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.

Ms. Kathy received a very humbling honor this morning, as she was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Virginia Child Care Aware organization.  The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to someone who has longevity in the field (more […]

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Early Bird Registration Opens for Center’s Third Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K All kids — and kids-at-heart of all ages — will receive a Teddy Bear as they triumphantly cross the finish line of the Children’s Center’s Third Annual Teddy Bear 5K […]

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  To her health … and yours… Celebrate Mom on her special day, Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, with a run in the 6th Annual Mother’s Day 4 Miler, hosted by Devotion to Children, a steady financial supporter of the […]

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After hunting far and wide, we have a great new bus driver at Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center.  Mr. Richard Nelson is a bus driver at Potomac School and will be joining on our team on April 13, 2015 to assist […]

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It has come to our attention that many parents are not receiving communication from the Center administration. We communicate with our families through hard copy, social media, on our website, as well through direct email. Please make sure we have […]

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Dining for Dollar$ is finally here … this Tuesday,  March 24, from 5 to 7 pm. Plan to dine at Jason’s deli and the restaurant will donate 15% of your tab to the Children’s Center. Dine in or Carry Out […]

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   . It’s March, and though spring is right around the corner, we are still dealing with the effects of quite a cold and snowy winter.  When weather affects our days, schedules can get off track.  School closures and changes […]

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Cox Charities awarded the Children’s Center a generous $10,000 grant in support of our high-quality, early education program at a reception on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Presenting the giant check, at right, is Katherine Falk, Cox Communications  Vice President of Public and Government […]

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How many stars are on the American flag? What do the red and white stripes represent? Our preschoolers learned today from visitor Joan Morton of McLean, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 270 that provided flags for our […]

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It’s that time of year again… The weather can impact our regular operations, please review our snow/inclement weather procedures.  We understand that changes in our operations can impact your work schedules.  Please review our procedures below.  If you have any […]

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