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Our Preschool Curriculum

Our Preschool Curriculum

Learning takes place at the intersection of inquiry and play; at City Kids, our curriculum is designed to meet children at that intersection. That is why we have chosen The Creative Curriculum®, as the foundation for our learning. It gives our staff the flexibility and tools to empower the next generation of learners to be collaborators, innovators, critical thinkers and good citizens.

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This study based approach to learning provides hands-on, in-depth investigations of meaningful topics that are relevant to children’s everyday experiences. Students will learn to apply their critical thinking skills in meaningful ways and through real-life context. Each investigation will encourage higher-level thinking, help develop intellectual interests, and allow students to flex their creative and problem-solving muscles.

Lessons are adapted to the interest and ability of the learner, support the development of social-emotional skills and encourage family and community involvement.

Daily Activities

Morning Huddles

Morning Huddles

Our mornings begin with the "Question of the Day" which helps us to set our daily learning goals and move through the day with purpose, motivation and focus.

Studies

Studies

Studies have our learners investigating and exploring topics relevant to their everyday experience through purposeful, play-based learning activities.

The Basics

The Basics

Activities that help kids develop and practice skills that require the use of fine motor movements such as writing, grasping small objects, using utensils and fastening clothing.

Mighty Movements

Mighty Movements

Activities that help develop large gross-motor skills through physical play. From a fierce game of "Red Light, Green Light" to a mindful meditation and yoga class, we’ve got playtime covered.

Play Stations

Play Stations

Kids can freely choose from a wide range of activities designed to spark the interests of budding builders, scientists, thespians, problem-solvers, and artists alike.

CK Learning Labs

CK Learning Labs

When kiddos enter our labs they are immersed in hands-on learning activities in the areas of STEAM, Art, Cooking, Music & Theater.

Superfoods

Superfoods

We have partnered with Little Green Gourmets so our parents can order fresh and healthy meals delivered directly to our school, just in time for lunch!

Powering Down

Powering Down

Did you know that naps help kids from being overtired and support physical and mental development? Kids will have downtime each day to recharge and refocus. 

Afternoon Huddle

Afternoon Huddle

At the end of the day we come together to reflect on how we use our newly acquired skills to be more inclusive, responsible, respectful and collaborative.

Explore the Outdoors

When the sun is out, so are City Kids! Located just a few blocks from some of Brooklyn’s greatest and greenest outdoor spaces, City Kids utilizes local parks and neighborhood streets for walking tours of the community and for playtime in McCarren Park.

Explore the Outdoors

When the sun is out, so are City Kids! Located just a few blocks from some of Brooklyn’s greatest and greenest outdoor spaces, City Kids utilizes local parks and neighborhood streets for walking tours of the community and for playtime in McCarren Park.

Schedule and Tuition


Schedule Hours Tuition
5 Day Half Days 8:30 – 12:00 $ 1,800
Full Days 8:30 – 3:30 $ 2,300
Extended Day 8:30 – 5:30 $ 2,600
3 Day Half Days 8:30 – 12:00 $ 1,400
Full Days 8:30 – 3:30 $ 1,700
Extended Day 8:30 – 5:30 $ 2,000

We welcome kids into our 2’s, 3’s and 4’s program based on their birth year. Children entering our 2’s program must wait until their second birthday to join us.

Our Learning+ programs allows your kid to get messy and learn through play.

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