About Community Nursery School

Community Nursery School is a non-denominational, non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality nursery-school education for preschool children. Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen, the school was opened in 1949. We are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Youth and Family Services. Community Nursery School admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

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We learned all about the “at” family in Reading Enrichment today!

Today in Reading Enrichment we learned all about the “at” family and we traced the beginning letters to “at” words.  The children enjoyed the book “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!” by Lucille Colandro.  We found the rhyming “at” words in the book .  We also had fun playing a letter vest game. It was a great afternoon!

We have been busy exploring, learning, practicing and playing!

It has been a busy few weeks in the 3’s classroom.  From voting in a mock election where the children voted on snack and the book of the day, to seasonal and Thanksgiving projects, the children have been learning, sharing and exploring new things. Building their fine motor skills and practicing scissor cutting, the children painted Fall leaves, created corn stalks and pumpkin pies,

We had fun with Picasso Faces

We talked about abstract paintings: A non-lifelike portrayal of real life objects.  We compared realist pictures to abstract pictures. We also discussed profiles as the side view of our face, as opposed the looking at someone straight in the face.  Next we read a short biography on Picasso.