First United Methodist Cooperative Nursery Preschool

FUMCN cooperative preschool is a caring, stimulating, and secure place for children to learn and grow. We are located in downtown Ann Arbor. We encourage creative thinking and provide opportunities for problem solving to help expand your child’s mind. At FUMCN cooperative preschool, children learn by doing. Using a wide variety of materials, they touch, taste, smell, look, and listen. Our emphasis is on learning through play and social interaction.

Some distinctive benefits of our preschool include:

  • 3’s and 4’s classes, as well as a half-day Young Fives program
  • Twice a week full-day option, including a lunch club and afternoon Explorer’s Club and Science Fridays enrichment programs
  • Large classrooms where children can choose among activities, a library, and an outdoor playground
  • Sibling Care nursery to use when assisting in the classroom
  • Curbside drop-off and pick-up option
  • Historic church building in downtown Ann Arbor, bordering the University of Michigan and providing numerous walking field trip opportunities
  • Outstanding curriculum, including Handwriting Without Tears and a high level of parental involvement
  • Frequent special days and events, such as Mud Day, Around the World Day, Spring Sing
  • Two-year old playgroup
  • Social events for parents

Membership in the FUMCN cooperative preschool is open to everyone, regardless of race, creed, sex, family composition, or nationality and ethnic origin.

3 & 4 co-op classes
We offer multiple options for your 3 and 4 year olds. Each class focuses on social,
cognitive, motor and literacy development in a play-based atmosphere.

Young 5's Class
Some children need more time to prepare for kindergarten. We offer a wonderfully enriching Young 5’s program.

There are three easy steps to enrolling at FUMCN co-op preschool. Start your enrollment process now.

Annual Auction ~ Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Please come and participate in the best kept secret in Ann Arbor. The FUMCN pre-school hosts its annual fundraising auction with items, gift certificates, and one-of-a-kind treasures from parents and local businesses in Ann Arbor. Silent Auction starts at 6:30pm with pr

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Openings for 2015 – 2016

Our annual Open House was held in February. We still have a few openings available for fall in our preschool and young 5s classes. If you are interested in learning more about FUMCN, please view the enroll page of our […]

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