teacher reading to children and showing them the pictures

"He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His heart."

Isaiah 40:11

Nurturing students to learn and grow in God's truths academically, socially, and spiritually.

Teacher & Director

Joy Zylstra

Joy is a graduate of Calvin College with a bachelors degree in elementary education and has taught in first grade and preschool classrooms. She and her husband, Steve, have four married children and three grandchildren. She enjoys baking, quilting, walking her dogs and visiting her grandchildren. Joy really loves teaching at Little Treasures.


Jody McCarney

Jody is a graduate of Michigan State University with a bachelors degree in elementary education and has taught in preschool and 5th grade classrooms. She and her husband, Jon, have three children which all have attended Little Treasures. She enjoys reading, running (including running 7 marathons), puzzles and cooking.


To help keep our staff and little ones safe, Haven's Little Treasures Christian Preschool has developed a written Covid-19 plan including regulations and guidelines from our licensing and regulatory affairs office. 


A few highlights:


Questions? Please use our contact form.

  • Smaller class size
  • Student temperatures taken

  • Daily cleaning and disinfection schedule

  • Social distancing within the class room

We are collecting pop cans and bottles to raise money for our scholarship fund.  Please use the contact form below for more information.

3-Year-Old Class

Tuesday & Thursday  

9:00 - 11:30 AM

$1,115 Per Session

Use our contact form below to request information on our limited scholarships.

Children must be three by September 20, 2020 and potty-trained.

little girl picking up a toy and smiling


4-Year-Old Class

Mon., Wed., & Fri.

8:30 - 11:30 AM and/or

12:15-3:15 PM

$1,580 Per Session  

Limited scholarships are available. Use our contact form below for more information.

Your child must be four by September 30, 2020 and potty-trained.

A peek at our day


Biblical stories and concepts appropriate for preschool children. Children learn to praise God with songs of worship and prayer and are encouraged to live out their faith.

Readiness Activities

Introduction of letters and their sounds, handwriting, language, shapes, colors, numbers, table and group games.

Creativity & Imagination

Encouraged through sand and water play, play dough, block  building, painting, drawing, story acting and various craft projects.


Peer and adult interactions during free play and small groups.

Physical Development

Small and large motor activities in our gym and classroom.


Enjoyed through singing, rhythm activities and listening.

Field Trips

Hands on learning while we explore and connect with our area.

Tiny Treasure's Class

Also offered at Haven Church for children. This faith based educational play for children ages 1-4 and their caregivers! Little ones will enjoy circle time with songs and stories, follow the leader time, and more, while learning to follow instruction and play with others. The cost is $10 per 5 week session.

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Office Hours Mon-Thu, 10-2

(269) 344-5871  |  office@haven-church.org  |  5350 North Sprinkle Road  |  Kalamazoo, Michigan 49004

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