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Teddy’s Place Child Care has been providing early childhood education services to families in the Sun Prairie, WI, area for over 35 years. While we initially started as a preschool program, we have since expanded to offer much more. Check out our programs below, and if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, don’t hesitate to give us a ring!

7 children with their arms raised in a wooden structure at Teddy's Place Child Care

Infant & Toddler (0 - 2)

Is it time to go back to work? We understand how difficult it is to drop your baby off in someone else’s care for the day. At Teddy’s Place, we focus on individualized care to make our center seem as much like home as possible.
● Quiet nap room
● Accommodations for nursing mothers
● Small and large motor skill development
● Language skills
● Social and emotional skills

Preschool (2-5)

In our three mixed-age toddler and preschool rooms, you’ll find children ages 2-5 all playing together, just like at home! This helps the little ones learn from the big kids, and teaches the older children patience and compassion.

Meals:
We offer breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks. We say grace before every meal, and although children are not required to join in, we like them to know that being grateful is an important part of so many of our family’s lives.

Morning routine:
Every child is encouraged to be a helper in our morning routine as we learn about the calendar, the weather, the Pledge of Allegiance, and any holidays that we’re celebrating. We also learn how our feelings and emotions affect our day.

Outside:
While we love to be active inside, dancing, playing, and jumping, we take every chance we get to explore the outdoors. We love to be outside on our newly remodeled playground several times a day, all year round. Bring your boots and snow pants in the winter and swimming suits in the summer!

Teddy’s Place also likes to be active in our community! Several times a year, we take the preschool-age kids to a local retirement village to spend time with the “adopted grandparents.”

Other activities include:
● Songs and stories
● Projects
● Large motor skills
● Rest time
● Field trips
● Art exploration
● Small manipulative skills

3K

Our 3K program provides a nurturing environment for your child’s social, emotional, physical and
intellectual development.
 The 3K class for 2 1/2 to 4 year old children is held on M-F, from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m
 Classes are held from September through June
A typical day includes the following activities:
 Circle Time
o Welcome songs
o Sharing time
o Weather
o Calendar
o Sign language and Spanish
 Small Motor Development Activities
o Puzzles
o Blocks
o Manipulative games
o Introduction to using scissors
o Pencil grip and beginning handwriting skills
 Math Readiness
o Calendar
o Sorting
o Patterning
o Numeracy
o Number recognition
o Shapes
o Sequencing
 Literacy
o Finger plays
o Action rhymes
o Story-telling
o Big Books
o Letter recognition
o Name writing
 Free Play and Centers
o Many opportunities for interaction, socialization, exploration, experimentation, and
creativity
 Art Project
o Various mediums: Painting, colored pencil, marker, crayon, watercolor, chalk
o Play dough
o Drawing
o Creating three dimensional art
 Music
o Wonderful musical experiences
o Instruments
o Marching band
o Rhythm sticks
o Singing
 Large Motor Activities
o Exercising
o Dancing

o Playing on our indoor climber, balance beams, tunnels, and creative obstacle
courses
o Supervised group play in the outdoor playground
o Exploring our nature trail
 Snack Time
o Nutritious snack provided by parents
o Practice good manners
 Creative Story Time
o What better way to encourage a love of reading than the sharing of a wonderful story
through books, puppets and the flannel board!

4K

Kindergarten is an exciting time for your child. Our 4K program will prepare your child for kindergarten by teaching your child:
● Communication skills
● How to work cooperatively with peers
● How to follow directions
● Pre-reading, writing, & math readiness skills
● Small and large motor skills
● Social skills
● And more!

We have partnered with the Sun Prairie Area School District to provide this community-based kindergarten program. We use the Creative Curriculum Program and the Wisconsin State Early Learning Standards as a curriculum guide. We also include Second Step into our curriculum for social/emotional development. Our teachers have a Department of Public Instruction (DPI) certification in Early Childhood/Kindergarten education.

*Children must be 4 years old on or before September 1st of the current school year.

School Age

T.A.S.K-Teddy’s Afterschool Kids
Ages: Kindergarten – 5th grade

● Full-time summer programs/summer camp
● Transportation to and from Sun Prairie Area School District Summer School Program
● Before and after school programs
● Full staff for no-school days
● Homework help available
● Separate playground for school-age children
● Bus transportation to all Sun Prairie elementary schools

Our Rates

Please note that we have  built in a flexibility to meet the varying needs of our clientele. These rates will remain in effect through summer  2024.

Tuition is discounted if paid on time. Give our office a call for those discounted rates. We offer automatic tuition payments through Tuition Express, which is deducted through your checking or savings account.

Give us a call or contact us today!

Phone: 608-837-7876
Fax: 608-837-7297
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Monday - Friday:
6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed