Registration is going on now for our 2018-2019 programs! Space is limited. 

Natural Wonders offers a “hands on” sensory learning environment, combined with literacy and math awareness to ready students for kindergarten. At Natural Wonders, we encourage emotional and social development using interactive play, music, and learning activities, while supporting the continued growth of appropriate communication skills.

NEW– This year we are incorporating some new Montessori based activities and materials in all of our classrooms to further promote fine motor development, life and self-help skills.

All Applicants- A non-refundable registration fee and supply fee are required with each application.

New Students- The first tuition payment is required at registration to secure your child's enrollment for the fall programs

Returning Students- The first tuition payment will be due May 1st to secure placement.

Health Records- The Dutchess County Dept. of Health requires each students to submit a doctor's health form and current immunizations record before the child attends their first day of school.

*Both age and developmental needs are considered when placing your child into a program. A separate screening may be necessary to help place your child in the program that would best suit their needs.

 Lil Buddies Toddler Playgroup

Ages 20 months to 3 years (siblings welcome) and their caregiver.

2 month sessions: Tuesdays 12:30-1:45pm, Thursdays or Fridays 9:15-10:30am

Call us for a FREE trial class.

This playgroup invites toddlers 20 mos -3 years and their caregivers to experience a loosely structured preschool setting. The children will enjoy a fun and engaging circle time, art activities, free play and a snack. This is a great way to bond with your child while sharing their first preschool experience. Sibling discounts available. Limited enrollement.


Ages 3 years + 

3 days AM classes-Mon.,Tues., Wed. 9:00-11:45am

2 days PM classes- Tues., Wed 12:15-2:45pm

Children must be fully potty trained and turn 3 by Dec. 1st. This program introduces socialization and self- help skills in a school structure through a playful group time with music, interactive games and literacy. We offer exposure to a variety of art mediums for sensory exploration and creativity. 


Ages 4 years +

3 days PM classes -Mon., Tues., Wed. 12:15-2:30 pm

5 days AM classes- Mon.- Fri. 9:00-11:45am

Children must be 4 by Dec. 1st. This program introduces all the necessary skills to prepare your child for kindergarten. Listening, group participation, self-help and personal safety skills, science exploration, math and phonics are experienced in circle time and center activities.  Our Handwriting Without Tears curriculum introduces the uppercase and lowercase alphabet and puts proper handwriting skills in place from the beginning of their writing experience.  While many activities are group related much emphasis is placed on developing independence and following directions in preparation for kindergarten.