A fully licensed, home-based nature preschool located in Earlysville, Va. Morning and afternoon program available. Serving Charlottesville, Ruckersville & surrounding areas.
"A safe, loving & natural environment where your child can explore, learn & grow."
Morning is currently full. Afternoon spaces available.
Now offering afternoons. For Pre K - K. Kindergartner's are welcome to have social time, reinforce their academic learning andexpend some energy outdoors and give them time away from a screen! 12:30pm-3:30pm daily with Ms. Laura or Ms. Alison & Mr. Mark. Schedule a tour here. Registration fee reduced from $100 to $75 for new students. No registration fee charged for previously enrolled 2020-21 students. Select 1 - 5 days.
Covid-19 precautions are in place. We are following CDC and VDSS state guidelines and have passed a recent inspection.
Ratio of 6 students : 1 adult (max. of 12 students) Set on 4.5 wooded acres, with chickens, ducks, a vegetable garden, & nature trails. Plenty of room to run, play and explore outdoors! Right near Charlottesville airport.
We have been granted a 3 year license through the state of Virginia. This indicates a SuperiorPerformance in Meeting Licensing Standards and Procedures *Students must be toilet trained. 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." We are 100% powered by Solar Energy!
Kangaroo Preschool is a Voluntary Member of Virginia Quality: Committed to Quality Early Learning & ReadyKids. readykidscville.org
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ALL TEACHERS Teacher/Director: Alison Trimpe: Masters Degree (Education) Early Childhood 22 years experience as an elementary & preschool teacher/director. Teacher: Laura Rubbert: Bachelors Degree (Early Childhood), STEM Several years experience as lead and assistant preschool teacher. Teacher: Mark Trimpe: Associates Degree Early Childhood (in progress) Experience as preschool teacher, children's magician & ballroom dance instructor! Fully Licensed by the state of Virginia * Background Cleared * All teachers are CPR/AED/First Aid Certified * High Standards of Safety & Cleanliness * Unannounced Regular Inspections conducted by Social Services. View here.
LIKE our Facebook Page. See photos of our day. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Monday to Friday Morning Session- 8:45 am-11:45 am or 9:00 am-12:00 pm Afternoon Session- 12:30-3:30 pm Select 1 to 5 days per week. 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 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.