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

Harvard Study Shows the Dangers of Early School Enrollment FEE

Are ADHD rates rising because we send children to school at younger ages?

The Key to Raising a Happy Child KQED

A new book warns parents: Stop micromanaging your kids. Think of yourself less as their boss, and more like a consultant.

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First day of school

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General meeting

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Picture days

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