1. We ask that you first browse through our website. Take the time to read about our philosophy and play-based approach. Decide if our program might be a good for your family's values and beliefs.
2. Call or email to inquire about current openings and schedule a tour.
Please note: in order to keep our focus on the children and ensure a safe environment, we schedule initial tours only after hours. During the tour, Heidi can answer any questions you may have, share our environment and approach to guidance, and give you an opportunity see if you feel at home- There's no substitute for gut instinct!
3. If you decide that our program is a good fit for your child and family, we ask that you submit an application for enrollment.
4. If we are able to offer your child enrollment in our program, we then ask you to complete and submit enrollment forms, payment of the one-time $400 enrollment fee, and first month's tuition in order to hold their spot.
November 2021- We are currently wait-pooling children for 2021 enrollment (for any unexpected openings that may come up), and pre-enrolling for September 2022 openings- We expect to welcome five new friends in September 2022.
It is important to secure your space if you think WW is the perfect spot for your child's care.
Contact Heidi to learn more about September 2022 enrollment 503-348-7981, or email for general questions and to be added to a wait-pool.
Preschool Age 2 -5
5 days | $1400
4 days | $1200
3 days | $1000
2 days | $800
1 day | $375 (4 & 5 year olds only)
Toddlers 16m - 2
5 days $1475
4 days $1300
3 days $1150
Enrollment fee $400 (there are no hidden charges, annual charges, material fees, application fees ect)
We enroll children between the ages of 16 months and 5 years of age.
We do not require that children be toilet trained.
Tuition includes vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack- we participate in the USDA food program.
We are open from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Monday through Friday.
Whimsy and Wonder Preschool LLC is a year round program, we do not offer a summer off option.
Our program closes for posted holidays and bi-annual professional development days for our staff
( tuition is not discounted, or prorated for holiday closures, weather closures, Covid related closures.)
We follow Portland Public School's inclement weather closures.
See our calendar in the FAQ for closure dates.