about our program

about our program

We are a unique early childhood center that offers a variety of programs, including toddler groups, transition groups for 2-year-olds, and preschool classes. All of our programs share the common goal of allowing children the opportunity to use their innate curiosity and passion for exploration to make sense of the world. We have created a space full of physical, creative, social, imaginative and cognitive challenges and we encourage children to direct their own play and learning. Whether by accomplishing a new physical feat, making a friend, or experiencing the satisfaction of creating a work of art, it is our hope that each child leaves here with a feeling of success and competence. We live in a hurried, demanding world. It is our objective to provide a sanctuary where children can be children and do what they do best: learn through play.

about A Kid’s Place
A Kid’s Place (a non-profit organization) is directed by Susie Leonard, who has over 40 years experience in early childhood education. She served as director of Temple Isaiah Preschool in West Los Angeles for thirteen years and was the head of the toddler and transition programs for the thirteen years prior to that. A Kid’s Place opened in January of 2004 and is the culmination of a dream shared by Susie and her daughter Amanda. The staff who facilitates the various programs at A Kid’s Place is made up of experienced and dedicated teachers united by a belief in, and respect for, the uniqueness of every child.

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