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Centers listed care for 13 or more children and are licensed by the Michigan Department of Human Services (MDHS).

Registration: Most centers are open year round and take applications any time, but those that run preschools or kindergartens often enroll for the school year. Call for information.

Home Day Care: Ann Arbor has 100 active, registered day care family homes (for 6 or fewer children) and licensed group homes (for up to 12 children). For information, contact the Child Care Network (734-975-1840, childcarenetwork.org) or visit greatstartconnect.org to search a database of family and group homes.

Allergies: Many centers have food allergy programs. Contact providers.

Key
V: Center offers before- and/or after-school care for elementary students (some also provide transportation-call to ask).
BA: All teachers hold at least a bachelor's degree in child development or a related field.
Drop-In: Drop-in child care available.
NAEYC: Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
TT: Child must be toilet trained.


Allen Creek Preschool

2350 Miller [map]
(734) 994-3382

Parent-toddler classes for ages 1-2 $350/month; half-day preschool programs for ages 3-4 $700-$780/month. After school art classes $120-$150/month. Half-day summer programs $150/week. Teacher to child ratio 1:6. allencreek@allencreek.org, allencreek.org BA, 60, B3


Ann Arbor Children's House Montessori

2309 Packard [map]
(734) 330-8190

Montessori preschool and kindergarten for ages 2 1/2-6. Adult child ratio 1:8. Lead teachers Montessori certified. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; morning half day sessions, early drop off, and aftercare to 5:30 p.m. See website for pricing. annarborchildrenshouse@gmail.com, annarborchildrenshouse.com BA


Ann Arbor Christian School

5500 Whitmore Lake [map]
(734) 741-4948

Half-day preschool and kindergarten with Christian faith integration. 3 year-olds meet Tues. & Thurs. 8:15-11:45 a.m. ($1,843/year); 4 year-olds meet Mon., Wed., Fri. 8:15-11:45 a.m. ($2,245/year); kindergartners meet Mon.-Fri. 8:15-11:45 a.m. ($4,867/year). After-school care available. office@annarborchristian.org, annarborchristian.org BA, TT, 61, D1


Ann Arbor Hills Child Development Center

2775 Bedford [map]
(734) 971-3080

Programs for parents and toddlers, Fri. 9-noon or 10:30-11;45 a.m. Pre-K meets 2-5 days per week with flexible scheduling. Optional enrichment programs extend the day until 3 p.m. See website for pricing. Ramelle Alexander & Beth Randall co-directors. admin@aahcdc.com, aahcdc.com BA, 62, F6


Ann Arbor Nursery, Inc.

517 E. Washington [map]
(734) 769-7966

Co-op preschool for ages 3-5. Children must turn 3 or 4 by Sept. 1. Parents assist 2-3 times/month. Sibling nursery available. Open Sept.-late May. 3-year-olds meet Mon., Wed., & Fri. 9:15-11:30 a.m. 4-year-olds meet Mon., Wed., & Fri. 12:45-3:15 p.m. Adult-child ratio 1:4. $600/semester. info@a2preschool.org, a2preschool.org BA, TT, 63, D5


Ann Arbor Public Schools Preschool and Family Center

2775 Boardwalk [map]
(734) 994-2303

Comprehensive early childhood programs for children 0-5. Runs the Head Start and Great Start Readiness Program for children ages 3 & 4 who live in the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and meet income or eligibility guidelines, including those on public assistance or with children at risk; also Early Childhood Special Education program for ages 3-5 who have diagnosed disabilities. Ongoing enrollment. pogliano@aaps.k12.mi.us, a2schools.org/Page/7094 BA, NAEYC, 64, E7


Ann Arbor YMCA Child Care Center

400 W. Washington [map]
(734) 996-9622

Child care for age 2 1/2-grade 4. Half-day pre-K program for ages 3-5 Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; includes weekly swim lesson. After-school care for K-4; after-school activities for grades 5-8. Sports and fitness activities. Transportation from AA schools. Adult-child ratios 1:8-1:15. $365-$1050/month; lower for Y members. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer camp. Scholarships available; MDHS payment assistance accepted. childcare@annarborymca.org, annarborymca.org V, TT, NAEYC, 65, D5


