Your Neighborhood Daycare

Welcome to Grand Tots Childcare & Learning Center
Proudly serving Cedar Lake, St. John and surrounding communities for 30+ years
At Grand Tots, we provide comprehensive early education and daycare services including before & after school care for working families. While we set children on the path to elementary school, we’re also here to support them when they become school-age students. Our top programs include:
Grand Tots is a Great Place to Begin Your Child’s Education
Approach to Education
Child Care Solutions
With 30+ years of experience, research, and time spent listening to what working families need from child care, our school offers quality programs that challenge children to achieve their best.
Fun and challenging learning activities
Your child will experience a well-rounded balance of learning activities and many opportunities to develop important skills needed to be successful in school. Skills range from learning basic colors worth younger children to exploring the alphabet with older children.
Information about what your child is learning
Throughout each month, your child will bring home materials to keep you up-to-date on what he/she is learning at school. You’ll be amazed to discover how much your child is learning.
Up-to-Date Curriculum in Early Education
Our Director spends a tremendous amount of time studying research articles and trend reports in order to offer your child and his/her the latest and greatest in early childhood education.
Convient Facilities & Location
Grand Tots’ main facility features inviting age-appropriate classrooms, a large gymnasium, and an outdoor play area. We are conveniently located in Cedar Lake in close proximity to US 41.
A Wonderful Environment Where Children Can Play, Learn, and Grow Together
Grand Tots Daycare & Learning Center
Fee Increase Notice: Childcare Costs Are on the Rise. This post serves as communication sent by Grand Tots Daycare Center to inform parents or guardians about an upcoming increase in the fees for our services for the school year of 2024/2025.
Enrolling in Grand Tots is quick and easy. Plan a visit, get details about pricing and enrollment, and learn about all the great opportunities and quality educational programs that we can offer your family.
We assembled key information from our teachers to give parents tools to help their children thrive at Grand Tots. Click below to access childhood forms, pay your tuition bill online and view this month’s food calendar. (Login required.)
Grand Tots’ is affiliated with the 3 local school districts that serve south lake county, Indiana: Hanover School Corporation, Crown Point School Corporation, and Lake Central School Corporation.
To help mitigate the risk of COVID-19, we have implemented enhanced cleaning and safety procedures, which include frequent sanitization of all high-touch surfaces, temperature checks and more.
There are many options for you to contribute to Grand Tots. We welcome community volunteers and partnerships. Or you can check out our wish list to help families in need. Or you can make a financial donation and/or gift in memory or in honor of someone.
Indiana State Accredited
Indiana State Accreditation is a review process to determine if educational programs meet defined standards of quality. It also provides recognition by peers, both within the institution and across the state.
Quality, Licensed Teachers
Grand Tots teachers are education professionals with either a bachelor’s or associates degree in early childhood education or have or are working towards the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

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