When you’re looking for a day care center near East Hartford, The Learning Center has four locations to meet your child’s needs.

  • Windsor: Building Blocks of Windsor on Marshall Phelps Rd.
  • Manchester: Manchester Center
  • South Windsor: Ellington Road Center
  • South Windsor: Pierce Road Center

We are excited about helping your child build a foundation for the future. Our centers provide clean, safe, and secure environments. Our teachers and care providers introduce your child to quality early education experiences. We designed our curricula to keep infants through fifth-graders active and engaged.

Our Day Care Staff

At the Learning Center, we take your needs seriously. We set high standards and make sure that every teacher meets our requirements.

  • Early educational credentials
  • Solid employment history
  • Insured and licensed by the State of CT
  • Trained and certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Meets tough background check guidelines
  • Dedicated to quality early education

Our Programs

When you need a day care center near East Hartford, you look for flexible programs to strengthen your child’s early learning experience. Our day care centers provide programs for children from infancy to fifth grade. Each learning level helps your child build on existing knowledge. Our programs include learning through play experiences, music, arts and crafts, and developmentally appropriate academics and skills.

Infant Day Care

When you choose a day care center near East Hartford, you want an infant care experience that considers your child’s health, safety, and development. We created our infant programs to encourage educational, social, emotional, and physical growth. We help your infant reach recommended milestones and developmental goals.


We help toddlers reach preschool readiness. Our programs focus on age-appropriate educational encounters, movement, arts and crafts, music, and activities that promote learning through play.


Our day care centers offer critical preschool learning opportunities. As with all of our programs, we help your child increase and develop essential skills. We promote reading, communication, social interaction, and creativity. We focus on early math, science, and other academic and creative skills.

Kindergarten Readiness

Our kindergarten readiness programs prepare your child for a smooth transition to elementary school. We help your child refresh and increase academic knowledge and skills. We promote new abilities using group play, music, and unique experiences.


We provide solutions when you need a day care centers with before school and after school care. New kindergarten students easily adapt to our warm, caring environment. Returning students experience a safe, familiar space. We’re also available when your kindergartner’s school closes due to weather, teacher in-service days, or other occasions.

School-Age Children

First through fifth-graders thrive in our day care. Our before and after school activities keep school-age children motivated. Your child participates in academic enrichment, arts and crafts, and other activities. We’re also available on days when schools are closed but parents must work.

Kids playing

Transportation for Day Care Center Near East Hartford

If your child’s school doesn’t have a local transportation program, we furnish transportation between your child’s school and our locations.

Day Care Center Near East Hartford

For more information about our day care centers, complete our contact form or call our Manchester location at (860) 643-8639.

To learn more about this location or to schedule a tour visit:


Manchester Center
501 West Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 06040