Submit your completed application to Finger Painted Hands Preschool via mail or e-mail. Private programs require a $35.00 application fee. Finger Painted Hands does not permit walk-ins at any time.  Kindly leave your application at our main campus office. 

26 W. 84th Street

RR Office

New York, NY 10024


After you have submitted your application, you will be contacted to schedule and attend a parent-only information session and tour. 

Sessions are approximately 30 minutes.

Cancellations will be placed on the wait list.


A follow-up play-date with your child will be scheduled.  


After reviewing applications, we will contact you regarding admissions.


Pre-K For All application is directly through the Department of Education.  

Finger Painted Hands private students take priority acceptance in the Pre-K for All program. 

Pre-K For All

Finger Painted Hands follows the New York City Department of Education's School Year Calendar with exceptions



You must reserve a tour and receive confirmation. To respect the privacy and safety of current students, unscheduled visits are not permitted. 

If you have additional questions, please email us at or call (212) 595-5200.