There's a new preschool option in Duluth and one thing is certain: it'll be run like a zoo.  Officials with the Lake Superior Zoo have announced their plans to start operation of a new alternative for parents looking for toddler care - with a commencement date for the 2020-2021 school year.

The program is unique in that in incorporates the natural environment and resources available at the zoo itself.  Lake Superior Zoo's website describes a typical day like this:

  • Arrival & Playscape Play
  • Zoo Walkabout
  • Bathroom & Snack
  • Whole Group
  • Small Group
  • Outdoor Play
  • Bathroom & Lunch
  • Rest
  • Indoor Play
  • Bathroom & Snack
  • Playscape Play & Departure

The preschool program runs 7:30 AM (drop off) until 5:30 PM (pick up) - weekdays for kids aged 3 to 5.  Tuition is $900.00 a month, along with a $25.00 registration fee that is due upon application.  The program is also set up to accept Child Care Assistance.

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