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All About Our Preschool

"Education is the most powerful tool which   you can use to change the world". Nelson Mandela


We are an in-home childcare licensed by the state of Michigan. We accept children from age 1-5 years, with a specialization in ages 2 to 5 years. During summer months, we do accept school-age children up to the age of 10.

​Our Curriculum


At Messy Hands Preschool, we focus on hands on learning, many of which include getting our hands “messy.” Each week we will explore a theme tailored to the children’s interests. Throughout the week, children will work on literacy, early math, art, fine & gross motor skills to ready your child for kindergarten, all while having fun!

We utilize Experience Curriculum (formally Mother Goose Time) for our curriculum and assessments. Through this, we can personalize our curriculum based upon each child's developmental level. Parents have access to our lesson plans and observations through the Brightwheel app as well!

Our Day​


Children thrive in a structured environment. We aim to provide this through our schedule. Children will have directed learning opportunities through circle time, small group and story time. In addition, children will have chances to explore and utilize their creativity through free play. After all, children learn through play!

Arrival & Free Play

7:30 - 8:30am


8:30 - 9:00am

Circle Time

9:00 - 9:15am

Small Groups & Learning Centers

9:15 - 10:15am

Outside Time

10:15 - 11:00am

Lunch & Nap Prep

11:00 - 12:00pm

Nap Time

12:00 - 2:30pm

Clean Up & Snack

2:30 - 3:15pm

Outside Time

3:15 - 4:15pm

Story Time

4:15 - 4:30pm

Free Play & Departure

4:30 – 5:30pm

Individual Care


Here at Messy Hands Preschool, we only accept six children. With this your child will receive individualized care. Lesson plans are tailored to fit the children in the classroom.

​Our Menu


Nutrition is very important here! Each day, we provide a nutritious breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack. We aim to serve healthy foods in correlation with MyPlate, with our menu containing the recommended food groups utilizing fresh ingredients.

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