The Nest Playschool

infant and toddler community


Our gentle relationship-based approach allows for the┬átime, space, and materials which inherently foster children’s natural development. We are respectful of each child as a competent person with his or her own needs and emotions.

  • Indoor and outdoor environment designed expressly for infants and toddlers (6 weeks to 3 years).
  • Zero restrictive infant equipment, allowing children to move and develop naturally without artificial aid.
  • Thoughtfully chosen open-ended materials, books, and toys to encourage scaffolded learning.
  • Primary caregiver with a 1:4 ratio
  • Organic, unprocessed freshly-prepared vegetarian menu (whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables).
  • Support for breastfeeding mothers, complimentary organic infant formula provided upon request.
  • Cloth diapers provided through diaper service, included in tuition rate.

Located at 7815 SE 68th ave, in SE Portland.

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM

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