Pre-Kindergarten (48-60 mos)

The White Birch Center for Early Learning is a year round child care program for children ages one to five years old. As a License Plus designated child care center, White Birch is committed not only to quality child care for children ages 1 to 5 but also to early learning. Our early learning center also includes a kindergarten wrap around program to accommodate families who need child care and also have children in the morning or afternoon kindergarten program at Henniker Community School. White Birch Center has two playgrounds, a one- and two-year-old playground and a three- to five-year-old playground. All ages have individual classrooms located in the same building.


Ashley Murphy

Ashley Murphy

Lead Teacher

Ashley has worked at White Birch for almost four years. She has spent most of her time in the Preschool room and has been the Lead teacher for almost a year. She graduated from Plymouth State University with her Bachelor's degree in Childhood Studies and has taken various early childhood classes. Ashley lives in Henniker with her husband, their three year old daughter, and 2 dogs.

Karen Nadeau

Karen Nadeau

Associate Teacher

Karen has been working with children for 20 years and holds her certificate in Early Childhood Education and also her Para II certificate. She believes children work best with hands on activities which help keep their minds and bodies working and a well nurtured environment. Karen lives in Hillsboro with her husband and her two daughters. She loves visiting family in Berlin and amusement parks. She also loves spending time with her family and taking walks.


(Effective January 1, 2018)

Full Day Pre-Kindergarten (4-Year-Olds)

Full Week: $200.00Includes breakfast, lunch, and PM snack

Daily Rate: $55.00Minimum of two days per week; includes breakfast, lunch and PM snack

Daily Schedule

Daily schedule is subject to change due to the needs of the children

6:30 – 8:30 Arrival / Free Choice Play

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 Circle Time: Story and Calendar

9:30 – 10:00 Group Activities

10:00 – 10:30 Free or Outdoor Play

10:30 – 11:00 Health and Fitness Education

11:00 – 11:30 Outdoor Time

11:30 – 12:00 Lunch

12:30 – 2:30 Rest

2:30 – 3:00 Snack

3:00 – 5:30 Afternoon Activities: Outdoor play, Choices, Pick-up

Drop Off and Pick Up

The drop off and pick up door is the right door of the red barn section of the building.