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Early Education & Daycare in Columbia, Maryland

KinderCare has partnered with Columbia families for more than 40 years to provide award-winning early education programs and high-quality childcare in Columbia, MD.

Whether you are looking for a preschool in Columbia, a trusted part-time or full-time daycare provider, or educational before- or after-school programs, KinderCare offers fun and learning at an affordable price.

  1. Little Patuxent KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Patrica Johnson,
    Center Director

    10820 Little Patuxent Pkwy Columbia MD 21044
    (410) 730-5757

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 2.62 miles

  2. Hickory Ridge KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Christine Henry,
    Center Director

    6185 Sunny Spring Columbia MD 21044
    (410) 730-8449

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 3.34 miles

  3. Marshalee Drive KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Katie Rueppel,
    Center Director

    6080 Marshalee Dr. Elkridge MD 21075
    (410) 796-0666

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 4.01 miles

  4. Columbia KinderCare

    KinderCare

    April Scott,
    Center Director

    7195 Columbia Gateway Dr. Columbia MD 21046
    (410) 290-0928

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 4.40 miles

  5. Laurel Knowledge Beginnings

    KinderCare

    Gena Fitzgibbon,
    Center Director

    7551 Montpelier Rd. Laurel MD 20723
    (301) 725-6500

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Interactive Kindergarten (5 - 6 Years)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 6.13 miles

  6. Hanover KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Christine Lesinski,
    Center Director

    8050 Rockenbach Rd. Hanover MD 21076
    (410) 551-6611

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 9.33 miles

  7. Russet KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Fatima Shah,
    Center Director

    3504 Russet Common Laurel MD 20724
    (301) 497-0488

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 9.72 miles

  8. Laurel KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Dayna Herbert,
    Center Director

    14225 Park Center Dr. Laurel MD 20707
    (301) 470-3080

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Years
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 10.95 miles

  9. Owings Mills KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Kylista Darden,
    Center Director

    9725 Middle Mill Dr. Owings Mills MD 21117
    (410) 654-4882

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 11.65 miles

  10. Eldersburg KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Amanda Merrill,
    Center Director

    1641 Liberty Rd. Eldersburg MD 21784
    (410) 781-4709

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 12.30 miles

  11. Olney KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Heather Elhawa,
    Center Director

    3805 Gelding Lane Olney MD 20832
    (301) 774-0001

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Years
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 13.86 miles

  12. Calverton KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Jill Alford,
    Center Director

    11740 Beltsville Dr. Beltsville MD 20705
    (301) 595-0640

    Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
    Open:

    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 14.24 miles