About Us

image Early childhood experiences shape a child's development socially, emotionally and intellectually. Children are naturally creative and curious. Our professional teachers are skilled at creating an environment in which children are encouraged to think and ask questions. This helps to build their confidence and fosters self esteem. Keyboard Kids provides a fun and educationally sound program which celebrates the imagination and spontaneity of children and their willingness to learn by doing.

imageKeyboard Kids also provides many social opportunities for our children. Parents, teachers and students are a family at Keyboard Kids. We host many school-wide events each year, which bring together all those people who are important to your child. Most importantly, we believe in allowing children the freedom to express themselves through play. We nurture our students and help them to develop strong self esteem and a sense of independence. We encourage friendship and acceptance among all of our students.

Our Story

"We love kids and we love what we do!" That is the sentiment of Louise Kauders and Janet FioRito at Keyboard Kids Pre-School and Kindergarten. They are cousins and also co-directors of the school since its inception in 1991.

imageLouise is a graduate of Kean University with a BA in English and Janet, a University of Vermont graduate, majored in Early Childhood Education. Together they had a vision. Teach young children in a fun, caring, nurturing environment and they will thrive. Thousands of students have blossomed at Keyboard Kids and so has the school for the last 23 years!

imageFamily run and hands on is only part of their success. "We have teachers who are exceptional and believe in the philosophy of Keyboard Kids." Children learn by doing, and we celebrate their spontaneity and imagination. Our lessons are filled with creative ways to spark their minds and make them think. Children are an amazing example of happiness and fun! If we allow them to be themselves than we have done our job!

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Success Stories

"Thank you for providing such a wonderful and healthy environment for the kids.
The girls love coming here."

- D & J L


"Thank you so much for making sure that our boys had such a great time in Pre-school. Your school is terrific as are all the teachers in it! Thanks for all the kindness you have shown to our family."

- J.H.


"I wanted to write a very well deserved thank you. We can not adequately express how happy we were with the education that both our daughters received at Keyboard Kids. When I first started investigating pre-schools everyone I talked to recommended Keyboard Kids. We traveled all the way from Bridgewater to go to Keyboard Kids. All of the teachers that our children had were just wonderful. They were all so caring, attentive and professional.

We will forever be grateful to everyone at Keyboard Kids for the great education our daughters received. We look forward to the time when our son is old enough to join your school."

- L.L.