We find joy working with children

Take a photograph of a typical day at Little Lukes and you can't help but notice smiling faces of young children! You'll hear the contagious laughter, the story telling in circles, the singing of familiar songs and much more. You'll observe children playing with games, learning through computers, role playing, reading and sharing, talking and giggling. You'll see fun with paint, brushes, blocks, books and crayons. You'll see babies and children crawling, standing, walking and running. You'll see children interacting with peers and adults. You'll see the display of proud artwork from each child hanging in each of the childcare classrooms.

What you will see is a stimulating, creative and fun environment.

You will also notice a great deal of learning occurring. Little Lukes incorporates education and fun together to promote learning and retain information.

The skills and knowledge your child will learn today play a major role in determining who they'll be tomorrow. That's why choosing Little Lukes for your child is one of the most important decisions you can make. At Little Lukes, we understand the significance of your choice and offer you the information and resources on this site to help you make an informed, confident decision. We find joy working with children and can't wait to tell you more about the programs and services available to your child.


Studies have found that children are more likely to retain information learned when they are engaged in an enjoyable and meaningful activity. Little Lukes childcare programs and preschool curriculums integrate a wealth of intriguing and engaging learning activities that stimulate brain development

Little Lukes Preschool & Childcare Center is the leading child care center in Syracuse and Oswego area, serving children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Daycare options include infant, waddler, toddler, preschool, and before and after school programs. Convenient locations include East Syracuse / Dewitt, Baldwinsville / Radisson, Oswego, Fulton, and Pulaski.

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Inclusion Preschool

Our unique preschool program includes children with special needs in classrooms with typically developing children.

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Early Intervention Program

The early years of a child's life are very important. During the infant and toddler years, children grow quickly and have so much to learn.

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Preschool Related Services

Children may need extra help from Little Lukes speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy or special education itinerant teacher.

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