The day begins with a morning drop-off that could be straight out of a movie. Stretching down the road is a line of cars with kids hanging out of the windows, eager to jump into their day.
As the cars pull up to the preschool, each family is greeted by Amanda Myers—Miss Amanda to her young students. With encouraging words, she opens the car door and plucks out the preschoolers with a big hug. Her enthusiasm is infectious. Once their feet hit the ground, the little ones run to the school door where fellow teacher Brynn Kent welcomes them again with her loving smile and kind embrace.
Miss Amanda blows her whistle, signaling the start of four hours of learning and play for these youngsters. But this is no ordinary preschool. It’s “farm school,” where agriculture, nature and education combine to provide an extraordinary experience for pre-kindergarten kids.
“The teachers on this farm bring out the best in every kid who walks through that door—it’s their superpower,” said parent Katie Mills. “I secretly pull away wishing my 37-year-old self was getting dropped off there for some fun, too.”
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