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Kiddie Academy of Hawthorn Woods

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On the corner of Hwy 22 and Quentin Road, Across from Mariano's

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Hawthorn Woods 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 Hawthorn Woods, 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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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Infant Care

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.



On My Way

Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

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

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Ages 5 to 12


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 Hawthorn Woods 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.

Hear from our parents

Na. Sonali and Ms. Maryna are amazing!
Priscila I., Hawthorn Woods

The change I have seen from my son while at this location. His speech, his independence, social interaction etc.
Julia P., Hawthorn Woods

My daughter's teacher is loving and cares about her. She runs to school now instead of crying!
Antoine R., Hawthorn Woods

Kensi loves going. Can’t wait to get back the next day. Can see on video what she is doing. Staff is very friendly.
Thomas B., Hawthorn Woods

Great staff
John G., Hawthorn Woods

Love it
Michelle A., Hawthorn Woods

I can tell my daughters are learning a lot from the education they get at Kiddie Academy and it makes me feel so happy!
Cori M., Hawthorn Woods

Cleanliness of the center, the teachers seem genuinely invested in our children. I enjoy the activities and the meals provided for my little ones
Kera S., Hawthorn Woods

I like that Kiddie Academy is education-focused and that the Hawthorn Woods location is a diverse community.
Michelle G., Hawthorn Woods

Great teachers! I also love being able to check in on my child on the cameras.
Caitlin L., Hawthorn Woods

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