Creation Kids Preschool

Creation Kids Preschool provides a quality, Christian-based preschool program for children in our congregation and community. Our goals are to nurture the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social, and physical development of each child. Our mission is to help children grow in their faith and love of God. CKP opened their doors in 1999 and has since graduated over 800 children. Many of St. John’s most active youth are graduates from the program. We invite you and your child to be a part of a very special program and ministry at St. John’s Lutheran Church!

Class info for 2020-2021 (updated 8/21):

Below are the current (fall 2020) CKP classes. More information about plans for this year was in the CKP family letter and CKP Covid Preparedness Plan.

  • Teal Turtles: 3/4s, who receive care at Home Only (Home=care provided by parents/family ONLY. For safety, this group will be required to provide documentation stating that they do not attend another center or in-home daycare provider).
    Preschool Class: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8:15-11:00 am. – $150/month
  • Purple Parrots: Pre-K. (Must meet school-age cutoff of birthday prior to September 1, 2016), who will also attend Little Lambs (For safety, we will require attendance at Little Lambs ONLY for this class, no other child care facility/provider).
    Preschool Class: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 12:00-2:45 pm. and Wednesday, 8:15-2:45 pm (full day for readiness for Kindergarten) – $185/month
  • Orange Otters: 3s. This is NOT an in-person class for Fall. This class is to keep our new 3-year-olds engaged with CKP. We will offer pick-ups of light activities. These kids will have access to our weekly Chapel and videos of book readings and projects here and there. This class will be complimentary for those who sign up.

Little Lambs Before and After Care

CKP Little Lambs consists of a structured play group that will include the lunch hour with friends and a mix of small and large motor activity time, creative arts/activities, reading/story time, outdoor play (weather permitting) and a rest period depending on your child’s preschool programming for that particular day. Hours are 6:15 am – 6:00 pm. Note that for 2020-2021 only students in the “Purple Parrots” class will be eligible for Little Lambs and they must contract for 3 days ($100/week) or 5 days ($150/week).

Registration & Payment

Registration for current classes is now closed. Any inquires can be directed to

Pay online: Pay your registration fee or tuition online here. Be sure to select the appropriate drop-down option for your registration fee, tuition, or donation.


Creations Kids Preschool is currently seeking a Preschool Administrator (half time), Teacher Assistants (15-20 hrs/week), and Substitute Teachers.

Questions and resumes/cover letters can be emailed to or dropped off at the St. John’s office (current office hours for the building are: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 noon). You can also call/text (701) 770-0360. In lieu of a resume, applicants can submit a job application instead.

CKP Board

  • Jen Smith, President
  • Tessa Carolan, Secretary
  • Justin Haase, Treasurer
  • Patty Foster, media
  • Katie Freerksen, hiring
  • Michele Rud, parent volunteer
  • Tiffany Duncanson, parent volunteer
  • Kimberly Johnson, admin
  • Judy Reitmeyer-Hunt, St. John’s member

Carwash Cards

Support the preschool by purchasing a Kwik Trip Carwash Card. Each card has 5 Ultimate car washes for $30. This is a $50 value (regular car wash price is $10, cost on card is $6 per wash!). For every card purchased, Creation Kids Preschool receives a $10 donation! Gift cards do not expire and can be used at any Kwik Trip in MN, IA, and WI. Please contact or send a message on Creation Kids Preschool-Kasson, MN Facebook page.

Find staff information in the staff listing.