Welcome to Building Blocks Doylestown!

Since 1986, our Doylestown school has provided a fun environment that lays a firm educational foundation for young children. We are centrally located, with ample parking, and a super-convenient drop-off/pick-up driveway.


From field trips and music classes to an outdoor playground and full-size indoor gymnasium, we have everything needed to educate and entice your child.  Our bright, roomy classrooms and patient, experienced staff are eager to provide your child with a rewarding educational experience.


BBLC promotes the very important home-school connection by offering family-friendly programs and activities throughout the school year.  Parents receive monthly calendars and newsletters and have access to teachers via phone, e-mail, and conferences.

Preschool Classes

Step 1

  • Tuesday, Thursday 9:00-11:45
  • For two-and-a half and young three-year-olds
  • Small group with a teacher and an assistant
  • Encourages emerging independence
  • Concentrates on social development
  • Designed to be a child's first traditional school experience
  • Introduction to academic themes and school habits
  • Music instruction by separate music teacher
  • Children do not need to be potty trained for this session

Step 2

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00-11:45
  • For three- and three-and-a-half-year-olds
  • Offers slightly more structured academic program
  • Letters and numbers are introduced and practiced
  • Small motor skills progressively developed through daily activities in art, music, and play
  • Independence in social and readiness skills practiced
  • Music instruction by separate music teacher
  • Children need to be fully potty trained for this and all future sessions

Three Day Pre-K

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00-12:00
  • For four-year-olds eligible for kindergarten the following school year
  • Skills in literacy, mathematical concepts and small motor activities practiced each day
  • Pre-reading and pre-writing exposure
  • Daily opportunities in art, music, and play
  • Music instruction by separate music teacher
  • Whole and small group instruction
  • Offers a full kindergarten preparation program

Five Day Pre-K

  • Monday through Friday 9:00-12:00
  • For four-year-olds eligible for kindergarten the following school year, or five-year-olds in need of an additional “grow year”
  • Explores math concepts beyond number recognition and rote counting
  • Incorporates phonetic pre-writing and pre-reading experiences
  • Music instruction by separate teacher
  • Additional class time for continued practice and enriching extensions in cooking, science experiments and current events
  • Develops full kindergarten readiness

Kindergarten Classes

Full-Day Kindergarten

  • Monday through Friday 9:00-3:00
  • Fulfills Pennsylvania kindergarten requirements
  • Central Bucks School District will provide bus transportation for Central Bucks students for both morning arrival and afternoon departure

Morning academic core classes

  • Reading is taught through differentiated strategies based on individual learning styles
  • Phonics
  • Mathematical skills, number sense and problem solving skills are expanded
  • Incorporates student text books and response materials

Afternoon enrichment classes

  • Music, physical education and Spanish language instruction by separate teachers
  • Comprehensive units on a number of science and social studies topics
  • Opportunities for extensions in literature-based activities and current events

Morning Kindergarten Core

  •  Monday through Friday
    • 9:00-12:00 (not including lunch) or
    • 9:00-12:30 (including lunch)
  • Fulfills Pennsylvania kindergarten requirements
  • Central Bucks School District will provide bus transportation for Central Bucks students for morning arrival only

Academic core classes

  • Reading is taught through differentiated strategies based on individual learning styles
  • Phonics
  • Mathematical skills, number sense and problem solving skills are expanded
  • Incorporates student text books and response materials

Afternoon Enrichment

A companion to morning public kindergarten

  • 3 afternoons (T/W/Th) 12:00-3:00 (including lunch)
  • Central Bucks School District will provide bus transportation for Central Bucks students for 3:00 departure only
  • This session will begin enrolling on July 2, 2018, on a space-available basis

Enrichment classes

  • Music, physical education and Spanish language instruction by separate teachers
  • Comprehensive units on a number of science and social studies topics
  • Opportunities for extensions in literature-based activities and current events
  • Community exploration through walking field trips

Extras and Add-Ons

Lunch Bunch

  • Offered daily as a drop-in service for a nominal fee
  • One-hour extension
  • Extends your child's time at school and allows for further community building and social development
  • Lunches are supplied from home

Fun Frolics

  • Extension for Step 2 and Pre-K students, one day a week until 1:45 PM
  • Lunch, play and hands-on learning experiences
  • Experiences can include Zumba, kid fitness, and cooking among other topics

Mindful Mondays

  • Extension one Monday a month, including lunch and play
  • Children will experience the benefits of mindful thought, breathing, and relaxing yoga poses

Groovy Guests

  • Several times throughout the school year, children will be treated to a special guest
  • Guests can include visiting animals, magicians, and child entertainers

Summer Camp

  • Two weeks in June
  • Creative theme-based activities
  • Group lessons, stories, projects and play

Building Blocks Doylestown

125 Mechanics Street, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901

(215) 348-0929

Frequently Asked Questions - Building Blocks Doylestown

Do I need to make an appointment to see the school?

Yes, an appointment is needed. Time is set aside specifically for your visit. Tours last about 45 to 60 minutes. First, we meet in the school office for an overview of our school and programs. You'll be given registration forms and directions for enrolling your child. Then, we'll tour the classrooms and the facility. All questions are answered along the way!

How do I make an appointment to visit the school? Can I bring my child?

Simply click the "Schedule an Appointment" button below or go to the Contact Us page. Enter your information and you will receive a prompt phone call or email to set up an appointment for your visit. Appointments can also be made by calling the BBLC office directly at 215-348-0929. And, yes! Your little one is welcomed to join you!

Schedule an Appointment

What is the timeline for registration?

Tours for new families begin in November for the following school year. Our currently enrolled families have priority registration -- from December 1st to December 31st. Any remaining open seats are then filled by new families beginning January 1st. Paperwork for new families is accepted at any time, and held until January 1st. Seats are then confirmed in the order paperwork is received.

Are new students accepted mid-year?

Yes! If a seat is available, we can accept a new student during the school year.

Does my child need to be potty trained to attend BBLC?

Students in Step 1 may come to class in pull ups or diapers. All other students must be independently toilet trained to attend.

Do I have to unload younger siblings for drop off/pick up of my student?

No. We have a super-convenient driveway loop. Siblings can safely stay in the car while you comfortably attend to your BBLC student.