Redding Cooperative Preschool
A place where parents and children learn, play, and make new friends together using hands-on developmentally appropriate activities in a safe environment. Come join us!
Learning Takes the Stage
An all-weather stage is the latest “outdoor classroom” added to the Redding Cooperative Preschool, where children are discovering and developing their first skills as dancers, singers, musicians and even inventors of instruments. The stage, measuring 16 feet wide by 8 feet deep, is slightly raised and surrounded by child-size chairs, tables and benches carved from recycled logs. A curtain will complete the simple stage,
What’s My Role at the Co-op?
At the Redding Co-op, we strongly believe the more involvement parents (or grandparents, or other designated caregivers) share in their child’s development, the more rewarding the experience is for all. This means a child’s parent has the special experience of participating in the classrooms, assisting the teacher and playing an important supporting role in the children’s learning and discovery. Parents are given the guidance
Recipes for Fun: Playdough and Beyond
Rolling out playdough, getting a handle on “gack,” sifting homemade sand and discovering “ooblick” are fun ways for children to use their five senses. Here are some recipes for you to make at home to encourage your child to learn through play. Mix up a batch, grab a smock, and enjoy the exploration! Playdough Recipe 3 cups flour 1 1/2 cups salt 1 tbsp.