Curious Kids Child Care

Welcome to Curious Kids!           

Portage Public Schools and Curious Kids are pleased to offer comprehensive child care and pres-school options for children in our community.  With programs created for the tiniest tots through middle school-aged children, your family will find the perfect fit at Curious Kids.

Early Learning Center @ Milham – A positive learning environment is provided for children from 6 weeks until school-age.  We are proud of our 4 star rating with the Great Start to Quality program.  We are open Monday - Friday from 6:30 am - 6:30 pm.  All programs utilize the Creative Curriculum model. 

  • Infant/Toddler for children from 6 weeks to 2 years old.  Our expericenced caregivers will provide a safe and nutruing environment while using positive encouragement.  This program is offered full time only.
  • Transition - for children who are 2 and are starting work on potty training.  Ou r patiend and kind caregivers will help them find success in their journey.  This program is full time only.
  • Preschool - for children who are 3 and 4 and patty trained.  Both our Safe Harbor and Bright Beacon classrooms concentrate on the nine areas of development and learng; cognitive, social-emotional, physical, literacy, language, mathematics, science, social studies and the arts.  Families can enroll for a few hours a couple of days a week or for full time care.  Screenings and assessments are completed on all children.  Families will be invited to conferences twice a year.  our gol is for all children to leave our program fully prepared for Kindergarten or Young 5s.  
  • School Age child care @ Milham - Children enrolled at Haverhill or Central Elementary will receive care at our Milham site.  They are bused to and/or from their school to Curious Kids.  Children enrolled at North Middle School also is available.    for children who attend Haverhill and Central Elementary schools.  Meals and snacks are provided. We are located in the Portage Community Education Center at 1010 W. Milham, Portage, MI 49024. Please call 323-6780 for more information.
  • School Age care @ satellites - Children enrolled at Angling Road, Amberly, Lake Center, Moorsbridge, Woodland and 12th Street can receive care at their home school.  Curious Kids has a classroom in each of these schools.

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If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour of the facility, please contact Sue Haroldson, 269-323-6764 or For more specific information including fees, please visit our website at