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Kiddie Academy of Urbandale

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Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Nationally accreditated Kiddie Academy of Urbandale 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 Urbandale, 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

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.

Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

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Why Urbandale 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 love everything about Kiddie Academy! The teachers, everyone who works there are simply amazing and truly care about being there. I feel so happy taking my son there and he loves it. It's super clean, the curriculum is amazing and they work with me on the foods that I want my son to eat.…
Jodi B., Urbandale

Access to the classroom cameras, brief updates on tadpoles with fun pictures , detailed description of the various educational activities taught to kids , variety among meals and snacks , caring staff members and teachers who genuinely care about kids , easy communication with not only the teachers but also with the management and the…
Prachi T., Urbandale

I am a big fan of the e-mails that I get including the updates with pictures of Oliver and how his days been, it’s a huge relief knowing I can check up on him whenever I want.
Muhammad Y., Urbandale

Finger print access, cameras, individual playgrounds, meal plans, and all the fun activities
Nyssa F., Urbandale

Caring director and staff, great communication, lots of pictures, nutritional meals and an amazing facility!
Nicole L., Urbandale

We like how friendly the staff is, clean the rooms and center is, and the decorations/ activities they have done so far!
Jenny H., Urbandale

I recommend Kiddie Academy all of the time. Very much appreciate the staff and leadership. Leadership is super friendly
Logan W., Urbandale

Kiddie academy has been one of the best choices we've made for our daughter. It has a wonderful staff, caring management/ ownership and we couldn't appreciate it more.
Jordan N., Urbandale

I love that I feel my child is getting the same education (reading, activities, outdoor play, social skills, creative space) that I would give at home. I feel it has helped foster my child’s natural talents while giving a warm and loving environment.
Bree M., Urbandale

We like that our child gets to do all the fun and educational activities indoor/outdoor. We especially like the idea that they have a big play center for when the weather isn't nice outside. It's also great hearing the teachers greet and say goodbye to the kids with a smile. That helps our child start…
Sou G., Urbandale

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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.