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Trumansburg Community Nursery School

Main Street P.O. Box 18
Trumansburg, NY 14886

(607) 387-5235


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The mission of Trumansburg Community Nursery School is to provide an environment to nurture the emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development of young children.
TCNS is a non-profit parent cooperative where families play an integral role in the maintenance and growth of the program.
We are a non-denominational organization and welcome families regardless of race, religion, or financial ability."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"9:00 Arrival
9:30 Circle Time: group discussions, songs, story, finger plays, "Friend of the “Week”, occasional science lesson.
9:50 Art or Craft Project
10:20 Snack
10:30 Free Choice Time: children choose among a variety of activities
11:15 Clean Up
11:20 Story Time: children pick a story to look at or have an adult read
11:30 Music, movement and dance, or acting out story child has "written" during free play.
11:40 Outdoor play
12:00 End of school day- Please Be Prompt
Excerpted from the preschool's website