• Supporting Children, Supporting Families

    Leila Day Nurseries | New Haven, CT

    Supporting Children,
    Supporting Families


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  • What's your symbol?

    Leila Day Nurseries | New Haven, CT

    What's Your Symbol?


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  • Explore. Wonder. Grow.

    Leila Day Nurseries | New Haven, CT

    Explore. Wonder. Grow.


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Current Families
Current Families

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Future Families
Future Families

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Learning + Growing at Leila Day

Ethical Values

Ethical Values

We cultivate the ethical values of kindness, compassion, gratitude, courage and joyful appreciation.

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Nature Based Learning

Nature Based Learning

Leila Day kids develop a sense of wonder about the natural world.

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Problem Solving Through Play

Problem Solving Through Play

We become critical and creative problem solvers through play, adventure and inquiry.

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Expression and Communication

Expression and Communication

Leila Day kids use language and art to express themselves, represent the world and to communicate and learn from eachother.

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Sense of Self

Sense of Self

At Leila Day, children find comfort in their sense of self and develop confidence in their abilities as they learn to navigate different physical spaces and places.

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Instagram Pics

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Creative explosion on the light table 💥 Working on #higherorderthinking #vocabularydevelopment and #imaginativeplay
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Artists in all seasons #naturalmaterials #naturalcanvas
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The magical North yard #outdoorlearning #allweather
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Baking bread for our families this #wintersolstice #giving #gratitude #kindness #love
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Executive Director Ashley preparing hot cider at the Solstice fire #wintersolstice #seasonalcelebrations #wishesandhopes #learninginthenaturalworld
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Wishes and Hopes Basket on the Solstice fire. Turning our cares into light and heat and sending our hopes for the New Year into the universe! #wintersolstice
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Nature Study Coordinator Charlie builds the Solstice fire #wintersoltice #longestnight #shortestday #seasonalcelebrations
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Wishes and Hopes Basket ready for Solstice celebrations tomorrow! #wintersolstice #shortestday #longestnight #celebratingseasonalchange #naturebasedlearning
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Preparing our Wishes and Hopes Baskets for tomorrow's Solstice celebration #wintersolstice #celebration #seasonalchange #naturebasedlearning Thanks for the inspiration To our @commongroundnatureyear friends!!
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...like a snowflake. We are all different in our own beautiful way #greenhouse #winter #observing #seasonalchange #meinnature
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Leila Day Nurseries | 100 Cold Spring Street | New Haven, CT 06511 | 203-624-1374