Onekama School

5016 Main Street
Onekama, MI 49675
(231) 889-4251

Kevin Hughes, Superintendent
Amy Brown, Leaps Director


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Hours of Operation

Leaps & Bounds Early Childhood Education Program operates year round from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Leaps & Bounds Early Childhood Education Program will be closed the following holidays: New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday Following Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Christmas

For school-age children, the program is available on a first-come, first-served basis on Snow Days/Delays, some School Breaks, and Summer.

       Leaps and Bounds Early Childhood Education Program is committed to offer quality child care to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children to meet the needs of families. We support working parents/ guardians by providing a safe and secure environment that is staffed by caregivers who guide and direct children with love, respect, concern, and acceptance. We believe in developing a respectful partnership with parents/guardians to help children develop to their full potential. ...continued - >

Sept. 2012
~ First Day for 4's
 ~ First Day for 3's

 ~ Infant/Toddler fun

 ~ Fun Fall Activities

Oct. 2012
~ More Fall Fun
 ~ Halloween: 3's
 ~ Halloween: 4's
 ~ Infant-Toddler
Nov. 2012
~Even More Photos
 ~Breakfast Buffet
 ~New Slide
Dec. 2012
~The Rainbow Maker
  ~Christmas Program

Feb. 2013
~4's Valentines
 ~3's Valentines
 ~3's: Snowy Day
 ~4's: Snowy Day
 ~Preschool Day Care
March 2013
Wacky Wednesday
 ~Green Eggs & Ham
 ~Always Busy 3's
April 2013
~Toddlers "shave"
 ~4's Measure
 ~3's Activities
 ~4's Spring Things
 ~3's Spring Things
May 2013
Fun for Fours
 ~3's Get to Work
 ~Picnic in Park
Summertime Fun 2013
 ~Bike Day
 ~Getting Fit
 ~Art Week
 ~2nd Bike Day

 ~Scavenger Hunt
 ~Healthy Me
 ~More Slip-n-Sliding

Begin 2013-2014

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archived pages! Click here to locate all activity pages created since 2002.

Leaps & Bounds Early Childhood
Education Program
maintains the state required teacher/child ratio:

1 : 4 for infants and toddlers 0-30 months
1 : 8 for older toddlers 30-36 months
1 : 10 for preschoolers 3 years of age
1 : 12 for preschoolers 4 years of age
1 : 18 for school age* children up to 12 years

This site was created to showcase Leaps & Bounds events from September 2012 through August 2013. Pages from previous years are archived and can be accessed.

Unless otherwise indicated, all photos are taken by Leaps staff & parents and updated regularly by webmaster.

Leaps and Bounds Early Childhood Education Program fosters the development of the whole child: the social, emotional, physical and intellectual selves. Each child is recognized and valued as a unique individual and is allowed to grow and develop at his/her own rate. The program offers an interactive environment with a relaxed and flexible atmosphere. Staff support children’s curiosity and exploration with the goal being to inspire a lifelong love of learning. leads to all Preschool - High School pages created since 1997