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***runabouts closed due to covid-19 in march, 2020 and will remain closed indefinitely because melissa is pursuing a career working with children and families in public libraries. thanks so much to everyone who has been involved over the years. it's been incredible.***

a play-based in-home preschool in outer east portland

    runabouts emphasizes:

  • social and emotional growth, art, dramatic play

  • lots of daily outside time

  • caring and respectful treatment

  • consistent yet flexible routines and boundaries

  • problem solving, conflict resolution, and non-violence

  • anti-bias education, social justice, and environmental awareness

  • developmentally appropriate, hands-on, child-centered activities

  • a dynamic, supportive, and safe environment

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