Palos Hills Sandbox

Director – Karen Humphrey

Palos Hills Sandbox
7845 W. 103rd Street
Palos Hills, IL 60465

Phone:  708-598-8410
Fax:  708-233-7806

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The Sandbox Early Care & Education in Palos Hills. Owner Dorothy Garofalo opened an independent Sandbox 32 years ago after being employed at Sandbox for 11 years. Dorothy has a degree in Early childhood. Karen Humphrey has a Degree in Early Childhood and is now the director of this Sandbox School. This school offers preschool and daycare services.

As with all the Sandbox Schools, the staff at Palos Hills is committed to Early Childhood Education. Some of the teachers have been with sandbox working at this location for over 30 years. We pride ourselves in the nurturing care we provide for the children, the family friendly atmosphere and our long term excellent staff.

Creative, exciting and educational activities are planned daily. We invite you to call or email us for quality childcare for children ages 15 months to 12 years of age.

Full day and half day Kindergarten is an option at this school. Sandbox also provides care for the Before and After school children. Bus service is provided by North Palos School District 117. Sandbox provides and exciting summer camp program for all children ages 15 months to 12 years old.

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It’s Open House Time! 

Sandbox will host Open House Events at the following locations on the following dates:

Palos Heights and Orland Park (143rd & 151st) on Tuesday, January 17th

Homer Glen on Thursday, January 19th

Palos Hills on Thursday, January 26th

Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year will be $49.00 if paid in the month of January 2017!  Hurry don’t miss this deal!