The Fundamentals: Learning Through Play at The Learning Tree

By: Carolyn Beeman At The Learning Tree, we believe that play is essential to early learning and that children learn best when they are enjoying and are engaging themselves in what they are doing.  Play promotes the development of social and cognitive skills, it helps... read more

Zoo Phonics

By: Laura Lambert   Most preschools and early child care centers implement some type of system or program to help children understand and gain better knowledge of the alphabet. At The Learning Tree Preschool, we successfully and enthusiastically use Zoo Phonics!... read more

Christmas at The Learning Tree

Our school Christmas pageant and party was a HUGE success! The children performed their hearts out – or at least shook their jingle bells like nobody’s business! They had all been working so hard in their class with their teachers and in music class with Ms.... read more

Holiday Celebrations

The children will be performing some very special songs for our annual Christmas pageant this year on Thursday, December 18th . Our pageant will begin at 3:45pm and will be performed in each classroom. We are asking for families to arrive around 3:30pm to make sure... read more

Health and Nutrition Program

The Learning Tree Preschool has proudly partnered with the Child Care Council’s health and nutrition program. The Learning Tree is one of only five preschools chosen to participate in this wonderful resource provided to the Bay Area. The idea of the program is to... read more


It’s that time of the year again when we give thanks for all that we have. At The Learning Tree Preschool, we feel that it is extremely important to celebrate the deeper meaning of this time of the year with our children. For the month of November, we encourage the... read more

Ms. Tree’s Music and Movement

Ms. Tree’s Music Class is a dynamic introduction to music and movement that only The Learning Tree Preschool has to offer. As a parent of The Learning Tree, Ms. Tree wanted to use her professional talents to create something special for the children at our school. She... read more

Picture Day at The Learning Tree Preschool

Picture Day is just around the corner. Photos of the children will be taken individually and with their class. Siblings photos will also be an option for families with multiple children. We do not require the sibling to currently attend The Learning Tree. Just fill... read more