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?

End of Summer Family Bucket…

Enjoy the last few weeks of summer with these fun, family friend, end… Learn More

What is Colic and how to…

Sometimes referred to as colic, sometimes referred to as purple… Learn More

Its Official! Our Newest…

Our Newest Gilden Woods School is Opening in Commerce Twp on November… Learn More

Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish is an international best-seller and a modern classic.… Learn More

The Ocean Alphabet

Learn your ABCs in this aquatic exploration of everything under the… Learn More

1 2 3 Make a Smore with Me

A fun, summer counting book perfect for beginning readers. Learn More

Find a School Near You

Commerce Twp will be opening on November 5th!

We are Now Enrolling, contact our Corporate Office at 616-226-8716 to learn more or fill out an Enrollment Request Form.