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Play Based Learning


"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood."

~Fred Rogers

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Join us for our 2023/2024 Open House


Join us for our 2023-2024 Open House on Sunday, January 15, 2023 from 2-4 PM! You'll get a chance to walk (and play!) through our spaces, speak with our teachers, and meet some of our current families. There will be activities to do and plenty to see. All are welcome!

Learn more, then fill out an enrollment form for your child here. Are you interested in enrolling, but haven't seen the school? Contact us to schedule a tour!

​Classes for the 2023/2024 School Year

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Why Co-op?

Carmel Cooperative Preschool

About Us

Loose Parts Play

Carmel Cooperative is a secular preschool offering play-based, part-time programs for 2’s, 3’s, and 4’s (pre-K). Our teachers work together with parents and/or caregivers to provide an environment that will prepare children not only for school, but for life. Join us!​




Tuesday & Thursday

9:15 - 11:45



12/31/2019 and older

Monday & Friday
9:15 - 12:15
9:15 - 1:15