About Us
WR School

We believe that play and creativity are necessary ingredients for a healthy childhood. We nurture wonder!
896 Saratoga Road (Route 50)
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Welcome to The Wonder Room! We are an early childhood learning center. We love creating inspiring spaces and activities for young children.  There is always something new to explore and discover.  The Wonder Room offers programs that encourage experiential learning in a play-based setting.  Become a member and borrow toys, games, and books from our Lending Center.  We are dedicated to nurturing wonder and inspiring imaginative thinking and creativity in those we serve. 
Come and wonder about the world with us!  

Browse our website to discover our engaging programs for children, families, and educators of young children:

WR SCHOOL - a brief summary of our Early Childhood Program (Ages 3 - 6) 
REGISTERING NOW for SEPTEMBER 2020!  Call or email us to learn more!

Wonder Time - Ages 2- 3 with an accompanying adult

Community Table - Ages vary

Summer Enrichment Programs  - Ages 4-7

School Break Enrichment Programs - Ages vary

Meet-Ups - Private rental of the building - BIRTHDAY PARTIES (ages 2-5) and other groups

Outreach Programs - We will bring a enrichment program to you!

Professional Development Workshops and Informational Talks for Educators & Parents

Thoughtful Play Spaces - Let us help you organize your toys and craft supplies - consultation service

Etsy - TheWonderRoomatHome  - Play and Create Kits for purchase

A Nursery/ Preschool for children Age 3 - 6
(contact us to schedule a tour)
More information on WR School page

$7 per child  
18 mos. and older
Accompanying adults and babies are FREE
We accept cash, check, or credit card.

Current OPEN to the PUBLIC HOURS 


Mondays    9am - 5pm
Tuesdays  (closed - scheduled classes only)
Wednesdays (closed - scheduled classes only)
Thursdays (closed - scheduled classes only)
Fridays    9am - 5pm

Friday, November 29th

(one or two Saturdays a month - September - April) 
9am - 5pm
November 9th 
9am - 2pm
December 21st and 28th, 
January 4 and 11, February 15 and 22

Many Saturdays and Sundays are reserved for private use by groups - 
such as BIRTHDAY PARTIES. Inquire about availability.

Note: If the weather or travel conditions are unfavorable, we will be CLOSED for the safety of all.
Please check our posts on our FACEBOOK page or call ahead at 518-602-0237

Drop-In Hours are self-guided and children must be accompanied 
by a supervising adult (at least 18 years old) at all times. 

Educators and Play Associates are available to facilitate your experience, but are not available 
to provide ongoing childcare. Please enjoy the experience with your child.


We accept cash, local check, and credit card. 
Thank You!

What are parents saying about our programs?

We will definitely be back in to play soon -CK

We are so impressed with your program!!....You have a wonderful facility where kids can grow and learn. - TC

Wow!  Looks like a ton of fun.  (Our son) loved every day of the program, and he learned a lot as well.  Thanks for such a fantastic program this summer.  - KS

Thanks for all that you do.  (My son) has grown so much with your program. 
 I tell everyone about The Wonder Room. - AF

Thank you again for such a wonderful party on Saturday. My daughter had an amazing time and all of the parents provided great feedback about the party!  All of the kids really enjoyed themselves and I appreciate you setting up the space for us (and cleaning after we left). - JS

My daughters and I had such a wonderful time today!  I'm just sad I haven't stopped in sooner.  We will definitely be back soon!   EC


Family Membership
$120 per year (includes 1-3 children and at least one adult living at the same address) - additional children may be added at a rate of $20 per child

-Free admission to drop-in play programs
-Discounted admission to most fee based programs
-Ability to borrow items from the toy lending center

*We accept cash, check or credit card.
Thank You.
*Fees are subject to change.

It's the Wonder Room! drawn by girl, age 5 1/2
Can you see the details? water table, outside easel, 
play house, balls, sidewalk, chalk drawing, 
bird on the wire, and Ms. Chris' car in the parking lot