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Look inside our Academy

Learning happens everywhere. Start at Kiddie Academy of Columbia.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Columbia empowers and celebrates all of it.


Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Columbia, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool

2-Year-Olds

Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.

Preschool

3-Year-Olds

I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.

Pre-Kindergarten

4-Year-Olds

Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.

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Why Columbia families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.

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Community-based care

We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.

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Our commitment to safety

Nothing matters more than your child's safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

Hear from our parents

Great attention to our child, and a really well-functioning daycare class with diverse experiences.
Andrew P., Columbia

Wonderful
Sara F., Columbia

KA of Columbia is AMAZING! They really take such good care of my son and treat him like family. They have been a godsend for our family!
Rachel B., Columbia

Excellent compassionate and engaged teachers
Lauren P., Columbia

We appreciate the great communication from staff, the quality of activities for the children, great menu, a safe place for kids to play ouyside, daily photos capturing the activities, and care provided for the children.
Emily G., Columbia

KA Staff are like our extended family! They care for our kiddos and life events as if they are their own! We love being a part of such a nurturing and educational institution.
Sara O., Columbia

Very caring providers with a great curriculum
Denny M., Columbia

I love Kiddie academy, the staff are so nice, food are healthy, kids are happy. There is nothing to complain about.
Dana F., Columbia

Amazing staff and superb curriculum
Julie A., Columbia

The communication is excellent, staff are top notch, and the food is nutritious. We love Kiddie Academy in Columbia!
Rachel K., Columbia

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Welcome tips and insights to the family:

Parenting Essentials®

The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.

Featured Post

08/14/19

Reading Rules at Storytime LIVE!

Storytime LIVE! is August 24th and you're invited!

Join us on Saturday, August 24th at 10am for Storytime LIVE! where Curious George and Pinkalicious jump off the page and visit the classroom in person!

Share a story with two beloved characters.

This event is FREE and open to everyone — bring a friend or two. 


Register Today!