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.

First Day!

Our first day of school for 2014/15 is Tuesday, September 9. We look forward to seeing all of the children and families to kick off another great year at Wooddale Community Nursery!

Parent Information Meeting

A Parent Information Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 2 from 6:30-8:30pm. Join us to meet other Wooddale parents, enjoy refreshments, create artwork to bring home to your child and listen to a presentation from guest speaker Denise Golden on "Becoming the Parent You Want to Be".

WCNS on Facebook

Wooddale Community Nursery School has a page on Facebook. View the page for the latest information and photos. Don't forget to "like us"!
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Click one of the newsletter links below to view the PDF file.
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dates to remember

Sep 9 - First Day of school
Oct 2 - Parent Info Evening

field trips & events

Oct 7 - Firefighter Fire Safety
Oct 23 - Westwood Nature Center
Dec 11 - Holiday Puppet Show
Jan 15 - MN Children's Museum to Go
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.