ​ Toddlers (18 months – 3 years) $140 ​ Pre-K (3-5 years) $130 $80 AM & PM, $70 PM only, $25 AM only, Summer Weeks $130 Other fees: We require a $45 registration fee when your child is enrolled. We also require a $45 re-enrollment fee due each fall. During the summer we have special activities, special guests, special snacks and t-shirts that will require a $45 fee per child. We close at 6 pm. There is a late fee of $2 per minute per child that is payable immediately to the teachers on duty. Excessive late pickups will result in loss of enrollment. Checks returned for any reason will include a $50 handling fee. If we receive returned checks from the same person, checks will no longer be accepted. Tuition refunds are unavailable. If tuition is not received by Friday a $20 late fee will be added each week that tuition is not paid. Failure to pay two consecutive weeks will result in loss of enrollment. Parents must give two weeks written notification before withdrawing child from care or pay two full weeks of tuition. LOCATIONS ENROLLMENT FORMS

  • Learning Centers | Discovery Barn and Discovery Days | Texas

    Facebook (BARN) Facebook (Days) Discovery Days & Discovery BARN Learning Centers we strive to provide a compassionate and safe learning environment for all of the children LEARN MORE ENROLLMENT 2019 Learn . Share. Laugh. Grow. Locations Our two locations in Texas: Brazoria West Columbia Visit Us Enrollment We are proud to offer quality childcare at competitive prices. Join Us Parent Portal Every family will have an OnCare account in which parents will be able to monitor... Learn More CONTACT US

  • Enrollment Forms | Discovery Barn and Discovery Days | Texas

    ENROLLMENT FORMS Please download and fill out our 'Enrollment Application ' form and bring it with you on your visit ​ We look forward to working with YOU and your FAMILY Discovery BARN 202 Gaines Street Brazoria, TX 77422 (979) 798 5696 Admission Forms Parent Orientation Teacher Info Sheet Emergency Card BARN Supply List Parent Handbook BARN HMW Discovery Days 1320 W. Brazos Avenue West Columbia, TX 77486 (979) 345 3333 Enrollment Form 2019 DAILY SCHEDULE Health Statement Permission to Transport Supply List Parent Handbook DAYS HMW Learn . Share. Laugh. Grow.

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