Award-Winning, Faith-Based Early Childhood Education

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Now Enrolling
New Families!

Serving Infants-Age 5

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Preparing
Children for Success
in School and Life!

14 Locations
20 Years Experience
45 Licensed Lead Teachers
900+ Children

18 Locations  • 25 Years Experience
40 Licensed Lead Teachers  • 900+ Children

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Lake Area Discovery Center
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Click on an ENVIRONMENT AREA below to watch a video and learn more about the unique ways we use NINE LEARNING AREAS in our classrooms to optimize children’s developmental learning objectives.

Our Nine Environments

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🏆 GIVEAWAY WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT! 🏆Congratulations to Alyssa Decker, who was randomly selected as the winner of FOUR FREE TICKETS to the animated children's show, 🎟️🐶 Paw Patrol LIVE: The Great Pirate Adventure! 🏴‍☠️

Thank you to ALL who entered, and watch for FUTURE LADC giveaways on our social media pages! 🎉
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🏆 GIVEAWAY WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT! 🏆Congratulations to Alyssa Decker, who was randomly selected as the winner of FOUR FREE TICKETS to the animated childrens show, 🎟️🐶 Paw Patrol LIVE: The Great Pirate Adventure! 🏴‍☠️ 

Thank you to ALL who entered, and watch for FUTURE LADC giveaways on our social media pages! 🎉

🎉 LAST CHANCE! Join in the fun as we celebrate Week of the Young Child! 🎈

🎤➡️ Sign up for our FREE Kids Concerts kicking off TOMORROW at tinyurl.com/59mzr557! 🕛 Deadline: NOON today for Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN & NOON tomorrow for Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka, MN!

🎁➡️ Enter our Instagram Giveaway by 11:59 tomorrow (Thurs.) night for the chance to win 4 Paw Patrol LIVE tickets ($500 value!) Enter now: tinyurl.com/me3wchwj 🐾

📣 Share, share, share to spread the word! 📣
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🎉 LAST CHANCE! Join in the fun as we celebrate Week of the Young Child! 🎈

🎤➡️ Sign up for our FREE Kids Concerts kicking off TOMORROW at https://tinyurl.com/59mzr557!  🕛 Deadline: NOON today for Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN & NOON tomorrow for Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka, MN! 

🎁➡️ Enter our Instagram Giveaway by 11:59 tomorrow (Thurs.) night for the chance to win 4 Paw Patrol LIVE tickets ($500 value!) Enter now: https://tinyurl.com/me3wchwj 🐾

📣 Share, share, share to spread the word! 📣Image attachment

🐣 We had a hoppin' fun time at our EGG-stravaganza partnership event at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN this weekend! 🌷🐰

🥚Families enjoyed an Easter egg hunt, games, crafts, fellowship, and FUN! 🎉 Thank you to all who made this joyous event possible! 🙏🏽
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🐣 We had a hoppin fun time at our EGG-stravaganza partnership event at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN this weekend! 🌷🐰

🥚Families enjoyed an Easter egg hunt, games, crafts, fellowship, and FUN! 🎉 Thank you to all who made this joyous event possible! 🙏🏽Image attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment

✨💛 GIVEAWAY ALERT! 💛✨ To celebrate the Week of the Young Child, we are giving away FOUR FREE TICKETS to the live-animated children's show, Paw Patrol LIVE: The Great Pirate Adventure on Saturday, May 11 ($500 Value)! 🐶🏴‍☠️🎟️

🎁 To enter, find us on Instagram @LakeAreaDiscoveryCenter and click on the Giveaway post at the top of the page, or visit tinyurl.com/2ku6ayue - then, follow the instructions! 🎁

🙏🏽 The best of luck to all participants, and Happy Week of the Young Child! 📚

#WOYC #WOYC24 #woyc2024
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✨💛 GIVEAWAY ALERT! 💛✨ To celebrate the Week of the Young Child, we are giving away FOUR FREE TICKETS to the live-animated childrens show, Paw Patrol LIVE: The Great Pirate Adventure on Saturday, May 11 ($500 Value)! 🐶🏴‍☠️🎟️

🎁 To enter, find us on Instagram @LakeAreaDiscoveryCenter and click on the Giveaway post at the top of the page, or visit https://tinyurl.com/2ku6ayue - then, follow the instructions! 🎁

🙏🏽 The best of luck to all participants, and Happy Week of the Young Child! 📚

#WOYC #WOYC24 #WOYC2024Image attachment

🎉 LAST CHANCE! 🎉 Our FREE Kids Concert Series featuring The Jolly Pops kicks off in ONE WEEK! 🎸🍭

💌 Don't miss out on the excitement! RSVP at 👉🏽 tinyurl.com/59mzr557 today!

