Jesus said, "Let the little children
come to me..."

Matthew 19:14


Welcome to Knox Presbyterian Church Preschool Program

Children's Day Out operates as a ministry of Knox Presbyterian Church. Our mission is to help children grow socially and emotionally in a loving and nurturing setting where they learn about themselves and their world, communicate with others and live in Christian community. Children's Day Out is held Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am-1:00 pm for children age 1 year (by June 1), and ages 2 through 4 (by Sept 1). Each child may attend one or two days per week.  

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Our Typical Day

Our classes at every age include:  Circle time, center time, bible stories and singing, crafts, gym time, a CDO provided snack, lunch and free play.

Circle Time includes letters, numbers, stories and singing, as well as observing the weather and classroom jobs. Center time includes science exploration, sensory tables, and scissor skills as well as craft time to refine fine motor skills.  Music time is a wonderful way to power the brain and build memory. We sing, dance, and use rhythm sticks, egg shakers, and scarves. Monthly Calendars and Newsletters with weekly themes and bible stories are provided.  

Lunch is a wonderful social time and includes prayer. Each child should bring a non-perishable lunch, including a drink.  Be sure to send food that is easy for children to manage.  

Pick up time is between 12:45 pm -1:00 pm. All parents or authorized pick up persons must sign out each child.  


Program Emphasis

Every child grows and develops at a different rate; we strive to engage every child to learn about their world through play. To help children prepare for their school years ahead our teachers will emphasize:
  • Name Recognition and Verbalization, 
  • Good listening and Sharing,
  • Gross and Fine Motor Skills,
  • Numbers, Shapes and Colors, Letters and Letter Sounds,
  • Politeness and Good Manners, Self Confidence and Independence.
  • Bible stories and the fruits of the spirit are important parts to every day. 


Tuition varies based on enrollment options. Payment can be made by check, cash or automated payment.  


These forms are due prior to your first attendance day.  Questions? Please email Beth Burner at

Health & Wellness

If symptoms of illness are present home is the best remedy. Children should be fever free for 24 hours before returning to CDO.

We will NOT administer any over the counter medication to any child.  Children with food allergies must have an Allergy Action Plan on file.


We operate as a license exempt program registered with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services that conforms with the Illinois Child Care Act, 1969, as amended:  sections 7.1, 377.4, and 2.10.  We have yearly fire and health clearances.

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Beth Burner

Director of Children's Day Out

Megan Minor

Program Support

Job Opportunity

Part - Time Position
Early Childhood Teacher is a vital position at Children’s Day Out. The perfect candidate has love and patience for very young children and a desire to see them grow and thrive in a classroom setting. Classroom teachers are required to plan and execute lesson plans in line with program calendar and themes, organize and maintain classrooms for age appropriate activities and work in partnership with a co-teacher. Teachers are the model for classroom behavior and the guide for being in fellowship with classmates by providing loving care to children 2 year to 3 years of age.      

Please forward inquiries and resumes to Beth Burner at