Annie's Children's Center - Downtown

216 Beakes [map]
(734) 761-8070

Day care and preschool for ages 6 weeks-8 years. Music program. Adult-child ratio 1:3-1:10. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Part-time care available. Camps and field trips in summer. Contact for pricing. Childcare Daily App in all classrooms to connect parents with child. downtown@anniescc.com, anniescc.com BA, 66, D4


Annie's Children's Center - East

3220 Oakwood [map]
(734) 973-7222

Day care for ages 6 weeks-4 years. Multi-age preschool and pre-K for ages 2 1/2-5. Adult-child ratios 1:3-1:8. Contact for pricing. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Part-time care available. Camps and field trips in the summer. Childcare Daily App in all classrooms to connect parents with child. eastside@anniescc.com, anniescc.com V, 67, G7


Annie's Children's Center - West

5350 Park [map]
(734) 663-8081

Infant/toddler care, preschool for children 6 weeks-8 years. Full-year school age program. Music and dance programs. Transportation available to/from Lakewood and Haisley schools. Adult-child ratios 1:3-1:10. Contact for pricing. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Part-time care available. Camps and field trips in summer. Childcare Daily App in all classrooms to connect parents with child. westside@anniescc.com, anniescc.com V, BA, 68, A5


Children's Creative Center

1600 Pauline [map]
(734) 769-0019

Day care for ages 8 weeks-6 years. Adult-child ratios 1:4-1:10. Full-day 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ($55-$70/day); half-day 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. ($45-$60/day); part time ($55-$70, 3 days/week). Transportation to/from local schools. Summer program for ages 6-13. Intern program for students in grades 6-9, who assist teachers; call for fees. aachildrenscreativecenter@gmail.com, childrenscreativecenter.org V, BA, 69, C5


Childtime Learning Center

4220 Plymouth [map]
(888) 330-5352

Preschool for ages 6 weeks-6 years. Adult-child ratio 1:4-1:10. Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Variety of scheduling options. Call for pricing. childtime.com/your-local-school/ann-arbor-mi-0628 70, H3


Christian Montessori School of Ann Arbor

5225 Jackson [map]
(734) 332-9600

Ages 8 weeks to 3 years. Laura Bengel, Head of School. Programs in a non-denominational Christian environment. Montessori-credentialed teachers. Full- and half-day care available, from $1,210/month. Financial assistance available to qualified applicants. finance@cmsaa.org, cmsaa.org V, TT, 71, A4


Community Day Care and Preschool Center, Inc.

1611 WESTMINSTER [map]

4001 ANN ARBOR-SALINE [map]
Opening Fall 2018
(734) 761-7101

Preschool for ages 2 1/2-5yrs. Adult-child ratio 1:7. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Half-day option available. Before- and after-school child care for elementary school children in Lawton, and Burns Park. 7:15 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Summer camp for post-kindergarten through pre-6th grade. Contact for pricing. Sliding-scale fees at preschool, scholarships available. laura@communitydaycareinc.org, communitydaycareinc.org V, BA, Drop-In (for enrolled children), NAEYC, 72, E6


Daycroft Montessori School, Oakbrook Campus

100 Oakbrook [map]
(734) 930-0333

70 students in preschool and kindergarten. Ed Hollinger, interim head of school. Age 30 months & up. Adult-child ratio 1:8-1:10 for preschool; 1:12 for kindergarten. Teachers Montessori certified. Preschool half day 8:30-11:15 a.m. $10,200; full day 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $14,780. Kindergarten & young 5s, 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $15,950. Before-school care and after school enrichment programs. Summer programs. admissions@daycroft.org, daycroft.org V, TT, 73, D7