One family shared: "The energy was electric. From the cookie and hat decorating to the STEM activities to the phenomenal concert - our family has never had so much fun at an event!" 🍪🥳🎵
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🎉 LAST CHANCE! 🎉 Our FREE Kids Concert Series featuring The Jolly Pops kicks off in ONE WEEK! 🎸🍭

💌 Dont miss out on the excitement! RSVP at 👉🏽 https://tinyurl.com/59mzr557 today!

One family shared: The energy was electric. From the cookie and hat decorating to the STEM activities to the phenomenal concert - our family has never had so much fun at an event! 🍪🥳🎵

🎪🌟 St. Jude of the Lake Catholic School preschoolers WOWED the CROWD during their stupendous circus performance! 🤹‍♂️🐯 🐰 Let's give a warm LADC round of applause for our incredible performers! 👏🏽 ... See MoreSee Less

🎪🌟 St. Jude of the Lake Catholic School preschoolers WOWED the CROWD during their stupendous circus performance! 🤹‍♂️🐯 🐰  Lets give a warm LADC round of applause for our incredible performers! 👏🏽Image attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment

✝️ CHRIST IS RISEN! Wishing you and your little ones an Easter filled with hope, love, and joyous moments! 🐰🐣💛 #happyeaster #HeIsRisen ... See MoreSee Less

✝️ CHRIST IS RISEN! Wishing you and your little ones an Easter filled with hope, love, and joyous moments! 🐰🐣💛 #HappyEaster #HeIsRisen

💜 Leading up to this Good Friday, Saint Helena Catholic School preschoolers have been diving deep into the spirit of Lent and the Easter season.

A few favorite activities have included listening to joyful music, 🎶 dressing up for Easter Sunday through Dramatic Play, 👗 and building LEGO crosses. ✝️ Every moment has been a journey of discovery and faith!

Sending our LADC family blessings on this sacred day. 🙏🏽 #goodfriday
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💜 Leading up to this Good Friday, Saint Helena Catholic School preschoolers have been diving deep into the spirit of Lent and the Easter season. 

A few favorite activities have included listening to joyful music, 🎶 dressing up for Easter Sunday through Dramatic Play, 👗 and building LEGO crosses. ✝️ Every moment has been a journey of discovery and faith! 

Sending our LADC family blessings on this sacred day. 🙏🏽 #GoodFridayImage attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

🎉 Put your HANDS UP IN THE AIR! 🎉 Our Kids Concert Series featuring The Jolly Pops kicks off TWO WEEKS from today! 🎈RSVP at tinyurl.com/59mzr557, and get ready to dance the night away! 🪩💃 Concert locations include:

🎶 April 11: Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN
🎶 April 12: Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka, MN
🎶 May 10: Grace Lutheran Church of Apple Valley (NEW Preschool Location - coming THIS FALL!)
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🎉 Put your HANDS UP IN THE AIR! 🎉 Our Kids Concert Series featuring The Jolly Pops kicks off TWO WEEKS from today! 🎈RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/59mzr557, and get ready to dance the night away! 🪩💃 Concert locations include:  

🎶 April 11: Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN
🎶 April 12: Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka, MN
🎶 May 10: Grace Lutheran Church of Apple Valley (NEW Preschool Location - coming THIS FALL!)Image attachment

🐰 Hop on over to Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN on Saturday, April 6 at 10am for our Easter Egg-stravaganza! 🌷🐣

🥚 Get ready for an egg-cellent time with an Easter egg hunt, games, crafts, and snacks! 🎉🎨

Secure your spot now at ➡️ trinitystillwatermn.shelbynextchms.com/external/form/d0a953c7-699a-4c2c-b50e-c6b9775cb073 ⬅️ Don't miss out on the fun! ✨
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🐰 Hop on over to Trinity Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN on Saturday, April 6 at 10am for our Easter Egg-stravaganza! 🌷🐣

🥚 Get ready for an egg-cellent time with an Easter egg hunt, games, crafts, and snacks! 🎉🎨 

Secure your spot now at ➡️ https://trinitystillwatermn.shelbynextchms.com/external/form/d0a953c7-699a-4c2c-b50e-c6b9775cb073 ⬅️ Dont miss out on the fun! ✨

📚 Dive into this month's edition of Parenting Tip Tuesday, where we explore strategies to prevent and manage temper tantrums!

