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Temporary Closure

Following the orders of Governor Murphy, Community Nursery School will be closed for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year. Please visit the “Community Nursery School Metuchen” You Tube Channel to see videos of our teachers. Posted daily are projects, stories, songs and demonstrations of various skills you can work on at home. Please send questions, comments and concerns to Fran Brennan at cns@fpcweb.org
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Registration forms for Pre-K and K-Wrap for September

Community Nursery School offers a flexible schedule to meet your needs! Our classes are for children 2 1/2 to 6 years old. Class information and registration forms are available in the top tab under classes. In person tours will resume once it is safe to do so. Please check back for a virtual tour available soon. Please call 732-491-2240 with any questions and someone
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YLA Celebrates Dr. Suess

The Young Learners had a very busy week! We had yoga on Monday and Tuesday and took advantage of a few nice outside days! We also celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week. We read One Fish, Two Fish and What Pet Will You Get. We also broke out paints this week and enjoyed painting with large paintbrushes at the easel. We love books and
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Traveling our Solar System

The children started a unit on Space by pretending to be astronauts and traveling through our Solar System.  The children loved looking at nonfiction books and learning about the planets.  They used stickers and  toothpicks to create constellations.  The children used watercolors and droppers to create new planets.   With the new month of March beginning, the children celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday by playing rhyming
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Dr. Suess Week in PreK 3!

We kicked off the week with an author study on Dr. Seuss. We learned what an author does and read several stories by Dr. Seuss. Our letter of the week was Ss. We stamped the letter Ss, drew it with our fingers and named things that start with S which include many friends in our classroom! We watercolored air balloons for our bulletin board
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Visit from Ms. T

The past few weeks we have been exploring different modes of transportation and discussing similarities and differences. Ms. T also visited from the land of the letter people and helped us learn about our dental health and keeping our teeth clean. We read a non-fiction book teaching us how toothpaste is made and did an experiment with hydrogen peroxide, yeast and dish soap. We
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Winter Fun in the Sun in YLA!

Mrs. Farrell’s Young Learners had a great week! We enjoyed some wonderful mild winter weather on the CNS playground. We also played inside a few times with some tunnels and our parachute. We made a fort in the classroom and pretended we were under the ocean. Our class just loves to sing and dance so we have so much fun learning new songs! Even
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Matching Letters & Numbers in Mrs. Smith’s Pre-K4 Class!

The children enjoyed playing matching games to continue to develop letter and number recognition as well as counting and beginning sound skills.  The children also learned the nursery rhyme, Baa Baa Black Sheep and made sheep puppets to act out the rhyme.  They loved mixing paint with glue and shaving cream to create beautiful pieces of artwork. We continued to work on our Letter
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Winter Fun in YLB!

YLB has really had a great week. We talked about big and small and color patterns. We really loved naming the colors in our patterns and using glue sticks! The weather has turned really chilly but we didn’t miss our outdoor time. We played toss games with “snow balls”, built buildings with Magnatiles and got to play with fake snow in our sensory bin.
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Fun in Prek 3!

The 3’s had a fun two weeks celebrating Valentine’s Day by painting Love Bird, decorating valentines bags and sharing cards and treats with each other.  The class also celebrated with a festive party with sweats and treats! The children learned about the letters H and A, as well!  The children used their fine motor cutting skills to make hedgehogs and did an arctic animal
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