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About us

ABC Playschool  opened its doors to the community of Phillipsburg in 1981 at Grace Lutheran Church.  In 2004 it moved to its current location at 239 Warren Street.  Additionally, this preschool is  owned and operated by the original founder.

In 1999 ABC Playschoool  began a collaborative partnership with the Phillipsburg School District to provide a free quality preschool program which continues to this day.


ABC Playschool curriculum: The focus of the program is to offer educational experiences that fosters a child's desire to learn, practical life skills, and appropriate social skills.  We are family friendly and supportive of our local community.  We strive to help our children to reach their full potential by taking into consideration individual differences, special abilities, as well as, family cultural patterns. 


We use the Teaching Strategies Creative Curruiculm.  This is a research based and research proven curriculum for the preschool child,  This curriculum is used by our early childhood educators, helping them to offer developmentally appropriate programs that support active learning and promote children's progress in all developmental areas.  This curriculum helps our teachers develop a high quality learning environment that enables every child to become a more creative, confident thinker.


We LOVE AbcPlayschool!
Additional Resources

Additional resources include a family worker who is available to assist the family with resources and referrals. NORWESCAP provides onsite training for parents and staff. Nursing assistance and screenings are provided by the school district.


Events and Workshops

Early Learning

Visit from Phillipsburg Police and Fire Department   Trip to Pumkin Patch     PHS Barnyard day                                                     Dr.Seuss Party

The Fun Bus                                                               Read Across America

Dental Hygiene presentation                                      Pajama Party

Holiday celebrations                                                   Mother's Day Tea

Open House                                                               End of the year Celebration

Back to School Night                                                 Parent Workshops





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