The purpose of the BYU-Idaho Child Development Laboratories is to provide opportunities for students to promote the physical, social, and cognitive development of all children and work in partnership with families.
BYU-Idaho Child Labs is a licensed facility which also adheres to state standards for child care organizations through IdahoSTARS. The child labs are a practicum experience for student teachers of BYU-Idaho who are majoring in Child Development, Professional Preschool, Early Childhood Special Education and Family Consumer Science Education. Children of faculty and students of BYU-Idaho, as well as community patrons, are welcome to apply to participate in this lab experience where teachers are being trained in their field of study.
Program changes for Fall 2019: All preschool and toddler labs will now operate at the same days and times. Two-day preschool or toddler, two-day school age and three-day forest programs are available. Check out the Enrollment and Applications link for more information.