TOPS, The Orinda Preschool, providing play-based preschool education in the Orinda community since 1938



About TOPS

TOPS's parent participation experience is rich with history and progressive opportunities.  Learn more about how play-based education is integral to early childhood learning and development.

Our Programs

We offer programs for children from ages 2 to 5. Click here to read more about our class programs, emergent curriculum and child development focus.

Outdoor Classroom

The outdoor classroom is TOPS’ shared community space.  TOPS is a preschool that highly regards the outdoors as indispensable and central to all children’s learning.  Our primary goal is to provide an outside classroom that offers a stimulating, challenging environment for children to explore their abilities.