The Ann Arbor Nursery Inc.’s physical space consists of two large, connected rooms referred to as the “Quiet” and “Noisy” Rooms. All children have the opportunity to play in both rooms during the day. The preschool also has an outdoor play and learning space.

We are an allregy friendly school, and strive to accommodate all allergy and dietary restrictions.


The Quiet Room

The Quiet Room offers a wide variety of activities designed to develop children’s fine motor and imaginative play skills, including:

  • Puzzles, games, other fine-motor manipulatives
  • Play kitchen
  • Science exploration
  • Art easel and various writing, drawing, and cutting supplies
  • Play-dough table
  • Pets including fish and guinea pigs
  • Sensory table
  • Reading corner and lending library
  • Dress-up bags and story bags

The Noisy Room

The Noisy Room contains toys and equipment that promote gross motor development, such as:

  • Large building bricks and blocks
  • Play loft
  • Train table
  • Ride-in cars
  • Balls
  • Puppet theater

Outdoor Play space

The outdoor play space has lots of room to run! Check out more photos at out photo page or in an article posted on Ann

Sibling Nursery Room

The Preschool offers member parents with other young children the opportunity to participate in our sibling nursery to assist with child care on their regular assist days. The sibling nursery meets in a room down the hall from the classrooms. Participating parents take turns supervising the children in the sibling nursery in addition to the assist days in the preschool classroom.