Building Blocks Hamden, Connecticut, formerly Tender Care Learning Center of Hamden, matches early education professionalism with a family-like atmosphere to create a truly fun and engaging environment. We are committed to recognizing each child’s unique gifts and talents as we provide a quality learning experience through creative play. Our goal is to foster a lifelong love of learning in every child.

Call to enroll: (866) 409-1628!

Building Blocks Accreditations

Building Blocks Hamden has committed to accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) as the measurement of our program excellence. NAEYC is the nation’s largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and is dedicated to improving programs for children from birth through third grade. NAEYC sets the standards for quality childcare and education in America, with an emphasis placed on the quality of interactions among teachers and children and the developmental appropriateness of the curriculum.

Hear From Our Families

“The enthusiasm of the staff every day provides a positive learning environment. The enthusiasm has resulted in our son being excited to get to school and race down the hall into class (and sometimes not want to leave at the end of the day when we arrive to pick him up because he is having so much fun). Anytime I drop off or pick up our child the entire class is engaged in learning and/or play with the teachers! The entire staff’s energy and passion to teach and care for children is amazing.

The staff has exceptional attention to detail for each and every child. When we had a second child coming to the teachers all took note of that and started discussing this in school and going on “field trips” to see the babies.

THANK YOU for all you do – you are truly a part of our family and have played a significant role in making my son the amazing child that he is.”

– Mark A.