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.

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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Jason’s Deli will host the Children’s Center on Tuesday, March 24.  But first, we need 25 diners to register their intention to attend. Help us secure the event by going to:  http://www.groupraise.com/events/5798 Jason’s Deli will donate 15% of the tab […]

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   . February is here, and love is in the air?  As parents and caregivers of children, we don’t always see love in the air… well, at least not from every behavior….  But how do we teach children the importance […]

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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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Three Retired Generals and an Admiral who advocate for greater funding of preschools through the organization Mission: Readiness visited the Children’s Center Monday, Nov. 24, for a look at our model educational program. They chatted with students and teachers in each of […]

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Does your child attend Lemon Road Elementary School in Fairfax County?  Beginning in January, we will offer both before and after school to children in grades Kindergarten- 2nd grade that attend Lemon Road Elementary School.  Please call our office if […]

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  With a respectable finish of 1 hour 54 minutes and 11 seconds (1:54:11), our invincible Ms. Susi, teacher in the Young Explorers Room, completed her third Army 10 Miler on Sunday Oct. 12 to raise funds for the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center. […]

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New school year, new handbook, and new volunteer opportunities.  Parents enjoyed an evening of conversation and snacks as they learned more about Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center on Wednesday September 3, 2014. 

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We would like to introduce our newest Teacher, Ms. Molly Weil.  Ms. Molly has a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin.  She comes to us as a Virginia Licensed Early Childhood Educator from Langley Elementary School […]

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