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Giving Nest Facts At Your Fingertips


  • The Giving Nest Preschool & Kindergarten opened September 1990 with 56 students & 8 Staff Members in North Plainfield.



  • Ages of children attending: 2 1/2 to 6 years of age. Our Warren location is exclusively for our little ones ages 24 months to 30 months. Our North Plainfield and Pluckemin location offers Kindergarten.


  • We offer 1/2 day and full day classes. We offer before and/or after care from 8:00 am to 5:00pm (times vary in each location)

  • We offer classes that meet one, two, three, four or five times a week depending on the age of your child.


  • Our student/teacher ratio is below State Regulations. They are...

    • 2 1/2 (Chick-a-dee Class) 6 children per teacher

    • 3 to 6 year olds (Duckling, Bluebird, & Cardinal Classes) 8 children per teacher


  • We have a low staff turn-over. Many staff members have been with us for at least 10 years.


  • Our schools meet and exceed the local fire department and state regulations and requirements.


  • Children do not need to be Potty Trained in the 24 month, 2 ½, or 3 year old classes.


  • At any given time there at least 2 staff members at each location that are CPR and 1st Aid Certified.


  • Our doors are locked at all times except during Arrival and Dismissal Times and our beautiful playgrounds are fenced-in and they are on our school property.


  • Children are only released to people listed on their “Permanent Pick-Up Permission Slip”.

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