🎥 Discover the underlying reasons behind tantrums and unlock four proactive techniques to address them in your child!

🔗 Visit ladcfamilies.org/current-families/parentingtips/ for a downloadable parent handout, equipping you with practical tools to navigate this challenging aspect of parenting. We've got this! 💪🏽
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🌟 FREE PARENTING SERIES - Sign up now! 🌟 Join us at Hosanna Lutheran Forest Lake for our "Parenting on Purpose" (POP) event series on April 2 and April 9 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.!

🎤 Parents will hear from our esteemed guest speaker, who will offer proven and practical parenting tips, while children enjoy circle time and activities! A light meal & dessert will also be provided.

🔗 Visit tinyurl.com/bdenbneu or scan the QR code to sign up by THIS Thurs., March 28 at noon!
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🌟 FREE PARENTING SERIES - Sign up now! 🌟 Join us at Hosanna Lutheran Forest Lake for our Parenting on Purpose (POP) event series on April 2 and April 9 from 5:00-6:30 p.m.!

🎤 Parents will hear from our esteemed guest speaker, who will offer proven and practical parenting tips, while children enjoy circle time and activities! A light meal & dessert will also be provided.

🔗 Visit https://tinyurl.com/bdenbneu or scan the QR code to sign up by THIS Thurs., March 28 at noon!

🐣 We can't wait for this EGG-cellent event at Hosanna Lutheran Forest Lake! All are Welcome! 🐰 Easter EGG-stravaganza: Saturday, March 23 at 10am 💛 ... See MoreSee Less

🎈Secure your spot today! 🎈We are currently registering children ages 16 months-5 years old for THIS FALL at our NEW Preschool site, Grace Lutheran Church of Apple Valley Discovery Center! 🌟

🥳 Schedule a tour at tinyurl.com/nhu2fc3t to discover firsthand why families have trusted our Nationally-Accredited Early Learning program for 25 years...and counting! 🎂

📣 Help us spread the word by sharing this post! 📣

#earlychildhoodeducation #4starparentaware #NAEYCaccredited
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🎈Secure your spot today! 🎈We are currently registering children ages 16 months-5 years old for THIS FALL at our NEW Preschool site, Grace Lutheran Church of Apple Valley Discovery Center! 🌟

🥳 Schedule a tour at http://tinyurl.com/nhu2fc3t to discover firsthand why families have trusted our Nationally-Accredited Early Learning program for 25 years...and counting! 🎂 

📣 Help us spread the word by sharing this post! 📣 

#EarlyChildhoodEducation #4StarParentAware #NAEYCAccredited

☘️ A special St. Patrick’s Day shout-out to our Faithful Shepherd Catholic School preschool friends, all decked out in their charming green uniforms. Let the spirit of this special day fill our hearts year-round! 💚 🌈 ... See MoreSee Less

☘️ A special St. Patrick’s Day shout-out to our Faithful Shepherd Catholic School preschool friends, all decked out in their charming green uniforms. Let the spirit of this special day fill our hearts year-round! 💚 🌈Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

💚 Sending St. Patrick's Day cheer from our adorable preschool pals at Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN, who had a (sham) ROCKIN’ fun time at the school’s St. Paddy's Day party! ☘️🌈 ... See MoreSee Less

💚 Sending St. Patricks Day cheer from our adorable preschool pals at Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN, who had a (sham) ROCKIN’ fun time at the school’s St. Paddys Day party! ☘️🌈Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

💌 YOU'RE INVITED! 🎂 Join us for our FREE Birthday Concert Series featuring The Jolly Pops for a night of toe-tappin' tunes, party-hat and cookie decorating, STEM activities, snacks, and FUN! 🎶🍪🥳

🎈Don't miss out! RSVP today at tinyurl.com/59mzr557.

🎤 Dates/locations include:
🎸 April 11 - Annunciation Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN
🎸 April 12 - Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka, MN
🎸 May 10 - Grace Lutheran Church of Apple Valley (NEW Preschool Location - Opening This Fall!)

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🌎 Exploring the world one book at a time at Faithful Shepherd Catholic School! 📚 What a joy it is to help foster a love for reading in our young learners from the very start! 💛 ... See MoreSee Less

🌎 Exploring the world one book at a time at Faithful Shepherd Catholic School! 📚 What a joy it is to help foster a love for reading in our young learners from the very start! 💛Image attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment

🎶 Our Notre Dame Academy Minnetonka, MN toddlers are ROLLING into the weekend like...🚌 Happy Friday, LADC fam! 🎉💛 #wheelsonthebus ... See MoreSee Less

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