Although located within Cheshire's 1st Congregational Church, the 1st Church Preschool is a separate entity welcoming of all faiths. It strives to provide a safe and welcoming environment for children, ages three to five, and follows the Connecticut Preschool Assessment Framework. Its curriculum includes activities with paint, clay, crayons, water, blocks, music, movement, cooking, dramatic play and plant and animal care. Each day also includes outdoor play and a rest period. 1st Church Preschool is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.