Schaumburg, IL

Reggio Emilia-Inspired Preschool & Child Care in Schaumburg, IL

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool® of Schaumburg opened in May 2021 and is the second Little Sunshine’s Playhouse in the Chicago metro. The school is located in west Schaumburg, on the intersection of Barrington Rd. and Old Church Rd.

Our all-inclusive, private preschool program provides educational child care to children ages 6 weeks through Pre-Kindergarten in the Schaumburg, Streamwood, Hoffman Estates, and Barrington Communities.

In order to cater to your family’s unique child care needs, we offer a variety of schedule options, which are M-F, MWF and Tues./Thurs. Our monthly tuition rates include: formula, wipes, baby food, breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and extracurricular activities.

What Makes Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool® so Special?

It’s all About our Families.

At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse, we are committed to providing you the highest quality of communication, security, and innovative conveniences through our Distinctive Services so you can take comfort in knowing your child is in the very best care.

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Daily communication from your child’s teacher about their daily adventures

Red Carpet Distinctive Services

Red Carpet Service™

Convenient morning drop off service during your morning rush

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Chef Prepared Meals

Well-researched, nutritious menus for active, growing little ones

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Double-Secured Entry

Strictly-enforced security putting parents minds at ease

Our Proprietary Reggio Emilia-Inspired Curriculum

Creatively Shine®

Our Reggio Emilia-inspired curriculum, Creatively Shine®, is based on the latest research and trends to prepare your children for their educational careers equipping them with cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and language skills.

At Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool® we believe that a child’s work is play. We teach children age-appropriate lessons, manners, and social skills all through creative and purposeful play. We believe that if children enjoy learning at a young age it will carry with them throughout their lives.

Each month we have original projects, provide each classroom with new materials that reflect the monthly theme and provide related activities to support the individual concepts of the “whole child.”

Our Leadership Team

Mrs. Pam, Area Manager of Little Sunshine's Playhouse and Preschool Illinois Market

Mrs. Pam

ARea manager

Hello LSP families, my name is Pam and I am thrilled to be the Area Manager of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and Preschool locations in Illinois. My journey began with Little Sunshine Playhouse in January 2016 when I helped open the LSP of Willowbrook as the program director. 

I have worked in the early childhood field for over 20 years, in the classroom and management roles.  I have always had a passion in working with children and making a difference in each child’s life.  These years are so crucial in their learning and development, I feel honored to be part of it and work alongside all our amazing teachers and leaders.

On a personal note, my husband John and I have three amazing children.  We love spending family time together doing fun arts and crafts, cooking together, and anything outdoors.   We also love to travel and find new adventures to see and enjoy together.

I am really looking forwarded to expanding our LSP family in Illinois and meeting you all.

Mrs. Colleen, Program Director of Little Sunshine's Playhouse and Preschool of Schaumburg, IL

Mrs. Colleen

Program director

Hello! My name is Colleen and I proud to be your program director at Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool of Schaumburg.  Little Sunshine’s Playhouse  is truly what my passion is. It has been a pleasure growing with the company and getting to know not only the children but the families as well. LSP has truly become my second family and I can’t wait to grow my family within the Schaumburg community.

I am married to my best friend, Dan! We also have a daughter who is 2 years old. She keeps us amused and lights up our days!. On the weekends, I spend a lot of time with my family and am always working on new projects in our home. There is never a dull moment in our household.

I love watching the children use their creative minds and learn through play with our Reggio Emilia-inspired curriculum. From infants when they are exploring with sensory bottles until pre-kindergarten where they are expressing their emotions with documentation and making faces out of rocks.

Being in child care is the most rewarding job possible. When I walk into a classroom and immediately have children hugging your legs and putting the biggest smile on your face, is the best feeling. I want these children to feel at home when they are at school and be excited to come and learn.

I always make sure I build a relationship with each child and family to understand them better to show my utmost respect for their lives at school and outside of school. My goal each day is to ensure that every family has a genuine and positive experience at Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and they are getting the love they deserve.

Ms. Lizzi, Assistant Director of Little Sunshine's Playhouse and Preschool of Schaumburg, IL

Mrs. Lizzi

ASsistant director

Hi, LSP Families! My name is Lizzi and I am ecstatic to be the Assistant Director at Little Sunshine’s Playhouse & Preschool of Schaumburg! 

I have 10 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. I first started my journey with LSP at the Willowbrook, IL location in December of 2017. I started as an Early Preschool teacher and then I was promoted to the Head Teacher Management position.  

Children have such an amazing imagination when it comes to conversation and learning.  Educating and being surrounded by children is one of the most rewarding careers and it is my true passion. There is nothing better than being greeted by children everyday with open arms and smiles each time I walk into a classroom! 

My husband, Tim, and I have a beautiful baby girl! We are learning to navigate this new role as parents and are super excited to watch her grow. We also have two amazing Bengal cats that fill our home with craziness and fun. My husband and I are avid scuba divers who love adventure, mountains, traveling, and taking on new experiences together. I also have a passion for fitness, staying healthy, and am a big believer in personal development. 

As your Assistant Director, I am thrilled to help create a positive learning experience and bond with you and your child daily. I want to ensure you feel confident, supported and welcomed into our LSP Schaumburg family! 

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Our Preschool

What our LSP Families are Saying​

Dan C.
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I absolutely love this place. The staff is beyond amazing. They all love each kid individually and give a personal touch. If you are looking for a school that will help teach your kid and not just color with them this is the place to be. Don’t take my word. Call and meet them.
Amica N.
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There are not enough words to describe how much we love Little Sunshine’s! Our child has thrived thanks for all of the teachers there! Our daughter loves going there and all of the teacher knows her name. It is an incredibly clean, safe environment. I love the little LuvNotes that we get everyday with photos. It makes this Type A working mom feel at ease. Also, the red carpet drop off cannot be beat!
Christina G.
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Too many great things to say about the staff at LSP! Now that I have a second one there (infant age) they have continued to show their expertise and warmth toward my daughter during her transition period. I didn't put my son in that early so it was just as much a transition for me as it was for my daughter. I would call daily to check in on how she was doing in the beginning and the staff would right away go check on her, update me, and put me at ease. Also, she sometimes would get a little sad and miss me, so the assistant director would go and cuddle with her/put her to sleep and make her feel more secure and at home...which means the world to me knowing my baby feels comforted. Her teachers, know how hard it is to see my baby cry at drop off and they always make sure to write extra little notes on how she did that day and give me daily verbal progress reports of how she is adjusting when I pick her up. I can be a picky/extra special parent sometimes 🙂 and they never have once made me feel bad for it, they are always very accepting and understanding. They treat my daughter as if it were one of their own.

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