Winnetka Public School Nursery (WPSN) is a private play-based preschool with classes for ages 16 months through Junior Kindergarten. Despite our name, we are a private preschool as well as the oldest preschool in Winnetka. Nestled in the heart of Winnetka, WPSN is located at 1155 Oak Street.
WPSN offers a play-based approach to early childhood development and education. WPSN’s talented, nurturing, and experienced teachers individualize the curriculum to meet each child’s developmental needs and interests. WPSN consistently fosters cognitive development, social and emotional skills, critical thinking, and creativity, including the following:
Lifelong interpersonal skills: How to collaborate and build relationships with peers and teachers
Curiosity and critical thinking skills: How to ask, think and hypothesize about the world
Respect: For their peers, teachers, community and the world around them
Self-confidence: Knowing they are competent learners and that their voice matters
A love of learning: Experiencing learning as fun, in an atmosphere of innovation and caring support