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Welcome to Gingham!

A Child-Focused, Whole-Family Approach to

Preschool & Kindergarten


♥ Morning and Full Day Programs for Preschoolers Ages 2 & Up

♥ Full Day Kindergarten 

♥ 6 Month Age Span in Every Class 

♥ Academics, Performing Arts, STEAM, Sports & Yoga

♥ Non-Denominational, Private & State Licensed

Now with Extended Hours until 3 PM!


Registration 2024-25

Registration is well underway for the coming school year. Please contact Directors for more information on availability or to join our waitlist!

Full Day Kindergarten

Now until 3 PM! We have just two spots left in our Full Day Kindergarten class for 2024-25... This class is capped at 16 students for maximum academic achievement. A full electives curriculum rounds out the day:

Spanish, STEM and Fine Arts! 

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The Gingham Giraffe Preschool

Give them the best start.

Located in the heart of Chatham, NJ, we are a non-denominational private school offering morning and full-day programs for children ages 2 - Kindergarten. Opened in 1990, Gingham serves our community by providing play-based learning, academics and electives offered in a nurturing environment. 

Gingham's reputation for stellar academics in a family-style atmosphere speaks for itself.... Our unique curriculum with a six-month age span in every classroom

sets each of our students up for success! 

Life is hectic...preschool shouldn't have to be. Check out our Family Resources Page to make a secure payment, see Gingham's calendar of events, teacher recommended products and wish lists, and more! 

Take a peek behind the curtain....Watch Gingham's 4s and 5s take the stage for a holiday delight filled with music, dance, and song: The Preschool Players proudly presents...The Nutcracker

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