Early Education Center

Events​

We are excited to be starting Music classes in Central Park! Virtual Parent seminars and workshops will also be offered throughout the year.

OUR PROGRAM

Pairing Montessori methods and materials with custom Playgarden educational tools, we introduce first separation, daily school routine, group lessons and independent work in classrooms carefully prepared for young students.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe early education provides the foundation for all future learning. We strive to promote emotional and social growth in a nurturing environment dedicated to first separation. We are committed to instilling students with confidence and a love of learning.

OUR PROGRAM

Pairing Montessori methods and materials with custom Playgarden educational tools, we introduce first separation, daily school routine, group lessons and independent work in classrooms carefully prepared for young students.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe early education provides the foundation for all future learning. We strive to promote emotional and social growth in a nurturing environment dedicated to first separation. We are committed to instilling students with confidence and a love of learning.

Micro school with learning pods of up to 5 children. Drop off for 2-4 years offering early education with proven curriculum and certified teachers.
Early learning is the most important learning

See what others have to say!

“It took Arjun a few days to adjust to the new routine, but I have found he now looks forward to [online] school each day. ….. and because there is school each day, Arjun gladly has fallen into a routine where he is willing to try - even if mommy is the one giving directions!”
– Mother of Arjun
Proud Mom
“We have seen tremendous growth, in terms of our daughter’s independence, her language and her interest in the world around her”.
– Ja
Proud Parent
“My children and I enjoyed spending our free time in your [playground]. The place was clean, comfortable, and safe to play with…. Honestly, my children truly have fun, and I could see it in their faces!…”
– Mother of Anaïs
Proud Mom

Join us at our events!

Playgarden Prep organizes engaging events throughout the year! For parents, we offer seminars on nutrition, applying for schools and all things parenting. Children enjoy our seasonal parties, concerts on the Playground and music in Central Park!

CURRICULUM

Playgarden Prep students thrive in carefully prepared classrooms designed to encourage independence. Children will be introduced to separation, daily routine and classroom environment. Our program employs the Montessori method to instill focus during individual work, and a more traditional method to build experience in group lessons. We strive to ready students for future success in a variety of educational settings. Potty training is practiced all year and is a vital component in preparing little ones for preschool.

LanguageandLiteracy

Introduction to phonics, capital and lowercase letters and pre-reading.
Introduction to basic Spanish words.

MATH

Focus on number recognition, counting and early addition.
Introduces shapes, patterns and geometry to develop spatial awareness.

ScienceandSensory

Sensory table activities explore sand, rocks, water, soil and other textural elements. Introduction to the scientific method, color mixing, seed to plant and basic experiments.

ART

Projects introduce a variety of mediums, styles and artists. Introduction to holding a stylus, stamping, clay, gluing and paint.

MUSIC

Focus on a new genre of music and introduces a new instrument each month. JAZZ-SOUL-CLASSICAL-REGGAE-POP-BLUEGRASS

MOVEMENT

Physical education includes yoga, dance, obstacle courses and basic sports fundamentals.
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NUTRITION

Weekly food tastings and vegan baking projects. Introduction to mindful eating, setting the table, food preparation, and food groups.

MotorSkills

Children practice letter tracing for Fine Motor and letter construction with educational tools for Gross Motor, among many activities to build coordination and motor skills.

TUITION: UPPER EAST SIDE

2021-2022 School Year Preschool

5-day AM Program: $25,000
Monday through Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

4-day AM Program: $20,000
Monday through Thursday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

4-day Pre-K Program: $30,000
Monday through Thursday 
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
5-day Pre-K Program: $35,000
Monday through Friday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
 

4-day Extended Day: $25,000
Monday through Thursday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

*Extended Day includes organic lunch service provided by Playgarden Prep

  • UNLIMITED Playgarden playground access for school year ($1,150 value)
  • 10% discount on Enrichment classes
  • 50% discount on Playgardenprep.Online

LEARNING PODS

Children are placed into small groups of 5 little ones and classes take place in a clean, safe classroom environment. The program consists of 1.5 hours of early education and development 1 to 3 days a week. Our curriculum focuses on language, art, and sensory lessons. The structure of the day also includes movement and music segments. Enrollment is by semester.
Schedule

MONDAY, TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAY
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Tuition
One Day: $1,500
Two Day: $2,500
Three Day: $3,500

LEARNING PODS: ENROLL

Send us a message and we will contact you with more information.
In Response to COVID-19
We are committed to continuing Early Education and important Social Play for children in the early years

We have taken measures to ensure our facilities are ready for students to return safely. We are offering our private preschool curriculum in a comprehensive online program to reach those families that are living all over the world and those who need supplemental learning at home.

LEARNING PODS: ENROLL

Send us a message and we will contact you with more information.