A team of researchers from Yale University published the results of the first large-scale study of the child care workforce during COVID-19. The Yale team compared COVID-19 rates in…Check out more!
Local teacher, Robyn Hicks, of Kiddie Academy of Des Peres recently received the Teacher of the Year award at Kiddie Academy’s Annual Conference, held virtually last month, where hundreds of…Check out more!
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Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.
Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.
At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.
At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.
At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.
Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.
Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.
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.See how we teach
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.Look inside our Academy
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.Learn about our Health Essentials program
“We feel that the teachers are an extension of our own family. We trust they are leading our child in the same direction we are and love the communication we have with them on a regular basis. ”
Homer P., Des Peres
“We love so much about KA. This month, one of the things we love most is parents’ night or day out. Our kiddos look forward to special “party” time at KA, and mom and dad get some wonderful alone time. We love our kids so much, but it’s such a treat to have a few… ”
Cathrine M., Des Peres
“Fantastic curriculum. Excellent teachers. My children and learning so much! ”
Leslie M., Des Peres
“Ben loves his class. We're thankful for having such great educators! ”
Matt M., Des Peres
“Curriculum, teachers and facility are all top-notch! ”
Justin C., Des Peres
“Great curriculum, facility and staff! Have enjoyed being part of the KA family since 2015 and more years to come! ”
Christa L., Des Peres
“Loving, attentive, clean environment for my child to learn and grow! ”
Emily N., Des Peres
“My kids love going to school each day! Communication is great. Tadpoles and Watch Me Grow are awesome ! ”
Anna D., Des Peres
“We know that Ms. Mel and Ms. Kayla are going above and beyond to tech and care for our kids ”
Cory B., Des Peres
“All the teachers are great and we can really notice the impact it has on our son's development. He looks forward to daycare every day. Naps and meals have been so much better under the guidance of Kiddie Academy. ”
Dan R., Des Peres
Contact us to learn more about what makes Kiddie Academy stand out among educational child care providers. A member of our team will contact you.
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.
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