Choosing a cooperative preschool gives you extra time to bond with your child and create memories together. Your child will always know that education is important in your family because you live it with them everyday!


• Back to school, new friendships and families
• Apples and Trees
• Shapes

Fieldtrip(s): Bushy Hill Nature Center and Apple Orchard


• Fire Safety
• Autumn, pumpkins, leaves and seasonal changes
• Night and Day
• Colors
• Halloween and scarecrows

Fieldtrip(s): Ray of Light Farm and Fire House


• Thanksgiving, Pilgrims and Native Americans
• Harvest and Turkeys
• Thanksgiving Feast with Families

Fieldtrip(s): Brainerd Library


• Winter, giving and holidays
• Gingerbread Houses
• Holiday Party with Mrs. Claus

Fieldtrip(s): Seasonal


• Happy New Year
• Winter and Snow
• Transportation
• Numbers and Shapes
• Stone Soup Day and Food Drive
• Martin Luther King Jr.
• Progress Reports

Fieldtrip(s): Seasonal


• Number and Letter Recognition
• Presidents
• Groundhogs and Hibernation
• Valentine’s Day Card Exchange
• Beach Party Day

Fieldtrip(s): Seasonal

Beach Day


• Spring, Wind and Kites
• Dental Care
• St. Patricks Day
• Dr. Seuss – Green Eggs and Ham Snack
• Teddy Bear Tea Party
• Music Boxes
• PJ Party

Fieldtrip(s): Mystic Aquarium comes to the classroom

St Patrick's Day


• Easter – Eggs, Bunnies and Chicks
• Spring Continued – New Life
• Planting – Flowers, vegatables and Rain
• Grandparents Day
• Alphabet Days
• Disability Fundraiser

Fieldtrip(s): Post Office


• Alphabet Days Continued
• Mother’s Day Party
• Bugs, Caterpillars and Butterflies
• Bus Ride and Kindergarten preparation
• Colors
• Bike Day

Fieldtrip(s): Seasonal

Visit with Paramedics and Ambulance


• Alphabet Days Continued
• Father’s Day
• Progress Reports
• Graduation
• End of Year Picnic

Fieldtrip(s): There are no fieldtrips in June.

Monthly Celebrations

HCNS loves to celebrate all the holidays and seasons and things in-between! We eat Green Eggs and Ham on Dr. Seuss’ Birthday and Mr. and Mrs. Claus visit us at Christmas time. We search for treats at Halloween and hunt for Easter Eggs in the Spring. Other celebrations include, but are not limited to: Valentine’s Day Party with Card Exchange, Song Day, Beach Day, Groundhog Day, Hot Chocolate & Slippers Day, Stone Soup Day, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday, Number Days, Shape Days, Color Days, Transportation Days, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Election Day, Thanksgiving, Veteran’s Day, Columbus Day and many more!