There is Always Something Happening at Children’s Playhouse!

We’re always striving to make our schools better, our families happier, and our community stronger. We’re thankful to the ongoing support we receive to help make our early learning center a great place for children to thrive! Learn about the improvements we are continually making and the media recognition we’re receiving.
South Philly Review: Celebrating Diversity

South Philly Review: Celebrating Diversity

The Children’s Playhouse Newbold Center on West Passyunk Avenue celebrated diversity with Multi-Cultural Day on Nov. 23 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. Read the full article on the South Philly Review.

Children’s Playhouse – Days Of Hire

Children’s Playhouse – Days Of Hire

Children's Playhouse is excited to be hosting Children's Playhouse Days of Hire on August 15 - 18, 2022 at our Children's Playhouse Whitman location. If you are looking to join an organization where you make a difference in the lives of others, we welcome you to come...

Pre-School Open House Enrollment Event

Pre-School Open House Enrollment Event

Please join us on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 9AM to 11AM for a tour of our schools and to enroll on location for our PHLPreK, Head Start, and Pre-K Counts classrooms. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming your family to Children's Playhouse Early Learning...

Fiedler, State Official Tour Child Care Site

Fiedler, State Official Tour Child Care Site

State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler (pictured on right) joined Department of Human Services Acting Secretary Meg Snead (center) during a visit to Children’s Playhouse at 2501 S. Marshall St. in South Philly on April 5. The legislator and acting secretary toured classrooms...

First Vaccine Clinic for 5-11 Year Old Children

First Vaccine Clinic for 5-11 Year Old Children

Children's Playhouse is proud to announce the first COVID vaccination clinic for children, 5 to 11, is being offered to everyone on Saturday, November 6 at Children’s Playhouse. Walk-ins invited. Pfizer, Moderna and J & J will be available. It is presented by...

HEPA Air Purifier and Air Sanitizer Units Installed

Dear Families and Friends! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased HEPA Air Purifier and Air Sanitizer units to safely clean indoor air and a unit will be installed in each classroom throughout both schools! Below is some additional information on the units:...


Compensating ECE Professionals in the Manner They Deserve
Build Initiative

Meet the 2022 AL DÍA Women of Merit

Fixing Our Broken Child Care System
WHYY | Radio Times

Children’s Playhouse Holds COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Kids

Early Learning Centers facing staffing shortage are urgently looking to hire more

Children’s Playhouse Preschoolers graduate with an outdoor Hollywood themed ceremony
CBS Philly

Students Put Finishing Touches On Murals At Children’s Playhouse Early Learning Center In South Philadelphia
CBS Philly

Philly Rising: Early education provider gathers emergency resources for diverse families in its care
KYW News Radio

KIDFUN – Summer Activity Ideas to Entertain the Kids

KIDFUN Author Sharla Feldscher Organizes Fun Time With Kids At Children’s Playhouse

KIDFUN Author Shows Kids How To Have Fun Without Electronics

Sugary drinks tax boosts Philadelphia preschools with new funding
CBS News

‘We knew it was inevitable’: Pa. child cares wrestle with COVID surge

Damaris Alvarado
CBS Philly (cbslocal.com)

Philly Rising: Day care center meets needs of whole families


A People’s Budget: Education

Joint Policy Hearing Focuses on Pandemic Funding for Childcare Centers

Whole, Committee of the.pdf

Child care providers in Philadelphia warn of mass closures due to new state policy
Chalkbeat Philadelphia

Child care providers adversely impacted by funding cuts

Child care dilemma: Philly parents scrambling to plan for three days a week of virtual school