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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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Columbus Babies

March 25, 2023 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus for our FREE event! Get all of your questions answered by real professionals in a state of the art child care facility right in…

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STEM Adventures

April 1, 2023 starting at 10:00 am

Join Kiddie Academy for STEM Adventures This free and fun-filled event lets you and your children participate in activities that show how we make learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and…

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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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.

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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

We loved the facility and the teachers
Stephanie C., Downtown Columbus

The staff are all so nice and accommodating.
Meagan P., Downtown Columbus

I love the programming, he’s learning so much.
Lindsay M., Downtown Columbus

I love the photos during the day and all the updates. It makes me feel better when I’m at work and miss my baby!
Tia A., Downtown Columbus

I feel like my child is really truly cared for at Kiddie Academy. The teachers are fantastic. They really get to know every one of the kids and their families. They are also very accommodating i.e. being part time and needing to swap around a day or two. I love that KA sticks to your…
Claire T., Downtown Columbus

Kiddie Academy is incredible. Our daughter is so joyful going in each morning. The teachers and staff truly love these kids so much. KA also cares so much about the families -- from providing meals, supporting with potty training, and more. Each day is full of fun activities (art, music, reading, movement) that support our…
Simonida B., Downtown Columbus

We enjoy the photos posted on the Tadpole app. Our child’s teachers communicate with us often to ensure our son’s needs are met and that he is happy and healthy!
Tyler D., Downtown Columbus

Excellent learning potential for the kids. Great staff who actually care and get to know your children.
Millie J., Downtown Columbus

The flexibility and the good programming.
Kofi S., Downtown Columbus

Kiddie Academy truly knows the children they teach. My daughter has learned so much to prepare her for kindergarten.
Crystina L., Downtown Columbus

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Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus

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.

Join Us for STEM Adventures!

Join us on Saturday, April 1 at 10am for our STEM Adventures event!

You and your children can participate in activities that show how we make learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fun, relevant and exciting!


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