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kids prep

228 central ave
Edison, NJ 08817-0881

(732) 985-1214


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
  • counting pegs,measuring tools
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
Other subjects taught kindness respect for themselves and the people and world around them

From the Director:

I try to encourage budding interests and talents,while establishing a firm foundation and love of learning and inquiry

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

I take each child from where they are and encourage each to reach,to dare ,to try.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

As a family childcare provider who is a certified preschool teacher,I offer a comprehensive academic program,but my setting is cozy and nurturing.I can care for your infant from cradle to kindergarten,knowing and loving your child to self reliance,confidence and academic and emotional readiness for school.We play,make music,friendships and memories,and parents know directly who is caring for your child each day

A Typical Day

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Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Each day and evening I share plans for the day,what
was accomplished,moods,successes and areas needing
attention.Working one to one,I get to know each child intimately


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year

Handling Separation: From the Director

Lots of love,distraction,calmness,security blankets,pictures of loved ones