Preschoolers on the bridge at Nature's Way Preschool

Nature's Way Preschool Welcome to Nature's Way Preschool!

At Nature’s Way Preschool, we foster a caring and positive atmosphere in which children can learn.  As we bridge the gap from home to school, we offer opportunities for children to connect with nature while developing the needs of the whole child. Through exploration and hands-on activities that are both child-centered and teacher-directed, we introduce social, emotional and physical skills as well as language and math competencies. Theme- related activities emphasize the process rather than the product and foster a sense of accomplishment.   

There are still limited spaces for enrollment for the 2021-22 school year in the 3 day classes.

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Helpful tips for enrollment:

If the class you would like to register for is full, you can still register and automatically be placed on the waitlist.

 A one month, non refundable deposit will be collected at the time of enrollment. The deposit will be applied as your last payment for the school year.

If you will be registering different children for different classes: Register the first child. When you reach the end of registration you will see your shopping cart with price totals. At the bottom of this page is a button that says ‘Keep Shopping’. Click this to return to the list of camps and register subsequent children.

If you would like to apply for financial aid, please fill out the form here. Contact the Registrar at 269-381-1574 x24 or register@naturecenter.org if you have any questions.

Fall Open House: Wednesday, October 13, 4:30-6:30 pm  Tour the school and grounds and meet the staff; enrollment for the 2022-23 school year will begin in April, 2022.


Enrollment at KNC

History & Philosophy

Philosophy of NWP

Class Schedule

Class Schedule

Parent Resources

Preschool parents

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

A Typical Day

Class Schedule

A Visit to Preschool

Check out Jim Triezenberg's award-winning video about Nature's Way! This video won a bronze Telly Award, a big honor in the video industry.


Please note:  Nature's Way Preschool is a private school and not open to the public. 

4442 Oakland Drive

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