Recent pushes in K-12 education has really focused (mostly) on Reading, Math, and Science. This has had a trickle down effect into the preschools with more and more parents looking for a way to get their kids ready before kindergarten.
One of the things that Clemmons Moravian Preschool is most proud about is teaching to the whole child. This includes educating on numerous levels including (but not limited to) academic and social. By using meaningful play and allowing play time, children are able to grow and be ready for Kindergarten!
Check out the blog post in the Washington Post about the value of play in preschool.
The Decline of Play in Preschoolers - and the Rise in Sensory Issues By: Valerie Strauss