About Us

Children's Day Out (CDO) is a Christian Preschool for children 2 to 5 years of age.  This educational program is licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and is governed by the Children's Day Out Board of Directors, which functions under the First Lutheran Church Council.

  • Children's Day Out 
  • Serving the Topeka community for over 35 years
  • Emphasis on cognitive skills, social skills, the arts and problem solving skills
  • Consistent, well trained staff with ongoing continuing education
  • Utilizing Creative Curriculum, by Teaching Strategies
  • Fun, introductory classes for two year olds
  • Meaningful first step opportunities for three year olds
  • Excellent pre-K classes for four year olds
  • Transition classes for five year olds, waiting a year for Kindergarten
  • Varied nutrious snacks
  • Large, beautiful playground
  • A variety of convenient class schedules
  • Convenient and safe curb service for drop-off and pick-up
  • Two Parent Teacher Conferences each school year
  • Scholarship Program available
  • Children do not need to be potty trained