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When do you put your child in to a preschool

i have a 2 year old that will trun 3 in april and my mom brought up preschool? i was just wondering when you you start looking to that ?

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Cheesecake08

Asked by Cheesecake08 at 9:09 PM on Feb. 7, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • It depends on what you want to do. 3-4 is the usual time for starting preschool, but if you aren't comfortable with it then you don't have to do it. Most preschools want the child potty trained so that is a factor. They also have part time so the kids can get used to being away from home.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 9:12 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • 2 of my children went to 3 yo pre-k and loved it
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 9:12 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I enrolled my older son in preschool the year he turned 5. He loved it! He went just 1 year and then he went to kindergarten.
    Snewo

    Answer by Snewo at 9:22 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I put my daughter in when she was 3 and she LOVED it!
    momofone072506

    Answer by momofone072506 at 9:26 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • My ds will be 3 in match. He is going to preschool this fall.

    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 9:34 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • We started at age 3
    genagina

    Answer by genagina at 10:24 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • Mine all went between 3 1/2 & 4 1/2. The younger, only went 2 2.5 hour days a week (5 hours a week total), my 5.5 yo is in her 2nd year of preschool and goes 3 full days (8:30-3:30) every week.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • My kids all did/will start at 4. I start working with them around the age 3 at home. The preschool is 3 days a week for 2 hours.
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 12:13 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • Mine were all in at least a Mother's Morning Out at 2. They went 2 days/week for 4 hours/day. It was a wonderful break for me, a great independent time for them, and they had a lot of fun - and made some great friends! Preschool I didn't start with my older 2 boys until they were 3, but my daughter went at age 2 (again 2 days/week for 4 hours). My younger two I will both be starting at 2 (#4 turned 2 recently, but will be in the older 2's class in the fall) because it was such a good experience before.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:09 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

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    momoftwinkies09

    Answer by momoftwinkies09 at 11:07 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

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