Welcome to Curious Kids!
Portage Public Schools and Curious Kids are pleased to offer
comprehensive child care and pre-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
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
experienced caregivers will provide a safe and nurturing environment
while using positive encouragement. This program is offered full
- Transition - for children who are 2 and are starting work on potty
training. Our paitient 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 toilet trained.
Both our Safe Harbor and Bright Beacon classrooms concentrate on the
nine areas of development and learning; 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 goal 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
bussed to and/or from their school to Curious Kids. 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
- For more
specific information including fees, please visit our website at
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