Little Newtons is an exceptional child care center where imagination, love and education combine and result in new adventures every day…Brilliance guaranteed! As Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world!”

We have designed an innovative preschool and daycare program to suit the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social development of your child.  We offer competitive weekly rates.   

All of the staff at Little Newtons are hand picked individuals who possess a great love for children and who pride themselves on being attentive to all of your child’s needs.  In addition to ensuring that they meet all qualifications set by Minnesota State law, we have specifically chosen teachers who are dedicated to our mission and teaching philosophy to ensure that every child receives an intellectually stimulating child care program in a fun and safe environment.

Our staff is committed to providing every child with a comprehensive learning experience that’s tailored to their individual needs.  


Little Newtons’ (LN) mission is to change early childhood education and provide the highest standard of learning. We’ve created a positive environment that fosters the development and enjoyment of learning, along with first-class childcare. Our philosophy is based on a mixture of teaching methods, creating a program that encompasses a great breadth of knowledge, excitement, and adventure.


Little Newtons’ philosophy is based on a mixture of teaching methods. We have developed a program that encompasses a great breadth of knowledge, excitement, and adventures. LN believes that, in a child’s life, ages zero to five are imperative to their lives’ journeys. We are dedicated to providing the most exceptional environment for children to reach such goals and exceed their potential.


Little Newtons was founded by Alise McGregor in 2009. Alise’s education background was diversified by a Bachelor’s in Exercise Physiology with an emphasis on Cardiac Rehabilitation leading to Post Baccalaureate studies as a RN. After five years as a Nurse, she had her first child, Franchessca. Holding different educational viewpoints on education and Early Childhood than what she was finding for her daughter; she created a program of what she felt would provide children with an intense, exciting curriculum as well as first class care. Understanding the research that “zero to five” is the most crucial age span for children to develop a lifelong love for learning and believed that children are “sponges” during this timeframe; she opened her program in Plymouth, MN. The center in Plymouth grew from seven Children in September of 2009 to 264 children in 2014. McGregor has since opened an additional center in Maple Grove, the fall of 2014, Champlin opened in the Fall of 2015.  Plymouth grew in 2016 with expanding the building by 10,000 feet paid with an acquisition of a center in Becker, MN.   In April of 2018, Alise opened a new location in Elmwood Park, Illinois. 

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