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A Warm & Caring Preschool for Children 3 to 5 Years Old

Lyme, New Hampshire

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A Curriculum for Every Child

We use an Emergent Curriculum that focuses on being responsive to every children's interests and spend much of our time outdoors.

We love getting to know each child individually and we listen carefully to their thoughts, feelings, and ideas.

Read more about our caring staff

School Calendar

link to school calendar

What our parents say about us!

"They [LNS] are attentive, aware, thoughtful, proactive, fun--everything a parent dreams of for their young child..."

Emily Boren
Lyme, NH

"They navigated in school learning for our children during COVID with extreme professionalism..."

Anna Nattie
Lyme, NH

"The level of care, concern, thoughtfulness, and creativity from LNS teachers is amazing..."

Laura Officer
Lyme, NH


Our preschool classes are open to children ages 3 -5 years old. All students engage in a variety of learning activities: Literacy, Science, Nature, Art, Field Trips and more. Classes also include monthly visits by the Vermont Institute of Natural Science.

Learn more about our preschool classes

The Bears

Ages 3 - 4

Cute bear illustration
Mon | Wed | Fri
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Age 3 on or before September 30

The Lions

Ages 4 - 5

Cute lion illustration
Mon | Tue | Thur | Fri
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Age 4 on or before September 30

Extended Day

Ages 3 - 5

Cute bear & lion illustration
Mon | Tue | Wed | Thur | Fri
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Summer Camp

Every summer LNS holds a a two week summer camp in June focused on nature and water activities. The Color Wheel Summer Camp program runs in the mornings and is carefully designed to match the levels of preschool and kindergarten children.

Learn more about Color Wheel Summer Camp
Hand drawn red heart

Support Lyme Nursery School

As a non-profit, cooperative preschool we appreciate any and all donations. Every contribution goes toward scholarship monies, extracurricular activities and maintaining our enriching experience with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science in our classrooms.