Falls Church - McLean Children's Center

Whole Child

The Center is much more than a typical preschool or day care facility because we emphasize the well-being of the “whole child,” both socially and academically. The lessons we teach our diverse group of 2-5 year olds creates conscientious and caring individuals.
Learn more about why we are different.

Early Intervention

One of the most beneficial characteristics of the Center is our regular testing by our trained specialists in Child Find, occupational therapy, counseling, and speech/language pathology. Our trained specialists and low student-teach ratio helps our children excel.
Learn more about our early intervention.

Nutrition

The Center’s offers excellent quality, nutrition and variety in the food we serve to our children every day. Our garden also allows children to interact with plants. The numerous field trips also help them learn valuable lessons that will last them many years to come.
Learn more about our nutritious food.

  Yes! You can give a child the chance to can avoid a “learning gap” and start school ready to learn. You don’t have to be a world leader or a billionaire to change the world. Today, #Giving Tuesday, is about ordinary […]

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Bring your family and friends to enjoy delicious, authentic Greek food at Plaka Grill in Falls Church on Tuesday, Nov. 29 when 15% of your tab will be donated to the Children’s Center. Be sure to bring the attached flyer […]

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Children celebrated perfect autumn weather this week by taking field trips to Krops Krops pumpkin farm in Great Falls. Starting with a hay ride to the patch, including a jump in the corn crib, and ending with fresh apple cider. What […]

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Circle Time at the Children’s Center just became more comfy with the bright, poofy cushions constructed by scores of young members of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in McLean for their Day of Service project on September 11.  Anneliese Odegard, standing […]

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Picture-perfect autumn weather prompted just over 300 participants to turn out for the 4th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run on Sunday at the Children’s Center.  See the results and the photos. Teddy Bear 5K Results/2016   These Photos and More by Tenzin […]

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Teddy Bears and Balloons, Face Painters and Games Will Be Waiting For Runners of all ages at the 4th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run this Sunday, Sept. 25.  Don’t miss the Fun … Register at RunSignUp.com/TeddyBear5K  Fun Fair […]

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The McLean Woman’s Club understands the importance of good nutrition for young, growing children. On Tuesday, Sept. 6 the Club presented a generous $2,000 grant to be sure the Children’s Center can provide the 75 children enrolled this year with […]

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When they had a chance for a Day of Service in the Community, 15 members of AT&T’s Billing Department in Oakton chose to spend it with the Children’s Center on August 23. They freshened up our sign a 3 new coats […]

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Children struck the iconic pose of the Statue of Liberty in honor of the Liberty Mutual Insurance logo during the check presentation to the Children’s Center Thursday. Liberty Mutual Insurance representatives P. Andrew Pincus, far right kneeling, and Tony Iannarelli, standing […]

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TOUCHDOWN!!! Imagine watching the Redskins vs. Vikings game from 5th row seats in the Redskins’ End Zone with 3 of your best friends. You can qualify to win 4 tickets and a parking pass to the Nov.13 game by becoming a Fundraiser […]

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