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Living Earth Play School

3545 La Madrona Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 331-4358


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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Living Earth Play School offers an environmentally conscious choice in child care while focusing on fun outdoors. Living Earth Play School is a natural environment where children can relax and learn about the world they live in. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"9:00-10:30 – arrival indoor play, arts, and cooking project
10:30- 11:00 Circle
11:00-11:15 Snack
11:15-12:15 Farm and Garden
12:15-12:45 Lunch
12-45-1:30 Shady Playground (12:45-1:15 quiet time for younger children)
1:30-2:00 Closing Circle"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • 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
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school