About Us

Pathways to Play is a licensed and accredited early childhood program in South St. Paul that serves children 6 weeks through 10 years of age.

We use the Creative Curriculum model (published by Teaching Strategies) in our program: a child-oriented curriculum that engages children using hands-on activities, and focuses on all areas of their development.

Pathways to Play is open year round, Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm, with full and part time scheduling options for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school aged children.


Pathways to Play Early Learning Center is nationally accredited by NECPA and is a certified NACCRA provider for military families.

We have a Four Star Rating from Parent Aware, which is the highest possible rating.


  • October 2014

    Monday, October 6 – Picture Day (portraits will be available for viewing late October)

    Monday, October 13-Friday, October 17 – School Release Days for SSP and IGH students

    Monday, October 13 – Librarian Visit for Infants and Toddlers

    Tuesday, October 14 – visit from local police station 10:00 am

    Friday, October 17 - visit from local fire station 3:30 pm

    Monday, October 20 – Librarian Visit for Preschoolers

    Thursday, October 30 – PTP Family Halloween Party 4:00-6:00 pm in the gymnasium

    Friday, October 31 – classroom Halloween parties (see your child’s teacher for schedule)

    *Bears and Books and Music with Mr. Jack are scheduled weekly in each classroom – please see your child’s classroom calendar for specific dates and times*



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October 2014

Monday, October 6 – Picture Day (portraits will be available for viewing late …

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My kids are always so excited to tell me about what they learned and how much fun they had at school! They love PTP!

− Kellee