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Tampa Palms KinderCare

Judy Douglas, Center Director

5209 Tampa Palms Blvd. Tampa FL 33647
(813) 972-0907 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
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Neighborhood:
Acrosss the street from Publics

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Tampa Palms Chiles

Our center is accredited by NAC.

Exclusive to KinderCare ~ New Transitional Kindergarten program to enhance your child’s VPK experience ~
Transitional Kindergarten is an enhanced learning program that offers more challenging activities than our traditional VPK “Wrap” program.  Children will experience project-related learning and extended whole group activities. This is in addition to the language, social, physical and cognitive learning we provide to get them ready for Kindergarten!

AMERICA’S MOST ACCREDITED

We’re so proud!

Nationally only 10% of daycares are accredited - nearly 100% of our learning centers are. That’s a big difference, and that means KinderCare kids are getting the very best. Here’s why.

SCHOOL-READY

What Learning Looks Like

Our talented early-childhood teachers set kids down the path toward becoming lifelong learners in a positive, safe, and nurturing environment.

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.

Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Programs

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.

Our Teachers

We're the only company in early childhood education to select teachers based on natural talent. Being a great educator isn't enough though. KinderCare teachers are also amazing listeners, nurturers, boo-boo fixers, and smile-makers. Put more simply, we love our teachers and your child will, too.

Meet just a few of our amazing KinderCare teachers!

A KINDERCARE TEACHER WITH

An Artist's Heart

"My classroom is full of art!” says Mary Annthipie-Bane, an award-winning early childhood educator at KinderCare. Art and creative expression, she says, help children discover who they really are.

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We put our best-in-class teachers in a best-in-class workplace. We're so proud to have been named one of Gallup's 37 winners of the Great Workplace Award. When you put great teachers in an engaging center, your children will experience an amazing place to learn and grow.

Our Families

Don't take our word for it. Hear what our families have to say about our amazing center!

  • We would like to express our gratitude to the amazing team of professionals you have working at KinderCare in New Tampa. My husband and I first brought our daughter to KinderCare when she about sixteen months old. She had a nanny up to that point. Upon starting at KinderCare we saw her blossom. She started talking, counting and singing nursery rhymes. She made friends and was excited every time I dropped her off. We would like to credit the amazing teachers Ariana encountered daily; especially Ms. Nicole. We could genuinely tell that she cared for our little princess. Every time I would come to pick Ariana up, Ms. Nicole would talk to me and tell me about Ariana's highlights of the day. She made me feel like she truly cared about Ariana even though she only saw her 2-3 times a week.
    Right after Ariana started KinderCare, we found out we were expecting another little princess. I knew I wanted to send her to KinderCare as well. Unfortunately, my husband and I were constantly going back and forth because of the price. My husband is a deputy and I am a teacher, so we don't make a lot of money. However, when we decided to start a family, we agreed to give our children the very best that we can. Putting Ariana in KinderCare was pricey, but we managed because she was our only baby. We knew we wanted our second princess, Chloe, at KinderCare as well, but knew I would be working just to put them in KinderCare. As result, my husband and I did not immediately make a decision where we were putting Chloe once I was going back to work. Ms. Nicole made that decision for us. Ariana has been out of school for almost a month when it was her birthday. Out of nowhere, on her birthday, Ms. Nicole called to wish our little princess a happy birthday and asked if we could stop by so she could see Ariana. My husband and I were touched. Never had I heard of a teacher going so far above and beyond. She truly cared about our little princess. When we got there Ariana was thrilled to see her teacher, as well as Ms. Keisha (who has always given Ariana extra attention even though she wasn't in her class yet). That gesture that Ms.Nicole did made us decide right then and there that Chloe was going to KinderCare. After all, my husband and I believe that there is no point to having kids if we can't give them the best. KinderCare is the best. This center has some of the friendliest staff we have met. From Ms.Judy and Ms.Debbie greeting us in the morning to Ms. Priscilla wishing us a great night. Every single employee that we encountered at KinderCare lets us know that they want what is best for our princess. We can't wait for Chloe to start KinderCare with her sister. We are already looking forward to Ms. Tammy (I believe that's Chloe's teachers name) and Ms. Keisha working and loving our princesses.

    Julia E. - KinderCare Parent

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Who Are KinderCare Families?

They hail from hundreds of cities across the country from countless backgrounds, and proudly represent every walk in life. What our families have in common, though, is the want to give their children the best start in life. We are so proud to be their partner in parenting.

Hear from just a few of our amazing KinderCare families.

A Globe-Trotting Family Finds A

Home in Houston

Four young children, four different passports, two languages, two full-time jobs…oh, and a few triathlons thrown in for good measure. Meet the globe-trotting Colettas—a family on the go.

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