What's New

We’re Bringing Back Field Day!

May 10, 2024

Tobin Children’s School Field Day – Friday, May 31st This year, we are bringing back an old Tobin School tradition. We’ll be celebrating the end of the year with two […]

Wishing All the Best to Matt Coughlin

May 8, 2024

We are sad to share that after 26 years of amazing service to our Tobin community, Matt Coughlin is retiring to follow his dream of owning a farm up in […]

NAEYC ReAccreditation Visit Coming in May

April 29, 2024

We are proud to say that TCS and The Tobin School are the only two nationally-accredited early childhood programs in the town of Natick. TCS is in year 5 of […]

TCS Participating in ESCO Research

April 29, 2024

For the third year in a row, classrooms at the Tobin Children’s School have been chosen as observation sites for a large-scale research study being funded by MA Dept of […]

Tobin Supports Annual Walk to End Homelessness

April 29, 2024

Since its start, The Tobin School has been a sponsor of the Walk to End Homelessness to support families served by Family Promise Metrowest. Tobin is again proud to support […]

Free Children’s Concert on Natick Common

June 15, 2023

You’re Invited to a Free Children’s Concert on Natick Common with Stacey Peasley on July 18th Again this year, Tobin is proud to be sponsoring a free children’s concert on […]

It’s Been Another Great Year at TCS

June 15, 2023

It’s hard to believe another school year is ending here at TCS! In addition to providing exceptional, enriching, developmentally-appropriate curriculum and care here for our 103 students (Infants up to […]

Annual TCS Art Show 2023 is a Success

April 25, 2023

Hundreds of children, parents, and teachers joined together on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00-11:30 a.m. for our Annual TCS Art Show! Again this year we displayed work by students in […]

TCS has “Adopted” a Dolphin!

February 24, 2023

This year for our annual Change for a Change campaign, the voting was fierce. Our classrooms voted on an endangered animal to sponsor, and while American Bison was a close second, […]

Tobin Welcomes Children’s Book Author, Ron Grady!

February 24, 2023

Preschool, PreK, and JrK students from the Tobin Children’s School and The Tobin School were excited to welcome Ron Grady, M.S.Ed, on Friday, February 24th to read his lovely children’s […]

Very Successful Cradles to Crayons Clothing Drive at Tobin!

November 18, 2022

Tobin Afterschool, The Tobin School, and Tobin Children’s School have been collecting donations of used and new children’s clothing to support for Cradles to Crayons. On Wednesday, 11/16 many of our Tobin […]

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is Thursday, October 27th

October 24, 2022

On Thursday, October 27th, classrooms at The Tobin School and Tobin Children’s School will participate in Jumpstart’s Annual Read for the Record. Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is the world’s largest shared reading […]

Our TCS Pumpkin Showcase Starts Monday, 10/24!

October 24, 2022

For the third year in a row, classrooms at the Tobin Children’s School are decorating pumpkins for a special display during the week of October 24th.  Each year the classrooms amaze […]

Tobin Family Volunteer Fair

October 6, 2022

Saturday, November 5, 2022 10:00am-12:00pm On our Natick Campus This year we are excited to move back to an in-person Tobin Family Volunteer Fair to be held on Saturday, November […]

Thanks for Supporting our Summer Community Service Efforts

September 15, 2022

Thanks to all the Tobin families and faculty members who supported our two summer community service efforts. Our Cocotree Kids Underwear Drive successfully collected nearly 200 pairs of children’s underwear! Catherine Malloy, […]

How Does Our TCS Garden Grow?

July 6, 2022

With help from our TCS community! After a very successful last summer, we were excited to double our sensory and pollinator garden space this year at the Tobin Children’s School. A […]

The Tobin Tiger Visited on Wacky Wednesday

June 30, 2022

Every once in awhile our mascot, the Tobin Tiger, makes an appearance here in Natick. And Wacky Wednesday of Spirit Week seemed like a perfect chance for him to stop […]

Vote for Tobin Children’s School for Family Favorite!

