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North Canton KinderCare

Amber Bowling, Center Director

6625 Market Ave. North North Canton OH 44721
(330) 497-3322 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
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Special Instructions:
on Market between Applegrove & Easton Beside Giant Eagle Plaza

Neighborhood:
North Canton and Plain Twp. Area

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Plain Local schools including Barr, Frazier, Middlebranch, and Warstler North Canton City including Clearmount and Orchard Hill

Our location offers Infants, Toddlers, Discovery Preschool, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and School-Age before and after school. We offer once a month family activities and three times a year we have a Parent's Night out where children stay late and enjoy activities while parents can have an evening to themselves!

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  • NAEYC Accreditation NAEYC

Welcome

Welcome to the North Canton KinderCare! At our center you will find passionate teachers who share the belief that children construct their own knowledge through their interactions with people and things in their environment. The materials, conversations, activities, interactions, environment and play children experience and work with every day shape their growth and development and help them construct new knowledge and learning in meaningful ways. From birth, our programs support children's development to ensure growth of the whole child. Our curriculum programs were built on a comprehensive scope and sequence that maps learning objectives and learning domains in Physical and Motor Development, Language and Communication Skills, Social and Emotional Development, Approaches Towards Learning, Cognition and General Knowledge, and Creative Arts. Our teaching methods consist of Whole Group Instruction, Small Group Instruction, and Child-directed play in Learning Centers. We would love to have you schedule a tour so you can see how every day is designed for learning at the North Canton KinderCare!

Amber Bowling, Center Director

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Accreditation

Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

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.

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

Math

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.

Music

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

We have long term staff that are passionate in meeting the needs of the whole child. Our staff is like family and we love welcoming every new child into our KinderCare family!

  • Amber Bowling

    Amber Bowling, Center Director

    "Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be."  -Rita Pierson

    Amber has her degree in Early Childhood Education.  She started her career in education right out of college with KinderCare in 2005.  She has been in multipul roles in the company including Preschool teacher, Assistant Director, Center Director and District Manager.  Amber is married and has three beautiful children.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    I love Dr. Seuss books! Maybe it is because Dr. Seuss and I share the same birthday!
    Year Started:
    1/5/2005
    Tenure:
    10 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 years
    Education:
    Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Mrs. Carrie Fasano

    Mrs. Carrie Fasano, Assistant Director

    Carrie loves interacting with the families and children in each center she has had experience in. She loves being able to share in the educational experience that each of her own children engage in each day.

    Carrie has been with KinderCare for over 10 years. She has enjoyed many roles in Early Childhood during that time. She has experience working in a variety of age groups. Along with years of experience in administrative roles. She has two children who attend the North Canton KinderCare. Carrie enjoys watching her children grow and develop everyday at KinderCare. They enjoy going home in the evenings and discussing what they have learned at school that day.

    Previous Experience:
    Carrie has worked with multiple age groups over the years, and has served in various administrative roles.
    Year Started:
    10/15/2001
    Tenure:
    13 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    18 years
    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in General Studies
  • Ms. Brenda

    Ms. Brenda, Learning Adventures

    Brenda teachs our Learning Adventures program.  We offer Phonics, Math and Music where children are pulled out in small groups to advance their skills and prepare them for Kindergarten.

    Year Started:
    12/10/2008
    Tenure:
    6 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Over 20 Years

August 2015 Events

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  1. Saturday August 01, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  2. Sunday August 02, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  3. Monday August 03, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  4. Tuesday August 04, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  5. Wednesday August 05, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  6. Thursday August 06, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  7. Friday August 07, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  8. Saturday August 08, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  9. Sunday August 09, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  10. Monday August 10, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  11. Tuesday August 11, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  12. Wednesday August 12, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  13. Thursday August 13, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  14. Friday August 14, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  15. Saturday August 15, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  16. Sunday August 16, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  17. Monday August 17, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  18. Tuesday August 18, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  19. Wednesday August 19, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  20. Thursday August 20, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

  21. Friday August 21, 2015
    1. Summer Camp

      Join us for Summer camp ages Kindergarten through age 12.  We will be going on Field trips 2-3 times per week where we will learn more about our weekly theme!

About Our Center

Our Center has been serving the children and families of North Canton and Plain Twp. since 1998.

Awards and Recognition

  • Step Up to Quality Star 3

    Step Up to Quality Star 3

  • NAEYC Accreditation

    NAEYC Accreditation

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Gluten free
  • Vegetarian
  • Special diets

Holidays Observed

New Year's Day
President's Day (Teaching Staff Inservice Training)
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Columbus Day (Teaching Staff Inservice Training)
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Health and Safety

Our North Canton location has a keypad entry. We also offer a younger age and older age playground that is fenced in. Each classroom has access to the playground from their individual classrooms. There are classroom cameras that can be viewed from the lobby.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

Being a working mom is difficult. Luckily, KinderCare makes it easier. Having three boys, three years apart, has made me truly appreciate the longevity of the staff at KinderCare. The same teachers have cared for all my boys as they have grown and as a result, we have developed wonderful relationships with the teachers. Many of them are like family! It has contributed to my mental peace of mind knowing that the boys are being cared for by teachers who understand our needs as a family and my expectations as a mother. The Cook Family

- Parents

Being a working mom is difficult. Luckily, KinderCare makes it easier. Having two boys, two years apart, has made me truly appreciate the longevity of the staff at KinderCare. The same teachers have cared for both my boys as they have grown and as a result, we have developed wonderful relationships with the teachers. Many of them are like family! It has contributed to my mental peace of mind knowing that the boys are being cared for by teachers who understand our needs as a family and my expectations as a mother.

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