Trike Rally & Pizza Potluck!

One of CCP’s biggest fundraisers (and the most fun!) is coming up very soon!  Our annual Trike Rally for Education and Pizza Potluck will be held Thursday, May 11, from 5 pm –

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Make-A-Plate!

It’s Make-A-Plate time – the most fun fundraiser of the year!  Be sure to return your plate kit to the preschool cubby room by Wednesday, April 12.  Thanks again for supporting CCP!

March 16 – Use AmazonSmile today!

AmazonSmile is having a promotion TODAY only! When you choose Playtime Nursery School, Inc as your AmazonSmile charity, Amazon will donate 5% of any purchases today (10 times the usual amount!) to

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An Early Childhood Learning Community

Educating C‑U’s Young Children Since 1951

Campus Cooperative Preschool (CCP, Formerly Playtime Preschool) is a secular, not-for-profit, parent owned and operated early childhood education program. Our mission is to provide a creative and intimate learning environment that allows children to feel valued while developing the cognitive, social, and emotional foundations for future learning success.

Campus Cooperative Preschool

What does CCP offer?

  • Accredited teaching staff
  • Research-based, high-quality, early childhood program
  • Low student/teacher ratios
  • Veteran teachers using Nurtured Heart TM approach to promote classroom success
  • Family-oriented community
  • Central C-U location on the U of I campus
  • Program Licensed by DCFS
  • Enhanced Creative Arts Program
  • Hands-on early literacy & math promoted through:
    • Phonics You Can Feel
    • Math Club
    • E2:Exciting Experiments

Download the 2017-2018 Enrollment Application


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