ENROLL NOW FOR FALL

We're taking applications for the 2022-23 school year.

YOUR CHILD IS ONE OF A KIND.

Just Imagine a place where your child can...

  • feel safe 

  • be encouraged to explore and play

  • learn at their own pace

  • benefit from the best of learning philosophies (like Montessori & Creative Curriculum )

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Just Imagine...
fun, hands-on lessons that celebrate your child's unique interests & ways
of learning! 

CONTACT US

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Thank you, we will be in touch soon!

OUR PHILOSOPHY

"Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment."
Maria Montessori

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CURRICULUM

Montessori

Active thinking and experimenting to find out how things work and to learn firsthand about the world we live in.

Creative Curriculum

Emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural physiological, physical, and social development.

Whole Language
& Phonics

Scholastic weekly readers and online learning.

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Math, Science

...and so much more!

"I have nothing but wonderful things to say about this preschool. It is run with such kindness and creativity, and the teachers truly love their students. We are grateful for our daughter's experience here with Kim and her staff, and look forward to sending our son here in a few years as well."

Allison R. via Facebook

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YEAR-OLDS

Tuesday & Thursday

9-11:30 am

TUITION

$190/mo • $1,710/yr

21/2-3

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YEAR-OLDS

Mon, Wed & Fri

9-11:30 am

TUITION

$245/mo • $2,205/yr

3-4

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YEAR-OLDS

Monday-Thursday

12:30-3:30 pm

TUITION

$290/mo • $2,610/yr

4-5

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OUR TEACHERS

Kimberly Wanamaker

owner, lead teacher

Kimberly Wanamaker is the proud owner and lead teacher at Just Imagine Preschool, where she and her team provide a safe, nurturing space where young children receive the best of several proven educational philosophies... a solid foundation for a lifetime of curiosity, learning and success.

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Kim operated a successful Family Home Childcare Program with an emphasis on preschool activities. She also served as director of preschool and childcare at a private school in Grand Ledge, MI.
 
Kim has completed her Montessori Teaching Diploma for 3-6 year-old through North American Montessori Center, has obtained her Child Development Associate and has earned more than 60+ college credit hours in Early Childhood Development/Education. 

Kimberly is married and has an adult daughter. She loves to travel to Northern Michigan and her favorite places are Lake Michigan and Mackinaw. She is also a huge Disney World fan and enjoys gardening and painting.

Jessica Schafer

co-teacher

Jessica Schafer earned her bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University where she studied Early Childhood Development and Learning.

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Working with children has always been one of her passions and so she loved getting to grow that passion through various experiences at college.

Jessica grew up in Westphalia and has always loved being from a small town. Jessica loves spending time with her friends and family, especially when it involves being outside. She enjoys using her hammock and going canoeing.

 

She also loves shopping, particularly thrift shopping. She is so excited for this opportunity at Just Imagine to work with children and build connections with families!

Stephanie Kronberg

co-teacher

Stephanie has over 10 years of experience working with young children. She started as a part-time preschool teacher's assistant and has worked her way up, most recently serving as assistant director of a center in Charlotte.

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Stephanie has completed several child development courses at both Lansing Community College and The Care Courses School Inc. She continues to learn through certification programs.

 

Stegrew up in Dewitt and has lived close to home for the most of her life. Though she took time to explore Indianapolis, IN, and Flagstaff, AZ, it wasn't long before she knew she wanted to be back in Michigan to be close to her family.

 

Stephanie is married with two young children, and has had the pleasure of being a stay-at-home mom the last few years. She loves spending time with her large extended family, going to the beach, crafting and thrift shopping. Stephanie is looking forward to getting back to what she loves, working with kids.

 

PARENT RESOURCES

Welcome to our Parent Resource area!
Here you will find information, resources, schedules and more about your child's education at Just Imagine Preschool.