Why Choose AppleTree & Gilden Woods?

Safety & Environment

We are always fully dedicated to the safety and health of the children we care for. Our environments are intentionally designed to provide an optimal early childhood experience. Learn More


For the best early childhood education, our program provides learning objectives that are enhanced by our quality curriculum and assessment strategies to ensure a well-rounded learning experience. Learn More

Parent Involvement

AppleTree and Gilden Woods encourages the involvement of parents throughout the entire early childhood journey. Learn More

AppleTree & Gilden Woods Programming & Curriculum

AppleTree and Gilden Woods provides care and education for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. For the best experience for your child, we offer developmentally-appropriate programs and curriculum.

What's New?

7 Natural Remedies for…

Sometimes sunburn does happen regardless of the measures we have… Learn More

July is National UV Safety…

AppleTree & Gilden Woods are proud to participate in National UV… Learn More

5 Books to Help Children…

Teamwork is supporting each other and working to achieve a common… Learn More

Dinosaur Roar

A brand new edition of this best-selling classic picture book,… Learn More

If I Ran the Rainforest

The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Dick for an “umbrella-vator”… Learn More

A Rainbow of Friends

A story in verse about how all friends are special and valuable… Learn More

Find a School Near You

Our Newest School is Opening in Commerce Twp. this Fall!

On June 14th, we hosted a successful Groundbreaking Ceremony with our local community members. We are looking forward to opening our newest school this fall! We are Now Enrolling, contact Christie Finch at 616-226-8716 or christie@appletreekids.cc for more information.