With a unique approach to educational child care and preschool concept, Little Sunshine’s Playhouse and its people have been in the news all across the U.S.

February 2018 | 435 Magazine: Extraordinary Early Childhood Development Program

435 Magazine in Kansas City highlights LSP’s features that make them extraordinary.


February 2018 | Voted Best Preschool in the Ozarks Since 2009

For the ninth consecutive year, LSP won Best Preschool in the Ozarks by Springfield News-Leader.


February 2018 | Voted ‘Most Loved Preschool’ in Scottsdale

Families Voted for the Most Loved Preschool in Scottsdale in a contest hosted by Hulafrog.


February 2018 | Voted ‘Most Loved Preschool’ in Colorado Springs

Families Voted for the Most Loved Preschool in Colorado Springs in a contest hosted by Hulafrog.


January 2018 | 417 Magazine’s The Face of Early Childhood Development

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse featured as the face of early childhood development for the greater Springfield area


December 2017 | LSP’s Mary Bozarth Named to 2018 “40 Under 40” Class

Granite Bay View magazine features LSP’s first California location and its distinctive features


December 2017 | Upscale Preschool Opens in Granite Bay

Granite Bay View magazine features LSP’s first California location and its distinctive features


November 28, 2017 | Little Sunshine’s Playhouse Expands to California

LSP opens new location in California


October 27, 2017 | Missouri Governor Greitans Appoints 30 Women to State Boards and Commissions

Little Sunshine’s Enterprises In-House Counsel, Mary Bozarth, named to Child Abuse & Neglect State Board


August 16, 2017 | Little Sunshine’s Playhouse Named To Inc 5000 2017

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse was named to the Inc 5000 2017 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America


May 15, 2017 | Little Sunshine’s Playhouse Named To 2017 Dynamic Dozen

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse named #2 on the Springfield Business Journal’s 2017 Dynamic Dozen List


December 30, 2016 | Nicole Carr Named to 2017 “40 Under 40” Class

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse CEO, Nicole Carr, named to Springfield Business Journal’s 2017 “40 Under 40” class


November 1, 2016 | KSDK: Show-Me St. Louis Video

KSDK News highlights Little Sunshine’s Playhouse in University City


June 6, 2016 | Little Sunshine’s Playhouse to open in Alpharetta

Alpharetta franchisees, D.J. & Emily Fuchs, discuss bringing the magic of Little Sunshine’s to Georgia


July 21, 2015 | The Benefits of Being a Company’s Executive, Franchisee and Customer

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse COO, Nicole Carr, discusses LSP from the owner, employee and customer perspective


June 15, 2015 | Rochette Dahler Selected as 2015 Business Class Honoree

CEO and Founder Rochette Dahler was selected for the 2015 Business Class by Springfield Business Journal


May 22, 2015 | Five Minutes with a Local Mom: Rochette Dahler

Southwest Missouri MOMS | Little Sunshine’s founder and CEO Rochette Dahler walks through a day in her life


March 23, 2015 | Founder and CEO Rochette Dahler Named to 2015 “40 Under 40”

Rochette Dahler, founder and CEO of Little Sunshine’s Playhouse, was selected as a “40 Under 40” honoree


2015 | Winner Best Childcare Center & Winner Best New Business categories in Gilbert, AZ

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse receives top honors in two categories in the Best of Gilbert awards


2015 | Runner-Up Best Local Private School & Runner-Up Best Daycare categories

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse tops the Southlake Journal reader’s poll in two categories


2015 | Franchise Gator, Top 100 Franchises


October 29, 2014 | Local companies recognized by Community Free Press as some of the fastest growing in the country


2014 | Inc. 5000, 2014 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America


2013 | Springfield News-Leader Best of the Ozarks for Child Care/Preschool


2012 | Franchise Publicity Top New Franchise


2012 | Springfield News-Leader Best of the Ozarks for Child Care/Preschool


October 27, 2012 | Top New Franchises Recognizes Rochette Dahler

Founder and CEO Rochette Dahler explains her innovative childcare concept


October 27, 2012 | Top New Franchises Focuses on Franchise Opportunity

Founder and CEO Rochette Dahler focuses on the Little Sunshine’s Playhouse franchise opportunity