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First Presbyterian Church Nursery School

37 Lafayette Place
Greenwich, CT 06830

(203) 869-7782


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

" Program Goals
1. Develop a positive self image.
2. Develop independence and responsibility for self.
3. Develop cognitive skills, logical thinking, and perceptual ability.
4. Develop an awareness of self, others, and the natural environment.
5. Create an environment conducive to positive social growth.
6. Develop an appreciation of the arts (music, dance, art).
7. Encourage creativity.
8. Encourage an interest in and enjoyment of the printed word.
9. Develop an appreciation of the importance of reading.
10. Involve parents in positive learning experiences.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Activities include:
* indoor and outdoor free play
* gross and fine motor skills development
* creative arts experiences
* music and creative movement
* dramatic play
* cooking
* science and discovery
* sand and water play
* age-appropriate field trips
* readiness experiences
Excerpted from the preschool's website