LOVE ... God and your neighbor KNOW.... Jesus as Lord of your life SERVE ...'s not about us GROW... In faith through Bible Study, Worship, and Prayer
LOVE ... God and your neighborKNOW.... Jesus as Lord of your lifeSERVE ...'s not about usGROW... In faith through Bible Study, Worship, and Prayer  
Our Goal: Working with parents to give children loving, quality care and help them develop a love of learning by: providing a nurturing, Christian environment, meeting their individual educational, social and emotional needs.

At Love & Learn Christian Preschool, it is our privilege to partner with parents in laying the foundation for faith development.  It is our goal to help children develop a positive, loving, and caring image of God by modeling those qualities. The early childhood years are crucial for the sound spiritual, emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of every child.  We founded Love & Learn Christian Preschool to address these needs and provide all of our students with a top quality, Christ-centered education filled with love, affirmation, learning, and fun.

Our program includes:

· Exposure to Christian values, scripture and stories of God’s people, along with an emphasis on Christian character, everyday.

· Play based, age-appropriate hands on activities.

· Experiences in cognitive development, art, music, movement, science and math.

· Social interaction with adults and other young children in a caring and nurturing environment.

· Student assessment and yearly developmental screenings.


Preschool will be in session Monday - Thursday, from 8:30 to 11 AM.  Tuition is $120 per month.  An enrollment fee of $60 (non-refundable) is due at time of enrollment. This fee will be credited to the last month’s (May) tuition.  The supply fee for the year is $25, due by the first day of school. 


Preschool with Daycare

Another great advantage to sending your child to Love & Learn is that we have a daycare on-site.  Your child can smoothly transition from preschool in the morning to daycare in the afternoon without worrying about transportation.  The cost for daycare is $70 per week.  If you are interested in combining preschool with daycare, let us know when you enroll for preschool.


Joyce is married and has a daughter, Lexi. Joyce enjoys reading, going to coffee shops, doing puzzles, spending time with her daughter, and playing board and card games with her family.

Joyce has over 25 years of teaching experience as an educator in the public school system.  She maintains a Bachelors of Science in Education, and a Masters of Science in Multi-Disciplinary Education.  She taught first grade in Independence Public School District prior to getting married and moving to Lamar and teaching at East Primary.  She is looking forward to the opportunity to continue impacting the lives of children as the teacher of Love & Learn Preschool.



August 28 1st Day of School

September 4 Labor Day - No School

November 22 & 23  Thanksgiving Break

December 20 - January 2 Christmas Break

January 3 1st Day of 2nd Semester

January 15 MLK Day - No School

February 19 Presidents Day - No School

March 19-22 Spring Break

May 17 Last Day of School

**Snow days will be the same as Lamar R1


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Lamar, Missouri 64759 


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