The Preschool That Makes A Difference

Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”
John 21:15

Zion Lutheran Church
811 Oak Street
Atlantic, Iowa 50022
Phone: 712-243-4421

Mission Statement

The Mission of Little Lambs Preschool is to provide a Christ centered environment in which the children are given an opportunity to grow spiritually, emotionally, physically, socially, and develop educational readiness.

It is our goal at Little Lambs Preschool to provide each child with materials and activities that are developmentally appropriate in a place that is safe, non-threatening, and most importantly, FUN!

Useful Information

 School Starts:

3 Year Old classes start on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015.

4 & 5 Year Old classes start on Wednesday, September 9th, 2015.

4 Year Old Class Sessions:

Monday  –  Wednesday  –  Friday:

Morning Class: 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Afternoon Class: 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

3 Year Old Class Sessions:

Tuesday  –  Thursday:

Morning Class: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Afternoon Class: 12:00 pM – 3:00 PM


3 Year Old tuition is $60.00 monthly.

4 Year Old tuition is free with Universal Preschool

5 Year Old tuition is $75.00 monthly.

**The Boost 4 Family grant available for tuition if you meet the guidelines.

***Church Scholarship available if family does not qualify for Boost 4 Family grant but does meet scholarship guidelines.


Holy Scriptures has given us specific directions as to the spiritual growth and upbringing of children. As a part of its Christian Education Program, Zion Lutheran Church offers the Little Lambs Preschool for its children and the children of the community. Chapel is offered once a month, at the end of the school day for children that wish to participate.

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder Them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” – Proverbs 22:6

“(Parents), do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” – Ephesians 6:4

Beliefs of Little Lambs Preschool

We believe:

  1. Learning is a life-long process.

  2. Everyone can learn.

  3. Everyone has the right to a quality education.

  4. Everyone is entitled to an environment in which he/she can learn.

  5. Everyone can be intrinsically or extrinsically encouraged to learn.

  6. Everyone deserves to have his/her basic needs met.

  7. Everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.

  8. Everyone deserves the opportunity to discover and develop his/her capabilities.

  9. Everyone needs to experience success.

  10. Everyone needs to express his/her physical, social, and intellectual abilities in an appropriate manner.

  11. Everyone has a contribution to make.

  12. The future is affected by today’s thoughts, actions, and ideas.

Goals for Children

  • Children will show competency in social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development skills.

  • Children will be enthusiastic and curious learners.

  • Children will be safe and healthy.

Goals for Parents

  • Families will feel welcome in the classroom and school.

  • Families will work with the school in a meaningful partnership to help their children be better prepared to learn to read and write.

  • Families will be advocates for their children.