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Our Programs


At Cream of the Crop, we have spots available for newborn babies up to children aged 12.  Each classroom is set up to provide a loving and enriching environment for each appropriate age group.

Each child must be electronically checked in and out every day.  Our center is equipped with automatic locking doors that can only be unlocked when a child is checked in or out on the computer in the lobby.  Any unauthorized persons will not be allowed to enter the building without office approval.  Likewise, no child will be released to any unauthorized person.

Each of our preschool and toddler classrooms following a morning and afternoon schedule and learning time.  Each day from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, is naptime.  Each child has their own mat, pillow, and blanket.  This quiet time allows little bodies and brains to rest so that they can absorb more fun and learning in the afternoon.


Our Infant Classroom is designed to accommodate babeis from newborn up to 12 months of age.  Our infant caregivers provide the highest quality care to your babies while here.  Each day, they focus on cognitive development, language development, social development, emotional development, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, music and movement, creative playtime, and sensory time.
Our Piglets are pre-toddlers, ages 12 months to 18 months, and are the youngest group in our Winnie The Pooh classroom, having just graduated from the infant room.  We have a maximum of 5 children in this room.  We like to keep our class sizes smaller and allow for more individualized development and one-on-one attention.  This class follows a loosely written, teacher-directed schedule allowing for play based learning.  The pre-toddlers learn to self-feed and use a 'sippy-cup' and to sit at a table together at meal and snack time.

There are a variety of developmentally appropriate toys and learning activities.  Children learn by doing and this is a busy class!  Every minute is an opportunity for exploration and socialization.  Introductions are made to colors, shapes, animal names, and sounds in a relaxed and playful environment.  Each day there is a short circle time with music, movement, and literacy activities.  Daily outdoor play time is included, weather permitting.  Teachers encourage language development with ongoing conversation about the environment, activities, and friends in their room.  In this class, a good deal of time is spent helping children learn to take turns and share.
Our Roos are toddlers, ages 18 months to 24 months. We have a maximum of 9 children in this room.  We like to keep our class sizes smaller and allow for more individualized development and one-on-one attention.  This class follows a loosely written, teacher-directed schedule allowing for play based learning.  The pre-toddlers learn to self-feed using utensils and are transitioning from a 'sippy-cup' to a small Dixie cup.

There are a variety of developmentally appropriate toys and learning activities.  Children learn by doing and this is a busy class!  Every minute is an opportunity for exploration and socialization.  Introductions are made to colors, shapes, animal names, and sounds in a relaxed and playful environment.  Each day there is a short circle time with music, movement, and literacy activities.  Daily outdoor play time is included, weather permitting.  Teachers encourage language development with ongoing conversation about the environment, activities, and friends in their room.  In this class, a good deal of time is spent helping children learn to take turns and share.
Our Tigger classroom houses our youngest group of 2 year olds.  This room is designed with a nurturing and enriching environment that provides a structure that allows students to grow and learn while feeling safe and comfortable.  Students are given daily opportunities to explore and learn through age appropriate toys and projects. Children in the Tigger Classroom are encourage to try and use their words to express their needs and wants.  The activities in the Tigger room are developed to create learning experiences and social experiences through play, projects, and activities.
Busy, controlled, chaos.  That's what you'll see when coming into a class of two year olds.  The centers and activities are more defined than in the toddler class, but play still defines all they do.  Circle times are long in the morning allowing for more time for literacy and group music activities.

Potty-training is a big part of this program as children show readiness.  Parents are requested to provide a 'pull-up' type diaper or training underwear to allow for ease of self-help.  Teachers are cheerleaders for this process and we celebrate every success!

Introductions are made of letters as they naturally occur in the environment and labels are found everywhere.  It is in this room that we begin to show how written word becomes spoken word.  Language is strongly encouraged with more running conversations throughout the day.  Self-control is also a large part of the curriculum that we teach with our Disney Class.
Preschool is a exciting adventure in your child's life and our teachers are prepared to foster your child's early academic experience.  Our curriculum supports children by building their confidence in our classrooms through hands-on exploration while developing independence.  Our teachers are committed to creating a safe and secure learning environment where children feel comfortable to explore and take risks.  Our daily schedule provides flexibility and consistency, as well as a good mix of physical play, social/emotional development, and early academic lessons.

