Our Early Childhood programs attend to children’s unfolding capacities and awakening interests and meet their deep devotion to life with a gentle, loving environment. Young children imitate and absorb their surroundings deeply. At Hartsbrook great consideration is given to the children’s play environment, which is created to be beautiful, healthy and natural.
In addition to a nurturing space, we also offer rhythm and balance in daily and weekly schedules and opportunities for children to experience new social interactions in a safe setting. Our programs provide the foundation for developing creative thinking and sound character through activity, imitation and imaginative play.
Cricket on the Hearth: Parent-Baby and Parent-Child classes that deepen our parenting capacities and nourish our children, up to age 4.
Nursery and Kindergarten: Children ages 2.9 to 6 receive rich exposure to language, culture, and social interaction through stories, songs, verses, imaginative play, and practical activities.
Watch Our Early Childhood Video
Rachel Kennedy, Hartsbrook Forest Kindergarten Teacher, “My Path to the Forest” (Renewal Magazine, Fall/Winter 2014)
Hartsbrook School to Launch ‘Forest Classroom’ to Integrate Play, Nature and Learning (Springfield Republican, April 16, 2014)
Send Us an Admissions Inquiry
Cricket on the Hearth: Closed (All Classes Full)
Early Childhood Application 2015 (Nursery/Kindergarten Children Ages 2.9 – 6 Years of Age).