Preschool

Lake Superior Zoo Now Accepting Summer Preschool Scholarship Applications

The zoo preschool opened last year and currently has ten families registered.

DULUTH, Minn.– The Lake Superior Zoo’s nature-based preschool is now accepting needs-based scholarship applications for their summer programs. The grant, courtesy of the Northland Foundation, gives families a chance for kids to learn about conservation, animals and further develop those skills as they move into kindergarten. Classes are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting June 21 and ending Aug. 27. The…

Lake Superior Zoo To Add Nature-Based Preschool

The program is set to begin in the fall of 2020

DULUTH, Minn.- Plans are underway for a new Duluth Preschool that will be on the wild side. Starting in the fall of 2020, the Lake Superior Zoo will offer a nature-based preschool. The goal is to help ease Duluth’s need for childcare while also giving the Lake Superior Zoo new life and more revenue. The process has already begun to…

Play Gym Provides Fun Space for Little Northlanders

The city of Duluth invites little Northlanders to a free space of their own.

DULUTH, Minn.-  Parents looking to give their kids a space to play and meet others their age can now stop by one local spot. The Duluth Heights Community Center is hosting Play Gym, a free time open to preschool aged kids and parents. The event welcomes Northland families to come in, enjoy a warm space, and spend some quality time. On goers told FOX21 Play…

Special Report: Early Education

State Funding Sends Thousands of Young Minnesotans to Preschool

MINNESOTA – More than 20,000 of  Minnesota’s 4-year-olds are heading to preschool this year because of state funding. This has been great news for some rural Northland areas. However, it is having an impact on area child care centers. As a result of the 2017 Legislative Session, Minnesota lawmakers are providing $50 million in new, one-time funding to 59 school…