You are considering immersing your child in a French pre-school - congratulations! This is as an exciting moment and opportunity for them to grow not only as a young person, but as a citizen of the world. The Language and Laughter Studio, located in Boerum Hill for over ten years, boasts a creative, artistic, math and science integrated, play-based progressive French education that has welcomed families and seen them grow over the years. The Mini-Maternelle balances French education and culture with progressive American education values to create a unique program that nurtures each child as an individual and cultivates their creativity, independence, and passion for the world around them. We help guide passionate and curious little ones turn into confident children who are certain of their interests and likes, but also ask questions and think of others in a generous and kind way. Please note that attendance at a Discovery Day event is mandatory if we have not had an opportunity to meet your family yet. You can sign up in your application for one of two Discovery Days: Saturday, December 10th at 10AM Saturday, January 7th at 10AM We have two classes at the Mini-Maternelle: Petite Section (ages 2.5 - 3.5 years old) Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - Friday 9:30AM - 12PM OR 9:30AM - 2:30PM Grande Section (ages 3.5 - 4.5 years old) Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday - Friday 9:30AM - 12PM OR 9:30AM - 2:30PM Early drop-off option from 8:30 AM.