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Kiddie Academy of Urbana

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Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Urbana 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 Urbana, 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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Kiddie Academy of Urbana earns NAEYC Accrediation!

We are proud to announce that Kiddie Academy® of Urbana has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Accreditation tells your family that a child care center provides high-quality…

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Now hosting Open Interviews for Lead Qualified candidates only!

We are hosting OPEN INTERVIEWS every Tuesday and Thursday during the month of September, between 11 am and 2 pm for Preschool and Infant/Toddler LEAD QUALIFIED candidates only! Please bring…

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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

2-Year-Olds

Exploring My World

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

Preschool

3-Year-Olds

I Can Do It

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

Pre-Kindergarten

4-Year-Olds

Ready, Set, Go

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

Kindergarten

5-Year-Olds

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

Ages 5 to 12

CampVentures®

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 Urbana 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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Clean environment and friendly stuff. My daughter loves going to school every day
Akosua M., Urbana

I never thought my I’d hear my child say “I love going to school”! I think the most important thing is that KA cares about my child and allows them to learn and grow. KA is a great introduction to schooling, so I’m more confident my child will adapt to kindergarten.
Khai V., Urbana

I like that center provides melas for kids but would love to see more variety .
Aliya M., Urbana

The teachers are so very kind and love the kids. You can see why they’re in the profession they’re in. They’re open about the children’s strengths and what they need to work on. The instructors work closely with parents to set a plan for success, may it be something such as working on sharing or…
Christina B., Urbana

Good caring, nutritious food, good atmosphere, child safety.
Vinothini L., Urbana

Thank you
Kemal B., Urbana

Service, the teachers, I can watch my child while I am at home/work, the environment in clean and secure
Benjamin M., Urbana

I like the diversity and the approach to all children equally but in line with their needs. In this way, the child feels valuable and belongs there, increasing her/his participation.
Seda B., Urbana

Love the teachers and Mangement. Everyone is really nice and easy to get along with.
Jennifer H., Urbana

Very nice and friendly
Kamakshi R., Urbana

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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.