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

This 4-year-old Dawdles, and His Parents are Stuck Washington Post

Moving a child along takes patience.

How to Raise a Sweet Son in an Era of Angry Men Time

“Sweet boys grow up to be men who recognize the strength in being vulnerable and empathetic.”

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Feb 19-23

No school

Feb 26

General meeting

Mar 5-9

Trading Places Week

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