The Discovery Center

775 S. Maple [map]
(734) 663-7496

Preschool and young 5s for ages 2 1/2-5. Adult-child ratio 1:8. $60/day, $42-$45/half-day. Summer camp. thediscoverycenter@thediscoverycenterpreschool.com, thediscoverycenterpreschool.com BA, NAEYC, 74, C5


Doughty Montessori School

416 S. Ashley [map]
(734) 663-8050

Preschool and kindergarten for ages 2 1/2-6 years. Adult-child ratio 1:8. All head teachers Montessori certified. Full-time 7:45 a.m.-6 p.m., school-day 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., and half-day sessions. Summer programs. Contact for pricing. doughtymontessori.com V, BA,75, D5


Early Childhood Center at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor

2935 Birch Hollow [map]
(734) 971-0990

Full day, half day, and other options (2, 3, or 5 days/week) for early childhood care and education for children of all backgrounds, from ages 2 months to 5 years. Adult-child ratio 1:3-1:7. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. See website for application information and rates. ecc@jccannarbor.org, ecc.jccannarbor.org V, NAEYC, BA, 76, E7


Early Explorer Child Care Learning Center

4080 Packard [map]
(734) 369-6293

Daycare and preschool for newborns to school age. Adult-child ratio 1:4-1:8. Programs 2-5 days/week. Full days only. 7:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. See website for pricing. issamajeda81@gmail.com, earlyexplorerscenter.com V, 77, H7


The Early Learning Center

3070 Redwood [map]
(734) 973-7722

Half-day preschool for ages 2 1/2-5. Adult-child ratio 1:7. Contact for rates. Open Sept.-June, Mon.-Fri. 8:45-11:45 a.m. & Tues.-Thurs. 12:30-3:15 p.m. See website for rates. Follows AAPS calendar. info@elcpreschool.com, elcpreschool.com BA, NAEYC, TT, 78, G7


First United Methodist Cooperative Nursery

120 S. State [map]
(734) 662-7660

Co-op preschool for ages 3-5 years. Uses play-based approach to learning and kindergarten readiness. 3s class Tues. & Thurs. 9 a.m.-noon ($460/semester); Mixed-age class, (3-5 years), Mon., Tues. & Thurs. 12:30-3:30 p.m. ($1,100/semester); 4s/5s class Mon., Weds. & Fri. 9 a.m.-noon ($700/semester). Adult:child ratio 5:1. Parents assist in class 6-9 times per semester. Offers a formal child care option at $20/day for younger siblings while parents are assisting in the preschool. Students must be 3 or 4 years old by Oct. 1 of school year or by Dec. 1 with waiver at discretion of class teacher. Scholarships & optional enrichment class available. Free playgroup co-op open to the public for 2-year-olds during school year. membership@FUMCNpreschool.org, FUMCNpreschool.org TT, 79, D4


Foundations Preschool of Washtenaw County

3770 Packard [map]
(734) 677-8130

Day care and preschool for children ages 3-4. Tuition based on need-based sliding scale. Great Start Readiness Program participant. Adult-child ratio 1:8. Open year-round, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-6 p.m. info@foundations-preschool.org, foundations-preschool.org BA, NAEYC, TT, 80, G7


Freedom Childcare Center (St. Thomas Lutheran Church)

8753 Pleasant Lake [map]
(734) 997-9116

Child care and preschool for ages 6 weeks-12 years. Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m.-6 p.m. School-age summer care and programs. Contact for pricing. freedomchildcarecenter.org 81, A8


Fuller Hill Child Care Center

5251 McAuley, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital campus [map]
(734) 769-2918

Day care and preschool for 6 weeks-5 years. Adult-child ratio 1:4-1:8. $275/week for children under 2 1/2, $225/week for ages 2 1/2-5. Part-time rates and sibling discounts available. Mon.-Fri. 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. fullerhillccc@yahoo.com, fullerhill.com V, 82, F4


