Programs

At LNS, we offer programs for children from two years nine months to six years old.

Studio Blue

9am-12pm (core program)
TU – F

Studio Blue enrolls the youngest children in the school, offering a half day program for 12 children. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a family partner each day.

emergent curriculum

Studio Yellow

9am-12pm (core program)
M – TH

Studio Yellow enrolls 16 children of the next age cohort from Studio Blue, offering a half day program. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a family partner three out of the four days.

EMERGENT CURRICULUM

Studio Purple

9am-12pm (core program)
M – F

Studio Purple enrolls 16 children in a mixed age group, offering 3 full days – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – and 2 half days – Wednesday & Friday. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a family partner three out of the five days.

EMERGENT CURRICULUM

Studio Red

M/Tu/Th 9-3
W/F 9-12

Studio Red enrolls 16 children and is designed to give children a Pre-K, transitional kindergarten, or kindergarten experience. The class is taught by a co-teaching team, with a family partner three out of the five days.

EMERGENT CURRICULUM

This renowned program has drawn from Lincoln, Arlington, Concord, Weston, Wayland, Acton, Waltham, and Sudbury.

Extended Day

LNS offers four extended day options on various days of the week which parents may sign up for daily or in advance on a contract-basis. 

Early Arrival

8am-9am
m – f

Children may be dropped off at school beginning at 8:00 every morning.

Daily Sign-Up Cost: $28/day 

Extended Playground

12pm-12:30pm
m – f

Children can continue to play on the playground until 12:30 p.m. Provides parents with some flexibility with pick-up time and is particularly helpful if you are running late.


Daily Sign-Up Cost: $16/day 

Lunch Bunch

12pm-1pm
m – F (pending interest) *

Children continue to play and then have a group lunch (brought from home) until 1:00 PM. Mixed age group.

*this program does not take place on the first Wednesday of the month

Daily Sign-Up Cost: $28/day 

Stay and Play

12pm-3pm
m – f (pending interest) *

Children continue to play, have a group lunch (brought from home), followed by a short rest period. The remaining time is spent playing in a relaxed environment with materials and activities provided in response to children’s interests in the studio and outdoors.

* This program does not take place on the first Wednesday of the month

Daily Sign-Up Cost: $70/day 

Extended Day Contract Rates (2021-22)

Contract rates are discounted approximately 20% and are calculated based on the number of school days for any given day (e.g. there are fewer Mondays than Tuesdays, so Monday programs cost less on a contract basis).

ProgramMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Early Arrival
8-9am
$739.20$806.40$761.60$716.80$761.60
Extended Playground
12-12:30pm
$422.40$448$409.60$409.60$435.20
Lunch Bunch
12-1pm
$739.20$784$716.80$716.80$716.60
Stay & Play
12-3pm
$1848$1960$1792$1792$1904