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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.
School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.
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.
Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:
Naylon Larane/Derrick Larane, Owners
Naylon currently serves on the Board of Education of Roosevelt and is a member of the PTA as well as handling the... Read More
Naylon currently serves on the Board of Education of Roosevelt and is a member of the PTA as well as handling the day-to-day demands of parenting and managing a household. Prior to Kiddie Academy, Naylon worked as Pharmaceutical Clinical Trial Manager for Eli Lilly, with a focus in Oncology. In her free time, Naylon is a dancer and is part of Groove Merchant Drum and Dance Ensemble who performs throughout the east coast. Derrick is the Chief Operating Officer at Pocstock. Pocstock is a diversity media platform with a focus on promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through positive images, content, and stories of people of color. In his free time, Derrick enjoys spending time with his family & friends, listening to audio books, and traveling.
Laura Amato, Assistant Director
Ms. Christie, Preschool Teacher- I Can Do It 2
Ms. Megan, Pre-K Teacher- Ready Set Go 1
“Friendly and caring staff ”
Sparkle V., Upper Freehold
“We love our Kiddie Academy family and how everyone is friendly and helpful, knows my child's name and cares for his well being and education. We will miss everyone. ”
Mae F., Upper Freehold
“That there are themes (for summer) and specified goals. ”
Lisa P., Upper Freehold
“Great staff and owners! ”
Kristina K., Upper Freehold
“Everyone is so kind and loves these children! ”
Alicia R., Upper Freehold
“The staff is incredible! They go above and beyond for your child and truly care. Great environment! ”
Christina A., Upper Freehold
“Caring staff, treated like family, prompt responses, extremely responsive, organized, clean, creative play ”
Andrea P., Upper Freehold
“Very friendly and very good age appropriate child education. ”
Ivana K., Upper Freehold
“I like that I have camera access and the tadpole app. I like seeing the activities he does in the day. ”
Megan R., Upper Freehold
“Friendly/happy/passionate staff, home feel, professional, structure, rigid injury/child protection protocols in place, off quiet country road, safe, arts and crafts every day, outside play, Besides the home feel, my favorite thing about kiddie academy is how Margot’s teachers, especially Miss Ella, challenge her intellectually and make her feel safe and loved. ”
Jennifer T., Upper Freehold
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