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What is your opinion on pre-school?

what do you think about pre-school?
do you think that families in nj are abusing it? and taken advantage of it and using it as a day care?
or do you actually see your child learning more and becoming a better person in the future???

my son is 3 he is in day care and he is such a smart little boy.
he can count to 130
says his abc's and already knows a little bit of math!
he is an incredible young man!

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japandamommy

Asked by japandamommy at 5:41 PM on Feb. 25, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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Answers (10)
  • Well I like it. It's helping my daughter who is also 3 learn to talk and she gets to socialize with kids her own age. I am sure there are people who abuse it but the kids enjoy it either way.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:43 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • its great
    letstalk747

    Answer by letstalk747 at 5:43 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • My DD is 4 and has learning delays and low muscle tone so her physical/speech therapist reccomended that we try pre school and she loves it.
    L0vingMy3Girls

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 5:43 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • i think it teaches the kids social skills which is a good thing.
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 5:45 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • I wish I could find a low cost preschool in my area.
    Avon_Girlie

    Answer by Avon_Girlie at 5:46 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • I do not understand how you abuse or take advantage of preschool.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 5:48 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • if your child can do all of that - he has learned enough for kindergarten already.... idk anything about nj - i do know when prek funding was cut in our state - our kindergarten students had lower entrance scores ... but we caught them up pretty quickly... but we had to teach much more socialization stuff...
    AmaliaD

    Answer by AmaliaD at 5:52 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • Great for you but I have been working with those things with my and either I am not a good teacher or something cause he will NOT learn from me - I am far from a lazy parent and love and still try to teach him what a preschool would, however... not ALL kids learn like your very smart child..
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 5:52 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • I think its great if you use an accredited one.
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 5:56 PM on Feb. 25, 2011

  • Personally I think a lot of parents use it as a free babysitter here in our town. Our school system includes PK for 4 yr. olds and developementally delayed 3 yr. olds. There are actually parents that are mad that their child passes the screening so they can't come to school at 3.
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 6:13 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

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