About Us

Little Maroons is a parent-supported childcare cooperative operating from a child-led, African-centered curriculum rooted in indigenous wisdom. We are located in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.

What's New at Little Maroons?

We are FULL for the 2018-2019 school year. We service students ages 3 through 5 years old for our preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten program.

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Daily Schedule

Early Bird:

7am-9am: Early Bird Drop Off/Bathroom/Breakfast/Center Time (i.e. Dramatic Play, Legos, Blocks, Vehicles, Independent Reading)

School Day:

9am-9:15am: Arrival/Open Activities

9:15am-9:30am: Morning Meeting/Story time (Ancestral Drum Circle, Good Morning Songs, Weather, Letter, Number, Freedom Fighters of the Week, Theme of the Day, Morning Stretch)

9:30am-10am: Small Group Activities (Mini lesson and 3 group choices)

10am-10:50am: Center Time/ Project Choices (i.e. Dramatic Play, Legos, Blocks, Vehicles, Independent Reading, Discover Center, Manipulatives, Open Art, Play dough)

10:50am-11am: Prep to go outside

11am-11:50am: Morning Snack and Outside Activity (Playground, Gardening or Yard play)

11:50am-12pm: Transition to Lunch

12pm-12:30pm: Lunch

12:30pm-12:40pm: Prep for Nap

12:40-2:40pm: Naptime/Quiet Time

2:40-3pm: Nap Transition and Dismissal 

Aya Afterschool Program:

3–3:45pm: Afternoon Snack/Story time

3:45 -4pm: Bathroom/Clean up after Snack

4pm-5pm: Afternoon Activity (Specials Teacher/Afterschool Homework Help or Project that incorporates Daily Theme)

5-5:45pm: Activity Choice Time

5:45 – 6pm: Dismissal/Outside time/Free play