We have merged

inquiry-based learning in a relationship-building environment


Choosing the right preschool is essential in preparing your child for the path to school and career success.




We align the curriculum to exceed state and national standards
with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).




We focus on intentional interactions that build healthy relationships and promote self-help skills.






We design a learning environment that engages children in abstract thinking and creativity.


(Ages 2 ½ to 3 ½)


(Ages 3 ½ to Kindergarten Entry)

56% of children

are not adequately prepared for kindergarten!

How do we prepare our children?


 4 steps to putting your child on the path to school and career success:

1. Click

Click on the link to schedule an appointment, or call us.

2. Tour

Tour our classrooms, learn about our curriculum and approach to learning, and meet some of the teachers.

3. Enroll

Enroll your child. Simply fill out the paperwork.


4. Watch

Watch as your child grows socially and emotionally, building the solid foundation needed for kindergarten.

What parents are saying:


"We are extremely happy with TWA. TWA continues to go beyond our high expectations..."
"We are very happy we have such a great place for our children. Puts a mother at ease knowing they’re in great hands!"
"Best childcare facility in Peoria and it’s not even close."
"We absolutely love the care [our child] receives. We know he is loved there... We have never been happier, truly. Thank you!"

Have a younger sibling?

Check out The Wonder Playschool.

Choosing the right provider for your child's education is an important decision, and we look to make it as easy as possible.

Our preschool and junior kindergarten classes at The Wonder Academy provide children with a unique, engaging, and high quality approach to early childhood education. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have, just give us a call (309-412-5679) or schedule a tour.


6431 N Big Hollow Rd

Peoria, IL 61615



7:00am - 5:30pm

Monday - Friday