Upcoming events

Get involved! Stepping Stones offers a variety of social and fund raising events throughout the year. These fun, family-friendly events are an opportunity to support the center and get to know other Stepping Stones families and staff. Extended family members and friends are always welcome too! 

 

July 24, 2019

Stepping Stones Night at Papa Kenos

Time:4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: 1035 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044 - Papa Keno's

Everyone loves pizza, right? grin Come on out to Papa Keno’s on Wednesday, July 24 and mention that you’re there for Stepping Stones. They’ll return return a percentage of your purchase back to Stepping Stones! Summer is in full swing, so why not take a break to enjoy some tasty food with friends and support local businesses while you’re at it!?


August 02, 2019

Slumber Party/Summer Camp “Camp-Out”

Time:7pm - 8am (midnight for infants)
Location: Stepping Stones

Looking for a special date night? How about some time alone at home?  It’s slumber party time again!  The summer camp kiddos will be grilling hot dogs and making s’mores and"camping” out in tents (but sleeping indoors).  It’s sure to be a fun night!

Cost: $25 care until midnight or $40 overnight. $10.00 discount for 2 kids (overnight) & $5 discount for 2 kids until 12

August 08, 2019

Stepping Stones Day at Orange Leaf

Time:Open-Close
Location: Orange Leaf

Everyone loves frozen yogurt, right? grin Come on out to Orange Leaf on Thursday, August 8 and mention that you’re there for Stepping Stones. They’ll return 20% of your purchase back to Stepping Stones! Summer is almost over, so take some time to enjoy some cold treats and hang out with other families and kiddos. Hope to see you there!


August 10, 2019

Preschool 2 Graduation

Time:4:30 p.m.
Location: Pre 2 classroom

Pre 2 families…Grab your tissues and join us for the graduation ceremony of our beloved preschoolers.  Potluck party following the celebration.

Contact: Lori MacDonald

August 12, 2019

CLOSED for all-day Staff Training

Time:All Day
Location: Stepping Stones

To fulfill Kansas Health Department requirements, we will be taking this day to provide 8 hours of training for our staff.


Stepping Stones Day at Laugh Out Loud

Time:TBA
Location: 1000 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044 - Laugh Out Loud

Since Stepping Stones is closed Monday, August 12th for all day in-service for our staff, come on out to Laugh Out Loud if you’re looking for something to do to pass the time (and wear your kiddo out)! We’re working together with LOL to earn a little money back! We’ll get 10% of EVERY purchase made (including general public purchases)! This includes entry fee, food/drink, membership purchases AND birthday party bookings!

We hope to see you there!

P.S. Don’t forget to wear your socks!


August 13, 2019

Last day of summer camp

Time:All day
Location: Stepping Stones

Time to wrap up another great summer! 


August 14, 2019

First day of public school

Time:All day
Location: Your school!

Have a great 2019-2020 school year!


August 21, 2019

Staff Appreciation Day

Time:All Day
Location: Stepping Stones

Staff will enjoy a baked potato bar, hosted by Infants!

Treats can be brought to school during your child’s drop off!


August 26, 2019

First day of part-time preschool

Time:8:30-1
Location: Stepping Stones

It’s time for another fun year!


September 02, 2019

CLOSED for Labor Day

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice!

Enjoy your 3-day weekend!


September 19, 2019

Staff Appreciation Day

Time:All Day
Location: Stepping Stones

Staff will enjoy apple themed treats, hosted by Pre 2!

Treats can be brought to school during your child’s drop off!


October 16, 2019

Staff Appreciation Day

Time:All Day
Location: Stepping Stones

Staff will enjoy pasta themed treats, hosted by the Pre 1!

Treats can be brought to school during your child’s drop off!


October 17, 2019

No School For PT Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


October 18, 2019

No School for PT-Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


November 01, 2019

No School for PT Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


November 07, 2019

No School for PT Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


November 08, 2019

No School for PT Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


November 14, 2019

Staff Appreciation Day

Time:All Day
Location: Stepping Stones

Staff will enjoy soup themed treats, hosted by the the toddler room

Treats can be brought to school during your child’s drop off!


November 27, 2019

No School for PT Preschool today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


November 28, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice!

Stepping Stones will be closed today. We hope you have a wonderful fall break.


November 29, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D today!

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice!

Stepping Stones will be closed today. We hope you have a wonderful fall break!


December 23, 2019

Stepping Stones C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your winter break!


December 24, 2019

Stepping Stones C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


December 25, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break


December 26, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


December 27, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


December 30, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


December 31, 2019

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


January 01, 2020

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


January 02, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


January 03, 2020

No School for PT Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


January 06, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


January 07, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


January 08, 2020

Staff Appreciation Day

Time:All day
Location: Stepping Stones

Time to get cozy!
Theme:  Pajama day
Hosted by:  Infants


January 20, 2020

Stepping Stones will be C L O S E D today

Time:7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Your Choice

To fulfill Kansas Health Department requirements, we will be taking this day to provide 8 hours of training for our staff.


February 14, 2020

No School for PT Preschool Today

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


February 20, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


February 21, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


March 09, 2020

No School for PT Preschool - Spring Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today. Enjoy your break!


March 10, 2020

No School for PT Preschool - Spring Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today. Enjoy your break!


March 11, 2020

No School for PT Preschool - Spring Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today. Enjoy your break!


March 12, 2020

No School for PT Preschool - Spring Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today. Enjoy your break!


March 13, 2020

No School for PT Preschool - Spring Break

Time:All-Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today. Enjoy your break!


March 26, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


March 27, 2020

No School for PT Preschool

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Part-time Preschool will not be in session today.


May 20, 2020

Part-time Preschool Last Day Picnic

Time:11:00-12:30
Location: Dad Perry Park

School’s out for summer! See you in the fall!

Join us for a good-bye picnic for part-time preschoolers and families!


May 22, 2020

No Care at Stepping Stones for School Agers

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

No care for school age kids, as teachers prep classrooms for summer camp!


May 26, 2020

First day of Summer Camp!

Time:All day
Location: Stepping Stones

School’s out for summer!!  Today marks the beginning of an adventure filled, memory making summer!


January 12, 2021

Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


Stepping Stones is C L O S E D for Winter Break

Time:All Day
Location: Your Choice

Enjoy your break!


 
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announcements

We are on menu Week 3 (July 15-19)

We have openings in our part-time preschool classroom.  Call today for details (785-843-5919)!

We are #1! We were voted the BEST child care center in the Best of Lawrence contest in 2017 & 2018!

contact us

Please feel free to contact us with questions about our programs or arrange a tour of the center. 785.843.5919
1100 Wakarusa Drive
Lawrence, Kansas 66049
info@steppingstones-childcare.org

employment

Are you interested in a rewarding job in early childhood education? Please call or email us to find out what positions might be available. 785.843.5919
jobs@steppingstones-childcare.org