Registrations now being accepted for 2019 - 2020 school year!

Little Buddies Preschool

Welcome to Little Buddies!





The certified teaching staff of Little Buddies know how important your child's early learning years are, and we hope to make these years happy and enlightening experiences for everyone.

Your child will spend the years growing academically, physically, and socially in a warm loving atmosphere.

Please browse through our site and see what we offer, if you need further information, please feel free to contact us!

Meet the Team


Little Buddies Preschool is owned and operated by Karen Sahler & Toni Ehlers. Little Buddies opened it's doors in 1997 thanks to Pastor Jack Traugott & the congregation of Grace Lutheran Church. 

Together, they have been providing a quality learning environment and are well respected members of the community.

Karen Sahler - Ms Karen

Karen has been teaching the children of Greenwood Lake and the surrounding communities for over 23 years. 

Karen is also a Dispatcher for the Village of Greenwood Lake Police department.

Karen has been married to Bill for 38 years, they have three grown children.

Toni Ehlers - Ms Toni

Toni  has been teaching the children of Greenwood Lake and the surrounding communities for over 23 years.  

Toni is married to Andy for 33 years, they have three grown children, 1 grandchild, and another on the way!

About Us

Dedicated Staff


Karen & Toni are certified as New York State Teaching Assistants, with over 23 years of experience.

Both are trained in CPR & First Aid.

Our Mission


Our mission is to offer your child a warm, caring, safe environment and a positive learning experience. 

Program Information

Age Requirements

Your child must be 3 years old by December 1st of the year entering school for the Nursery programs.

Your child must be 4 years old by Decemeber 1st of the year entering school for the Preschool & Enrichment programs.

Class Times

The Nursery class is held on Tuesday's & Thursday's from 9:30am to 12:00pm

The Preschool class is held on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 9:30am to 12:00pm.


Our curriculum provides a developmentally appropriate educational environment for all the children. The children will learn their ABC's, shapes, colors, numbers, and reading and math readiness. They will also develop their communication, motor, and socialization skills. All the programs have periods of circle time and play time.

The children will also learn to share, pretend and get along with others and the importance of good manners.

Local Fireman, Police, and other professionals visit Little Buddies throughout the year. The children learn the importance of fire safety, their addresses, phone numbers and how to use 911, in case of emergencies.


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Little Buddies has a Facebook Page that is only open for parents & guardians for children currently enrolled in our programs. We use this site to keep you updated with daily happenings, announcements, or other important information.

If your child is enrolled, please feel free to follow the link below to join our page, or search for us "Little Buddies Preschool llc".

Contact Us

Get in Touch!

If you have questions about enrollment or our programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Little Buddies Preschool

25 Waterstone Road, Greenwood Lake, NY 10925, US

(845) 477-3711



Tues/Thurs: 9:30am - 12:00pm


Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:30am - 12:00pm