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FUMP Closed Friday, July 4th

Enjoy a safe and happy holiday. Summer classes will resume on Monday, July 7th. … [Read More...]


FUMP Raceway this Friday!

Join in the fun at the FUMP Raceway (aka the Parking Lot) this Friday, June 20th.  Please read over the information below to enjoy our Friday special activity. • Bring your favorite trike or bike from home • We’ll have some trikes available if you need one • Trike parking will be in the 2nd floor entryway • Labeling materials will be available so there won’t be … [Read More...]

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Downtown road closures in effect

The X Games are now underway and there are a few downtown road closures that may effect your trip to FUMP: specifically Congress Ave and 11th Street. For more information, check out this article: http://www.kvue.com/story/news/local/2014/06/02/x-games-to-cause-downtown-road-closures/9874333/ And thank you for fighting Austin traffic to be here at FUMP.  We appreciate … [Read More...]

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The FUMP experience

People often ask me the difference between First United Methodist Preschool and other preschool programs, which is sometimes hard to put into words.  After 25 years of association with FUMP, it is like family to me, and so many of our values are intrinsic to me now.  There is so much jargon thrown around these […]

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Welcome to “Preschool Mode”, FUMP’s Unplugged Philosophy

As I write this in a coffee shop, there is a parent with a child who looks to be three years old. The parent is typing and reading on a smart phone.  The child mostly entertains herself.  She calls out to her parent to get her attention.  The parent says yes each time without looking […]

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