Visit our early learning center for Lakewood Ranch, FL, located in Bradenton. Meet our staff, explore our classrooms, and revel in our beautiful playgrounds.
Kiddie Academy delivers world-class childcare focused on filling your child's days with learning and fun. Our Life Essentials® doctrine is founded on these two principles, and is designed to engage and enlighten children. Parents agree - our program offers the essential ingredients to prepare a child for success and well-being throughout life
Our academy goes above and beyond your standard infant and toddler daycare, Pre-K and school-age programs. From hot, family-style meals to hands-on educational activities, we supply the framework to foster social, intellectual and creative growth in every child.
At our center, we understand that the best environment for learning is one that's as comfortable and safe as home. That's why daycare security is our #1 priority. Our facility is equipped with secure entry systems to maintain your child’s safety at all times. Plus, our parent webcams let you check in on your children anytime, anyplace.
We establish the standard for quality instruction, fun, safety, and trust. Just ask the proud parents of our students from Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton -- they're our best references!
As we celebrate Read Across America Day during the month of March, we also recognize an ever growing trend in digital learning. From an educational perspective, technology should be integrated into learning, rather than treated as a stand-alone activity. Scholastic lists these phone and tablet apps that enrich story time at home or on the road:… Read More
Do you remember the first story your parents ever read to you? Were you engulfed in the pictures or the words that were jumping off the page? Taking those important first steps toward raising a reader doesn't have to be a challenge. Whether you’re reading to infants and toddlers or to young school-aged kids, talking with your children about books and sharing family stories can foster imagination and open the door to new experiences… Read More
How many of you remember the excitement of playing red rover in the backyard? Or setting up a pretend grocery store in your room with just you and your stuffed animals? While those days may be long gone for you, they should still be prevalent in your children’s upbringing… Read More
Some say that laughter is the best medicine. The power of humor benefits everyone, especially our children. Finding laughter in our daily lives can relieve stress, ease depression, loosen muscles and strengthen relationships. Did you know that children, on average, laugh 200 times per day? How awesome is that! But even good humor has manners and there’s no time like the present to get laughing… Read More
Science is a great way to engage a child’s curiosity. It also advances critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity in early learners. When parents help nurture this innate interest, their kids gain a better understanding of scientific concepts in the future. But in a techno-heavy society, kids need more opportunities (now more than ever) to learn and love science… Read More
Your local Kiddie Academy offers ongoing training and a professional environment, all in addition to giving you the opportunity to be surrounded by happy, eager children. At Kiddie Academy, you can truly make a difference to children and their families.