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Kiddie Academy of Wading River

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We are located 1.5 miles east of William Floyd Parkway.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Wading River 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 Wading River, 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.

We are so much more than “just a daycare.” Come see the excitement of our children’s faces and speak with our proud parents about the Wading River Kiddie Academy!

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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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

At five years old, 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 2 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 Wading River 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

The care, planning and attention that Kiddie Academy gives to their students is above anything O have ever seen. Both my daughter and son thrive in the loving and structured environment that has prepared them for their academic careers. This school goes above and beyond any expectation a parent has of a child care and…
Erica M., Wading River

The teachers take care of children as if they are their own. The curriculum surpasses any other day care, and the children really learn starting all the way from the infant rooms.
Katy G., Wading River

I love how everyone is so accommodating and listens to our concerns or whatever it may be. My daughter enjoys going to school there and has learned SO much xo
Rebecca P., Wading River

The staff at Kiddie Academy of Wading River truly care about each child in their care. They treat everyone like family. They have handled this pandemic professionally and with care. Very happy to be part of the KA family.
Mike S., Wading River

I love the staff. Christina is amazing , she is always there for everyone. Teachers make sure their kids learn letters , numbers, every single day . They spend a lot of time with the kids making sure they get the best education . Pre-K teachers definitely prepared my son for kindergarten
Katie J., Wading River

Everyone is so helpful and caring, from the owners, to the director and all the staff.
Marsha C., Wading River

They are there for you no matter how bad the situation is. Very supportive and team work is event especially when the hard gets harder
Christina St N., Wading River

Our family loves Kiddie Academy of Wading River! They truly have the best staff and we couldn’t be happier with everything they do for our daughter. We especially love her teacher Miss Jenn! I enjoy listening to my daughter tell me about all of the things she learns throughout the day. Her favorite expression is…
Allison B., Wading River

Great teachers and staff.. Very caring and accommodating... As a new mom they never make me feel as if I'm asking too many questions and are always happy to offer suggestions
Faith G., Wading River

Loving staff who truly care more about the children rather than just making money like other daycare’s.
Samantha P., Wading River

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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.