Our Programs

Kids truly enjoy learning in our happy, caring classrooms.

TODDLER & ME

18 Months - 2 1/2 Years
Thursdays | 9:00 - 10:30am

Fall Session (Oct-Jan)
Spring Session (Feb-May)

With a parent or other caregiver. Children socialize with peers as they learn what school is all about. Includes open play time, crafts, circle and story time, music and more. Taught by the same teacher as the 2.5 year old program for an easy transition to our "big kid" classes.

RAINBOW PRESCHOOL

In addition to engaging and creative play-based curriculum, our teachers foster social and emotional skills to last a lifetime!

Field Trips

  • Walking field trips to the Library, Post Office and Police Department
  • Abma’s Farm Hayride and Pumpkin Picking
  • The Hermitage – Native Americans Program
  • The Hermitage – Victorian Times Program

Outside Guests and Programs

  • Fire Department – Fire safety program includes tour of fire truck.
  • Dental Hygienist – Talks about healthy teeth and nutrition.
  • Tenafly Nature Center – Wiggly Worms Program
  • Insect Lore – Caterpillars to Butterflies Unit.
  • Goffle Turkey Farm – Chick Hatching Unit.
  • Multicultural Curriculum – 4 countries are focused on with guests brought in from the community to represent them. (Ex: Bagpipe performer for Ireland)
  • Rainbow Family Day – Special Saturday mini-session for the children to invite two special people to come to their class and experience what a day is like for them at school.
  • Food Drive – We work with Ridgewood Social Services to collect food for local families.​
  • Mitten Drive – Collect Mittens to be given to support 350 students, grades K-4, from the Roberto Clemente School in Paterson.

Bi-Weekly and Monthly Specials

  • Yoga – Mrs. Fennell teaches a 20 minute yoga session for each class.  (Every other week)
  • Music / Movement – Mrs. Nuti  teaches 20 minutes of music and movement. (Every other week)
  • Special Story Time – Once a month, Ms. Jennifer from the Waldwick Public Library does a themed story time with songs, finger-plays and stories for each of the classes

2 1/2 YEAR OLD CLASS

2-Day Option: Mondays and Tuesdays 9-11:30AM
3-Day Option: Monday-Wednesday 9-11:30AM​

3 YEAR OLD CLASS

3-Day Option: Monday-Wednesday 9-11:30AM
4-Day Option: Monday-Thursday​ 9-11:30AM

Available Enrichment Programs
Fridays: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) 9-11:30AM
Wednesdays: Rainbow Club 11:30AM-2PM (Monthly themed program for our 3 and 4 year old classes)

4 YEAR OLD CLASS

4-Days: Monday-Thursday 9-11:30AM

Available Enrichment Programs
Mondays: Afternoon Math Enrichment 11:30AM-2PM
Tuesdays: Afternoon Reading/Writing Enrichment 11:30AM-2PM
Wednesdays: Rainbow Club 11:30AM-2PM  (Monthly themed program for our 3 and 4 year old classes)
Thursdays: Afternoon Science Enrichment 11:30AM-2PM
Fridays: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) 9-11:30AM

STEM ENRICHMENT

 Children do not need to be enrolled in our Traditional Preschool programs to participate.

PRE-K STEM CLASS

Age 3-5, Outside Students Welcome

Fridays 9-11:30AM
7-8 Week Sessions Oct-May

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is all about naturally promoting skills and concepts within the four disciplines through play, conversation, group work and exploration. This enrichment program , open to 3-5 year olds explores  a specific theme either for one day or over many Fridays.
Our STEM program is open to any children ages 3-5 years old.  Children do not need to be enrolled in our Traditional Preschool programs to participate.

BEFORE & AFTER CARE

MORNING RAINBOWS

Early drop off. Monday-Friday 8:30AM-9AM

LUNCH & PLAY

Monday-Friday 11:30AM-12:30PM

Children bring lunch, eat and play with friends (All ages. Must be toilet trained)