About Us

Learn more about who we are & our child care services

At Building Blocks, we believe the early years are the most important in building a strong foundation for your child’s development and education. We employ 75 faculty, 28 staff and 10 administrators. Our educators and child care services staff are focused on providing a nurturing, stimulating and educational environment where children can reach their full potential. Our small classroom sizes allow us to give each child individual attention. The programs at Building Blocks Learning Center are tailored to age groups and learning level, and designed to promote all aspects of development – academic, social, physical and emotional.  We realize the importance of a positive environment in empowering children. Our teachers and caregivers are highly qualified and dedicated to building a solid foundation that encourages each child to soar. 

Benefits of Building Blocks Learning Center
  • Specialized programs for infants through school age
  • Full & part time enrollments
  • Flexible schedule accommodations
  • Lesson plans aligned with PA Early Learning Standards
  • Active participation in Keystone Stars
  • Strong focus on positive reinforcement
  • Academic, structured, hands-on learning environment
  • All meals and snacks provided
  • Strong focus on child safety and security/individual child ID cards
  • Arts & crafts
  • No television
  • School age summer camp
  • We are a fully licensed and accredited childcare facility that adheres to the highest standards in the industry.   

Mission Statement

Building Blocks Learning Center combines learning experiences and structured play in a safe, healthy, positive, nurturing learning environment to foster the development of every child in our care. Our goal is to provide children with the care and instruction needed for personal and academic success.

Our Curriculum

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Infant to Preschool

We use the Frog Street’s early childhood programs, which offers specific curriculum for every age and ever stage of development birth to age 5. The curriculum is built on four key cornerstones: early brain development research, intentional instruction, developmental learning domains and social and emotional development emphasis.

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Pre-K

Our educational based curriculum is tailored to meet each child’s need. Our staff stresses language, social and emotional, cognitive and physical development. Skill development is in the areas of alphabet, print, vocabulary and comprehension are a focus, as well as social interactions, critical thinking and creativity in solving child-sized problems, and the development of motor skills.

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School-Aged

Our before and after school child care services and Enrichment programs are aligned with the Wilkes-Barre and Dallas Area School district curriculums and customized to a child’s progress and needs. Programs include STEM Projects, homework assistance, sports and recreation.

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All Programs

All of the Building Blocks Learning Centers have a set curriculum and structured activities every day. Building Blocks is licensed by the PA Department of Human Services and Keystone STARS accredited.

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