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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Raise Your Son To Be a Good Man, Not a ‘Real’ Man The Cut

Proving that we are “real men” to other men sometimes requires us to do the wrong thing. We can teach our boys to do better.

If You Want Your Kid To Get a Good Job, Let Them Play More

Too much scheduled activity prevents kids from developing creativity, empathy, and imagination.

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