Our Programs

Important AnnouncemenTs:

The staff of Building Blocks would like to wish all of its students and families a happy and healthy holiday season!  We encourage everyone to be vigilant during the upcoming school vacation by continuing to practice frequent hand washing, mask wearing, and social distancing. We look forward to all of our students returning to in person learning on

 January 4, 2021!!




Re-opening Plan Supplement dated 8-20-2020

For any questions regarding the school re-opening plan please contact the Executive Director at dcharbonneau@bbdps.com


Building Blocks - Back To School


Full day and half day openings currently available

For anyone interested in obtaining School Year 2020-21 Registration Forms 

please contact us at dcharbonneau@bbdps.com

OR call the school's main number


pumpkin picking event      


Celebrating 20 years of service for Susan Kass! 


Congratulations Susan Kass

Building Blocks Developmental Preschool

is an early childhood center that has been dedicated to enhancing the development of all children ages birth through age five for 35 years. Starting with our parent/child and toddler separation groups and continuing up through our preschool classes, children blossom and grow while striving to reach their learning potential. Toddlers and preschoolers participate in a curriculum which is aligned with New York State Department of Education Learning Standards and is enhanced by physical education, a music program, and computer literacy activities. Children participate in many extra-curricular activities as well, including field trips, pumpkin picking, a visit from the fire department, special performances and many more.

Building Blocks offers comprehensive programs and services to meet the many special needs of all children including regular education, special education, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, family training, evaluation services and ABA therapy. These specialized services are made available through a variety of different programs including Mommy & Me, Toddler Groups, Preschool Classes, Related Services, Special Education Itinerant Teachers and EI & Preschool Autism Program.

Building Blocks is approved by the New York State Department of Health to perform evaluations and provide early intervention services for children birth to 3 years. At the preschool level, Building Blocks derives its approval as a special education facility and evaluation site for children ages 3-5 years from the New York State Education Department. Building Blocks likewise possesses and maintains current its day care licence in accordance with regulations set forth by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Special education programs and evaluation services are funded by federal, state and county governments.

You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.
- Clay P. Bedford

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
- John Lubbock