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The Gingham Giraffe Preschool

234 Southern Boulevard
Chatham, NJ 07928

(973) 635-0033


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Our primary goal is to ensure that each child develops confidence in his/her abilities. Positive self-esteem enables children to explore and experiment. With guidance, encouragement and lots of praise, a strong link to learning will result"
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"8:50-9:00 Children Arrive
9:00-9:45 Free choice of activities, Small group instruction, Learning stations
9:45-10:00 Cleanup/bathroom
10:00-10:25 Large group activity
10:25-10:40 Snack/Activity
10:40-11:00 Gym

11:00-11:20 Music/Movement/Story
11:20-11:40 Dismissal
Excerpted from the preschool's website