Grand Tots Daycare Center | Cedar Lake, Indiana

Pre-School Early Childhood Program


Pre-School Program Overview

Grand Tots early childhood program is a great place to begin your child’s education. Our program is uniquely designed to give your child a wonderful pre-school experience. Children receive learning experiences that include; science and math, language, music and art and reading readiness. We also teach advanced concepts in a fun hands-on approach to instill a life long love of learning.

  • Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Nutritious, morning snack provided
  • Color, shape, and number recognition (1-10)
  • Phonological Awareness: Song, Rhyme and Alliteration
  • Counting and one-on-one correspondence
  • Language Development
  • Staff to child ratios: 3yr olds: 1 to 10; 4yr olds: 1 to 12

Schedule an appointment to learn more about our advanced curriculum, staff, and customer service.

Pre-School Program Cirriculum

As a parent, what can you expect from the Grand Tots’s curriculum? Learning experiences that are age-appropriate for your child. Schedule your appointment at Grand Tots and come experience our advanced curriculum, staff, and customer service.

  • Hands-on experiences chosen to boost math and science skills
  • Daily small and large-group activities
  • Themed units that encourage your child’s curiosity, increase confidence
  • Portfolios that document growth and development
  • Observation-based assessments that track your child’s progress
  • Regular communication, including updates to keep you informed

Sample Daily Schedule


Time Activity
8:30 – 8:50 Puzzles / Fine Motor / Math & Manipulatives (Class Begins)
8:50 – 9:10 Circle Time / Music & Movement
9:10 – 9:20 Bathroom Break
9:20 – 9:40 Morning Snack
9:40 – 10:00 Gym or Outside
10:00 – 10:30 Table Time / Artwork
10:30 – 11:00 Free Choice
11:00 – 11:10 Clean Up
11:10 – 11:20 Story Time
11:20 – 11:30 Backpacks (Class Ends)

Rates & Fees


Type Rate Days
Full-time: $130/week Mon - Fri; 6am to 6pm
Part-time: $28/day Mon - Fri; 6am to 6pm
Pre-School: $125/month Mon, Wed and Fri from 8:30-11:30 a.m
Pre-K: $150/month Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
ASL Program $120/month Tues and Thurs from 8:30-11:30 a.m
Before & After School: $6/session Mon - Fri (Jane Ball & Lincoln Elementary)
25% discount for more than one child

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