April 29, 2022

It’s time to vote for the Tobin Children’s School for Boston Parent’s Paper Family Favorites in Early Education Center, Independent Preschool and Large Preschool! We’ve been proud to achieve this […]

TCS Art Show is a HUGE Success

April 29, 2022

The TCS Art Show on Saturday, April 23rd was a huge success! Art was displayed from all 9 of our classrooms all around our playground spaces and families and faculty […]

Tobin Afterschool Now Enrolling for 2022-23

March 16, 2022

We are an EEC and COA accredited afterschool program with coverage that spans from the first day of Natick Public School to the last day of Natick Public School. Our […]

TCS PreK Celebrates Wedding of Q & U

March 14, 2022

On Thursday, March 20th, our PreK 1 classroom celebrated the wedding of the letters Q and U. Complete with a decorations, procession, ceremony with vows, fancy dress (including flower headbands and […]

Summer at Tobin: Now Enrolling

March 11, 2022

Our summer programs are designed for families looking for a fun, safe, reliable, nurturing place for their children to spend the summer. Choose Session 1 (July), Session 2 (August), or […]

TCS’ Sensory & Pollinator Garden Blossoms

September 13, 2021

Long a dream here at TCS, 2021 was the year we finally created our new Sensory & Pollinator Garden. We had talked extensively about adding this feature to an underutilized outside […]

TCS Sr. Lead Teacher Partners with Slumberkins

September 13, 2021

Sr. Lead Teacher Nicole Urmston, TCS PS1, discovered the Slumberkins social-emotional program when spending time with her niece. She immediately saw the appeal of the child-friendly characters, with stories that […]

Tobin in the Community

July 20, 2021

It was great to see so many incoming, current, and former Tobin families at this past weekend’s Farmer’s Market on Natick Common. It was (finally) a great day for the […]

New Information from EEC & Our Tobin Response

June 3, 2021

June 3, 2021 On Friday, May 28th, MA EEC sent out EEC’s Health and Safety Guidance During COVID-19 Recovery for Child Care Providers. Our Tobin Leadership Team met to discuss […]

Trolley Dogs Food Truck Fundraiser

June 1, 2021

with Proceeds to Benefit The Natick Service Council After reading a Boston Globe article highlighting how difficult COVID-19 has been for both food trucks and for non-profits, Tobin signed on […]

Important Protocol Changes at Tobin

May 19, 2021

May  19, 2021 Thanks for your patience as we took time to thoroughly review the updates from our licensing agency concerning next steps in the  COVID-19 pandemic recovery. Our Leadership […]

Tobin Introduces Our Loose Parts Area & Mud Kitchen

May 18, 2021

We’ve long been interested in offering a natural play space here on our Tobin Natick Campus. Our wonderful playground spaces offer a wide variety of play opportunities and physical challenges […]

TCS Hosting Virtual Art Show This Year

March 31, 2021

We missed our annual TCS Art Show last year and COVID-concerns make a return to an in-person event impossible. So this year TCS will produce a Virtual Art Show! All […]

TCS Celebrates Kindness Week in Natick

March 31, 2021

March 22-26, 2021 It was a busy Kindness Week at TCS and it was wonderful to see all our classrooms get in the spirit of this effort. We wanted to […]

Volunteer Fair Week at TCS: Nov 2-6, 2020

October 22, 2020

This year would have marked our 15th Annual Family Volunteer Fair at Tobin. We typically invite our students and families back to Tobin on the first Saturday in November to […]

Tobin Children’s School Launches UpBup

July 16, 2019

Application for Enrollment Paperwork In an effort to make our annual enrollment paperwork process a bit more parent-friendly, we have partnered with UpBup. UpBup is an application that parents can […]

TFOS Sponsors Natick Farmer’s Market

July 16, 2019

Saturday, July 27 • 9:00am – 1:00pm Come down to the Natick Farmer’s Market on Natick Common to visit our Tobin booth. We’ll be the sponsors of the Farmer’s Market […]

Lori Davis Featured in Educator Interview

April 23, 2019

Excited to share that our very own Lori Davis is featured in a spotlight interview in a Boston area early childhood education blog – Check it out here.

New Tobin Parent Referral Program

January 28, 2019

Introducing our Tobin Parent Referral Program: Earn a tuition credit from Tobin The Tobin Family of Schools is always looking for excellent, caring educators. Do you know of any friends, […]

Spotlight on Specialists: Hugh Hanley

December 3, 2018

We would like to highlight our longest running specialist, Hugh Hanley. He has been visiting The Tobin School (and its predecessors, The Charles River Children’s Center and South Natick Children’s Center) […]

Spotlight on Specialists: Jacey Shumaker

November 13, 2018

Our faculty focus is on our amazing American Sign Language specialist, Jacey Shumaker! Jacey Shumaker is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist with 22 years experience. She runs a private practice in […]