Make-A-Plate kits will be coming home with your child this week!  This fundraiser is a great way for you to get a durable keepsake of your child’s art.  Please return your kits

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Community Day at El Toro!

Take a night off from cooking on March 19 and come out to El Toro on Neil Street to support CCP!  El Toro will generously donate a portion of your bill to

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An Early Childhood Learning Community

Educating C‑U’s Young Children for Over 60 Years

Campus Cooperative Preschool (CCP, Formerly Playtime Preschool) is a secular non-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