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We currently provide Preschool & Pre-k with full and half day options as well as Before and After School Care for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade during the school year. During the summer we also provide a Preschool and Youth Summer Camp Program. 


 The Children's Center is a vibrant learning community dedicated to providing a nurturing, secure environment with enriching and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.

Our caring, highly educated staff:

  • are warm and engaging
  • have a thorough understanding of child development
  • use research-based approaches
  • provide a rich variety of engaging activities that foster cognitive, social, emotional, physical and spiritual growth
  • foster family inclusion and strength-based philosophies
  • genuinely respect and support one another, work collaboratively
  • are dedicated-the average length of employment is 8 years!

We have a strong emphasis on:

  • relationship building
  • individualized learning
  • emergent, child-centered curriculum
  • nature immersion
  • family engagement
  • play-based, sensorial learning 
  • social and emotional development

This is a place where everyone is welcomed and we celebrate each child's uniqueness with unconditional love and support.

 We are a fully licensed program, an Early Achiever Participant and a Partner with Edmonds School Districts Pre-K-3rd Grade Alignment. 

The Children's Center has been providing exceptional care in our community since 1980!


Schedule Your Personal Tour Today!

Tours of the Children's Center are available for parents interested in our childcare or preschool programs. If you are interested in scheduling a tour, or for more information, please contact Kim Erickson, Interim Director, at 425.774.4458 or email her at kimg@edmondsumc.org. She looks forward to assisting you!