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Best Preschools
in Omaha
2021

Why These Preschools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Omaha Preschools on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bethany Christian Preschool and Kids Day Out

Bethany Christian Preschool and Kids Day Out serves families with young children in Omaha. The Christian-based preschool offers a half-day program for kids ages 3 to 6 years old and a half-day Kids Day Out program for children ages 18 months to 6 years old. Licensed preschool teachers ensure children's safety and lead lessons on reading, writing, and crafts. Special extended day and lunch options are also available, with strong ties to the local church community at Bethany Lutheran Church.

4200 N 204th St
Elkhorn, NE 68022

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Heartland Montessori Preschool

Heartland Montessori Preschool specializes in creating an engaging learning environment for children in the Omaha, NE metro area. Programs range for children between six weeks to six years - The Infant Program, The Toddler Program, and Primary Program. Each child is carefully guided and nurtured through the learning process. Parents speak highly of their passionate teachers, active curriculum, and professionalism.

Kiddie Kollege Preschool and Music Academy

Kiddie Kollege Preschool and Music Academy is an early childhood center in Southwest Omaha, NE. Children ages range from three to five and are prepared for kindergarten and elementary school through literacy, math, science, social studies, and Christian character development. Their music academy offers specialized courses for learning the rudiments of music so a child can begin to match pitch and keep a beat with their voice or instruments. Parents speak highly of their regular feedback, enthusiasm, and patience.

KiddieGarden Daycare and Preschool

KiddieGarden Daycare and Preschool is a licensed in-home daycare in West Omaha, NE. Owner Sandy Kosierowski is a mother of two and has almost two decades of experience in childcare. She also earned her Bachelor's in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Utah in 2006. Sandy strives to develop a long-term relationship with families who are looking for personal, interactive, and loving care for their children. Her daycare has two living rooms, a playroom, an arts and crafts room, and a fully-fenced backyard. Healthy and well-balanced meals are also provided.

Omaha, NE 68135

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Millard Children's Academy

Millard Children's Academy is a childcare center and preschool for families in the Omaha, NE metro area. They are licensed by the state of Nebraska to care for children from six weeks through 13 years of age. Infant care is provided in vibrant rooms, before and after school care services with transportation is offered, and summer school programs with diverse activities are also available. They are open Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Papillion Montessori Preschool & Daycare

Papillion Montessori Preschool & Daycare specializes in educational engagement and critical thinking for children based in Papillion, NE . They offer an infant program for children between six weeks and 18 months, a toddler program for children between 18 months and three years, and a preschool program for ages three through six. Each program promotes motivated, self-directed, and engaged learning through carefully structured classroom environments prepared by certified Montessori teachers. They currently hold a five-star rating on Facebook where parents speak highly of their passionate staff, diversity, and comfortable environment.

Papillion, NE 68046

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Rainbow Factory Preschool

Rainbow Factory Preschool specializes in active learning for children in the Omaha, NE metro area for over five decades. Experienced teachers strive to provide a developmentally age-appropriate curriculum and an environment which helps children to develop and grow emotionally, socially, physically, and cognitively. Decision making, movement exploration, and problem-solving skills are developed through learning centers, dramatic play, cooking, music, movement exploration, language activities and much more.

Smart Start Learning Center and Childcare

Smart Start Learning Center and Childcare is an education-based childcare center for families in the Omaha, NE metro area. Experienced staff aims to foster a nurturing and positive learning environment for children between the ages of six weeks and 12 years. This locally owned family business has been operating for over a five years and is licensed, insured, and an A+ member of the Better Business Bureau. Prospective parents can call and schedule a tour of their facilities.

SonShine Christian Preschool

SonShine Christian Preschool specializes in creating a fun learning environment for children in the Omaha, NE metro area. Experienced teachers strive to create a Christian-based environment that fosters learning through art, children’s literature, music, dramatic play, fitness, cooking, and gross motor activities. Children range from ages three to five and are separated by age groups and desired scheduling. They currently hold a five-star rating on Facebook where parents speak highly of their passionate staff, teaching methods, and friendliness.

St Mark Lutheran Church

St Mark Lutheran Church provides preschool services for children in the Omaha, NE metro area. Experienced teachers are committed to creating learning opportunities for creative play, learning activities, music, art, snack, and Christian worship and Bible stories. This Christ-centered preschool is designed to be child-focused and age-appropriate. Programs offered are for 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, and pre-k.

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