Gingerbread House

1600 Textile [map]
(734) 429-1270

Preschool for ages 2 1/2-5. Adult-child ratios 1:6-1:9. $35/day. 8:30 a.m.-noon or 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (options for 2-5 days). Closed in the summer. gbreadhouse@comcast.net, gbreadhouse.com 83, F8


Glacier Way West Side Co-op Preschool

900 S. Seventh, West Side United Methodist Church [map]
(734) 995-0707

Preschool for ages 3 & 4; parents participate 6-8 days/semester. Adult-child ratio 1:4. Open Sept.-May. 3-year-olds meet Tues. & Thurs. 9:10-noon ($340/semester). 4-year-olds meet Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9:10-noon ($460/semester). Closed summers. info@glacierwaycoop.org, glacierwaycoop.org BA, 84, C5


Green Apple Garden Playschool


Ages 6 months-6 years. Reggio Emilia-inspired, nature-based toddler and preschool programs, and before- and after-school care. Lower school (2664 Miller, 734-773-3182) for children infant-3 years, Upper school (511 Miller, 734-369-6563) 3-6 years. Part-time & full-time. Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Adult-child ratio 1:4-1:8. See website for rates. appleplayschools.org 85, B3


Green House Montessori School

3613 Green Brier Blvd. [map]
(734) 913-0021

Montessori preschool and kindergarten for children 18 months-6 years. Teachers are Montessori certified. Accredited by the American Montessori Society and Michigan Montessori Society. Adult-child ratio 1:4 -1:8. Weekly Spanish & music lessons. Call for rates. Extended day care available. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer camp for children up to 9 years. greenhousemontessori@yahoo.com, greenhousemontessoriannarbor.com BA, 86, G3


Gretchen's House - Dhu Varren

1580 Dhu Varren [map]
(734) 821-2800

Full- and part-time programs for ages 3 months-11 years. Before- and after-school and summer programs for school-age children. Adult-child ratios 1:3-1:10. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. shannon.peitz@gretchenshouse.com V, BA, NAEYC, 87, E2

Call for rates at all seven Gretchen's Houses. Website for all: gretchenshouse.com


Gretchen's House - Mount Pleasant

721 Mount Pleasant [map]
(734) 662-2739

The "Baby House." Child care for ages 3 months-3 years. Adult-child ratio 1:3. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. danielle.grimaldo@gretchenshouse.com BA, NAEYC, 88, C5


Gretchen's House - Mount Vernon

700 Mount Vernon [map]
(734) 769-4402

The "Big House." Child care, full- and half-day preschool program, after-school care for kindergarten and school age; summer camp for ages 5-7. Adult-child ratio 1:8. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. chrissy.mckiddie@gretchenshouse.com V, BA, NAEYC, 89, C5


Gretchen's House - Oak Valley

2340 Oak Valley [map]
(734) 327-6125

Full- and part-time programs for ages 3 months-11 years. Summer programs for school-age children. Adult-child ratio 1:3-1:10. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. karin.nowak@gretchenshouse.com V, BA, NAEYC, 90, B6


Gretchen's House - Stadium

1745 W. Stadium [map]
(734) 663-4720

Child care for ages 3 months-5 years. Adult-child ratio 1:3-1:10. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. sara.guoan@gretchenshouse.com BA, NAEYC, 91, C6


Gretchen's House - Traver

2625 Traver [map]
(734) 761-7030

Full- and part-time programs for ages 3 months-11 years. Before- and after-school care; summer programs for school-age children. Adult-child ratios 1:3-1:10. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. shannon.peitz@gretchenshouse.com V, BA, NAEYC, 92, E2


Gretchen's House - Washtenaw Intermediate School District

1735 S. Wagner [map]
(734) 994-8111 ext. 1696

Full- and part-time child care for ages 3 months-5 years. Adult-child ratio 1:3-1:10. 7:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m. beth.renner@gretchenshouse.com BA, NAEYC, 93, B6


