Little School
6 weeks—3 years

Little School at Lincoln is a warm, child-focused environment that exudes joy. Children play, dance, sing, create, share stories, investigate nature, and share meals with friends. It’s all part of the unique path to discovery we offer for boys and girls six weeks through three years through our child-directed, Reggio Emilia-inspired approach, which emphasizes collaboration and process.

The Little School curriculum also benefits from belonging to the larger Lincoln School community and campus, with specialist and extracurricular classes including foreign language beginning at age two, as well as library, music, and physical education.

We look forward to welcoming you and your child into our warm, nurturing, and exciting Little School community.

And learn more about state-of-the-art Little School expansion, a 4,700-square-foot sustainable net-zero building!

Kim Lough | Little School Director |


Contact us with questions or to schedule a tour!


401-331-9696 ext. 3154

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Little School News

The Infants Star in the Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Nido Classroom where the infants spend their day put on a production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar this week! This classic story by Eric Carle is a great book for babies and young children because it's short and colorful with lots of repetition and rhythmic language. The story shows the development of a caterpillar which then turns into a beautiful butterfly. The children love listening to the story so much that the teachers decided to put on the show!

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Symbols in Early Childhood

The Early Childhood classes at Lincoln have a unique tradition. Each child chooses a symbol from the very special Symbol Book which is used throughout the early childhood years. This symbol can be a representation of who they are or something they might be interested in. It takes time to choose a symbol, children study the book to see what symbols are available. These symbols are like letters and help children locate their cubby and artwork.

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