Little People Playtime Preschool is a nine month (September through May) developmental program for children ages two 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.

Little People Playtime Preschool is located at 441 E. Jefferson Ave, Hampshire, IL 60140

FALL 2021 OPEN REGISTRATIONS ON SITE 
SATURDAYS, MARCH 13 & MARCH 20, 2021 FROM 9:00AM- NOON


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 and tuition fees.  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 5:30 pm Monday through Friday with some calendar day closings throughout the year. 



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

Little Learner Fall 2021 Overview

Little Learner classes  will continue in person this Fall with responsibly social interaction and learning through age-appropriate active play in a stable classroom .
Classes meet during the months of September through May.

Little Learner Purple Class (ages two and early three)
Children should be interested in potty training. Children must be two years old on or before September 1st, 2021 and able to transition comfortably from parents to classroom. Class maximum is 10 at this time. NOTE: This room is also day care with two hours ( 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) dedicated to organized activities age-appropriate for all twos and early threes present. 

Purple Class Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
At registration parents make a choice of two days a week : Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday. No preschool on Fridays.
Monthly preschool tuition $118 Resident/ NR $128

Little Learner Classes for ages three and early four
Children must be totally potty trained by October, 2021. Children must be three years old on or before September 1st, 2021 and able to transition comfortably from parents to classroom. Class maximum is 11 at this time.

Class Options and Tuition
Attendance based on availability. NOTE: If interested in Day Care notify us ASAP.

Pink Class
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 to 11:30 am
Monthly Tuition: $202 Resident/ NR $212

Rose Class 
Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 to 11:00 am
Monthly Tuition: $135 Resident/ NR $145

Coral Class 
Tuesday & Thursday Noon to 2:30 pm
Monthly Tuition: $135 Resident/ NR $145

Pre-Kindergarten Fall 2021 Overview

The Pre-Kindergarten classes will continue in person this Fall with responsibly social interaction and learning through age-appropriate active play in a stable classroom .
Classes meet four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) during the months of September through May. Each meeting is 2.5 hours. Children must be totally potty trained and independent in the bathroom. Children must be four years old on or before September 1st, 2021 and entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2022. Class maximum is 14 at this time 

Pre-Kindergarten Class Options and Tuition
Attendance based on availability. NOTE:  If interested in Day Care, please notify us ASAP.
Monthly Tuition: $270 Resident/ NR $280

Orange Class  8:30 to 11:00 am
Gold Class  12:15 to 2:45 pm

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

  • Non-refundable preschool registration fee of $115 
  • Birth certificate
  • Current DCFS medical form showing vaccinations
  • Completed registration form with signed waiver
  • Emergency contact form completed
  • Documented food allergy information if applicable
  • Documents found on the Park website www.hampshireparkdistrict.org or picked up at location.

Other Important Things to Note!

  • All families use BRIGHTWHEEL, a touch-less check-in/out system which includes a health screening and parent messaging system.  You will be “invited” before fall /summer classes and asked to put an app on your phone. 
  • Preschool payments are made a month in advance with the first payment due in August, 2021.
  • IF INTERESTED IN DAY CARE THIS REGISTRATION IS THE TIME TO REQUEST AVAILABILITY. SPOTS GO FAST.
  • Information on  SUMMER CLASSES, PARENT ORIENTATION, SUPPLY LIST, AND FIRST DAY OF CLASS WILL BE ANNOUNCED 

Contact us at playtime@hampshireparkdistrict.org   p. 847.683.0896    f. 847.683.4256

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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May 2021 Menu

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April 2021 Menu

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March 2021 Menu

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Supply List


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