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Preschools and Preschool activities near Ham Lake, MN

Preschools & Preschool Activities near Ham Lake, MN

By Jam Hops, 02/23/24, 1:00PM CST


Preschools & activities for preschoolers near Ham Lake MN

Hello parents of toddlers! Welcome to the Jam Packed Blog where we are listing some Preschools, along with some activities for preschoolers near Ham Lake, MN. Read on for a brief description of each and where to find more information.


 Leap-N-Learn Academic Preschool at Jam Hops
Leap-N-Learn Academic Preschool is in Ham Lake, MN within Jam Hops. The program combines active play and academics to create a well-rounded preschool experience that will inspire your child to become a LIFE CHAMPION! By largely following Anoka-Hennepin, Leap-N-Learn will fit the schedule of families in Ham Lake, Blaine, Andover and surrounding cities, who are looking to enroll their child. 

Address: 1460 133rd Ln NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304
Phone number: (763) 413-0647
Hours: M-F 9 am - 9 pm 

 Primrose School of The Lakes at Blaine 
Teachers guide and extend children’s thinking through purposeful play, meaningful questioning and direct instruction. Your child is engaged and having fun, not even aware that they're developing skills to prepare for reading and math. 

Address: 2303 124TH COURT NE, BLAINE, MN 55449
Phone Number: (763) 767-4222
Hours: M-F 6:30 am-6 pm 

 Lil' Explorers Childcare Center 
Lil’ Explorers Childcare Center is a preschool serving the Andover area of Minnesota. Established in 2003, Lil’ Explorers Childcare Center continues to provide a safe environment for children ages 6 weeks through fourth grade that is centered on exploration and development. 

Address: 1485 Bunker Lake Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304 
Phone Number: (763) 205-1757 
Hours: M-F 6:30 am - 6 pm

 Tutor Time of Blaine 
In this interactive classroom, children are encouraged to explore their curiosity and unique interests, through immersive early childhood learning experiences, as they enjoy their school day with friends. 

 Address: 1570 109th Avenue NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Phone Number: (888) 385-2097
Hours: M-F 6:30 am - 6 pm 

 New Creations Child Care & Learning Center | Blaine 
Devoted teachers provide a warm and loving environment with a strong focus on faith and education! 

Address: 12267 Aberdeen Street NE Blaine, MN 55449 
Phone Number: (763) 447-5659 
Hours: 6 am - 6 pm

 The Goddard School of Blaine 
The Goddard School is a private preschool and early childhood education center with locations across the United States. Goddard preschool's approach to learning is centered around play-based activities and hands-on experiences, which help children develop a love for learning while building important skills in areas like literacy, math, and social-emotional development. 

Address: 12612 Central Avenue NE, Blaine, MN 55434
Phone Number: (763) 275-9797
Hours: 7 am - 6 pm 

 University Avenue KinderCare 
In KinderCare's safe and healthy classrooms, your child will be engaged in learning experiences that meet them where they are, both socially and academically. With fun daily activities, passionate teachers, and great friends, a lifetime of confidence starts here. 

Address: 10790 University Ave NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448 
Phone Number: (763) 755-9067
Hours: M-F 6 am to 6 pm

 Foundation Hill Montessori and Childcare 
Montessori program is for pre-schoolers and pre-kindergartners. The  children choose their work from among variety of learning materials displayed on open shelves and they work in specific work areas. Over a period of time, the children develop into a “normalized community”, working with high concentration and few interruptions. 

Address: 1750 139th Lane NW, Andover, MN 55304
Phone Number: (763) 754-5700 
Hours: M-F 6 am - 6:30 pm

 Stepping Stones Early Learning Center  
Stepping Stones' unique program combines planned academic experiences, hands-on learning, exciting enrichment classes and structured play in a safe and caring environment. 

Address: 3540 125th Lane NE, Blaine, MN 55449
Phone Number: (763) 710-7273 
Hours: M-F 7 am - 6 pm

 Small World Child Care Preschool Learning Center – Blaine 
Each week, teachers create a lesson plan that reflects a balance of teacher guided and child initiated activities to develop the children's emotional, social, physical and intellectual development as a group as well as individuals. 

Address: 1390 Paul Parkway NE, Blaine, MN 55434 
Phone Number: (763) 862-7643 
Hours: M-F 7 am - 5:30 pm


 Tot Time at Jam Hops 
Come and enjoy 60 minutes of fun with your children ages 18 months-5 years. Your child will have time to explore and play on our preschool equipment and will even get time to jump on the trampolines! Tot Time is the perfect opportunity for your toddler to burn off some energy and get some exposure to gymnastics equipment without the structure of a normal class. 

Tuesdays 2 - 3 pm 
Fridays 10 - 11 am 

Ages: 18 months-5 years with parent participation 

Cost: $10 Members, $12 Non-Members, or Missed Class Voucher 

Jam Hops - Blaine/Ham Lake 
1460 133rd Lane NE 
Ham Lake, MN 55304   

 Bowling at Ham Lake Lanes 
Ham Lake Lanes is a great place to have fun times with family and friends. At Ham Lake Lanes you can have a great time at prices that won’t break your family’s budget. We have plenty of bumper bowling lanes just for kids! Bumpers are great to keep the bowling balls out of the gutters and smiles on the faces of your small children. 

