New FCP Director

We are very pleased to announce FCP’s next Director – Ms. Beth Genovese!   Beth brings a wealth of teaching and leadership experience to FCP. She started her career at Greenwich Country Day School as a kindergarten teacher and has spent the last 10 years at Children’s Learning Centers in Stamford. Most recently she was a … Read more

June 29th is International Mud Day!

Did you know Mud Day started as an international exchange of ideas, clothing, and friendship back in 2010? Learn more about the history of Mud Day and ways you can get in on the fun.

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

Visit With the Cos Cob Librarian

Many thanks to Anne Boehn, children’s librarian at the Cos Cob Library, for providing some fun story time activities for our children today.

Music Together Parent Event

We had our second Music Together Parent Event this week. Today, our instructor, Andrea Greenburg, led the children and families of our 4s and Pre-K classes in a Music Together session. The Parent Events are great opportunities for families to experience firsthand how the Music Together program supports their child’s musical skills, as well as … Read more

Wait Until 8th

If you and your family are enjoying some of the benefits of participating in Scree-Free Week this week, you may also be interested in making some further commitments to long-term changes about your screen habits, as well as your children’s. The Wait Until 8th initiative encourages families to defer giving their children a smartphone until … Read more

Screen-Free Week April 29 – May 5, 2019

First Church Preschool is celebrating Screen-Free Week, the annual celebration where children, families, schools, and communities around the world swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. What would you and your family do with an extra 20, 30, or even 50 hours a week? Visit to learn how to get involved … Read more