Welcome to First Parish Preschool!

A warm, traditional, accredited preschool with a focus on play
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We have been educating children for over 60 years. Our goal is to create a place that engages each child.

Our preschool creates an active, hands-on learning atmosphere in which children help to drive the curriculum to form a sense of excitement about learning and discovery. Curriculum is based on a child's individual interest, style of learning, and stage of development in alliance with Massachusetts Early Preschool Standards, Creative Curriculum, and National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation Standards. First Parish Preschool is concerned with the total child in supporting their development of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs while working together with parents and caregivers.

  • High-quality early childhood programs in a private preschool setting
  • Play is very important in all our programs
  • Positive self-esteem and self-confidence are fostered
  • Outdoor play whenever weather permits
  • Learning & Fun

    An active, hands-on atmosphere to form a sense of excitement about learning and discovery.

  • Creative Curriculum

    Based on a child's individual interest, style of learning, and stage of development.

  • Friendly Place

    We are sure all of the smiling faces will tell you what you need to know!

  • Total Child Support

    Development of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs while working together with parents and caregivers.

How to Register Your Child?

Our philosophy is learning through play as we offer a stimulating environment for children.

Our Purpose

Purpose of First Parish Preschool The First Parish Preschool offers your child the chance to mature in a positive and developmentally appropriate environment. With the help and guidance of skilled and experienced teachers, children will learn to direct their energies into constructive activities and stimulate intellectual curiosity. Children will gain confidence in meeting and dealing with new experiences inside and outside the home.

Our Mission

To facilitate and foster the growth and development of young children physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually in a safe and nurturing environment that encourages the child’s self-discovery and cooperation, in respect to themselves, others, and their surroundings, through developmentally appropriate activities.

To provide support and education to our community of parents and staff while inspiring fulfillment for all the lives we touch.

Cultural Diversity At First Parish Preschool

We strive to build a sense of community by welcoming each child’s cultural heritage into our school. It is important to us that every child feels accepted. To accommodate families, we will also strive to interpret our policies and procedures in a language they can understand.

We provide books with images and invite members of our community to our school to reflect the diverse cultures of our community.

Our Classes

Our preschool program has four dedicated classes

First Parish Preschool curriculum is based on developmentally appropriate practice.

Our classes include programs for 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and 4-year-olds, and mixed ages. We offer a lunch bunch program from 11:30 to 12:15 for children registered in our Discovery, Preschool, and Pre-Kindergarten Programs.

  • Playgroup
    One day per week, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday with the option of a second day on Thursday or Friday. 2 Year Olds
  • Preschool Class
    Two days per week preschool program with the option of a third day on Friday. 3 Year Olds

  • Pre-Kindergarten Class
    Three days per week preschool program with the option of a fourth day on Friday. 4 Year Olds
  • Discovery Class
    Preschool program that may be used as a primary program or to supplement another First Parish Program. Mixed Ages.

See Our Preschool Photo Gallery!