Readers in Tolland and Mansfield love their preschools! We had a wonderful response with detailed descriptions of the great programs available in town, and two came out on top: the in Mansfield.
Among the many comments, readers called the Mount Hope environment "nurturing" and "warm."
Reader Avery Lenhart told us, "Mount Hope Montessori School in Mansfield has been in business for over 50 years, and for good reason! Its wonderfully skilled teachers have all been there for years. Its environment is both nurturing and stimulating and it is a wonderful community."
Reader Galadriel Chilton added: "Our child has blossomed so much during in just half a year academically, but especially emotionally and socially thanks to the acute attention each teacher pays to the individual needs and personalities of each child and his/her family."
Also nominated was the in Tolland.
Reader Karen said, "A wonderful program with an amazing teacher, Lynn Joy. The school families provide support to the school by assisting in the classroom and performing a job for the school. It was great to be a part of my children's first steps in education."
Thanks for your nominations, and don't forget to post your reviews of these businesses in our Patch directory (click on the links in blue above). On Monday, our category is "Best Places to Buy Shoes," so check back for the chance to nominate your favorite.