When it Builds Up, Talk it Out

Support for families during the pandemic… When it Builds Up, Talk it Out The Department of Children and Families (DCF) partnered with United Way of Connecticut 2-1-1 and community providers to establish a “When it Builds Up, Talk it Out” campaign. Parents and caregivers who need someone to listen, to understand, and to talk your … Read more

Darla Steiner

Darla Steiner, Director

Maya Angelou said, “I‘ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  In the years following their early life experiences at First Church Preschool, the children who attend our school may very well forget and/or will have long ago already … Read more

Happy Birthday, Eric Carle!

We are celebrating the beloved children’s author in our summer program by reading his books, making crafts related to his works, and even having a little puppet show! Here, teachers Barbara Andersen (left) and Lauren Impellizzeri (right), are using puppets to act out the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle while children … Read more