KinderCare Learning Center

2300 S. Huron Pkwy [map]
(734) 971-6626

Infant, toddlers, preschool, pre-K, and before- and after school programs for ages 6 weeks-12 years. Adult-child ratio 1:4-1:18. Open 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact for pricing. 301165@klcorp.com, kindercare.com Drop-in, 94, G6


KingCare

3800 Waldenwood [map]
(734) 994-4485

Child care enrichment program for King Elementary School students during the school year. Thematic curriculum. Flexible scheduling (sign up for 1-5 days/week); call for fees. Adult-child ratio 1:12. Drop-In Care allows parent to send their child only as needed, and rates are set per day or half-day. See website for pricing. kingchildsupervision@yahoo.com, kingchildcare.com V, Drop-In, 95, G4


Kozy Heart

5443 Lohr [map]
(734) 846-0977

Infant and toddler day care and preschool for ages 3 months-5 years. Adult-child ratio 1:4 (infants and toddlers), 1:8 (preschool). Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Call for tuition. kozyheart@gmail.com, kozyheart.weebly.com 96, D8


Little Blue Preschool

113 Eighth [map]
(734) 369-2792

Focuses on High Scope Curriculum, with opportunities for problem-solving and creativity. Adult-child ratio 2:5-1:7. Infants 6 months-2 1/2 years, $280/week or $70/full day; preschool for ages 2 1/2-5 years, $230/week or $50/full day. Half day for infants-preschoolers, $40, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. littlebluepreschool.com 97, D4,


Little Folk's Corner

4850 Dexter [map]
(734) 769-0944

Day care and preschool for ages 6 weeks-kindergarten. Half-day and full-day available for all programs. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Minimum 2 days/week. Call for fees. Summer programs available for ages 6 weeks-7 years. littlefolkscorner.com V, 98, A3


Little Saints Preschool

540 Elizabeth, St. Thomas the Apostle School [map]
(734) 769-0911

Preschool for ages 3-5. Adult-child ratio begins at 1:7, varies with class and age. Half day 8-11:30 a.m. School day 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Extended day schedule 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Call for fees. Closed summers. preschool.stthomasannarbor.org V, BA, NAEYC, TT, 99, D4


Manzanitas Spanish Immersion Preschool

2626 Packard [map]
(734) 975-9104

Full Spanish immersion toddler, preschool and kindergarten program for children ages 12 months-6 years. Full & part time available. Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Additional after-school immersion programs for K-8. ​Contact for pricing. manzanitas@appleplayschools.org, manzanitaspreschool.org V, Drop-in, 100, D4


May's Chinese/English Child Development House

2788 Manchester Rd [map]
(734) 477-0546

Ages 2 weeks-5 years. Bilingual preschool and daycare. Developmentally appropriate programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Before- and after-school programs for school-age children. Adult-child ratio 1:2-1:6. 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Email for rates. maydelosh@gmail.com, www.MaysChineseSchool.com V, BA, 101, F7


May's Bilingual Preschool

3181 Packard [map]
(734) 477-0546

Ages 2 weeks-12 years. Bilingual (Chinese/English) preschool and daycare offering developmentally appropriate programs for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Before- and after-school programs for school-age children. Full-time, part-time, and drop-in schedules available. Adult-infant/toddler ratio 1:4. Adult-Preschooler ratio 1:6. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact for pricing. maydelosh@gmail.com, mayspreschool.com V, BA, 102, G7


Michigan Islamic Academy

2301 Plymouth [map]
(734) 665-8882

Montessori preschool and kindergarten for age 3 & over; includes Arabic language and Islamic studies. Annual $6,900 per Pre-K, $6,400 kindergarten. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. mia-aa.org TT, 103, F3


Multicultural Academy Great Start Readiness Program

5550 Platt [map]
(734) 677-0732

Tuition-free public preschool for low-income and at-risk students. Full-day program Sept.-June. Adult-child ratio 1:8. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Children must be age 4 by Dec. 1 to enroll for school year. macademyk8.com V, BA, TT, 104, G8


