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Beginnings Parent & Toddler Enrichment Program

Take the first steps toward a lifelong love of learning—together.

A Place to Grow

In the earliest years of a child’s life, every moment is a milestone. And in our Beginnings Program for children 12-24 months old, we make those milestones even more meaningful. This is a crucial time in your toddler’s growth and development, and this program is designed to help them stretch their imaginations and strengthen their sense of discovery.

Adventure is around every corner in our engaging, immersive learning environment, where your child engages in rich experiences designed to develop their motor, early language and literacy, and socialization skills—all led by our team of dedicated teachers and counselors, and with you at their side every step of the way.

Every book, every activity, and every movement is another chance to instill confidence and explore something new. And best of all, you won’t be doing this alone. You’ll become part of a community of parents, teachers, and counselors who are here to answer questions and share experiences. Because when you’re surrounded by people who are invested in your child’s growth, they’re more likely to reach their full potential.

Sample Beginnings Class Schedule

Peak inside a Beginnings classroom!

Parents/Children Explore Centers and Work Stations
As children and their parents arrive, they ease into the morning’s experiences by exploring, together, our construction, drama, sensory, art, and literacy stations, which inspire little ones to explore with hands and hearts the rich resources of the Beginnings classroom. 

Snack and Parent Connections
Children pause for group snack and parents take the opportunity to share information and discuss parenting topics with each other and the Beginnings director.

Specials Samplers
A unique strength or our Beginnings program is instruction by specialist teachers in Spanish, art, music, drama, physical education, library, and guidance. 

Close
When it’s time for the busy Beginnings morning to come to a close, children gather in our circle space to share a closing song or a special book before heading home. 

 


Choose from two convenient locations 

The program is offered at both our Hillsdale and Doherty campuses. Please see the schedules below for dates and times for each location.

Hillsdale Campus: $250  

Wednesday Classes: 9:30-10:30 a.m. 

5400 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45227

Questions?

Contact Andi Simon, Director of Admissions, Early Childhood
513.728.2411
andi.simon@7hills.org

Doherty Campus: $250

Monday Classes: 9-10 a.m.
Friday Classes: 9-10 a.m.

2726 Johnstone Place
Cincinnati, OH 45206

Questions?

Contact Andi Simon, Director of Admissions, Early Childhood
513.728.2411
andi.simon@7hills.org

 

REquest to register

Please click the link below to complete the Request to Register form. We will notify families of their registration request status for the fall session by Aug. 20, for the winter session by Dec, 3, and for the spring session by Feb. 4.

Request to Register


Happy and safe

The following guidelines help ensure the health, safety, and enjoyment of everyone:
  • Masks must be worn by all adults
  • Children must be between the ages of 12-24 months as of Sept. 15, 2021 
  • Children must be walking by the date of the first class
  • The same parent or caregiver must accompany the Beginning student throughout the eight-class session

Beginnings  2021-22 Schedule

Beginnings Fall 2021 Session

Doherty Campus
Mondays

Doherty Campus
Fridays

Hillsdale Campus
Wednesday
Sept. 20 Sept. 17 Sept. 22
Sept. 27 Sept. 24 Sept. 29
Oct. 4 Oct. 1 Oct. 6
Oct. 18 Oct. 15 Oct. 13
Oct. 25 Oct. 22 Oct. 20
Nov. 1 Oct. 29 Oct. 27
Nov. 8 Nov. 5 Nov. 3
Nov. 15 Nov. 12 Nov. 10

Beginnings Winter 2022 Session

Doherty Campus
Mondays

Doherty Campus
Fridays

Hillsdale Campus
Wednesday
Jan. 10 Jan. 7 Jan. 5
Jan. 24 Jan. 14 Jan. 12
Jan. 31 Jan. 21 Jan. 19
Feb. 7 Jan. 28 Jan. 26
Feb. 14 Feb. 4 Feb. 2
Feb. 28 Feb. 11 Feb. 9
March 7 March 4 Feb. 16
March 14 March 11 Feb. 23

Beginnings Spring 2022 Session

Doherty Campus
Mondays

Doherty Campus
Fridays

Hillsdale Campus
Wednesday
April 4 April 8 March 2
April 11 April 15 March 9
April 18 April 22 March 16
April 25 April 29 April 6
May 2 May 6 April 13
May 9 May 13 April 20
May 16 May 20 April 27
May 23 May 27 May 4