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The Learning Tree

34050 Paseo Padre Parkway
Fremont, CA 94555

(510) 791-6161


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

The Learning Tree Preschool was established in 1980. We have been providing quality, nurturing, age appropriate child care to the community for over 30 years. Visiting families are always welcome. We are dedicated to the positive development of young children.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught The Learning Tree also offers some extra curricular options for busy parents who may not have time to take their children to weekly classes outside of school. We currently offer: Kid Fitness, Little Musicians, and Little Kickers (Soccer). Families are welcome to visit and observe extra curricular activities as well as our regular preschool program

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Parents in classroom early on