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So, about those age categories in preschool…

If you've looked at our class offerings, you'll see that each class has a birthday cutoff: to go into our 3's class, a child must be 3 by September 30 of that year, and for 4's, a child must be 4 by September 30. Sometimes parents wonder why we use that cutoff and whether there's [...]

By | Fri, Apr 20, 2018|Categories: TPK Administrative|

All they do is play?? – Developmental learning and your child

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood” -- Fred Rogers Have you ever wondered what your children do at preschool all day? This blog post will tell you about the way we approach learning at TPK. As a bonus [...]

By Fiona Bracy| Fri, Jan 12, 2018|Categories: Education & Literacy, TPK Administrative|

TPK’s Top 5 Preschool Tour Questions

It's preschool registration time! We'll be conducting tours of our school all month, and if you're here in the Fairfax area we invite you to come see our school! Click on this link to learn more about registration. In the meantime, we thought we'd answer a few common questions that are frequently asked on our [...]

By TPK Admin Team| Thu, Jan 4, 2018|Categories: TPK Administrative|

Snowflake Carnival was a blast!

This week, we hosted one of our favorite events of the year, known as "Snowflake Carnival". We had two days of games, moonbounces, activities, crafts, face painting, snow-cones, cotton candy, snowball fights, and special storytimes. With no real snow having fallen here this winter, we enjoyed these "snowflakes" even more! We want to share just a [...]

By | Fri, Mar 3, 2017|Categories: Play, TPK Administrative|

Why Preschool Matters

It's Preschool registration time, and we are so enjoying meeting prospective students and their families. One of the questions people sometime ask us is: "What difference is Preschool going to make for my child? How does it benefit them?" Read on to learn a little about what benefits Preschool may have for your child's growth [...]

By | Fri, Jan 20, 2017|Categories: Education & Literacy, TPK Administrative|

Pre-K or Kindergarten? Public school or private school? Choosing the Right School for Your Family

It's preschool registration time, and we know that lots of families are deciding where their children will go to school next year. For our families with 4-year-olds especially, we know that many of you are deciding between Pre-K and Kindergarten; and we know that many of you are exploring your options for Kindergarten, be it [...]

By | Tue, Jan 10, 2017|Categories: Education & Literacy, TPK Administrative|

Welcome to Truro Preschool & Kindergarten’s Blog!

Welcome to our TPK blog! We'd like to use this site as a way to connect you to the life of the Preschool - what we do, why we do it, and how our goals at the Preschool tie in with the goals that you have for your family. We've planned a variety of posts [...]

By | Thu, Dec 15, 2016|Categories: TPK Administrative|