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Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus

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We are located directly behind the LeVeque Garage and next to COTA Administrative building

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus 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 Downtown Columbus, 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.

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Additional Policies and Procedures in regards to COVID-19

Health and safety remain a priority here at Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus. Please review our addition policies and procedures that will be in affect once we re-open on July…

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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


Exploring My World

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



I Can Do It

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



Ready, Set, Go

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

Part-Time School Age

Part-Time School Age

Ages 5 to 8

Creative Explorers

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

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Why Downtown Columbus 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

I love how my child always comes home happy and explaining what she did at school. The teachers always greet with a smile and the director is amazing!! My child loves it there
Aaliyah W., Downtown Columbus

I appreciate the staffs efforts that are put into curriculum and character development.
Lauren S., Downtown Columbus

We are so grateful for the way you care for Yasi!! Thank you!!
Simonida B., Downtown Columbus

Totally blown away at how proactive the entire staff is. Brittany is so kind and you can tell is a great leader. I love the communication, the pictures, the security, the covid protocol. Everyone is so kind and maybe the best test of all Yasi loves going.
Tim S., Downtown Columbus

Now that the team is fully staffed we have had an excellent experience and enjoy seeing the pictures of our daughter interacting with other kids and her teacher.
Kimberly C., Downtown Columbus

The curriculum, teachers and administrators.
Lindsay M., Downtown Columbus

I enjoy the weekly themes and all the colors, shapes, and letters around the room.
Abby M., Downtown Columbus

The director!
Meg B., Downtown Columbus

The staff really care about our children.
Crystina L., Downtown Columbus

They provide new activities throughout the day. You get a month plan of food, themes, birthdays and celebrations. The pictures in the afternoon and after school report provided gives you a window into your our children’s day and progress.
Nicole S., Downtown Columbus

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Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus

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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.

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