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Perrysburg KinderCare

Paula Nungesser, Center Director

610 West South Boundary St. Perrysburg OH 43551
(419) 874-3777 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds

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Special Instructions:
E off Route 25 across from Mr Freeze


Elementary Schools Bussed To:
We transport to the following Perrysburg Schools: Frank, Woodland, Toth, and Fort Meig's. We also transport to Glenwood Elementary in Rossford.

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We have been serving the communities of Perrysburg, Rossford, Waterville, Bowling Green and Maumee for the past 30 years.  We have talented staff who are all excited about nurturing and educating young children.  It is our mission to create a safe and happy place of learning for your children.  Our teachers strive to give your child the opportunity to learn and grow each and every day.  We have an open door policy and would love for you to visit!

Paula Nungesser, Center Director

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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.

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.

Art Adventures

Teachers & Staff

KinderCare Perrysburg offers a highly skilled and enthusiastic group of educators.  Our teachers maintain high quality education through professional development, seminars and continuing college education. Our talented staff takes great pride in our center and our classrooms. We work hard each day to make every family feel welcome, while providing the best care possible for the children in our center.  We are here to help you and your family!


  • Paula Nungesser

    Paula Nungesser, Center Director

    I come to work everyday excited to see all of the children that come to our center
    I see them learn something new everyday and the excitement on their faces is amazing.
    I believe KinderCare is the  best place for children to learn and experience all of those wondeful
    opportunities and it's the best place for hugs and smiles.

    Paula has several years experience in the early childhood field as a Preschool and Infant teacher. She began working at KinderCare in 2011. Paula is passionate and enjoys working with children and their families.

    Previous Experience:
    I have had wonderful and amazing opportunities in the early childhood field. One of the best opportunities I have had in my Early Childhood career is that I have always worked in an accredited center by NAEYC.
    Favorite Children's Book:
    One of my favorite childrens books is Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. I love reading it to children because we can act it out and they have so much fun being wild things.
    Year Started:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    25 + years
    Child Development Associate Credential
  • Brandi Lawrence

    Brandi Lawrence, Assistant Director

    I love hearing all the stories the children tell.

    Brandi has been with KinderCare since 1997. She has a Bachelors Degree in Education from Ashford University. We truly value Brandi's 18 years of experience with KinderCare!

    Previous Experience:
    Brandi started as a classroom teacher and has filled every role in the center!
    Year Started:
    18 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    22 Years
    Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Glenda

    Ms. Glenda, Discovery Preschool

    I love teaching children. When they really understand something, you know you have made a difference!

    Glenda started with KinderCare as our Discovery Preschool teacher. Glenda loves to come up with her own ideas to enhance the children's learning experience by using Kindercares great curriculum. Her excitement for teaching is contagious!

    Previous Experience:
    Glenda has been a Early Childhood Educator for 30 years.
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Education
  • Ms. Julia

    Ms. Julia, Discovery Preschool

    Teaching is the best experience a person can have. While teaching, a person learns to love, have compassion, and grow based on the knowledge of others. I love learning new things everyday from my students and watching them grow into independent people.

    Julia is a graduate from Bowling Green State University. She enjoys working in Discovery Preschool because the students are so eager to hear and learn new things, as is Julia. Her passion for teaching is inspiring!

    Previous Experience:
    Julia was a nanny and completed her field experience in school before starting her journey with KinderCare.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Education/Minor in English
  • Ms. Madi

    Ms. Madi, Floater

    I love working with these kids and their young minds!

    Madi started with KinderCare in Dayton, OH. Madi then transferred to join the Perrysburg team! Madi is currently enrolled at BGSU for Mild/Moderate/Intensive Intervention Specialist. She has four younger siblings and enjoys being around kids all the time. Her classroom is always upbeat and makes learning exciting for children of all ages.

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to coming to KinderCare, Madi was a Nanny for a family.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Currently Enrolled in Bachelor's of Intervention Specialist
  • Ms. April

    Ms. April, Infant A

    Babies grow so much in the first year! It's so amazing to see them begin becoming their own person with a unique personality, even at such a young age.

    April's focus on natural, child centered activities are a great asset to the team. She is grateful for all the hugs she receives everyday!

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining our team, April worked at a Montessori.
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    Associate's in Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Brooke

    Ms. Brooke, Infant A

    I am passionate about helping children grow and develop to their highest ability.

    Brooke is from Fowlerville, Michigan and moved to Ohio in the last year. She transfer to Bowling Green State University where she gradated in May 2015. Brooke is a exceptional at making stories come to life!

    Previous Experience:
    Prior to joining KinderCare, Brooke worked as an Early Childhood Educator for 2 years.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Human Development and Family Studies and Child Development Associates
  • Ms. Lexi

    Ms. Lexi, Infant A

    Children are the future and the hope for a brighter tomorrow!

    Lexi graduated from Bowling Green State Univserity. Prior to coming to KinderCare, Lexi truly enjoyed babysitting. Lexi is great at implementing art activites and games with the infants!

    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Education
  • Ms. Amy

    Ms. Amy, Infant B

    Being a part of the growth and development of infants is an amazing feeling. I love coming to work and seeing all those smiling faces!

