Welcome to Lutheran Hospital Child Development Center

M-F: 5:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Phone: 260-435-7488

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Sherry C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I like to see them grow and develop in all different ways.

Teaching since: 1999

Cheryl S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to help them develop life long learning skills.

Teaching since: 1987

Paula C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: everything is new and exciting for the children.

Teaching since: 1995

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“I can tell William enjoys being in Toddler One! He always comes home ready to nap, to me that's a sign of a fun filled day :-)”

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Ashley and Ray

“You are an amazing teacher! We've had so much fun getting to know you! We already know Hadley wants to be a teacher like you someday! We will miss you when we leave in a few weeks!”

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Amanda

“She is awesome and has made a huge impact on my daughters life! Thank you for being a great 1st teacher to Bella!”

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Macy

“Thank you for all you do! You are a blessing in Nora's life. Thank you for the extra snuggles when she needs it. She loves coming to school and seeing you and her friends. We are so happy with the care, education and experiences she receives while we are at work.”

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Melissa

“You are am amazing teacher and we consider you a friend as well! Keep up the great work and we will miss you when we leave!”

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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