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Pumpkin Preschool Of Shelton

100 Beard Sawmill Rd
Shelton, CT 06484-6150

(203) 926-1800


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Pumpkin Preschool is primarily a day nursery school and pre-kindergarden for children of working parents or parents who feel they would like socialization for their child. Pumpkin Preschool is a state-licensed early learning center for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers for children from six weeks to eight years of age. Our facility provides quality child care weekdays from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Our Philosophy is to provide a loving and nurturing environment which will aid each child in developing his or her creative and social abilities which promotes the whole child's sense of well being. This is achieved through teacher interaction and guidance of age appropriate play, exploration, and discovery learning. Each child is treated with respect.
The children are offered a broad range of daily activities in which to participate according to their development Young children grow physically and experience rapid developmental changes. Their play correlates with these changes. Indoor, you will find us involved in many fun filled multi-sensory activites. We build with blocks, utilize lable games activity toys, puzzle solving, arts, crafts, singing songs, dancing, computer learning, science. dramatic play, painting listening to stories and responding through language a circle time and throughout the day.
Outdoor, we enjoy fresh air on our playground equipment, riding toys, and exercise through climbing, running, jumping and playing games.
Pumpkin Preschool's daily group activities emphasize the children's developing social skill in relating to their teachers and to each other. In addition, our staff encourages, at each child's individual rate of speed, the growth of his or her sense of individuality and self-awareness, the cultivation of unique talents and interests, and self-help skills.
Pumpkin Preschool furnishes a stimulating, fun, learning atmosphere with a wide variety of preschool activities such as letters, numbers, colors, music, art and wood working. The building is designed especially for young children's needs. We have also built beautiful age appropriate playgrounds to give children optimum freedom to run and play. We are truly dedicated to providing each child in our care, days of fun, discovery and accomblishment. Which will prepare them for their future school days and beyond. Pumpkin Preschool welcomes all children regardless of race, regligion, national or ethnic origin.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

Excerpted from the preschool's website