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We are delighted to be able to offer early childhood programs that enhance the educational experience of our youngest learners. Little Lions Child Care is pleased to announce that we have current openings within our infant, toddler, and preschool programs. We focus on low child to staff ratios and highly trained staff members. With all staff being CPR certified within their first 6 months, you can trust that your children will be well cared for. If you have any questions about the program, please contact

COVID-19 Response Plan

The current Guidelines for Safe Child Care Operations During COVID-19 issued by the State of Michigan can be found here.

If you or your child express symptoms of COVID-19, please contact the Barry-Eaton District Health Department at: 517.543.2430

Little Lions Preschool Program

The Little Lions Preschool Program offers a play-based kindergarten readiness preschool curriculum that teaches intellectual, social and emotional development, language skills, positive self-concepts and self expression through large and small group learning. Preschool children are encouraged to develop independence through daily living and oral language skills through guided and spontaneous interactions. Children explore, experiment and engage in themed activities that are planned for a range of levels in each of the developmental domains.

Early Childhood Philosophy

We believe it is important for children to have learning experiences with peers and caring adults in a fun, positive and safe environment. Early learning opportunities that occur through play-based, child focused programs prepare children to be successful, life-long learners.


The Maple Valley Schools Little Lions Preschool programs incorporate:
Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality
Creative Curriculum

These programs are used as a blueprint for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate research-based curriculum, which provides a solid foundation for learning through social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Full-day preschoolers visit Motor Monkeys - a fun gym class to promote gross motor development. 

Little Lions Child Care

At Little Lions Child Care, children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old are provided with high quality, educationally based care. Low adult to child ratios and highly qualified staff, along with the use of a nationally recognized curriculum, The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers, provide children with the highest standards in early education. School Age programs, including before and after school care, no school days and school vacation camps, focus on team building and character development. Our facility has multiple classroom spaces allowing for division of age groups to ensure developmentally appropriate activities for all children. 

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