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

Toddlers Want to Help and We Should Let Them Psychology Today

If allowed to help, toddlers become great work partners later in childhood.

Teach Kids When They’re Ready Edutopia

A new book for parents on developing their kids’ sense of autonomy has some useful insights for teachers as well.

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Nov 30

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