pa•poose [pa-poos, puh-],  n.
1634, from Narragansett (Algonquian) papoos "child," literally "very young."

Truckee Preschool teaches Tools that Grow With Your Child
At Papoose we develop the whole child. Through hands-on activities, natural kid-powered toys, thematic units and child-centered learning, our literature-rich environment includes Spanish and American Sign Language (ASL).  Everything is  designed to help your child build meaningful connections, learning tools and social communication skills -- important building blocks to becoming a healthy, happy, successful individual. 

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Truckee's Preschool:
Papoose is a high quality Truckee Preschool and Family Day Care that incorporates Waldorf, Montessori and Reggio Emilia principles in our home based preschool.  Papoose has been providing Truckee with quality childcare since opening in 2004. Papoose is located in west Truckee with easy access to I-80.  Please enjoy Truckee's best slide show!                                 12289 Sierra Dr. E., Truckee, CA 96161  (530) 550-7506  email:

What Our Clients Say

We are confident that our children are developing academic and social skills in an open and supportive environment.

Kirk and Elana Keil

Hours: 8am to 4pm
Mon thru Fri

(530) 550-7506