A fully licensed, home-based preschool for children aged 2.5 - 5 in Earlysville, Va. Serving Charlottesville, Ruckersville & surrounding areas. NOW ENROLLING: One 2 day spot available. Thu/Fri
Covid 19 response: Preschool will be opening as normal on Sept. 8, with a max of 12 students and 2 teachers. We are taking several precautionary measures to keep everyone safe. I am happy to discuss any concerns you may have and explain our updated policies.
We are 100% powered by Solar Energy! "A safe, loving & natural environment where your child can explore, learn & grow."
Ratio of 6 students : 1 adult (max. of 12 students) Set on 4.5 wooded acres, with chickens, ducks, a rabbit, vegetable garden, & nature trails. Plenty of room to run, play and explore outdoors! 3 minutes from Hollymead Town Center, near Charlottesville airport.
We have been granted a 3 year license through the state of Virginia. 3 Year: SuperiorPerformance in Meeting Licensing Standards and Procedures Parent Review: "I just wanted to thank you for being such an amazing person in my daughter's life. Kangaroo Preschool is the perfect fit for our little feisty child. She adores you, loves the space & is thriving off all your love. Thanks for loving her like your own & caring for her so gently." Julie Despres
Kangaroo Preschool is a Certified Wildlife Habitat "Because of conscientious planning, landscaping & sustainable gardening, wildlife will find quality habitat here - food, water, cover & places to raise their young."
Kangaroo Preschool is a Voluntary Member of Virginia Quality: Committed to Quality Early Learning & ReadyKids. readykidscville.org
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Teacher/Director: Alison Trimpe: Masters Degree (Education) 22 years experience as an elementary & preschool teacher/director. Assistant Teacher: Laura Hubbert: Bachelors Degree (Early Childhood), STEM Several years experience as lead and assistant preschool teacher. Fully Licensed by the state of Virginia * Background Cleared * CPR/AED/First Aid Certified * High Standards of Safety & Cleanliness * Unannounced Inspections conducted by Social Services. View here.
Hours: 8:45 am-11:45 am or 9:00 am-12:00 pm Mon - Fri Select 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 day program. You choose the days you prefer while spaces are available!
The Outdoor Space
The Indoor Space
We provide a high quality, nature based preschool experience where the students learn through play. Based on Montessori philosophies, we help students discover the world around them through hands-on experiences. The curriculum is adapted to suit individual needs whether social, emotional or academic. We provide a calm, consistent and structured environment. The multi-age groupings provide peer role models for younger students, while older students have the opportunity to develop their confidence and leadership skills. We provide a 3 year old & Pre-K program concurrently according to your child's knowledge and abilities., strengths and interests.
The preschool is located in a quiet 4 acre wooded area, with natural wildlife and nature trails. We are a Certified Wildlife Habitat, with chickens, ducks, a rabbit & a vegetable garden. With a large outdoor play set & sandbox for your child to enjoy, bicycles to ride, a picnic table & large lawn area in which to run around and explore, there are many options to engage your child.