• Welcome

    The Early Years School is a private preschool located in a residential neighborhood of Santa Monica. Founded in September of 1982, by Joy Siegel and Tama Taub, it is not affiliated with any other school. The Early Years School offers a Pre-K program, a Preschool program and Parent/Toddler Groups.

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    Now enrolling for the fall, including our new
    Pre-K Class!

  • 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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    Now enrolling for the fall, including our new
    Pre-K Class!

  • 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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    Now enrolling for the fall, including our new Pre-K Class!

  • 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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    Now enrolling for the fall, including our new
    Pre-K Class!

  • FAQs

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

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    Now enrolling for the fall, including our new
    Pre-K Class!

Now enrolling for the fall, including our new
pre-k program!

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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