A Typical Day at the FIAF Preschool

The curriculum is enriched with cooking, music, yoga, and dance lessons. Children also visit the FIAF library once a week for story time and educational games.

Half-Day

Mon–Fri, Morning 8:30–11:30am

  • Greetings for parents and children
  • Supervised play session
  • Academics
  • Enrichment (science, art, cooking, yoga, music, movement, or library)
  • Healthy snack provided by the school
  • Physical activities
  • Storytelling and reading
  • Dismissal

Full-Day

Mon-Fri, 8:30am–4:30pm

  • Greetings for parents and children
  • Supervised play session
  • Academics session 1
  • Enrichment (science, art, cooking, yoga, music, movement, or library)
  • Healthy snack provided by the school
  • Physical activities
  • Storytelling and reading
  • Lunch (brought from home)
  • Rest
  • Outing in Central Park or play-time in FIAF's Tinker Auditorium
  • Academics session 2
  • Dismissal

Junior Pre-K/Pre-K students also participate in a pen-pal project with preschool children in French-speaking countries around the world.

Afterschool Enrichment Program

An enrichment program (Mon–Fri, 4:30–6pm), with activities such as art, cooking, games, science, and theater, is available for an additional fee.