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Play Garden Preschool

A developmental play-based preschool morning program in a residential home located near Regnart Elementary School in Cupertino, providing an environment of unconditional love and acceptance where children can feel safe to explore, experiment, learn and discover through the process of play.

Class size is limited to 14 children. Student/teacher ratio is one teacher to 7 children.

Morning Program:

Monday through Friday mornings from 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. for children from 2 to 5 years of age. Children in diapers or potty-trained are all welcome. Parents may sign up for 2, 3, or 5 mornings per week.

Extended Care:

Extended care is offered from 11:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Summer Programs

Two consecutive 4-week programs are offered

Monday June 11th - Friday July 6th   Program I  (four weeks)

Monday July 9th - Friday August 3rd   Program II (four weeks)

We spend time both indoor and outdoor with the following activities: arts and crafts, music/movement, science exploration, cooking, sensory and water play, bubbles, painting, games and more. Each session starts at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. Parents have the option to enroll their children for one or both 4-week programs of 2, 3 or 5 mornings per week. Each participant should bring an extra set of changing clothes. Please dress your child for play - we will get dirty, wet and messy.

2018-2019 Schoolyear Calendar

Our program follows the Cupertino Union School District schedule except for in-service days.

August 16th  First Day of School

September 3rd  Labor Day

November 12th  Veteran's Day

November 19th-23rd  Thanksgiving Recess

December 24th - January 4th  Winter Recess

January 21st  Martin Luther King Day

February 18th-22nd  Mid-Year Recess

April 15th-19th  Spring Recess

May 27th  Memorial Day

June 7th  Last Day of School (park day)

There will be field trips throughout the school year. Dates and details will be announced when available. Two in-service days will be taken, normally in March or April; the date will be announced when available.

Click here to view the Family Events document.

Why Play Garden?

Each child is like a flower in a garden; everyone is unique and special, and each has his or her own growing timetable. In my 'garden' I will dedicate myself with patience and knowledge of child development to help them grow to their fullest. Ultimately I aim to provide the care, love, support, and attention they deserve in their growing years; hence the name 'Play Garden'.