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What we do at LCPS: Philosophy and Scheduling

Every day your child chooses their own activity. They follow their friends, or their own lead, and they are respected for how they play. We keep a close eye on children and never allow physical or verbal aggression. We use "growl and grumble" as a phrase to express...

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Private Pre-K vs. Public T-K Pros and Cons     

Private Pre-K vs. Public T-K Pros and Cons     

Choosing between a Private preschool Pre-K and a public school T-K can be a difficult decision. Both offer various options with their advantages and disadvantages. Here is what I see in both programs. Pre-K is offered in a private preschool setting, with teachers...

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Why Quality Matters

Parents may find themselves wondering what programs provide the highest quality for their children. To answer that we have to explore what is "High Quality" child care and education is in early childhood. Teachers who are developmentally, individually and culturally...

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Early Childhood Education Teachers You Can Trust

Early Childhood Education Teachers You Can Trust

Every single one of our wonderful early childhood education teachers and helpers here at La Canada has had abundant experience with children just your preschool child’s age. We understand what calms them down, how preschool students learn best, how they like to have...

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Supporting Preschool Students Through Change

Supporting Preschool Students Through Change

As grown-ups, we know that change is constant. Life is a series of changes, some quicker than others, some gradual, and some easier than others—but, for many of our preschool-aged students, the step into an early childhood preschool and learning center is the very...

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Zoo Phonics: Learning the Alphabet Through Fun

Zoo Phonics: Learning the Alphabet Through Fun

At La Canada Preschool, we teach our students the alphabet through Zoo Phonics, a nationally recognized program that offers children the opportunity to learn their letters through creativity, song, and fun. Within the Zoo Phonics program, the development of early...

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Where Preschool Feels Like Home

Where Preschool Feels Like Home

La Canada Preschool is a unique environment, designed to feel warm and inviting for your child. There’s nothing uptight or cold about it, and “intimidating” isn’t in its vocabulary. Our home for learning was built in 1939, but it wasn’t a preschool then—it was a...

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Choosing the Right Preschool For Your Child

Choosing the Right Preschool For Your Child

One of the best blessings a child could ask for is a parent who worries about them. Carefully sifting through potential preschools for your child is the first step towards finding them that special, one-in-a-lifetime place that can comfort, support, and uplift them...

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Kindergarten: How do we prepare?

Kindergarten: How do we prepare?

Last week I went visited a public school kindergarten, and I was amazed at the expectations as well as sad to see the lack of activities that allowed for free choice or play. Instead, children were asked to sit and work for almost the entire morning, with the...

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What should I expect when I tour LCPS?

What should I expect when I tour LCPS?

Touring a preschool tells you everything you need to know, something you cannot get virtually. Our high-quality early childhood education for your child begins with a preschool one on one tour with the director Debbie Ficarra. You'll have 20 to 30 minutes to see the...

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Happy Preschool Teacher, Happy Children

Happy Preschool Teacher, Happy Children

At La Canada Preschool you’ll find very happy teachers. Maybe it’s the fact they love what they do and love who they work with on a daily basis. Each teacher begins their day with warm greetings from our positive directors, Miss Debbie and Mr. Hugo* who are married by...

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Our Staff at La Canada Preschool/ How can I get a tour?

Our Staff at La Canada Preschool/ How can I get a tour?

I can never say enough about the amazing staff we have at La Canada Preschool. They are the soul of the school, who show the greatest amount of patience and kindness you will ever experience. Mr. Hugo has a way with the children that is both light and strong, as he...

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3 Parks to Visit after preschool in La Canada 

3 Parks to Visit after preschool in La Canada 

When you pick your child up from preschool, or on a Sunday afternoon, how fun it is to check out these local parks. Many parents can be seen meeting up, chatting and enjoying a sunny day with their child loving this fun outdoor time. Early childhood education tells us...

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3 La Canada Eateries for families of Preschoolers

3 La Canada Eateries for families of Preschoolers

Children generally love to go out to eat. It is a great lesson is social manners, new foods are introduced, and parents don’t have to clean up. I say it’s a win win. When I take my grandchildren out to eat, they are delighted to see all the people out, and love seeing...

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What to look for in a preschool ?

What to look for in a preschool ?

Parents in the La Canada Flintridge area now have many options when looking for a preschool. Many people in Pasadena to Burbank search Google using the phrase "preschool near me" and learn that Transitionary Pre-Kindergartens are being offered across the state, with...

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WELCOME

La Canada Preschool represnts over six decades of the finest early childhood education in La Canada, California.

CONTACT US

4460 Oakwood Avenue
La Canada, CA 91011

SCHOOL HOURS

Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm
Weekends: Closed

La Canada Preschool

4460 Oakwood Avenue
La Canada, CA 91011

Contact

818-790-2764
Find us on Instagram: lcpreschool

School Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am – 5pm
Weekends: Closed