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.

Application Forms

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.

Preschool                 Toddler                 Forest                 After-School