CEDARS Preschool & Childcare

Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC)

Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at Northbridge Childcare Center

CEDARS cares for children from six weeks to six years in our nationally accredited childcare and preschool program. For enrollment information, please fill out our preschool and childcare enrollment inquiry or call 402-437-8853.

CEDARS Early Childhood Development Center provides children with early and ongoing developmental opportunities in an inclusive and diverse environment to help them become better learners. Classrooms led by educated and experienced teachers focus on social and emotional development to give children a healthy and advanced start. Each child receives individual attention, goal planning and assessment. CEDARS Nationally Accredited Center offers:

  • Quality early education for children 6 weeks to 6 years
  • Extended hours from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Kindergarten-readiness curriculum
  • NEW Nature Explore™ Outdoor Classroom
  • Childcare subsidies accepted
  • Competitive tuition (See Pricing)
  • Scholarships Available
  • Full-time care
  • Participation in family-style food service through the USDA food program and practice of regular oral hygiene
  • CEDARS Early Childhood program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) or the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Families receiving state childcare subsidies (Title XX) are welcome, and other families in need may apply for scholarships to offset the financial burden.
  • Northbridge

    1533 N. 27th St., Lincoln, NE -- (402) 437-8999

  • View the ECDC Parent Handbook for detailed information about how CEDARS will care for your child(ren).

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Holly Hatton-Bowers and Julia Torquati talk about the importance of eye contact in a child's development.

CEDARS recently received $25,000 from Children’s Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska for a childhood obesity prevention grant that will allow us to offer yoga classes to all of the children enrolled in our Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) twice a week.