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Top Five Childcares In Albuquerque, New Mexico

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26th October 2021

We've selected the top five high-quality preschools and childcares in Albuquerque, New Mexico. These childcare programs stand out with terrific parent reviews, learning philosophy, playful environments, and teacher qualifications. Please let us know if you would like to nominate a childcare program in New Mexico on the Wonderschool platform. We would love to highlight and celebrate them all!

A Bit of Wonder

This Reggio Emilia inspired school is a loved, thoughtful environment that is perfect for children and parents who are looking for progressive childcare. 

"My 2 year old son really loves A Bit of Wonder! This was his first time experiencing a childcare center environment and he enjoyed every minute of it! I would recommend this center to anyone in the area!" -Parent Review

Albuquerque Preschool Co-Operative 

Nature-based and play-based, this childcare is fantastic for kids in Albuquerque who like to connect to the earth and parents who want to be part of a preschool co-operative.

"Families play a unique and important role. Family members serve on various committees, comprise the Board of Directors, and assist in their children’s classrooms on a regular basis."-School Mission

Peppermint Stick Preschool

For over 30 years, this play-based, quality preschool and childcare has fostered learning and development in the childcare New Mexico community.

"The staff and the environment that my child is in are amazing! The reading, the learning, playing all the activities the Peppermint Stick provides."-Parent Review

Kidz R Us Learning Academy

This lively, play-based childcare accepts infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children. 

"By building on each child’s strengths, interests and curiosities, we guide each child to explore the world around them as well as develop new abilities and form close relationships".-School Mission

Jeanie's Child Development Center
Located near UNM Hospital and the University of New Mexico, Jeanie's is a play-based, 5-star facility. 

"Our experience at Jeanie’s over the last 2 years has been remarkable. Our daughter absolutely loves going to school each day and some days doesn't want to leave!"-Parent Review


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