Shawnee County Daycare

Find Shawnee County Kansas daycares and preschools. Daycares provide information on licensed infant and child care assistance, 24 hour and weekend day care centers, montessori, private, and public facilities.


Abc Learning Center Inc 4501 Northwest Oakley Avenue Topeka KS 66618 785-286-6233


Adventureland Child Care And Activity Center 2630 Southeast California Avenue Topeka KS 66605 785-215-5875

All Gods Children Preschool 7620 Southwest 21st Street Topeka KS 66615 785-478-8410

Auburn Preschool 1351 North Washington Street Auburn KS 66402 785-256-6251

Aunt Hopes Child Empowerment Center 2514 South Kansas Avenue Topeka KS 66611 785-232-2222

Back To Nature Day Camp 4001 Southwest 6th Avenue Topeka KS 66606 785-273-3951

Bright Circle Montessori School Inc 401 Southwest Oakley Avenue Topeka KS 66606 785-235-5103

Building Blocks Child Care Center 620 Southwest Lane Street Topeka KS 66606 785-232-2044

Bullfrogs & Butterflies Child Care Center 2420 Northwest Huxman Road Silver Lake KS 66539 785-582-2400

Cair Paravel-Latin School-Age Program 618 Southwest Buchanan Street Topeka KS 66606 785-234-4600

Calvary Lutheran Learning Center 4211 Northwest Topeka Boulevard Topeka KS 66617 785-783-3212

Childrens Day Out Preschool And Child Care Center 1234 Southwest Fairlawn Road Topeka KS 66604 785-272-2599

Christ The King Early Education Center 5973 Southwest 25th Street Topeka KS 66614 785-272-2299

Community Action Head Start 2410 Southeast Highland Avenue Topeka KS 66605 785-266-6024

Community Action Head Start Shawnee Heights 314 Stanton Road Tecumseh KS 66542 785-379-9591

Community First Inc 1112 Southeast 10th Avenue Topeka KS 66607 785-357-7733

Community Preschool & Extended Day Program 1811 Southwest Fairlawn Road Topeka KS 66604 785-272-2290

Countryside United Methodist Preschool & Child Care Center 3221 Southwest Burlingame Road Topeka KS 66611 785-266-6673

Creative Learning Adventures - South 6715 Southwest Westview Road Topeka KS 66619 785-862-2163

Creative Play Preschool At Oakland Community Center 801 Northeast Poplar Street Topeka KS 66616 785-368-8379

About Shawnee County Daycares

Shawnee County Daycare is a service that supervises and cares for children too young to be left alone during periods when parents or guardians are unavailable, due to work or other commitments in Shawnee County, KS. Daycare services are typically used for children too young to attend school or preschool, or for school-aged children that need supervision immediately before or after school hours.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Shawnee County home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Shawnee County childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Shawnee County, Kansas come in a variety of forms, including Daycare Centers operated by private businesses, non-profit and religious organizations, and government agencies, as well as Home Daycares run by individuals. While Daycare usually refers to the supervision and care of children, somewhat comparable services for elderly or disabled adults also exist, which are usually referred to as Shawnee County Adult Daycares.

Kansas Licensed Daycare

All Daycare services are regulated extensively by Kansas State agencies. The regulation and licensing of Daycare services usually falls within the Kansas Human Services Department or the Office of Early Childhood. Regulations concerning Shawnee County Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Shawnee County background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Shawnee County Daycare Centers

Daycare Centers are operations that provide daycare in a setting other than a private home. They are typically larger and provide a classroom-style format that groups children by age. Most Shawnee County Daycare Centers offer structured programming, and many are accredited as providers of early learning programs. Kansas State regulations determine how many adult staff members are required per child, based on the children's age. Infants typically require at least one adult for every three infants. The ratio of children to adults increases with the children's age to a maximum of approximately ten children per adult staff members, though this varies by state. Daycare Centers are usually owned and operated by Shawnee County private businesses, non-profit organizations, or religious organizations. Government involvement in Daycare is usually limited to subsidizing Daycare costs for low-income families, though there are some examples of government owned and operated Daycare Centers in Shawnee County.

Shawnee County Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Shawnee County, Kansas. The licensing requirements and regulations for Home Daycares differ somewhat from Daycare Centers. In addition to adult to children ratios, KS law imposes a total maximum number of children that can be cared for in a single home. Safety and design requirements also differ from Daycare Centers.