Breastfeeding Awareness Walk

Where: Dow Diamond to Midland Farmer Market and back When: August 1 Registration begins at 9:30am Walk is from 10am-12pm

Conscious Discipline for Parents

Where: Heaven's Elect Christian Learning Center 3305 Ridgecrest Dr. #B, Midland, MI 48642 When: September 14, 17 & 21 6-7:45pm Dinner Provided *child care available upon request

Postpartum Support Group for Moms

Postpartum Support Group for Moms Session 1: Tuesdays, 5pm-6:30pm May 5-June 23 Session 2: Tuesdays, 5pm-6:30pm July 7-August 25.

Prepared Parents Classes

Free Prepared Parents classes. Session 2: May 6 Session 3: September 1. To register call: Family and Children's Services 989-631-5390

SneakerPalooza 2015

Shoe Giveaway for Midland County Students K-12 Carpenter Street School, 1407 W. Carpenter, Midland, MI August 25, 3-8pm

Sensory Friendly Showings at NCG Cinema

NCG Cinema Sensory Friendly Showings. April 4 Home, May 23 Tomorrowland, June 20 Inside Out, July 11 Minions. Show starts at 10am. Additional Titles Coming soon.

Childhood Trauma & Its Effects on the Developmental Brain

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.

Congratulations to Chippewa Nature Center Preschool

The Great Start To Quality Central Resource Center and the Midland County Great Start Collaborative presented a certificate of achievement to Chippewa Nature Center Preschool for achieving a five start rating in Great Start To Quality!

Congratulations to St. John’s Episcopal Cooperative Preschool

Congratulations to St. John's Episcopal Cooperative Preschool for earning a four star rating in the Great Start To Quality rating system for childcare and preschool providers in the State of Michigan!

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

Stumped by what to pack in your child's lunchbox?

A Great Start for All Children in Midland County.

Preschool Scholarships

Funds dedicated to early childhood programs provide high returns on investment for families and for the community.

Featured Partner

We offer preschool, childcare & before/after school care to children ages 33 months-12 years. We're open 6 am-6 pm, M-F. Come play with us, grow with us & learn with us!

Great Start to Quality

Great Start to Quality helps parents find the best early learning settings for their children and helps providers and educators improve the care they give to children.