Wee Care Daycare
Hours of operation are 6a.m.-6p.m.
Superior, Safe, and Loving Child Care Services
To enhance children's cognitive, physical and moral development through early education and play To encourage their creativity and self-expression for language and social/ emotional development To nurture self-confidence and social skills through positive reinforcement and support from our experienced staff
For more than 30 years, Wee Care Day Care has provided an enriched learning experience helping children to build a solid educational and social foundation – with all the fun of childhood mixed in. We are located in the south wing of the EvUCC facility and offer all day care for children ages 6 weeks to kindergarten. We include a structured, well-balanced Preschool learning program each morning for the toddler through Pre-K classes, followed by lunch, a rest, and an afternoon of more fun, learning activities. Celebrating our 50TH YEAR! - Peppermint Preschool is the Highland Community’s cornerstone Preschool Program. We are located in the west wing of the EvUCC facility and we provide a nurturing, educational environment for 3-5 year old’s through our half day Preschool programs. Our talented teachers focus on school readiness, social, emotional and intellectual development and what every child needs – love and care! Our entire facility is licensed by the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS). Hot, healthy lunches from our kitchen are provided for the children who attend our all-day Wee Care program. We offer a secured facility, accessible by personal security codes, as well as an indoor/outdoor recording camera system to keep our children and families safe. All staff are CPR and First Aid trained as well as professionally background checked. All staff regularly attend professional development training to stay updated on the latest and greatest information concerning children, families, health, and educational needs.
We've trusted Wee Care with both our kids and have had nothing but great experiences there! The staff is kind and seem to really care about all of the kids. The administration is organized, proactive, and always will to hear a parent concerns or questions. It's a wonderful program overall and I would recommend it to anyone.
We love Peppermint! We have two boys who have loved their time at Peppermint. Our oldest son gained the academic knowledge and social interaction he needed to thrive where he is now at Highland Primary. Our younger son is currently in the 3's program and is gaining some great skills already! He loves playing with his friends and enjoys learning new things from his teachers. The staff is kind and professional. The many communications from the teachers and director keeps us informed of our child's daily activities. We are glad we chose Peppermint for our children's first educational experience.
We have really enjoyed our time at Wee Care. Our son is so excited to go to school every day! He is always talking about his teachers and friends. Wee Care has wonderful teachers who care about their students. We are so grateful we have found s wonderful daycare!
We love Peppermint School. It is such a wonderful first experience to prepare children for kindergarten and future grades. The teachers and staff are all amazing with the kids and friendly and interactive with the parents as well. They have a full schedule of activities each day that really makes learning fun; they include music, singing, dancing, arts & crafts and many other games too. The smaller class sizes ensure a lot of time and attention for each child and it's a great environment for socialization that isn't too overwhelming. My kids were and are always excited to tell me about their day and so proud of their work. I love seeing their big smiles and how proud they are each day at pick up. It's very comforting knowing my kids are in a great place with great people.