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Novi Cooperative Preschool

41671 W 10 Mile Road
Novi, MI 48375

(248) 349-3223


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Co-op

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

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Cooperative" or "co-op" defines a group of people coming together in a joint effort. A cooperative preschool is a group of parents joining together to educate their young children. At Novi Co-op Preschool we hire professional teachers to develop the curriculum, teach all classes, and guide each child through their school day.

A Typical Day

Greeting / Free Play
First Circle Time
Projects / Discovery Time
Clean Up
2nd Circle Time
Snack Time
Outside Play


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school