Wooddale Community Nursery School children artwork


At Wooddale Community Nursery School we are proud to offer families an enriched and loving preschool experience. Please browse our web site to become familiar with our staff and philosophy. Contact us for more information about our program.

   "Our kids loved Wooddale Community Nursery School. The play-based, relationship-centered environment prepared our children beautifully for school - and for life!" - Scott F.

Westwood Nature Center
Thursday, October 23

Morning class 9-11:30am, Afternoon class 12:30-3pm

Halloween Party!
Thursday, October 30
11:10 am class, 2:40 pm class

Parents, Grandparents, siblings, cousins, friends... join us at Wooddale Community Nursery School for one of the cutest performances of the year! The children will be singing some of their favorite Halloween songs during the Halloween Party concert.

Conferences November 6th

Thursday, November 6.
Be sure to sign up for conference with your child's teacher. No regular school this day.

WCNS on Facebook

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Click one of the newsletter links below to view the PDF file.
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dates to remember

Nov 6 - Conferences, No school
Nov 25-27 - No school, Thanksgiving
Dec 23-Jan 1 - No school, Winter Break

field trips & events

Oct 23 - Westwood Nature Center
Oct 30 - Halloween Party
Nov 11 - Open House for Prospective Families
Nov 20 - Thanksgiving Feast
Dec 11 - Holiday Puppet Show
Dec 18 - Winter Party
Jan 15 - MN Children's Museum to Go
Feb 12 - Valentines Day Party
Feb 19 - Richard from Teddy Bear Band
Mar 5 - Children's Theatre Company
Apr 4 - Liz the Kitchen Scientist
May 5 - Orchestra Hall


ARTICLE: Preschool set actually engaged in scientific inquiry
Click here to read a news article about our "little scientists" at play from a new study in the journal Science.

VIDEO: Prescription for Play
Click here to watch a video on the importance of play and how children's lives have been changing, but not in good ways. It's a powerful piece and it fits with our philosophy at Wooddale Community Nursery School.