Oak Trails Montessori School

6727 Warren [map]
(734) 662-8016

Montessori pre-primary school and kindergarten for ages 2 1/2-6. Spanish and music programs. Adult-child ratio 1:8. Teachers have Montessori training. $540-$860/month for half day-extended day care 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Before- and after-school care $6.00/hour, 7:30-8:30 a.m. & 3-6 p.m. Summer programs. info@oaktrails.org, oaktrails.org BA, TT, 105, I1


Rudolf Steiner School of Ann Arbor-Early Childhood Program

2775 Newport [map]
(734) 995-4141

Pre-K educational program ages 3-5. Half-day, full-day, and all-day programs 3-5 days/wk. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Rates from $7,070 - $17,030. Additional rates for before- and after-care. Offers parent-child classes from infancy to age 4. 106, E3


St. Paul Early Childhood Center - Earhart Campus

495 Earhart [map]
(734) 821-2606

Child care with a Christian base for ages 33 months-5 years. Adult-child ratio 1:7. $48.10/day for child care and $27.75/day preschool. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer care. mslack@stpaulannarbor.org, stpaulannarbor.org V, BA, 107, H5


St. Paul Early Childhood Center - Liberty Campus

420 W. Liberty [map]
(734) 668-0887

Preschool and child care with Christian emphasis. Adult-child ratio 1:6. Ages 2 1/2-5. $2,500/yr-$13,260 for preschool (2 days half-day to 5 days full-day). 7:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. nrosenzweig@stpaulannarbor.com, stpaulannarbor.org BA, NAEYC, 108, D5


St. Paul Infant-Toddler House

225 Third [map]
(734) 747-6360

Child care with a Christian emphasis for ages 6 weeks-3 years. Adult-child ratio 1:3. $6,240/yr-$14,796/yr from 2-5 days. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. nrosenzweig@stpaulannarbor.com, school.stpaulannarbor.org NAEYC, 109, D5



School Age Child Care (SACC, Ann Arbor Public Schools Rec&Ed)

1515 S. Seventh [map]
(734) 994-2300

Before- and after-school care at 18 AAPS elementary schools. (After-school only at Ann Arbor Open @ Mack.) Flexible scheduling and scholarships available. Contact for adult-child ratio and pricing. Enroll online. a2schools.org/domain/1319 V, Drop-in (for enrolled children), TT, 110, D6


Stone School Cooperative Preschool

2811 Stone School [map]
(734) 971-4820

Preschool for ages 3-5; parents assist in class 5-9 times per semester. Adult-child ratio 1:5. Age 3 meets Tues. & Thurs. 9:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m., ages 3-4 meet Tues. & Thurs. 12:40-3:40 p.m.; ages 4-5 meet Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. or 12:40-3:40 p.m. Tuition $95-$125/month. Extended day option available. stone@stoneschool.org, stoneschool.org BA, 111, F7


Stony Creek Preschool Too!

3460 Dexter [map]
(734) 213-2488

Child care and preschool for ages 6 weeks-6 years. $260/week infants and toddlers, $225/week preschool and pre-K. 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Half day available. annarbor@stonycreekpreschools.com, stonycreekpreschools.com V, Drop-in (enrolled children only) BA, 112, A4


Summers-Knoll Preschool

2203 Platt [map]
(734) 971-7991

Preschool program for ages 3-5 years using the U School approach. Full day or half day, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Adult ratio 1:7 at least. $273/wk for Mon.-Fri. full-day. $57/day for 3-4 days/week. $36.50/day for half days with a minimum of 3 days a week. info@summers-knoll.org, summers-knoll.org 113, F6


Sunshine Special Children's Studio

6536 Scio Church [map]
(734) 665-5175

Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool for ages 2 1/2-5 years, and child care for ages 2 1/2-7 years. Adult-child ratio 1:6. Offers art, Spanish, Kindermusik. $48-$52/day, 8:30a.m.- 4:30 p.m., $31/day for half-time. Before- and aftercare available for $6/hr., 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer camp for ages 2 1/2-7. Submit email via website form, sunshinespecialstudio.comV, BA, NAEYC, 114, A7


