We are a private, non-profit preschool operating in Corpus Christi Church with programs for children aged 2 to 6 years.  Licensed by the state of New Jersey.  Opened in 1990. 

What's special about the Gingham Giraffe Preschool?

  • Comprehensive curriculum designed by certified teachers for children's developmental stages 

  •    Experienced in identifying developmental delays and assisting parents with finding necessary support 

  • Morning sessions available for all ages; flexible Extended Day options for more learning/fun - no advanced notice required! 

  • NEW! Early Start Option offered daily for 8:15 AM arrival 

  • Spacious, clean, exciting classrooms with all facilities on one level

  • Safe, time-saving drop off and pick up, no need to park. Teachers walk children to car and buckle into car seats.

  • Special "Theme Days" designed for parental involvement including Cookie Cutter Day, Breakfast At School, Native American Pow-Wow, and more! 

  • Frequent newsletters to keep you informed about daily projects and events

  • Specialty class segments taught by Science and Music teachers 

  • A committed, professionally-trained teaching staff that returns year after year

  • Nut-free classrooms with experienced staff familiar with food allergens

      

How is the Curriculum Developed?

 

  • Theme-oriented curriculum, with units lasting one to two weeks
    Activities are selected to be creative, age-appropriate and success-oriented, while providing opportunities for individual, small and large group instruction
  • Children's immediate needs stimulate topics of study, i.e.new sibling
  • Seasons, holidays, and community events are used to strengthen concepts