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Kiddie Academy of Crystal Lake

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We are located in the plaza across the Culver's in between the dentist office and Davita Dialysis.

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Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake, 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. Call us to learn more! Llamen Hoy a 815-893-0924

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Our Academy is Now Open!

We’ve learned that there are many Essential Workers in our community in need of care for their children. Some have temporary arrangements coming to an end, changing circumstances, or may…

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Kiddie Academy of Crystal Lake Featured in McHenry County Living Magazine

Check out the wonderful article written about franchise owners Jesus and Gloria Montemayor and what led them to opening the Kiddie Academy of Crystal Lake location. You can read the…

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Health Essentials

Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

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.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

Summer Camp

Ages 5 to 12

CampVentures®

All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Crystal Lake 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 health and safety

Nothing matters more than your child's health, safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy follows our strict health and disinfection guidelines called Health Essentials, has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.

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Hear from our parents

Elliott is learning so much and comes home happy, I couldn't ask for more!
Michael G., Crystal Lake

Gloria is the best.
Gary H., Crystal Lake

The curriculum is fantastic. Our daughter LOVES going to school. She learns manners, behavioral skills and even kindergarten prep.
Jessica S., Crystal Lake

The structure
Amber G., Crystal Lake

The owner and director are very friendly and accommodating. The curriculum is fun and age appropriate. Our child has learned so much here. She loves going to school to see her friends. They teach spanish, manners, and kindergarten readiness.
Jessica S., Crystal Lake

Miss Gloria is an absolute angel to me and my son and i appreciate her and the daycare more than i can put in words. This place has given love to my son like he's family. I feel my kids are extremely safe and in great hands. I highly recommend this place.
Shelby H., Crystal Lake

They are the best with our boys!
Erinn B., Crystal Lake

Everyone is very kind and loving. They take great care of my LO I am always in the loop. My LO loves all the teachers!
Amanda R., Crystal Lake

The staff is friendly and I feel that my child learns there and developed his social skills.
Tina M., Crystal Lake

The curriculum taught is vast and interesting to my child.
Lori R., Crystal Lake

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