• Welcome

    The Early Years is a private preschool located in a residential neighborhood of Santa Monica. The program is half day, offering morning or afternoon sessions for children two years nine months through five years.

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  • Philosophy

    The ability to have a friend, be a friend, and manage in the group setting is highly valued, as is a stimulating environment which provides opportunities for children to interact with each other and learn more about themselves.

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  • Accreditation

    The Early Years School is accredited by the NAEYC.
    Early childhood programs accredited by the NAEYC have voluntarily undergone a comprehensive process of internal self-study and improvement.

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  • Activities

    Different materials are experimented with, encouraging self exploration and discovery. Art, woodworking, cooking, science, dramatic play, story time, music, and movement are all important.

    See what we've been up to in our photo gallery.

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  • FAQs

    Check our FAQs page for answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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Philosophy

Philosophy

At The Early Years School, children enjoy a loving environment that fosters positive feelings of self-worth and respect. Social, physical, intellectual development, and a sense of independence are gained through opportunities to make decisions and problem solve.

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Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff

Co-Owner/Directors Joy Siegel and Tama Taub both received Masters Degrees in Human Development, as well as both being parents, grandparents and Child Development Specialists.

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Gallery

Gallery

The Early Years is a private preschool located in beautiful Santa Monica. We have a hands on curriculum with indoor and outdoor activities, active and quiet play. Have a look at our photo gallery to see what we have to offer.

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