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

It’s come to this: A checkup with the pediatrician may soon include a prescription for play LA Times

“Play is not frivolous,” the academy’s report declares. It nurtures children’s ingenuity, cooperation and problem-solving skills — all of which are critical for a 21st century workforce.

Motherhood in the Age of Fear NY Times

Women are being harassed and even arrested for making perfectly rational parenting decisions.

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Auction party

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