The first International Baccalaureate Candidate preschools in Michigan:
Bloomin’ Kids and Tots at Lone Pine and Conant are the first International Baccalaureate Candidate preschools in Michigan. The IB Primary Years Programme begins at age 3 and focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. The programme encourages international-mindedness and a positive attitude to learning. It prepares students to be active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.
Excellence of Teaching Staff:
A 2009 survey of Bloomin’ Preschools parents showed 96% would recommend Bloomin’ Tots and Kids to a friend, citing the excellence of our teaching staff.
2008 Best of Bloomfield Hills Award in the Schools:
Bloomin’ Tots at Fox Hills received the 2008 Best of Bloomfield Hills Award in the Schools category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country.
Bloomin’ Kids and Tots preschools, provided by Bloomfield Hills Schools to residents and non-residents of the district, offer full-time and part-time programs that are child-centered and activity-based. Students flourish in supportive, engaging and empowering environments. Activities are customized to meet each child’s learning abilities.
Teachers communicate regularly with families and encourage enthusiasm for learning, the pride of accomplishment and the joy of discovery. This special blend of loving care, a stimulating environment and customized intellectual activities create a superior early childhood experience.
Infant Program for children 6 weeks to 18 months: Bloomin’ Tots knows that the experiences infants have during the first months of life are crucial to healthy brain development. Our program incorporates physical, intellectual and social activities on a daily basis tailored to each baby’s personal needs. A 1:4 caregiver-to-infant ratio allows nurturing attention and interaction. Babies use individual, assigned cribs and receive personalized care, meal and nap times.
Toddler Program for children 18 months to 2-1/2 years: With a toddler’s increased mobility comes an urge to explore. Bloomin’ Tots’ safe, clean, intellectually-stimulating environment is a perfect place for toddlers to exercise their natural curiosity. Nurturing teachers guide experiences and track development, adapting activities to meet individual needs. Regular communication and opportunities for volunteer participation keeps families informed about their child’s day.
Preschool Program for children 2-1/2 to 5 years: Preschoolers are inquisitive little learners, ready to take on the world. Bloomin’ Kids and Tots preschool programs encourage students to question, reason, create and problem-solve through active exploration, creative play and academic experiences. Caring teachers build confidence and self-esteem, emphasizing the importance of sharing, taking turns and listening, readying preschoolers for the kindergarten experience.
Bloomin’ Kids and Tots accepts enrollment all year on a space-available basis.