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

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls NY Times

Stereotypically macho messages limit children’s understanding of what it means to be a father, a man and a boy, as well.

Here’s How to Raise Race-Conscious Children Buzzfeed

Teaching kids not to “see” race actually isn’t the best approach for raising anti-racist children.

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Sep 11

First day of school

Sep 18

General meeting

Oct 5-6

Picture days

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Shop at Amazon or visit our store filled with teacher-selected books and toys to earn money for the co-op.

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