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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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3 Tips For Saying Goodbye at Preschool

3 Tips For Saying Goodbye at Preschool

Saying Goodbye at Preschool/Daycare: Readiness, Trust, and Time When your child goes to preschool/daycare for the first time there can be separation anxiety, for you and them, or both! This is normal and healthy. 35 years of teaching and I have seen what works for...

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The Power of Community

The Power of Community

I can’t think of a better place to share my gift of education than in the community of La Cañada. There’s something so special about this place – maybe it’s Descanso Gardens – the kindness of people shines so brightly here.

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Zoom Preschool is available to everyone

Zoom Preschool is available to everyone

Here at La Cañada Preschool, we know times have changed. We have been so thrilled to be able to make the transition back to in-person learning for small groups of children. For the families that have been comfortable enough to send their children back to La Cañada...

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Covid -19 Policies at LCPS

Covid -19 Policies at LCPS

At our At La Canada Preschool we are committed to children returning to preschool safely and will be practicing social distancing as well as following all guidelines to create the best environment for children to grow and thrive. Children will arrive straight from...

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What children learn when they play…

What children learn when they play…

People ask me, "What are the children learning? They are just playing...." When parents are considering our Preschool for their children to attend we encourage them to read our blog post "What To Look For In A Preschool" The reason we do this is that we touch on the...

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Creating a school family

One of the most important things we do here at La Canada Preschool is create a school family. When your child comes to preschool they enter the big world for the first time away from home. Here they will look to form a secure attachment with others. When you come to...

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Are you happy at your current preschool?

Are you happy at your current preschool? It can be a feeling you get when your child comes home and just doesn't seem to like school, or maybe you feel that the school is just not a right fit. Here are some signs to look for: Your child complains about going to school...

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10 Reasons why Art is important for Children

When you visit a preschool it is essential to ask how much art the children are creating each day. At the core of learning is the desire to be creative, and children know the difference between true art and art that is directed by adult expectations. A good preschool...

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WELCOME

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

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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

School Hours

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