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First United Methodist Nursery

6 Gilligan Rd
East Greenbush, NY 12061-1714

(518) 477-5484


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Explore and learn through interactions with exciting...
People: Experienced teaching staff, parent volunteers, community visitors
Materials: Books, art, texture, music, movement, manipulative toys
Places: Field trips, playground, centers
Enrich children's minds by exposing them to...
Early Literacy Activities: Celebrating books (through conversations, art projects, cooking), listening/following directions, learning poems/songs, dramatizing stories, recognizing print, fine motor practice, sharing time
Early Math Concept Activities: Counting songs/books, recognizing numbers, "hands-on" experimentation, block building, puzzles, sorting, water/sand play
Excerpted from the preschool's website