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Loveland KinderCare

Jody Maxey, Center Director

10695 Loveland-Madeira Rd. Loveland OH 45140
(513) 683-2641 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds

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Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Loveland City Schools and Sycamore will transport to our Center.

Loveland KinderCare is currently transporting to many schools in the Loveland school districts including: Loveland Early Childhood Center, Loveland Primary, Loveland Elementary and Loveland Intermediate. We also transport to Symmes Elementary. Right now we are enrolling in all classrooms.


Welcome to Loveland KinderCare. We are very excited to meet with you and your family. We believe in developing the whole child with an emphasis on assisting your child's growth with their social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. We believe we are an extension of your family. Not only will your child have a fun, safe learning environment but will be surrounded by loving engaged teachers. Our goal is to provide an engaging learning environment for all of our students and to treat each child as an individual.

Jody Maxey, Center Director

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Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program


The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.


The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.


Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

Teachers & Staff

Our staff is excited to meet you and your family! Our teachers have a combined 52 years of experience in the childcare field. They are passionate about educating and nurturing children. The majority of our teachers have either their Child Development Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Education. All of our teachers go through specialized trainings all year long to build on their education. Our staff is passionate about education and excited to be in this field.

  • Jody Maxey

    Jody Maxey, Center Director

    I love coming to work and walking into the children and teachers smiling. Knowing we are making a difference everyday in each child, makes me smile. Hearing the children laugh and sing makes each day a better day.

    Jody is the Center Director here at Loveland kinderCare and started with KinderCare in 2006. She has 14 years experience in Early Childhood ranging from Teacher, to District Trainer, to Center Director. She enjoys building relationships with teachers, children and families. She focuses on building a fun and engaging center. She looks forward to meeting you and your child.

    Previous Experience:
    Before becoming a Center Director, Jody was a pre-kindergarten and school age teacher for 5 years. After teaching, she was the District Trainer for the Cincinnati area with KinderCare. She was the District Trainer for 3 years.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Favorite Children's Book I love you Stinky Face
    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    14 years
    Associate's Degree Applied Science & Sing Language Interpreting
  • Kathy Hartman, Assistant Director

    I love being able to provide children with a safe, nurturing and educational environment. I love that we play an important role in the learning and development of all the children in our school.

    Kathy has been with KinderCare since 2006. She started in our Toddler program and transitioned through other classes until she was promoted to Assistant Director in 2013.

    Previous Experience:
    Kathy has previously been a Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age teacher. She also has 3 kids of her own.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Child Development Associates Credential
  • Ms. Amy

    Ms. Amy, Infant Classroom

    Early experiences last a lifetime.

    Ms. Amy has been with KinderCare for 24 years. She began her career as a preschool teacher but eventually found herself working in the infant room and absolutely loved it and has been there ever since. Ms. Amy loves getting to know the children and watching them grow and learn.

    Year Started:
    27 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    24 years
  • Ms. Jean

    Ms. Jean, Infant Classroom

    I love being a part of the growth and development of each child.

    Ms. Jean has been in our Infant room at KinderCare for over two years. She has her Bachelor's of Education Degree. Ms. Jean loves working with the infants because she enjoys being able to teach and provide a safe and nurturing environment for the babies.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Jean taught first grade for eight years and Preschool for two years.
    Year Started:
    5 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    11 Years
    Bachelor's of Education Degree
  • Ms. Jacki, Preschool

    Nothing is impossilbe, the word itself says I'm possible" Audrey Hepburn

    Jacki began with KinderCare in 2014. Prior to joining us, Ms. Jackie had attened Clarence High School and graduated in 1999 and moved on to attended Cazenovia College. Jackie began working in early childhood in 2000 and then joined the Air Force in 2002 where she stayed until 2006. Jacki loves working with children and looks forward to meeting you.

    Previous Experience:
    Worked as a toddler and preschool teacher in Buffalo, NY.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Harold and the Purple Crayon
    Year Started:
    3 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    2 Years
    Currently working on her CDA
  • Ms. Tori, School Age

    If you can dream it, you can do it" - Walt Disney

    Ms. Tori graduated from Goshen High School in 2013. She has loved working with kids from a very young age. She began babysitting while in high school but is beginning her Early Childhood Career with us here at KinderCare. Tori is currently working in our School Age program where she is excited to get to know all the kids and their families.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Junie B. Jones Series
    Year Started:
    3 Years
    Currently working on her CDA
  • Ms. Stephanie

    Ms. Stephanie, Toddler Classroom

    Teachers who love teaching teach children to love learning.

    Ms. Stephanie started as a Floating teacher with our company in April of 2013. She then took on the role of the lead Toddler teacher. Ms. Stephanie had been a nanny previously for five years before joining our company. She graduated from Southern State in April 2013.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Stephanie worked as a nanny for five years.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    Brown Bear Brown Bear
    Year Started:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    1 Year
    Associate's of Applied Science Degree

Upcoming Center Activities

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Children 6 weeks to 3 years old: Spaces and Places and All About Me
As infants and toddlers explore the spaces and places around them, children in Discovery Preschool will learn all about what makes people the same as well as what makes them different. Infants will experiment with moving toy cars around, build block towers and then knock them down, and even take a tour of the center to see what things are like outside of their classroom! Toddlers will get all revved up as they take a closer look at different vehicles and learn more about neighborhoods, communities, and the jobs that grownups have. In Discovery Preschool, children will be learning about themselves as they play games that strengthen their five senses, discuss feelings and emotions, practice self-help skills, and work on learning the names of body parts.

Children 4 to 5 years old: All About Me and My Home and Family
It’s the beginning of the school year—the perfect time to get to know each other better! Older children will be spending time sharing about themselves, their homes, and their families as they learn what makes people the same and what makes them different. Children will bring their own experiences to the drawing board as they create group stories and 3-D collages about families and homes, pantomime different home- and family-related activities, and draw self-portraits. With our curriculum’s project-related learning component, children in Transitional Kindergarten work together to decide on an individual or whole-group project related to the theme. Past projects have included creating a class book about emotions or working together to build a small-scale home, but who knows—the children may come up with a unique idea that’s entirely their own!

Monday September 04, 2017
Center Closed for Labor Day

About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Awards and Recognition

  • Step Up To Quality Star 3

    Step Up To Quality Star 3

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • American Sign Language

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

We want you to feel safe and secure leaving your child in our care. Not only are all of our perimeter doors are locked we also have a keypad entry with a code that secures our front door. All of our playgrounds are fenced in with secured gates. All of our staff is CPR and First Aid certified. We also have a Health and Safety Coordinator who conducts monthly fire and tornado drills and maintains our high cleanliness standards.

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