Willkommen, Bienvenido, Welcome

Pusteblume International Preschool provides children with a fun and community-oriented multicultural environment where instruction in the German and Spanish language serves as a catalyst for the development of each child’s unique cultural identity.

Our licensed, native-speaking, early childhood educators focus on providing quality instruction in a warm and nurturing setting that cultivates the growth and development of your child. Music, movement, literacy, and visual arts are an integral part of the preschool curriculum.

To our preschool program we welcome families with children from 2 to 5 years of age of all international backgrounds who are interested in having their child learn either German or Spanish, or BOTH as a second language.

For our after school programs and holiday camps we also offer activities for school-age children from 6 to 12 years of age! Language support is so important once your child has entered the American school system. Pusteblume has fun, individually-tailored programs and activities to help acquire and improve language, reading and writing skills and is a perfect way to keep your child in touch with or re-introduce them to the German or Spanish language when they speak mostly English in school…

Pusteblume International Preschool is directed by Friends of the German International School of New York, Inc., a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation.

ONE DAY ART CAMP – 10/9/2017 Columbus Day


Join us for a fulfilled day at Pusteblume, COLUMBUS DAY 10/9/2017

For information and registration click here, we welcome children from other schools

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For registration and class information click here


Exciting activities in German and Spanish for pre-schoolers and school-age children and we welcome students from other schools.

 Art, dance, ballet, yoga, theater, music, language classes, so many options to foster your child’s relation ship to German or Spanish.

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                                                   German or  Spanish


A program for school-age children every Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:30PM

New this semester is our SPANISH Satrurday School offering.

2017/18 school year semester dates:

  • Fall semester: September 16th to December 16th, 2017
  • Winter Semester: January 8th to March 26th, 2018
  • Spring Semester: April 9th to June 18th, 2018

Visit a trial class before registering. Contact us to schedule your visit

When the weather is not cooperating, come in and enjoy 2 hours of family fun with your children ages 0 to 12 in Pusteblume’s great indoor play space. Playdates are in GERMAN and SPANISH. Kids! Come play in one of the designated classrooms, color or craft, tumble and dance in our gross motor room with you.

Parents, spend some quality time with your children in a fun environment with different toys and books. Afterwards explore the neighborhood with a stroll on the Highline and lunch at many of the fabulous area restaurants or Chelsea Market (good shopping there, too). Best of all… meet other families that speak German and Spanish! Time: 10AM – 12PM.

Not sure if other families showed up? Give us a call 212-206-1137.