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We are a community of like-minded parents and teachers who believe children need a place where they can explore and learn on their own terms, where emotional, social, and physical needs are as important as cognitive needs, where young children can get outside and thrust their hands in soil, touch, feel, and smell the plants, and most of all, get dirty.


What makes DIG different and why it matters. 1:4 Adult to Child Ratio Allows for individual needs to be met. Child-led Learning, Play-based Program Creates freedom for children to practice …


What is DIG Childhood Center? DIG Childhood Center is the name of the preschool and toddler programs being offered by Venice Parents Daycare & Preschool. What is Venice Parents Daycare …


DIG Childhood Center, operated by the non-profit Venice Parents Daycare & Preschool, began as a local, home-based daycare in the 1990s. Over the years, we have grown into a unique …

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Upcoming DIG Tours: 12/20

Come tour the preschool and toddler programs… Tuesday, December 20 at 10:00AM 2019 14th Street Santa Monica, California 90405 Tours last for approximately 1 hour. No R.S.V.P. is required. On …