Welcome to Our Preschool at Lutz / Oakstead, FL!

Creative World is dedicated to the education and development of young children. Families who have visited a Lutz/Oakstead, FL preschool, childcare, or daycare center will immediately see the difference when they visit a Creative World School.

If you are looking for a quality learning experience, staffed with amazing teachers, look no further! Our Creative World School in Lutz/Oakstead, FL is more than just a daycare facility. Our unique Exploratorium™ is where discovery and iSTEAM come to life for our preschool and pre-k students. Our fully equipped classrooms and state-of-the-art playgrounds for every age group enhance our curriculum to provide the best learning opportunities for your child in Lutz/Oakstead, FL. 

Come visit our school to see our curriculum in action!



Join Our Team

Are you looking for a place to have fun and share your passion for teaching? Are you an out-of-the-box thinker? Do you love getting children excited about learning? Are you looking for a great place to work? Creative World School may be the perfect place for you! 



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Our Community

Our Creative World preschool is located a mile north of 54 Hwy on Oakstead Blvd. at 3490 Oakstead Blvd, Land O Lakes, FL 34638. Convenient to the Suncoast Parkway.

Here at our Creative World School Oakstead location, we are proud to offer childcare and early education services to our surrounding Tampa area communities of Land O’ Lakes, Oakstead, Oasis, Lake Padgett, Ballantrae, Hobby Groves, Lake Thomas, Lake Talia, Lake Sharon, Lake Marjorie, Covingtons, Lutz, Cheval, Odessa, Bell Lake, King Lake, and Dupree Lakes.

Much more than just a daycare, our preschool offers child care and iSTEAM learning opportunities for all ages. We would love to have you stop into our preschool in Lutz / Oakstead, FL for a tour today!


You will see iSTEAM in action when you visit our Creative World School Exploratorium™. Our hands-on approach integrates STEAM learning opportunities to develop critical thinking skills and investigate real-world ideas. Investigating real questions through inquiry learning is the foundation of our curriculum. Inquiry is the “i” in iSTEAM and encourages a student’s curiosity as they develop problem solving skills and build a foundation for lifelong learning.

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Mike and Shama Colquhoun

Mike and Shama have three beautiful little girls, Karina, Alexa, and Sienna. Shama graduated from the University of Miami with a BS in Public Relations and Creative Writing. Mike graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX with a BS in Business Administration and Accounting. Shama has worked at various Public Relations and Marketing agencies over the last 10+ years. Mike worked in accounting for five years and still holds his CPA license. For the past 15 years, he has worked in sales for the telecom and office furniture industries. Shama and Mike were inspired by Creative World’s unique philosophy, which encourages and challenges children to learn. With three children of their own, Shama and Mike understand the importance of quality childcare and are excited to provide it in a safe and nurturing environment for children of the Oakstead community. "Our goal is to create a safe environment where children can reach their full potential through creative exploration and quality, dynamic programs in the classroom."

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Amazing staff, it’s obvious how much they really care about the children. Very friendly and super helpful in getting your child into the best programs for their individual growth. -Donny Francisco

CW Oakstead

3490 Oakstead Blvd.
Land O' Lakes, FL 34638
7:00am - 6:00pm, M-F
Infants, Toddlers, Twos, Preschool, VPK, Pre-K, School Age
(813) 437-9030 | Office