Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Hamden, CT

Hamden is known for its vibrant community and essential amenities, making it a convenient location for families.

While our facility is larger and more modern, we still offer the same programs and services as the founding Over the Rainbow learning center.

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700 Hartford Turnpike,
Hamden, CT 06517
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Enrollment: (860) 637-3363

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We encourage interested parents to visit our Hamden 2 Learning Center for a tour and see how it meets the specific needs and expectations for their child’s care and development.

Modern Campus

Our daycare facility embraces a modern design with ample space, catering to parents seeking a different approach to childcare. As you enter, you’ll notice the sleek, contemporary design that fits our play-based curriculum like a glove. The facility’s size allows for spacious rooms and indoor play areas.

Clean and Sanitized

We prioritize cleanliness to ensure a healthy environment for your child. Our cleaning protocols prioritize sanitized surfaces and common areas in addition to reinforcing good hygienic practices.

Security and Oversight

Our facility is equipped with security cameras and biometric fingerprint scanners which restrict access to all exterior doors. Only authorized individuals can access the learning center within specified hours within and outside the learning center’s hours of operation.

How Old Is Your Child?

Hamden day care center 2 | over the rainbow kids
Hamden day care center 2 | over the rainbow kids

Childcare For Infants
(6 Weeks - 12 Months)

Our Infants program is centered around the unique needs of babies in this age group. We provide infants a loving, nurturing environment designed especially to promote early growth and comfort. Staff members focus on muscular development, incorporating activities like tummy time and crawling assistance.

Hamden day care center 2 | over the rainbow kids

Childcare For Waddlers
(12 Months - 18 Months)

Our Waddlers program eases your child’s transition from infancy to toddlerhood through greater engagement. We continue to prioritize hands-on activities to foster development, preparing your child for the next stage of their learning journey. This program introduces age-appropriate lessons that lay the foundation for their growth and exploration.

Hamden day care center 2 | over the rainbow kids

Childcare For Toddlers
(18 Months - 36 Months)

Our Toddler program uses the skills learned in the previous level to introduce more dynamic engagement. In addition to our loving and secure environment, we introduce more organized activities, including our exciting "Soccer Shots" program. This helps toddlers develop essential skills while having fun and building social connections with their peers.

Hamden day care center 2 | over the rainbow kids

Childcare For Preschoolers 
(3 Years and up)

For children aged 3 to 4 years old, our Preschool program offers a dynamic and more comprehensive learning experience. With dedicated instructors for everything from music and dance to karate, your child will have the opportunity to explore their interests and talents. This program nurtures creativity while fostering development.

Hamden day care center 2 | over the rainbow kids

Childcare For Pre-K
(4 Years - 5 Years)

Our Pre-K program builds upon the strong foundation laid in our Preschool program, with a specific focus on preparing your child for kindergarten. We engage children in age-appropriate activities that enhance their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Your child will thrive in our stimulating environment as they develop the skills and confidence needed for a successful transition to elementary school.