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Pre-K Room Two 2018
Learning About Math
Olympics 2018
Child and Doll
Veterinarian
2018 One Hundredth Day
Blue Team
2017 Yoga

The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, for toddlers through prekindergarteners, provides quality preschool education along with safe, dependable daycare for working families. Our research-based curriculum is presented by certified professionals in a nurturing, multicultural environment.

Featured News

Pre-K Learns about "Healthy Food for Life"

Pre-K Learns about “Healthy Food for Life”

The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center is partnering with the Wellness Foundation of East Hampton to expand and enhance the ...
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Child Assessments, Focused Instruction Yield Results

Child Assessments, Focused Instruction Yield Results

For children in the early years, learning takes place not only in academic realm. Social-emotional growth and learning is crucial for young children to ...
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Partnering With Parents: A Deeper Look

Partnering With Parents: A Deeper Look

A Parent Outreach program at EWECC includes evening presentations for parents, teachers, and other caregivers by expert speakers who address ...
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First Five Years: Amazing Growth

First Five Years: Amazing Growth

The first five years of every child's life present an incredible opportunity for accelerated learning, as 90 percent of the ...
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Focus on Nutrition Education

Focus on Nutrition Education

Good nutrition in the early years is a main ingredient helping children to develop healthy bodies and minds.  In conjunction ...
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First Guest Reader of 2018

First Guest Reader of 2018

Barbara Layton, the owner of Babette's restaurant just down Newtown Lane from the Center in East Hampton Village, was our ...
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This is Us: 2017-18 Class Pictures

This is Us: 2017-18 Class Pictures

Class pictures taken earlier this fall are in! We love seeing every single face of our young students gathered together ...
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More News

After-school Yoga

With plans for an ongoing series of special activities and classes presented by community friends and other guests, EWECC welcomed Marcia Winter, a retired elementary teacher and children's yoga teacher, on Nov. 8. During a late-afternoon yoga class in the Center's rotunda, children learned about breathing techniques using scarves to observe the effect of breathing out through their mouths, practiced sitting tall and straight, and stretched and moved their bodies in a variety of ways, including moving like various animals. We would love to have more volunteers share their interests, hobbies, or expertise, and to have you meet our young

Healthy Harvest Program Hones in on Key Learning Areas

The Healthy Harvest nutrition and gardening education curriculum at Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, initiated last year, will be expanded to include experiences and lessons that pair with the Center's curricular learning standards.

For Center, Fund-Raising is Key

Annual fund-raising remains crucial for the Center to continue offering education and full-day care for toddlers and preschoolers at affordable prices.

Our Partners

Mary’s Marvelous!
Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game
Merrill Lynch
East Hampton Chamber of Commerce
Share the Harvest Farm
The YMCA of Long Island
Wellness Foundation
People’s United Bank