Eligibility:

  • Child must be 2 by October 1st

Two Year Old Program:

  • MON/WED/FRI  9:00 - 12:00 PM

Tuition: $3,800 per year

Program Highlights:

  • Develop a sense of security and a feeling of success away from home

  • Learn through Creative Curriculum for Twos - a comprehensive, research                                                                                                                based curriculum that  features exploration and discovery, enabling children                                                                                                                   to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills

  • Develop self-expression and develop self-control

  • Experience the benefits of Experiential learning...have fun by doing!

  • Benefit from a nurturing class size – Two seperate classrooms with a maximum of

15 students and 2 teachers in each.

  • Foster exploration of nature in our outdoor classroom and sensory garden 

Open Registration begins on January 1, 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year

Personal tours are unavailable at this time. Please contact Director Amy Crandall with additional questions.

She can be reached by phone at 973.635.5261 or via email at director@chathampreschool.org.

Daily Schedule

Sign in, drop off

Choice time with toys, puzzles, free art

Outdoor play or Gym time

Wash hands

Snack

Small group art projects, choice time

Class clean up

Circle time - music, dance, instruments, parachute

Ride on toys, books, stamps

Dismissal

3-Year Olds

 
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Eligibility:

  • Child must be 3 by October 1st

 

3-Year Old Program:

  • 4-Day Option:

MON/TUES/WEDS/ THU Enrichment class 9:00am-12:00pm

Tuition: $4,950 per year

Program Highlights:

  • Learn through the Creative Curriculum for Preschool -  a comprehensive,

research based curriculum that features exploration and discovery as

a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity,

and life long critical thinking skills

  • Develop self-expression and continue to develop self control and a sense

of responsibility

  • Experience the benefits of experiential learning,,, have fun, learn by doing!

  • Benefit from a nurturing class size - 2 separate classrooms with a 

maximum of 15 students and 2 teachers

  • Foster exploration of nature in our outdoor classroom and sensory garden

Open Registration begins on January 1, 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year

Personal tours are unavailable at this time. Please contact Director Amy Crandall with additional questions.

She can be reached by phone at 973.635.5261 or via email at director@chathampreschool.org.

Daily Schedule

Arrive at school via car drop-off line

Choice time - interact with others, blocks, dress up, kitchen, puzzles, books, easel, sand and water tables. 

Circle time- take attendance, sing, introduce or advance study

Small group project

Outdoor play or gym time

Class Clean Up- each child gets a specific job 

Reading on the rug with a book

Wash hands 

Snack

Read aloud at Circle

Dismissal

4-Year Olds

 
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Eligibility:

  • Child must be 4 by October 1st 

 

4-Year Old Program:

  • 5-Day Option:

Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri   9:00-12:00 pm         

Tuition: $5,950 per year

Program Highlights:

  • Learn through the Creative Curriculum for Preschool - a comprehensive,

research based curriculum that features exploration and discovery as

a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity,

and life long critical thinking skills

  • Numerous visiting programs and field trips to enhance curriculum

  • Develop creativity, a sense of responsibility and self-reliance

  • Benefit from a Nurturing Class Size - Maximum of 16 students and 2 teachers

  • Foster exploration of nature in our outdoor classroom and sensory garden 

Open Registration begins on January 1, 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year

Personal tours are unavailable at this time. Please contact Director Amy Crandall with additional questions.

She can be reached by phone at 973.635.5261 or via email at director@chathampreschool.org

Daily Schedule

Arrive at school via drop-off line

Children are free to choose activities set up in classroom. 

Circle Time - greeting songs, attendance, weather, study

Art activity or lesson for day in small groups 

Circle Time - music and special activity

Clean up/individual book time

Story time

Bathroom/hand washing followed

Snack

Outdoor play or gym time

Dismissal

4 and 5 Year Olds

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Eligibility:

  • Child must be 4 by October 1st

4 and 5 Year Old Program:

MON/TUES/WED/TH  9:00am-1:00pm

FRI 9:00-12:00 (no lunch)

Tuition: $7100

Program Highlights:

  • Learn through Creative Curriculum for Preschool - a comprehensive, research based curriculum that features exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and life long critical thinking skills

  • Design for children not ready to attend Kindergarten, or an older 4, rich with K readiness activities

  • Develop creativity, sense of responsibility and self-reliance

  • Benefit from a nurturing class size - maximum of 12 students with 2 teachers

  • Foster exploration of nature in our outdoor classroom and sensory garden

Open Registration begins on January 1, 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year

Personal tours are unavailable at this time. Please contact Director Amy Crandall with additional questions.

She can be reached by phone at 973.635.5261 or via email at director@chathampreschool.org.

Kindergarten Enrichment

 
Exploration of Literacy, Math, Science and Art!

 Our goal is to provide opportunities to develop skills essential for lifetime learning

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Come and explore new ideas and interests and have fun learning by doing!

KINDERGARTEN ENRICHMENT...Registration for the 2022 - 2023 school year will begin in January, as children are registering for Kindergarten.  AM & PM sessions available, open enrollment until classes are full.  For more information, contact Director Amy Crandall at director@chathampreschool.org

 

Our Kindergarten Enrichment Program Highlights:

  • Creatively designed by caring staff to complement and reinforce your Kindergartner's school day.

  • Program coordinated by certified teacher with K enrichment planning credentials 

  • Communication with district Kindergarten teachers to reinforce NJ state standards.

  • Exploration of Literacy, Math, Science, and Art.

  • Experiential learning,., have fun, learn by doing!

  • Nurturing Class Size maximum of 12 students with 2 teachers

 

K Enrichment Program

AM  MON/TUES/WEDS/THU/ FRI enrichment class 9:00 AM -12:15 PM, BYO lunch

PM  MON/TUES/WEDS/THU class 11:45 AM- 2:45 PM, BYO lunch

Tuition:

     AM  class (Mon, Tues, Weds, Thu, Fri):  $5,950 per year

     PM class (Mon, Tues, Weds, Thu): $4,950 per year

    

Daily Schedule

Free play -  includes rotating items at brio table, blocks & legos, puzzles, play kitchen, games, manipulatives, easel art, and free art.

Clean up

Circle time: calendar, weather, math and literacy skills, songs, class games, story, and project demonstration

Project/games: projects include arts and crafts, writing, science experiments. Children transition to educational games when project is complete

Outdoor play or gym time

Wash hands

Lunch

Dismissal