    Amy has been inspiring children and families since 2006. She moved to Ohio from New Jersey. She is married and has 3 beautiful dogs that she loves very much. Amy is the newest member of our team and we are excited to welcome her!

    Previous Experience:
    Amy was an infant teacher for 3 years at a child development center on a Navy base in Texas. She also worked at KinderCare in Virginia Beach as a Toddler Teacher.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Currently Enrolled in CDA program
  • Ms. Bridget

    Ms. Bridget, PreKindergarten

    I love working with children because they get so excited about learning something new!

    Bridget graduated from Shepherd University in West where she received her Bachelor's in Education. She recently moved to Ohio with her husband and dog. She has been positively impacting the lives of children and families in Early Childhood Education for 5 years. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, crafting, and taking photos.

    Previous Experience:
    Before starting her journey with KinderCare, Bridget worked as a Preschool Teacher and Substitute Teacher.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Education with a License in Early Childhood Preschool-3
  • Ms. Pat, PreKindergarten

    Every student learns just not on the same day or the same way. - George Evans

    Pat's experience in teaching is truly invaluable! She retired from many years of teaching in June, 2015. She hopes to help the children learn by helping them explore and discover their individual abilities at their own rate. Some of her favorite activities are those where we are using our hands to create something!

    Previous Experience:
    Pat began her experience as a K-3 teacher and summer school teacher before coming to KinderCare.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Elementary Education with License K-8
  • Ms. Meryl

    Ms. Meryl, Preschool

    I love to explore the world through my pre-school students eyes because they are magical and full of wonder!

    Meryl's love for teaching preschool is evident in her interactions with children and families. She is very passionate about PATHS lesson. The lessons teach preschool children about their feelings, sharing, and forming positive friendships. Meryl enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband.

    Previous Experience:
    Before coming to Kindercare, Meryl worked at a Gymboree Childrens clothing store as a manager.
    Year Started:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    Child Development Associate
  • Ms. Grace

    Ms. Grace, School Age

    I love teaching because I love making a difference in a child's life. I have had so many influential teachers in my life. I want to thank them for pushing and believing in me!

    Grace is currently enrolled at BGSU for a Bachelor's in Middle Childhood Education. Her strengths are talking to the students about their interests and implementing science activities. Grace believes working at KinderCare is a wonderful experience!

    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Currently Enrolled in Bachelor's for Middle School Education
  • Ms. Hope

    Ms. Hope, Toddler

    Seeing children inspired by the experiences we have together is the reason I love working with toddlers. Cultivating their growing passion for learning is rewarding to be a part of!

    Hope received her Bachelors of Early Childhood Education from University of Toledo. Hope is a licensed PreK-3 teacher in the state of Ohio. Her strengths are conducting science experiments, fostering their love for getting messy, and giving as many hugs as possible!

    Previous Experience:
    Before joining our team, Hope was a substitute teacher.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Bachelor's of Education with License in Early Childhood PreKindergaten-3
  • Ms. Tina

    Ms. Tina, Toddler

    It's rewarding when you know your children like coming to school. She enjoys watching them learn and grow!

    Tina graduated from Eastwood High School and Stautzenberger College. She excels with art projects and story telling!

    Previous Experience:
    Tina previously worked in an Elementary School.
    Year Started:
    Years in ECE industry:
    Associate's of Medical Office Administration
  • Ms. Grace

    Ms. Grace, Preschool & Learning Adventures Classrooms

    I love watching children grow and learn! Seeing them excited is very rewarding.

    Grace loves doing fun art projects, signing songs, reading books, and teaching children new things! Ms. Grace lives in the Perrysburg area with her husband, daughter and her dog Molly. Grace is our Learning Adventures Teacher where she enhances their learning experience through art, phonics, reading, math, cooking, and music!

    Previous Experience:
    Ms. Grace has taught Preschool for ten years and was a children's librarian for Toledo Lucas County Public Library.
    Year Started:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 Years
    Bachelor's of Fine Art Degree

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About Our Center

Welcome to Perrysburg KinderCare! Our center holds the prestigious accreditation through the National Association of the Education of young Children and we hold a 3 STAR Step Up To Quality rating through the State of Ohio.

We look forward to meeting you and your family to show you our curriculum and enrichment programs! We are confident that once you visit you will love our educated, warm and nurturing staff! Our experts designed our classrooms — and every activity and lesson — to help prepare your child for success in school and beyond. With designated learning centers such as dramatic play and blocks in every classroom, children have the opportunity for rich social play and child-initiated discovery. You’ll also find that our classrooms feature a print-rich environment full of carefully selected materials, written charts and labels, and children’s literature. By helping your child connect spoken words and print, we’re helping develop early literacy and writing skills. Whether your child has first words or first grade on the horizon, we’re excited to show you how everything in our center is designed for learning!

Awards and Recognition

  • NAEYC Accreditation

    NAEYC Accreditation

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Holidays Observed

New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas.  We are also closed Presidents Day and Columbus Day to allow our teachers to attend Professional Development Training.

Health and Safety

Safety First! At, KinderCare Perrysburg your child's safety is our priority. For the comfort of our families, we provide a completely secure facility including coded building entry, fenced in playgrounds, and strictly enforced authorized pick-up procedures. Our staff are trained in First Aid and CPR, with child and building safety procedures reviewed weekly and monthly.

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