Playschool is open! 

Welcome to the Playschool Preschool!  We’re so excited to share our preschool and pre-k programs with your children!

Over 20 Years in Operation!           

Schedule and Programs:

Our classes are held Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

(Class schedules/programs have changed in response to Covid procedures.)

  • Thursday/Friday: 3 year old program.
  • Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday:  4 & 5 yr olds or
  • Monday-Friday for 5 yr olds by December 1st- accelerated program
  • Monday-Friday for 4-5 year olds as space allows

Gymnasium or playground occurs daily.

  • Playground fun
  • Music and Dance
  • Story time with Miss Karen from the Manlius Library
  • One of our classrooms
  • Play learning
  • We love books!
  • Movie Night
  • Halloween Fun

We provide a play-based program while making systematic efforts to promote the learning of academic and social skills.

Our program promotes independence, group and personal responsibility. We offer a warm and nurturing atmosphere where the children are taught to be respectful of themselves and others, as well as the materials and playthings they interact with each day.

We have a wonderful facility and fun and educational programs

We have classrooms, activity rooms, a full size gym, and a great fenced-in playground.

Weekly music classes with Nikki Visioni-Engle.  She provides music and acting class with her guitar, and will explore early acting techniques to help support language, gross motor, social and emotional development!

Story time with Miss Karen from the Manlius Library.

Energetic, fun staff teaching your children kindergarten readiness material.

Sharing and Caring:

Throughout the year, Playschool students and parents can participate in the charitable and community programs of the First Baptist Church of Manlius:

  • Operation Christmas Child
  • Pajama Drive and Food Pantry Donations (with FM Community Outreach)
  • Mitten Tree
  • Grace Abounds (clothing charity)
  • Visiting the Manlius Senior Home

Field Trips:

In addition to the daily learning and fun activities at Playschool, we go on lots of field trips:

  • Pancake breakfast and trip to the Zoo
  • October visit to Our Farm (pumpkin picking, petting zoo, corn maze)
  • Seasonal show at a theater in Syracuse
  • Visits to local parks
  • Bowling
  • And more..