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1st Church Preschool is an innovative early childhood program providing morning and full day preschool experiences for children ages 3 to 6 years old. Our low child to teacher ratios allow for better supervision and individualized instruction while our flexible scheduling can meet …

About Us

Everything to know

1st Church Preschool is housed in the First Congregational Church on the Cheshire Green. We are an independent, not-for-profit, child-centered program–not an extension of the Church nor affiliated with its religious program. We welcome families of all races and religious beliefs…


Meet our educators

Our teachers work together as early childhood professionals to create rich, literacy-based, developmentally appropriate learning environments that promote the development of each child’s social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative skills. By observing and assessing …

Providing quality, early childhood education since 1995!

“Learning by Experiencing” – Our philosophy is children learn by doing. We view play as essential to the development and growth of every child. In the context of imaginative play, children are able to set up and resolve social and emotional conflicts, extend their ideas about the world, expand conversational skills and develop thinking skills. We offer a hands-on learning environment both in and out-of-doors and follow a literacy-based curriculum to provide an overall quality preschool/childcare experience.

What others are saying

Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined how happy my son would be at 1st Church Preschool.  From the day he started, he has been enthusiastic, positive and