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

Life During Covid19

Children First happily re-opened in September 2020 for in-person school, but only for seven children – no new families.  In COVID life, we spend most of our days outside, including snack and lunch, and enjoy our inside spaces with lots of ventilation, air purifiers and, of course, masks.  The current plan for the 2021-2022 school year is to welcome eight children in all, and to continue COVID protocols.  We will officially revisit the group size question and the larger COVID context in early August.


Children First Annual Calendar

Find the Children First 2020-2021 annual calendar here.

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Educator Open Houses Postponed

We will resume our Friday Open Houses for Educators as COVID19 conditions allow.


Admissions Open Houses Postponed

We will schedule an Admissions Open House as COVID19 conditions allow.

Children First in the Media


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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Lens on Outdoor Learning

Children First is proud to be one of the early childhood programs featured in a wonderful book by Ginny Sullivan and Wendy Banning called Lens on Outdoor Learning.

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