The Lil Cottonwood Play Group is the community's longstanding co-op for parents and their preschoolers. Incorporated…More in 1959, it's an accredited school serving students from the surrounding areas of Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach, Cypress, Long Beach, Garden Grove and Westminster. Vicki Donahue is the school's director and teacher. Students range in age from three to five years old and fees range from $120 to $145 a month.
Parents at Lil Cottonwood are expected to contribute in a variety of ways from assisting in the classroom to providing snacks and participating in fundraisers.
Sun 'N Fun Creative Playgroup is a longstanding cooperative preschool in Seal Beach that depends on strong parental…More participation. Located next to Zoeter field and shopping center, Sun 'N Fun is a small building with a classroom, outdoor play yard and jungle gym. Emphasizing language, social and emotional development along with the exercise of motor skills, the playgroup is open to potty-trained children, who are a minimum of 2 years and 9 months old. Class sizes are generally 15 students with five children for each adult. Parents are expected to work at the school twice a month and attend field trips. Monthly tuition is $140 plus a materials and annual fee of $88.