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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Come to our Open House — Saturday, April 28, 10am to 12pm

what we’re reading

Why We Should’t Shield Children From Darkness Time

Maybe instead of anxiously trying to protect our children, our job is to simply support them.

“What’s the Magic Word” The Routine Shaming of Children Parent Allies

If you wouldn’t say what you were going to say or do what you were going to do to an adult you love or respect, do not say it or do it to a child.

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General meeting

Apr 28

Open House

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