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Plants and Leaves




Lake Edge uses components of Creative Curriculum,

Wisconsin Model of Early Learning Standards (WMELS),

Project Learning Tree, Project Wild, and Growing Up Wild.


We encourage children to be active and creative explores

who try new ideas and think on their own, thus enabling

children to become independent, self-confident,

and inquisitive learners.


Our nature-influenced curriculum model include

learning experiences in the following areas:

Physical: fine  and large motor skills

  • Social and emotional development

  • Creativity, art, music, and dramatic play

  • Cognitive development: problem solving, sorting, asking open-ended questions

  • Linguistic development: letters, numbers, letter sounds

  • Communication skills

"If we really want children to thrive we need to let their connection to nature nurture them." Claire Warden


Preschool Classes- Currently we have a waitlist for our 8:30-11:30 only slots.

Classes are available to children starting at age 3.

Students do not need to be potty trained to register for our preschool programs

Preschool Hours are 8:30 am-11:30 am

       3-k and 4-k 

  • Schedules:

    • Two Day Options: (M,W) or (T,TH)

    • 5 days: Monday - Friday

    • Summer Nature Program for on site activities



Preschool rates are based on the age of the child and frequency of attendance. 

Summer Sessions are offered in June, July, and August

We are accepting registration for fall now!

All children enrolled in our full day program receive the pre-school component
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:00 am-5:30 pm

  • For children aged 6 weeks - 5 years old

    • We accept siblings up to **9 years old in the summer**

  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Summer Nature Program: Field Trips on site/off site for 3k and 4k

  • Neenah 4-k mid-day drop/pick up off site

  • Menasha 4-k mid-day drop off/pick up site

At Lake Edge, we believe that learning doesn't stop when the preschool day ends. Our dedicated teachers work toward providing quality, educational, and nurturing care for all children at our center, at all times.


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