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Playing Around Preschool is a faith-based, co-op program

which partners with families to develop and nurture their children's




 and academic foundation

through play-based education and experiences.


Please return the completed registration form

with the deposit in person or by mail to:

Jackson's First Presbyterian Church

743 W. Michigan Ave.

Jackson, MI 49201

3 & 4 year olds
9-11:30 am Tuesday & Thursday class
children must be 3 years old by December 1 and potty trained
Co-op, $85 monthly ($765 yearly)
Non co-op, $110 monthly ($990 yearly)
4 & 5 year olds
9-11:30 am Mon., Tues., Wed., & Thurs., class
children must be 4 years old by December 1 and potty trained
Co-op, $150 monthly ($1,350 yearly)
Non co-op, $180 monthly ($1,620 yearly)
Programs run from September to May,
and a $50 non-refundable supply fee is due upon registration.


Sharon Eiden, "Ms. Sherry" comes to Playing Around Preschool with 25 years of experience teaching in the public schools. Her diverse experiences and skills enable her to create a welcoming classroom community while attending to the unique characteristics of each child.

Miss Sherry earned both her bachelor and master degrees in Special Education and Elementary Education at Central Michigan University. Early Childhood Education was her area of concentration for her MA and she holds a ZA endorsement in Early Childhood Education. 


She is active in her local parish in Waterloo. Through the years she has been a Big Sister: she currently volunteers at St. Vincent DePaul house in Jackson and enjoys gardening and traveling.

"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning, but for children play is serious learning." 

-  Mr. Rogers

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