Welcome to the Gingerbread Cottage Preschool. The preschool has served this community since its establishment in 1977. The preschool provides quality programs for children 2 - 5 years old. The Gingerbread Cottage Preschool has three locations in the Richmond, Virginia area. At the preschool, it is our desire that your child's preschool experience be both happy and educational.


At the Gingerbread Cottage Preschool, our main goal is to provide a happy, creative, learning environment where each child can obtain his or her own individual mental, physical, and social potential.

The faculty promotes the social development of each student, encourages healthy independence, and helps the child learn about his or her environment and culture.

Teachers foster a child’s self esteem by helping each child become more self-confident and instills within each child an enthusiastic attitude toward school.

  1. Educating children for over 30 years.
  2. Licensed by the state of Virginia.
  3. Teachers are certified in CPR, Health Screening, and First Aid.
  4. Dedicated, loving, highly qualified staff.
  5. Offering a half day program September-May, in addition to Summer Camp and various extended day / enrichment programs.
  6. Ratio: 2 's - 12 children to 2 Teachers
               3's - 10 children to 1 Teacher
               4 / 5's - 10 children to 1 Teacher
  7. Preparation for entrance into kindergarten is an important aspect of our program.
  8. Members of Richmond area Association of Early Childhood Directors, The National Association for the Education of Young Children, and The National Association of Child Care Professionals.



9675 Staples Mill Road Glen Allen, VA 23060
Phone: (804) 755-1667 E-mail: gingerbreadcottagepreschool@gmail.com