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Coastal Kids Preschool Earns National NAEYC Accreditation

In January 2017, Coastal Kids Preschool received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, making the school a Maine Roads to Quality level-four program, the highest designation offered by the state’s early care and education professional network.

2018 New Articles

Jazzy Fundraiser for Coastal Kids Preschool

Coastal Kids Preschool Fundraiser a Success

2017 News Articles

Coastal Kids, GSB Begin Discussion About Pre-K Partnership

2016 News Articles

Video Features Damariscotta Girl’s Success Story
(From the Lincoln County News, November 8, 2016)

Willow wearing a crown on her birthday

Graduation 2016

Priscilla poses with a graduating preschooler

Spring Cleanup Day

kids and grownups at spring cleanup

Celebrating The Week of the Young Child

kids painting murals outdoors

2015 News Articles

20th Anniversary Sponsors

Christmas Countdown

santa hugs a preschooler

Food Drive – Fall 2015

the food drive collection

Learning about fire safety

a preschooler checks out a fireman's hat

Summer Fun – 2015

Above: This spring, CKP kids were delighted to participate in a “Reny’s: A Maine Adventure” commercial!

food donations

collecting for the food pantry

2014 News Articles

Christmas Countdown – 2014

Food Drive – Fall 2014

Pumpkin Trip – Fall 2014

Apple Trip – Fall 2014

Summer Fun – 2014

Alex Gardiner returns to CKP – summer 2014

Alex Gardiner


2013 CKP Graduating Class

2013 News Articles

CKP Press release: apple trip 2013

Coastal Kids visit Children’s garden – August ’13

press release: Lobster Boat July ’13

Coastal Kids Preschoolers Graduate 2013
Get Out of Town auction – February ’13

CKP spaghetti dinner – February ’13


Our New ADA Accessible Lobster Boat

recognizing King Eider's Pub

Priscilla Congdon, Coastal Kids Director, presents Sarah and Todd Maurer, owners of King Eider’s Pub, with a banner in recognition of the pub’s ongoing and generous support of the school

Building expansion

CKP Grand Opening – April ’12

expansion funding – March ’12

Coastal Kids Breaks Ground On Expansion – June ’11

expansion funds approved – May’11

press release: ‘The First” – Spring ’10

press release: expansion – July ’10

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