Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in Kansas

With 1,130 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of Kansas, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are Kansas childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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Let's pretend learning center

Let's pretend learning center

Olathe, KS 66062 | (913) 324-1599

We are a family owned and operated Child Care Center. We started as Home Care in 2010 and grew to a center in 2014. Our curriculum is base for kindergarten preparation.

Peppermint Patty's Preschool

Peppermint Patty's Preschool

Shawnee, KS 66203 | (913) 631-9376

At Peppermint Patty's Preschool, we have taken great care and consideration in preparing a safe, positive, child-friendly environment together with a curriculum that provides your child with opportunities to learn and grow. Our preschool combines learning experiences and structured play in a fun and nurturing way, so that we offer far more than just child care. Early years are learning years...make them count!!!

Rising Star Academy

Rising Star Academy

Olathe, KS 66061 | (913) 709-3137

Welcome to Rising Star Academy, a quality learning center located in Olathe, KS. We are a small family style childcare and preschool center in a cozy home environment. So, if you feel lost in those large 100-plus "super" centers, not knowing one teacher or child from the next, count on us! Our Preschool program is design to develop knowledge and skill in the social, physical, emotional and cognitive areas.  Our goal is to help children develop skills and strategies that will help them learn and establish a foundation for lifelong success in education. We recognize that each child has unique talents, learning styles and personalities. We are committed to working within each child’s comfort zone to ensure optimal social, emotional and educational results. We are dedicated to providing the best care for your child while encouraging an environment filled with fun and education. We offer child care for children ages 12 months and walking to school age.

Tasha's Terrific Tots Daycare

Tasha's Terrific Tots Daycare

Topeka, KS 66614 | (785) 580-7005

New licensed daycare opening soon two blocks from McEachron Elementary. My name is Tasha and I have a 3 year old girl Amelia and a 6 year old boy Tristen. I have taken many classes (Adolescent Psychology, Principals of Learning, Human Development, etc., and will be taking the courses required for all primary care providers at daycares - scheduled for the end of June 2019) and have a long history of caring for children. I will be teaching a basic preschool curriculum that includes shapes, colors, months / days, time, etc to help prepare the little ones for Kindergarten. I am also CPR / First Aid Certified and I will have openings for every age group.

Angela Leiker Daycare

Angela Leiker Daycare

Russell, KS 67665 | 17854838351

Looks Like   Learning through Play Dramatic Play – It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing social skills, emotional skills, independence, oral language, my imagination, responsibility, and the executive function. I may use these skills as a mother, father, safety officer, or politician one day. Blocks - It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing motor skills, math concepts (number, size, shape, space), oral language, social skills. eye-hand coordination, self control, and my imagination. I may be a builder or architect when I’m grown. Art – It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing my creativity, small motor skills, problem solving, sharing, cooperation, independence and responsibility. I may use these skills as an artist, illustrator, or designer one day. Math - It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing oral language,; social skills, small motor skills, concepts about quantity, shape, size, pattern, and an interest in math. I may use these tools as a computer programmer, accountant, or mathematician in the future. Library - It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing alphabet knowledge, oral language, print knowledge, listening skills, eye-hand coordination, concepts about the world, and the desire to read. Maybe I’ll be a publisher, author, or librarian when I grow up. Science - It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing a curiosity about the world, sensory skills, problem solving, language skills, and experience with the scientific process (observing, predicting, experimenting, recording, reporting). If I’m a doctor, lab technician, pharmacist, or landscaper I will utilize these skills. Table Toys - It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing small muscles, eye-hand coordination, attention span, social skills, and concepts about size, shape, color pattern. I might use these skills as a chef or dentist one day. Language – It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing oral language, alphabet knowledge, print connections, phonological awareness, visual skills, book knowledge, phonics; motivation to read. No matter what I become when I grow it, it will be important to know how to read. Writing - It looks like I’m playing, but I’m developing eye-hand coordination, small motor skills, alphabet knowledge, self confidence, vocabulary, and an interest in print. I might use these skills one day as a journalist, administrative assistant, or poet.           

Kansas Child Care Licensing Agency

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Bureau of Child Care and Health Facilities
Child Care Licensing Program
Curtis State Office Building
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 200
Topeka, KS 66612-1274
Phone: 785-296-1270
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