Our comfy atmosphere provides your child's "home away from home" by fostering friendships, supporting emerging emotions, building healthy beginnings, sparking curiosity, and promoting language development.
This is the last year before the formal education begins and we fill it with developmentally appropriate kindergarten readiness activities.  It is important that we not DO kindergarten in this class, but are intentional in firming the foundation for kindergarten to be built upon.

We work to stay current with what skills and abilities kindergarten teachers are looking for in incoming students.  Literacy centers and lesson plans are deliberate as we include letters and sounds in this curriculum.

In our Dr. Seuss Room, children are encouraged to explore, create, and learn independently as well as in a cooperative setting.  Activities take place in individual, small, and large group settings.  Some are teacher directed, others are student lead.  Each week, our curriculum includes sight words, number recognition, counting, letters, reading, shapes, and colors.  We continue to build upon the lessons learned in our Dino-Mite room, as the children begin to write letters, numbers, and their names free hand without the need for tracing.

Hours of observation take place in this environment as we maintain the commitment to provide each child what they need to be a successful learner.  We respect all learning styles and know that there are no two children that learn at the same rate.
Here at Cream of the Crop, we provide before and after school care for children age 5 through 12.  Children who are dropped off before 7 AM, are transported by van to local elementary schools.  At the end of the day, our vans return to pick them up.  Upon arrival, children are given outside time to play and explore while waiting for all of the children to arrive.

All of our school children are broken down into smaller groups so as to allow for more age appropriate play and more one-on-one homework assistance from our teachers.

White Stars (5-6)
Red Stars (7-8)
Blue Stars (9-12)

Our teachers work with each child daily to make sure homework and reading assignments are completed.

Ages 9-12 have their own club, referred to as the "Liberty Kids".  This group frequently participates in advanced activities from learning about maintenance on a vehicle to movie appreciation, various sports, learning about our great nation, and erecting a Liberty Pole on July 4th.
Need a fun place for the kids to go during the summer break?  Look no further!!!

We offer a fun and interactive summer camp for all of our school-aged children.  During the summer, we have dedicated days for field trips, including the movies, skating, laser tag, and swimming.  We also do one large parent paid field trip each month where we travel to various destinations for plays, IMAX movies, and other education activities.  We also partner with the Harris County Department of Education CASE for Kids program who brings in fun education groups that teach science, robotics, mathematics, and many other STEM enriching programs to help keep kids on track during the summer months.

For more information about CASE for Kids, please visit the Harris County Department of Education.
Each Wednesday morning, our Disney, Dino-Mite, and Dr. Seuss classrooms come together in our afterschool room to hear an interactive Bible story and learn a praise and dance song.  The children love this opportunity to share with others and learn the good news of Jesus.  After the Bible story, there is a coloring sheet and a craft in the classroom to help reinforce the story and a story sheet that goes home each Wednesday afternoon so our parents can review the story with their children at home.  This time is a delight to both teachers and students as we learn to share Jesus with others.

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Bible Story Video and Favorite Praise & Dance Songs

Jesus Enters Jerusalem as a King

21 Jesus and his followers were coming closer to Jerusalem. But first they stopped at Bethphage at the hill called the Mount of Olives. From there Jesus sent two of his followers into the town. He said to them, “Go to the town you can see there. When you enter it, you will find a donkey tied there with its colt. Untie them and bring them to me. If anyone asks you why you are taking the donkeys, tell him, ‘The Master needs them. He will send them back soon.’” This was to make clear the full meaning of what the prophet said:

“Tell the people of Jerusalem,
    ‘Your king is coming to you.
He is gentle and riding on a donkey.
    He is on the colt of a donkey.’” Isaiah 62:11; Zechariah 9:9

The followers went and did what Jesus told them to do. They brought the donkey and the colt to Jesus. They laid their coats on the donkeys, and Jesus sat on them. Many people spread their coats on the road before Jesus. Others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. Some of the people were walking ahead of Jesus. Others were walking behind him. All the people were shouting,

“Praise[a] to the Son of David!
God bless the One who comes in the name of the Lord! Psalm 118:26
Praise to God in heaven!”

10 Then Jesus went into Jerusalem. The city was filled with excitement. The people asked, “Who is this man?”

11 The crowd answered, “This man is Jesus. He is the prophet from the town of Nazareth in Galilee.”