Lakeland's Creative Beginnings Day Care and Preschool

lakeland creative beginnings daycare preschool"Let the little children come and do not stop them." Matthew 19:14

Providing a safe, nurturing, Christian environment rich with learning opportunities.

We are licensed by the State of Michigan Department of Human Services and accept children between the ages of 2 ½ (toilet trained) and those entering 6th grade.

At LCB we are committed to actively promoting inclusive practices in order to best meet the needs of the children, families, and staff of our program. All children are welcome to attend regardless of their abilities, need, background, culture, religion, race, color, national/ethnic origin, age, or gender.

Centrally Located
Servicing Vicksburg, Portage, Scotts & Schoolcraft

About LCB

  • Age appropriate activities that encourage the development of social, emotional, cognitive, and physical skills, with age appropriate emphasis on kindergarten readiness skills
  • Nurturing love and acceptance for all children
  • Child initiated program modeled after the High/Scope curriculum, that focuses on the process of learning
  • Handwriting Without Tears Curriculum. This partners with the area public schools
  • Playground and gym for large motor skill development
  • Nutritious snacks
  • Rest period available in childcare
  • School year or year around enrollment options
  • Program open during snow days and school breaks, including summer for those who are in year around program


  • 3 & 4 year olds
  • Quality learning experiences
  • Encourage social & emotional development
  • Circle time, small & large group actrivities
  • Problem solvilng
  • Part time and full time

Butterflies Pre-K

  • 4 & 5 year olds
  • KC Ready 4's
  • Quality learning experiences
  • Encourage social & emotional development
  • Small & large group activities in Language, Literacy, Reading/Writing, Science & Math Skills, Music & Movement
  • Problem solvling
  • Part time & full time


  • School age
  • Before and/or after school (school year)
  • Summer program
  • Balance of fun and learning through a variety of experiences
  • Curriculum relevant to school age interests
  • Recreation, sports, games, crafts, water games (summer)
  • Filed trips (summer only)
  • Bus transportation to and from all three Vicksburg Community Elementary Schools