FirstPreschool & Daycare

The Baby Place

Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me..."

Matthew 19:14

Quality Care and Education in a Christian Environment

First Preschool has been providing a quality educational program in a Christian environment since 1992. During the school year preschool programming is offered to children ages 2 – 5 years old. All children enrolled in our day care attend morning preschool at no additional cost to parents.

In 2009 First Preschool added year round day care for children ages two to five years old, and summer program for children five to eleven years old. We also offer after school care for children attending Leonardo da Vinci School. Our teachers walk the children from school back to day care. Snack, homework time and free choice activities are provided daily.

Infant and toddler care is offered at The Baby Place, a licensed infant and toddler center located in the Ziemer building adjacent to First UMC. First Preschool & Day Care and The Baby Place are open from 6:00 AM until 5:30 PM, Monday – Friday. 

First Preschool & Daycare

Pre-K
4-5 year-olds

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Pre-K class reinforces social skills and focuses on kindergarten readiness by using play to teach early learning reading and math skills. Two teachers provide this group with one-to-one time for each child, as well as small and large group activities. This class uses the "Handwriting Without Tears" curriculum, and includes Scholastic "Let's Find Out", Music Enrichment and "Lunch Bunch." Bring a nutritious bag lunch and dress for outdoor play.
3 Year-olds
by September 1

Tuesday & Friday
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The 3 year-old class emphasizes group interaction and social development through age-appropriate activities. Music, art, sensory play, and Bible time are just of few of the activities offered in this program.
2 Year-olds
Little Lambs

Tuesday OR Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

We follow a Christian Toddler Curriculum which includes small and large group activities, art, music and movement, Bible time, outdoor play, and teacher assisted free play which promotes positive social skills.

The Baby Place

Our licensed infant and toddler daycare is located in the Ziemer building adjacent to First United Methodist Church. The Baby Place provides a warm, safe environment for children six weeks to two years of age. Our infant and toddler teachers provide simple, consistent routines for diapering, mealtimes, naps, outside time, and transitions. Teachers use this time to give one-on-one attention while they give personal care to each child. First consideration is given to First UMC church members and current families. $245 per week – full time care only.

First Preschool & Daycare and The Baby Place are staffed by licensed teachers who provide a warm, caring, Christian atmosphere in a child friendly environment. Church members and the community are welcome to check out our programs and facilities.

For additional information, call Anita Ebenhoe, First Preschool Director, at (920) 437-0736

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