Early Childhood

For ages 2-5 years

Research shows that the first five years of a child’s life play a crucial role in their physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development. Our early childhood programs provide children a safe and nurturing environment where they can learn through play and exploration.

What are some early childhood classes?

  • Totally Twos – fun introduction to drop-off programs
  • Pee Wee Playtime – make crafts, sing songs, and play
  • Lunch & Play – play a variety of sports and group games
  • Budding Artist & Lunch Bunch – explore the world of art
  • NEW! Stay and Play Dance – free dance, movement, and motor skill development

Find Upcoming Early Childhood Classes


Ms. Danielle
Ms. Danielle teaches Parent & Tot Classes (like Little Rascals Romper Room) and Early Childhood Classes (like Budding Artists & Lunch Bunch). “I love working with younger kiddos,” Ms. Danielle said. “They’re so happy all the time and it’s such a joy to watch them learn and develop.” In her free time, Ms. Danielle plays sand volleyball, creates cool crafts, and enjoys reading.

Questions? Please contact Recreation Supervisor Kendra Ring at (847)223-7529 or kring@glpd.com