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Fairlawn KinderCare

Sarah Hardy, Center Director

4050 Embassy Pkwy Fairlawn OH 44333
(330) 665-4108 Contact this center

Ages: 6 weeks to 12 years

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We are settled in on Embassy Business Parkway between Copley and Bath in the Montrose Neighborhood.

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Arrowhead, Herberich and Fort Island

Our center is accredited by NAEYC.

We’re proud to offer distance learning for elementary school kids, grade K-6! We’ll ensure your child is logged on, help them with their school schedule, make sure they have plenty of mental and physical breaks throughout the day, and our highly-trained teachers are here to help your child stay on track! As always, we also offer care for all children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Check out the industry-leading health and safety measures we’ve put in place to protect your family and our staff. We can’t wait to see you soon!


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.


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.

Elementary School Distance Learning

Healthy bodies, happy hearts, growing minds. We make distance learning easy on your whole family! Our teachers are trained to facilitate safe and dynamic learning experiences online and in-person. Since every school has their own learning plan, we’ve added flexible enrollment options to meet your family’s needs. Whether you choose to enroll full-time, part-time, or before and after school, we’re here for you!

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

Cooking Academy™ (3 – 12 Years)

In Cooking Academy, kids learn new recipes from cultures around the world and develop a healthy relationship with food. Kids in this delightful and delicious program whip up everything from Southwest rainbow lettuce wraps to pumpkin muffins, building their skills in STEM, communication, and more along the way. And yes—little chefs get to eat their culinary creations!

Music Explorers™ (2 – 4 Years)

KinderCare families are already giving a standing ovation to our newest Learning Adventures program: Music Explorers! Built entirely from scratch, our new program teaches kids to sing, move, listen, play instruments, and even create their own tunes. It blends math, science, social studies, literacy, and mindfulness (think yoga!) for a uniquely KinderCare way of learning the foundations of music.

Phonics Adventures® (2 – 4 Years)

Learning how to read is a whole lot of fun at KinderCare! We help kids grow to love books and words (and get ready for kindergarten) in our Phonics Adventures program. From discovering the basics of vowels to practicing poetry, kids learn all about letters and sounds in small-group lessons made just for their age group. (Bonus: Kids who attend our phonics program are more prepared than their peers for school—and we have the data to prove it.)


Spanish Adventures provides young learners with a foundation for later success with the Spanish language. Music, games, children's Spanish literature, and other tools give children multiple opportunities to hear, practice, and see Spanish language for vocabulary and conversational development. Curriculum includes lessons on greetings, numbers, colors, animals, family, body parts and pets as well as how to get engage conversationally during common scenarios at home, a restaurant, or at the zoo. Qué pasa?

STEM Innovators (3-8 Years)

You’ve probably heard a lot about how important STEM education is for your child, but what does that really mean? Our STEM Innovators program takes kids’ natural ability to make sense of the world and applies it to robotics, chemistry, coding, geology, and more. Your child will experiment with activities like learning how lemon juice and baking soda interact to uncover secret messages, watching fizzy reactions in action, and discovering how to use technology to do amazing things!

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!


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!

  • New Parents,

    As a new mom working full-time, finding the best daycare center was one of the most important decisions my hausband and I had to make as new parents.  From our very first interactions with Brandi, Center Director, my husband and I knew that KinderCare was the perfect fit for our daughter.  The emphasis KinderCare places on curriculum that allows for social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth is what lead my husband and I to choose KinderCare over other local daycare centers.  The comfort of leaving your child with caregivers who go above and beyond to provide the highest quality of care is invaluable.  My husband and I feel blessed to have found KinderCare for our daughter and are thankful for all the teachers who have made a positive impact on our family!


    Eileen - KinderCare Parent
  • Dear Fairlawn KinderCare Staff,

    Words can barely express the gratitude my husband and I have for all of the love and care you put into our son, his growth, and his development! Being working parents, we have been blessed to find a daycare center that goes above and beyond to meet our needs! From the moment we visited, we knew that Fairlawn KinderCare was the place for us!

    Our son has attended Fairlawn KinderCare since he was four months old and is now almost four years old. In every room, we can honestly say that we have had THE BEST teachers and staff! They have truly helped to raise our son, teaching him everything from language and fine/gross motor skills to cognitive and social/emotional skills. They have even helped us as first-time parents - always answering our questions or concerns about his development with honest feedback and caring advice.

    Our son has participated in fun and challenging learning experiences during his Learning Adventures classes (music, computer, phonics, and math). He is excited to tell us all about what he did in "LA" when we pick him up from school, telling us what he knows about letters, letter sounds, and numbers!

    As working parents, we greatly appreciate how the center offers well-balanced meals for breakfast, lunch, and snacks! It is a fabulous thing to not force breakfast in the morning or pack lunches! Also, by eating with his friends, our son has learned table manners, how to serve himself and others, as well as setting and clearing the table.

    The few times we have had a concern or problem, we have felt very comfortable in sharing those concerns with the teacher, the Director, or Assistant Director. We felt listened to and, when needed, action was taken in a professional manner.

    We could not ask for more from the teachers, staff, and administration of Fairlawn KinderCare! "Thank you" just does not seem to cover it, but those two little words are full of utter appreciation!

    Most sincerely,
    Chris & Jen F.

    Chris & Jen F. - KinderCare Parent
  • As a working parent, it can often be difficult to find a child care facility that provides everything you want.  KinderCare Fairlawn has provided my child the safe and fun environment that we were looking for.  The staff at Kindercare Fairlawn exhibit love, kindness, and patience in everything that they do with a strong focus on putting the child’s safety and needs first. They provide learning opportunities in math and reading, music classes, and family activities such as an International Feast and Fall Festival.  We receive notes and pictures capturing those moments we miss. Thank you to our Kindercare family for loving our child as if they were your own.

    Jill - KinderCare Parent
  • Dear Families,

    As new parents, it was very difficult for us to send our daughter to daycare, and KinderCare has been a blessing for us.  It is so important to feel comfortable with who is watching your child, and we know that if we have to be away from our daughter that she is in excellent hands with Brandi, Joy and the staff at KinderCare.  Our daughter, who is now a toddler, is excited to go to "school" everyday.  She has bonded with all of her teachers and has friends that she plays with.  We look forward to reading the daily reports for our daughter and seeing the new things she has learned- and it is wonderful to see how excited her teachers get about her progress too!  We are so thankful that we found KinderCare!


    Lynn - KinderCare Parent
  • To Incoming Families:

    We've been at Kindercare since our son was 12 weeks old. It was hard to leave him to return to work, but the kindness shown to our family was wonderful. We'd get photos and written updates about his progress each day and it made the transition back to work so much easier. Now, a year later he rushes in each morning to see his friends and the staff - we would highly recommend Kindercare and have no doubt we'll send our future children here too.


    Helen - 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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