White Bear Lake Area Preschool Program

Four star (highest possible rating) Parent Aware rated White Bear Lake Area Preschool provides a safe and nurturing environment for a child’s first school experience away from home. 

Age-appropriate activities provide a variety of meaningful hands-on learning experiences in literacy and math, science and social studies, art and sensory, music and dramatic play.

White Bear Lake Area Preschool practices are aligned with kindergarten entry expectations.
We are currently accepting registrations for our preschool sections for school year 20-21. Please reference the class options, age requirements, and a brief descriptions for each type of preschool below.
Click here for class availability and registration or check out our brochure.

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3 Year Old Classes

Age 3 by Sept 1, 2020

This preschool opportunity will allow children time to practice social skills as they begin to interact, cooperate, and develop their first friendships. Classroom activities will include a focus on turn-taking, sharing, playing games, pretend play, small and large group learning.

4-5 Year Old Classes

Age 4 by Sept 1, 2020

Classes are focused on helping children become independent learners and giving them the skills necessary to be successful in kindergarten. Curriculum is designed to address all areas of development and reinforce mastery of skills required for kindergarten readiness.

Nature Preschool

For 3-5 year olds

The program at Tamarack Nature Center revolves around nature - learning from it, about it and within it. Classes include the implementation of our Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold assessment in their daily outdoor experiences. A Tamarack Naturalist is an integral and collaborative member of the teaching team.


We offer payment options to assist families with payments. The first payment is due on the first day of class. Payments are due the first of each month. For scholarship information click here.

Normandy Park, Hugo, Birch Lake Preschool

  • 2 days/wk  $155  month 
  • 3 days/wk  $220  month 
  • 4 days/wk  $299  month 

Tamarack Nature Preschool

  • 2 days/wk $250 month
  • 3 days/wk $350 month 

North Oaks Preschool

  • 3 days/wk $500 month