Sunday: 9 am - Midnight 
Monday-Friday: 11 am - 1 am 
Saturday: 9 am - 1 am 

All Ages

Cost: $4.98 Per Person Per Game + $4 Shoe Rental

16465 MN-65
Ham Lake, MN 55304

 Snow Tubing at Three Rivers Park District 
Ride a moving sidewalk up a 10-story hill and then soar back down on a specially designed inner tube. Once you get to the bottom, do it all over again! At Elm Creek in Maple Grove, all of the tubing lanes are designed for safety and fun. All you need are warm winter clothes—Three Rivers supplies the rest. 

Wednesday - Friday: 4 – 9 pm
Weekends & holidays: 10 am  – 9 pm
Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED

Riders must be at least 36" tall or 4 years of age. 

Cost: 2 hours of tubing = $17 plus tax 
Special: Half-price Wednesdays! Two hours of tubing for $8.50 plus tax. 

12400 James Deane Parkway
Maple Grove, MN 55369 

 Themed Preschool Parties at Jam Hops 
Activities will include gym time, stories, a themed craft, and songs! 

Occasional Saturdays 3:30-5PM 

Ages: 3-5 (must be potty trained) 

Cost: Members $17 / Non-members $20 

1460 133rd Lane NE 
Ham Lake, MN 55304

 Little Explorers Thursday at Como Park 
Perfect for the 1-3 year old (but every age is welcome) to meet animal and plant visitors, see story time, play games and more!

Thursdays: 10 am - Noon

Cost: FREE

1225 Estabrook Dr
St Paul, MN 55103

 Playtime with ECFE 
Art exploration, books, stories, active play, songs, rhymes, and lots of fun!

Schedule varies - check website

For children from birth to Kindergarten

Cost: $3 per child / per session

13001 Central Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55434

 PreK Craft Summer Camp at Rum River Art Center 
Using literacy, movement and a variety of techniques and materials, we will introduce the elements of art and explore the beginning stages of color theory with fun activities to keep the learning and creativity flowing. Projects will include painting, collage, polymer clay and more!

6/17-6/20, 1:30pm - 3:30pm ​​​​​​

Ages: 3 - 5 

Cost: $85

2665 4th Ave #103
Anoka, MN 55303

 Pony Leads at Bunker Park Stable 
Take a child on a ride on one of our ponies! Pony rides are hand-led by an adult you provide. The trail will take you around our pony grove with plenty of fun objects hidden around the path for groups to identify along the way.

Saturdays & Sundays - Reservations required!

Ages: 2-7 (3-5 require an additional adult to walk beside them) 

Cost: $25 + tax 

13175 County Parkway D entrance At,
550 Bunker Lake Blvd NW
Andover, MN 55304

 Tot Time at Andover Community Center 
Meet new friends, socialize, and let the kids play with age appropriate toys and sports equipment. Participate in story time, make crafts, and enjoy visits from the Andover Fire Department throughout the season.

Approximate Session Dates: October 9 - April 29
Most Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Ages: 6 and under

Cost: $5 per child

15200 Hanson Blvd NW
Andover, MN 55304  

 Eagles Nest Indoor Playground 
The Eagles Nest Indoor Playground is an awesome structure packed full of fun activities to engage the whole family! The structure has a large separate toddler area to keep little ones safe and engaged.

Monday - Saturday: 9 am  -8 pm 
Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm 

Cost: $8 per child (Adults are Free). Entrance fee valid all day 

400 10th St NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

 Preschool Playtime at Eagles Nest 
In addition to children burning off energy in the Eagles Nest, they can play and have fun in the gymnasium too! Preschool Playtime includes the use of gym equipment, inflatables, and playtime in the Eagles Nest Indoor Playground. All children must be supervised by an adult and have a wristband visible to staff.

Mondays and Wednesdays: 12 pm - 3 pm 

Cost: $8 per child (Adults are Free). Entrance fee valid all day 

400 10th Street NW
New Brighton, MN 55112

 Preschool Open Gym at Classic Gymnastics 
These (Parent & Child) Open Gyms allow little gymnasts a supervised opportunity to explore the gym and share the experience!  

Fridays at 11:30 AM 

Ages: 1-5 years

Cost: $12 

12440 Aberdeen St NE
STE 101
Blaine, MN 55449

 Zero Gravity 
The ultimate destination for all-day fun in the Twin Cities! Healthy and safe family entertainment options to our community, including Trampoline Jumping Surfaces, an Arcade, a Ninja Rope Course, and Laser Tag!

Tuesday - Thursday: 3 pm - 8 pm
Monday, Friday & Saturday: 11 am - 8 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm 

Basic Day Pass $21.99 + Plus Tax
60 Minute Jump Ticket $16.99 + Plus Tax 

2292 Woodale Dr
Mounds View, MN 55112

 Jumparoo at Urban Air   
Jumperoo is a special time where the park is open only for children 5 & under! We open up the park just for the little ones and their parents to jump, bounce and crawl around safely! 

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am 

Ages: 5 & under

Cost: $10.99 each

10 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

 Bunker Beach Water Park 
Minnesota's largest outdoor water park with a SPLASH PAD and zero-depth entry ADVENTURE POOL & LAGOON This zero-depth entry pool.

Tentative Season Dates: JUNE 8 - AUGUST 25
Open daily 11 am - 7 pm

General Admission – $19 per day 
Senior Citizens (Age 62+) – $15 per day 
Guests Under 18 Months – No Charge 

701 County Rd A
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

Jam Hops is a children's recreational facility. We provide a variety of athletics, arts and educational programs for babies, toddlers, kids, tweens, teens, and soon adults, which are structured to "Inspire Kids to Become LIFE CHAMPIONS!"

Call us at 763-413-0647

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