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Kiddie Academy of Brighton

19 N. 42nd Ave.
Brighton, CO 80601

(720) 685-0003


Kiddie Academy of Brighton accepts children from 6 weeks to 12 years. We use Kiddie Academy''s play based Life Essentials cirriculum.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

At Kiddie Academy we truly believe that Community Begins here. It is our mission to provide our children and their families with a high quality educational play based cirriculum. We provide safe and reliable care.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
Other subjects taught Our cirriculum includes math, science, social studies, health, language arts, creative dramatic play, creative music and movement.

From the Director:

Our curriculum is both age appropriate and developmentally appropriate.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

All of our lead teachers are Early Childhood Teacher qualified through the state of Colorado. Most of our leader teachers have Bachelor's degrees in early childhood education or elementary education.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Our families play and important role in our children's lives. We consider them a part of our community. We provide monthly newsletters, a facebook page and other ways to communicate with families.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation