Play is our work.

The Menlo-Atherton Cooperative Nursery School is a play-based preschool where parent participation allows children and families to learn and grow together.

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In these times of so much pressure and expectations on our young children, I am grateful for the firm belief in the power of play.
The whole experience of being there with my child is priceless for me. I also love that I have met so many like-minded parents!
An incredibly powerful learning experience… I am a much better parent now than I was before I started participating at the co-op.

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what we’re reading

 

The Perils Of Pushing Kids Too Hard NPR

And How Parents Can Learn To Back Off
 

Are You Overpraising Your Child? NY Times

All those “Good jobs!” might be undermining kids’ independence and self-confidence.

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Calendar

Aug 29th – Sept 7th

Fall Conferences. Summer break until then!

Sept 12th

School Begins

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The Menlo-Atherton Cooperative Nursery School does not
discriminate against anyone on the basis of
race, sex, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or ethnic origin