Children First is a non-profit preschool where parents and teachers cooperate to provide care and education of uncompromising quality for young children.

Our Research Focus for This School Year

Read here about the questions guiding our inquiry with children and families this year.

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Next Admissions Open House

January 21 2023
for children and their families

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Children First Annual Calendar

Find the Children First 2022 – 2023 annual calendar here.

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Spring Educator Open House

We will host our next Friday Open House for Educators on Friday April 21 2022.

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Children First in the Media


Persuing Bad Guys

How do you handle “bad guys?” Join a yearlong, child-led investigation of goodness and badness, real and pretend, safety and courage. Expand your practice as you learn alongside a passionate and creative teacher, who takes risks and shares the outcomes as this energizing story unfolds.

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Exchange

Children First is featured in the March/April 2014 issue of Exchange, a journal supporting early childhood professionals worldwide in their efforts to craft thriving environments for children and adults. See the article “A Graduation Story” by Donna King.

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Exchange

Children First was featured in the November 2012 issue of Exchange, a journal supporting early childhood professionals worldwide in their efforts to craft thriving environments for children and adults. See the article “Helping Children and Families Develop a Sense of Belonging” by Donna King.

Or see a longer version of the article that includes more examples from the classroom, and more words from Children First parents and kids:  A Sense of Belonging.

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NAEYC

Children First is also featured in a recent edition of NAEYC’s journal for practitioners, “Teaching Young Children.”

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