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Little People Playtime Preschool is a nine month (September through May) developmental program for children ages two (before September 1, 2020) to ages five but have not attended Kindergarten.  Each classroom creates an environment for social interaction between peers and Staff; activity centers for exploration; a daily schedule; and age-appropriate academics.  Preschool Staff is DCFS approved, qualified, and experienced.  Each classroom has a maximum capacity based on the ages of participants.  Please register early. 


Care before/after preschool class is based on availability.  If interested in this “add-on” indicate on registration form. Day Care and Preschool are separate programs with separate registration fee and tuition.  Special requests cannot be honored. ALL REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.

Little People Playtime Day Care is a twelve month program.  Those not attending during the summer months will be asked to use a summer payment system to keep their spot in the program. Quality child care from ages six weeks to five years is offered from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday with some calendar day closings throughout the year.  Full day attendance is over five hours.  Half day attendance is five hours or less.

Day Care requests made during the March 7 and March 21, 2020 registrations will be finalized by the end of March.  Please have all the necessary paperwork accompanying day care requests. 


THE PRESCHOOL IS DIVIDED INTO TWO SECTIONS: LITTLE LEARNER AND PRE-KINDERGARTEN.


OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
Saturday, March 7th, 9:00am to noon
Saturday, March 21st, 9:00am to noon

Little Learner 2020-2021

Potty training in progress please for all Little Learner programs. Min/Max 6/12


Option #1  Two years old before September 1, 2020 choose two days and give alternate two days when registering. Potty training begun at home. and in progress please

                  9:00am to 11:00am

                  R $118 month/NR $128 month


Option #2   Turning three years old between September 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Pull-ups allowed, but Potty training must be in progress to be complete by January 1, 2021. The classroom is not equipped for changing pull-ups.  Staff will call parents for assistance.

Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am to 11:30am

R $118 month/NR $128 month

Two day classes
Three years old before September 1, 2020 Potty training mandatory and no pull ups please. Min/Max 6/11

R $135 /NR $145 month

Option #3     Mornings 8:30am to 11:00am, Tuesday & Thursday 
Option #4     Afternoons 12:00pm to 2:30pm, Tuesday & Thursday
Option #5     Afternoons 12:15pm to 2:45pm, Monday & Wednesday
Option #6     Afternoons 12:00pm to 2:30pm, Wednesday, Friday


Three day classes
Three years old before September 1, 2020 Potty training mandatory and no pull ups please. Min/Max 6/11

R $202/NR $212 month

Option #7     Mornings 8:30am to 11:00am, Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Option #8     Mornings 9:00am to 11:30am, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Pre-Kindergarten 2020-2021

Four years old before September 1, 2020 and entering Kindergarten in fall, 2021. Required to be Potty trained and use the bathroom independently. Max/Min 20/10

R $270/ NR $280 month

Option #9   Mornings  8:00am to 10:30am, Monday-Thursday
Option #10 Mornings 8:30am to 11:00am, Monday-Thursday
Option #11 Afternoons 12:15pm to 2:45pm, Monday-Thursday

WHAT DO I NEED TO REGISTER for Preschool/ Day Care?

WHAT DO I NEED TO REGISTER?

  • Registration is in person only at the 441 East Jefferson location but many forms can be found below
  • Non-refundable registration fee
  • Copy of child’s birth certificate OR Passport
  • Current medical record (no more than 6 months prior to start of classes) using the State of Illinois Certificate of Health Examination form.  Immunizations must include TB test and lead assessments
  • Completed Park District registration forms and signed waiver
  • Completed Park District emergency form
  • DCFS completed forms

We cannot hold a spot if there is missing information. Please come prepared to avoid confusion or disappointment. Thank you for your cooperation.

Registration Forms

2020 Preschool Registration Form

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Little People Playtime Payment Schedule 2020-2021

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2020 Emergency Form

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2020 Emergency Form Waiver

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2020 Discipline and Guidance Form

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2020 Late Pick Up Agreement

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2020 Medical Care Form

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2020 Certificate of Child Health Examination

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January 27th- February 2020 Menu

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End of February-March 2020 Menu

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