Half-Day Kaleidoscope Preschool

Kaleidoscope Preschool for 3- to 5-year-olds —half-day, 2-5 days per week plus a summer program.

Please note: Half-Day Kaleidoscope Preschool classrooms will be returning to in-person learning on Jan. 19, 2021.

Kaleidoscope Preschool will be open for registration beginning Jan. 5.

We are currently assessing staffing needs, and determining the number of registrations possible per classroom. 

We ask that you please wait to contact us about registration until Jan. 5 so that we have the ability to create the best staffing scenario for each classroom.

Note: We can not guarantee a space is available for a particular class, even if you were in that classroom previously and withdrew during the shift to distance learning.

Registration Timeline: 

Half-day Kaleidoscope Preschool will open for registration at 8:00 am on Jan. 5, 2021.
We will be following a first come, first serve process when registration opens at 8:00 a.m.
Please do not register before the start date and time.

How to register:

  • Complete a contract online. We will not accept contracts that are time-stamped before 8:00 am on Jan. 5.
    Families who withdrew their previous contract will need to complete a new contract online.
  • To complete a contract click here and use the dropdown menu for Kaleidoscope Preschool.
  • Liz Reynolds will contact you about the availability of your preferred class after you submit your registration.

Questions about registering? Contact Liz Reynolds: Liz.Reynolds@HopkinsSchools.org or 952-988-5000

For assistance in completing the online application, please call 952-988-5000 or email us

Register for 2020-21 Kaleidoscope sections

After clicking the link, scroll down to the 2020-21 half-day preschool options

We can't wait to meet you and your fall 2020 preschooler!

Calling all global scholars! Spanish immersion preschool options are available.

Hopkins Preschools is offering half-day Spanish immersion preschool options at Eisenhower Elementary. Encouraging students to be globally-minded aligns with our vision and complements future Spanish immersion learning in kindergarten at Eisenhower. Students must be 4 years old on September 1, 2020. Questions about the program? Please call Sara Chovan at 952-988-5003. Se les anima a los estudiantes que hablan español a aplicar. Spanish speaking students are strongly encouraged to apply

As you register, please email immunization record to Liz.Reynolds@HopkinsSchools.org or fax to 952-988-5349. This form must be completed and turned in to our office before your child can start in our programs.

Hopkins Kaleidoscope Preschool for your 3-5 year old

Engaging classrooms, nurturing teachers, discovery-based curriculum, social and school readiness development — all designed to ignite your child's love for learning and build a solid foundation for kindergarten and beyond.

Kaleidoscope offers half-day flexibility, 2-5 days per week and Saturday options

Kaleidoscope Preschool offers parents a choice of classes for children ages 3 to 5, at locations in Golden Valley, Hopkins, and Minnetonka. Our school-year program runs from September-May. Kaleidoscope Preschool's Summer Adventures summer program begins in June.

** 3-4 year old classes are for children who are 3 years old, turning 4 over the course of the school year.

If your child is 4 by September 1, they MUST register for a YBK (Year Before Kindergarten) or 3-5 year old section.


Call Harley Hopkins at 952-988-5000 or email Liz.Reynolds@HopkinsSchools.org.

Tuition is subject to change, please call for most current tuition fees.

Limited tuition assistance is available.
Please call 952-988-5000 for more information .

Call 952-988-5000 or email Liz Reynolds (Liz.Reynolds@HopkinsSchools.org) for current year space. Students are welcome to join our classrooms at anytime if space is available.


Kaleidoscope Philosophy

Indepth information about the philosophy of our preschool program.