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Immanuel Wee Care programs

non-profit school and child care center

    Immanuel Lutheran  Wee Care thrives to help your child develop. We have a great curriculum to help prepare parents and children for the daycare transition.
    Young Children Ages 15 months to 3 years.
  • Our young child room is licensed through DCFS by the State of Illinois. Parents are provided a daily written account of their children’s schedule and activities. Our program for this age group includes language development, exposure to art media, music, finger plays and large muscle activities. Independent life skills including self-feeding and potty training will be closely coordinated between parents and staff. Outdoor play for the young children takes place in our fence-enclosed, sheltered play area.
    Our program for this age group includes language development, exposure to art media, music, age-appropriate math and science, cooking, stories, games, finger plays and large muscle activities. We also offer several options in our optional pre-school program. Children may enroll in our two-day 3 year-old or three-day 4 year-old pre-schools held in our Christian day school. Also available is 5-day pre-school held in a daycare room in conjunction with the Regional Office of Education. Day and afternoon classes are held.



    From Kindergarten through Age 12

    Wee Care provides before and after school care. When school is in session, all before-school children will have the option of being served breakfast and transportation will be provided to Okawville Grade School as well ILS. Those children enrolled in the after-school program will be picked up from school in the Wee Care bus. A snack will be provided. Games, toys, arts, crafts, computers, and outside playground equipment are available. If requested, Wee Care staff will assist your children in completing their homework.
    During the summer, Wee Care provides full-time care Monday-Friday for all children ages 15 months – 12 years. Activities include arts and crafts, story time, indoor free play and outside play. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are served to all children with daily naptime for children age 5 and under. (A few weeks before school begins, the staff will transition the 5-year-olds out of naptime to prepare for Kindergarten.) Extra-curricular activities in the summer include outdoor water play, field trips, walks to the park, special craft days, movies and theme-weeks. Wee Care encourages outside play when weather appropriate.