Home  ·  Early Childhood Programs

Nursery


Children aged 2 years 9 months to 4 years
5 mornings a week, 8:45 am-12:30 pm

Apply Now

 

Children must be 2 years 9 months months old by September 1, 2016 and be able to manage a morning without a nap in order to enter our half-day nursery class.

Download an application or contact our Admissions Office if you have any questions.

Before the age of seven, children experience everything in their world through the impulse to imitate.  Children entering our nursery class find a sanctuary where they can confidently move, play and explore in a homelike environment with experienced educators prepared to support their development with a peaceful, caring approach.  The rhythm of the day is balanced between lively and quiet activities that reflect the child’s need for active play, meaningful social interaction, and attentive focus.  Free play, songs, movement games, bread making, snack preparation and cleanup, seasonal crafts, storytelling, and puppetry weave the pattern of the day.  The children experience the natural world during outside play in the El Jardin del Paraiso Community Garden.

The care and reverence that teachers bring to their work gives the children a worthy example to imitate.

 

Under the Silk