TLC Adventure Preschool

1400 W. Stadium, Trinity Lutheran Church [map]
(734) 662-4419

Ages 2 1/2-6. Adult-child ratio 1:7. $395/month (plus $75 registration fee). Sept.-May, Mon., Wed., & Fri. 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Submit emails through online form, trinityaa.org/preschool BA, NAEYC, TT, 115, C6


Triangle Cooperative Preschool

1432 Washtenaw, First Presbyterian Church [map]
(734) 221-0905

Preschool for ages 3 & 4; parents assist in class 7-9 times/semester. Adult-child ratio 1:5. Open Sept.-May. 3-year-olds meet Mon. & Wed. 9-11:30 a.m., $384/semester. 4-year-olds meet Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 9-noon, $569/semester. Some tuition assistance. Open house in Feb. info@trianglecoop.org, trianglecoop.org BA, 116, E5


Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center

2380 Oak Valley [map]
(888) 329-9874

Child care, preschool, kindergarten, and summer camp for ages 6 weeks-10 years. Full time 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Call for rates. Part time available. 6203@tutortime.com, tutortime.com/6203 V, Drop-In, 117, C7


U-M Health System Child Care Centers

2601 GLAZIER WAY [map]
Health System (734) 998-6195

2800 PLYMOUTH [map]
North Campus (734) 763-3939

710 SOUTH FOREST [map]
Towsley (734) 763-3400

Day care and preschool for newborns-5 years. Full day plus before- and after-care at additional cost. Adult-child ratios 1:3-1:8. Open to the public (waiting list for enrollment; priority to UMHS staff, faculty, and students). 7:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Care available when schools closed. Summer camp for school children. Contact for pricing. umhccc.office@umich.edu, med.umich.edu/ccc NAEYC, 118, F4


U-M North Campus Children's Center

2800 Plymouth [map]
(734) 763-3939

Full-week and part-week early care and education available for children age 3 months-6 years. Part time and full time care available. Open Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Adult-child ratios 1:3 to 1:8, depending on age. Rates range from $255/month (half-day, preschool, 2 days/wk) to $1800/month (full day, infant/toddler, 5 days/wk). Priority given to those affiliated with U-M. Open year round. hr.umich.edu/childcare 119, F3


U-M Towsley Children's House

710 S. Forest [map]
(734) 763-3400

Full-week and part-week early care and education available full time for children age 3 months-6 years. Open Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Adult-child ratios 1:3 to 1:10, depending on age. Rates range from $643/month (preschool, 2 days/wk) to $1876/month (infant/toddler, 5 days/wk). Priority given to those affiliated with U-M. Open year round. hr.umich.edu/childcare BA, 120, E5


Uno Dos Tres Spanish Immersion Preschool

1500 Scio Church Rd. [map]
(734) 213-1123

Spanish immersion child care and preschool for children age 18 months to 5 years. Flexible scheduling available, from half days to extended days. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Emphasis on family involvement and developmentally appropriate learning. Email for tour scheduling or rates. info@UnoDosTresPreschool.com 121, C6


Vineyard Children's Center (Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor)

2275 Platt [map]
(734) 929-0300

Child care for ages 6 weeks-6 years. Adult-child ratio 1:4-1:10. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Morning and afternoon half-day programs available. Call for fees or tours. director@vineyardchildren.org, vineyardchildren.org 122, H6


Washtenaw Community College Children's Center

4800 E. Huron River [map]
(734) 973-3538

Preschool for ages 18 months-5 years for children of WCC students and staff for on-campus activities only. Adult-child ratios in compliance with licensing. Children of students $3/hour; children of staff $4/hour. Discounts: 15 percent for 2nd child, 10 percent for 30 hours or more. Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed when WCC classes not in session. thagen@wccnet.edu, wccnet.edu, click on Children's Center. NAEYC, 123, H6




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