5 Ways To Build Independence, Confidence and Success In Your Preschooler

5 Ways To Start Building Independence, Confidence and Success In Your Child Entering Preschool 1. Practice getting dressed without help: putting on/zipping coats, putting on/taking off shoes (velcro shoes and slip-ons are great!), putting on winter gear such as hats and mittens. Dress your child ...
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Holiday Gift Giving Guide for Your Preschooler

The holidays are quickly approaching and we thought you might need a few ideas for gifts! The most important thing to know is that your kids really just want quality time with you. Less is more! Think about the 4 gifts to give kids: something they need, something to read, something to wear, and s...
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Transitioning from Pre-K to Kindergarten

Last week, we invited the parents in our pre-K class to take part in the discussion about the transition from preschool to Kindergarten. This can be an emotional and anxiety provoking time for both preschoolers and parents. We hope to help make it as smooth as possible for everyone. At Cape Ann P...
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Mother’s Day Breakfast 2016 in the Green Room

We had a wonderful Mother's Day celebration breakfast last week with our 3-4 year old class! They sang songs for their moms, enjoyed a meal the children had prepared, and presented their mothers with hand painted flower pots and cards. It was a special day for all! Click here to view all the phot...
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I’m Home With My Kids By Choice. Why Should I Send Them To Preschool?

At Cape Ann Preschool, we believe that preschool is a place of learning and support for both the child and the parents. At preschool, we help children learn to separate from their parents, practice social skills with peers, learn self-help skills, and gain exposure to experiences and materials to...
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We Are (now) Cape Ann Preschool!

Having announced the opening of our new location (in September 2016) right off 128 (at The West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church on Route 133 / 488 Essex Avenue), we're also ready to announce our new name: Cape Ann Preschool. Over the years, we've been lucky enough to spend time with ...
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Parent Support

Preschool is as much for parents as it is for the children. We believe it is essential for us to help you understand your child better as we see them in a different context. We provide parent workshops, coffees, and group events throughout the year for parents to connect with the other families, ...
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