UF Early Childhood Collaboratory offers high quality care to children ages six weeks to five years. Children grow and learn in a safe and healthy environment with a caring and attentive staff of well-trained early childhood educators.  Curriculum is designed to encourage children to experience the world around them. Baby Gator addresses the needs of all children and fosters growth in social, behavioral, cognitive, and physical skills and early literacy skills. If you have questions or comments, please contact us at babygator@admin.ufl.edu.

Our mission is to provide quality care and early education, foster a life-long love of learning, advance research across disciplines, support professional development in all fields related to children and families, and to promote UF’s rise to preeminence.