Hopkins Preschools

We create excitement around learning! Full-day or part-day preschool options, and extended-day care. Join us at our 2019 January Visit Us open house events!

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Full-day Stepping Stones Preschool and half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool


Plan now for 2019-20 preschool at Hopkins! Join us at our January Visit Us events!

Full-day and half-day preschool options available. Join us in January to meet our teachers, explore our classrooms, learn about our Reggio Emilia based curriculum, and discover flexible extended-day Stay & Explore options to build a custom schedule that fits your needs.

2019 Visit Us Open House Dates:

Full-Day Stepping Stones Preschool:

  • Gatewood Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
    14900 Gatewood Drive, Minnetonka
  • Meadowbrook Elementary: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 5:30-7 p.m.
    5430 Glenwood Avenue, Golden Valley
  • Tanglen Elementary:  Thursday, Jan. 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
    10901 Hillside Lane, Minnetonka

Half-Day, 2-5 days/week Kaleidoscope Preschool:

  • Eisenhower Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 4-5 p.m.
    1001 Highway 7, Hopkins
  • Meadowbrook Elementary: Monday, Jan. 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    5430 Glenwood Avenue, Golden Valley
  • Gatewood Elementary: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    14900 Gatewood Drive, Minnetonka
  • Glen Lake Elementary: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1-2 p.m.
    4801 Woodridge Road, Minnetonka
  • Alice Smith Elementary: Thursday, Jan. 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    801 Minnetonka Mills Road, Hopkins
  • Harley Hopkins Family Center: Friday, Jan. 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
    125 Monroe Avenue S, Hopkins

Kaleidoscope Preschool is our half-day, part to full-week option.
Kaleidoscope Preschool offers half-day preschool programming 2-5 days per week. Combine your child's half-day Kaleidoscope session with Stay & Explore extended-day options to extend your child's school day.

Stepping Stones Preschool is our full-day preschool option Monday-Friday from 6:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Inside Hopkins preschools you'll discover a nurturing environment designed to create excitement around learning while building a strong social and academic foundation for kindergarten and beyond. Our signature Reggio Emilia Approach promotes curiosity, critical thinking, collaboration, and development of the whole child. Our preschool program has received a 4-Star rating from Parent Aware.

See the links below for details on our full-day or part-day preschool options for your child

Stay & Explore: Extended-day options

Extend your child's half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool session by adding extended-day options before and/or after your child’s Kaleidoscope Preschool (options vary by site) session at the Eisenhower, Gatewood, Harley, or Meadowbrook sites. Your child will enjoy the same learning and social experiences found in our preschool program and you will appreciate the flexibility of extending your child's school day to fit your family's needs.

Learn more about Hopkins exceptional preschool program options:


Stepping Stones Full-Day Preschool program

Full-day, year-round preschool program

Half-Day Kaleidoscope Preschool

Kaleidoscope: Half-day, 2-5 days per week preschool program

Preschool Stay & Explore Extended-Day Options

Add extended-day options to your half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool session for your 4- to 5-year-old.