• girls planting flowers.
  • Nothing Without Joy ~ Louis Malaguzz

    We think children learn best when allowed to speak in the hundred languages of children.

Let Your Child Explore at Love To Grow On!

Today I…

shared my ideas,

planted a garden,

created a masterpiece,

picked leaves in a forest,

performed in a play,

and danced with my friends.

How about you?

Welcome to a place where a child can speak a hundred languages. Welcome to a place where a child can explore their world with hands-on experiences in nature and in play. Welcome to Love To Grow On.


Love To Grow On is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation operating two child care centers in Circle Pines and Lexington, MN. Founded in 1998, our first center opened in May 1999. Since then, we have helped children aged six weeks through 12 years explore their surroundings, develop their creativity, and make memories to last a lifetime.

The Love To Grow On Experience


L is for Learning, O is for Opportunity, V is for Values, and E is for Encouragement.

Influenced by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia, we believe that each child is a strong and capable learner with their own way of expressing themselves and processing their world. With this in mind, our days at Love To Grow On are filled with exciting adventures in nature, art, and other child-focused activities. Through hands-on, “messy” exploration, children learn cause and effect, problem solving, math skills, etc., while experiencing life in a whole new way. Their experiences at Love To Grow On will create a love for learning and memories that they will cherish for a lifetime.

Love To Grow On welcomes family’s receiving childcare assistance and Parent Aware scholarships. We also offer parenting classes on a variety of topics.

The Quality of Love To Grow On

Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Love To Grow On has a four star Parent Aware rating. Our teachers are highly experienced, having been with our center for many years. They are nurturing and each have a great love for the children they work with. Your child matters at Love To Grow On.

Tuition at Love To Grow On is all-inclusive, meaning there are no added costs for activities. As a nonprofit organization it is essential to our mission that every child can participate in all events and activities at Love To Grow On.

Centennial School District provides busing to four District 12 schools. We are open from 6:30 am through 6:00 pm.

Let your child start exploring today! Call for more information 763-792-4428.

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