What Makes Us Special ?

Almost home is an award winning program recognized for exceeding state standards in curriculum development, class sizes and teacher to child ratios. We educate and care for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school children in a beautiful and peaceful, home-like setting. Almost home is a family-oriented center that partners with all of our best community resources to provide a rich and meaningful educational experience for your child.

Our Hours & Programs

  • Monday - Friday:
    6 am - 6 pm
  • Full-time programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
  • Before and after school care for children 6-8 years old.
  • Full-time summer camp for school children 6-8 years old.
  • Half-day preschool programs for 3, 4 and 5 year olds during the academic year.

Professional Staff

Almost home is owned by a registered nurse and former high school teacher, Toni Poling. Our staff is 100% certified in first aid, CPR, childhood illnesses and child abuse recognition. All of our preschool teachers hold a bachelor’s degree as do some of our toddler staff. Most of our infant & toddler caregivers are moms themselves. Our staff is chosen for their patience, love of children and sense of humor. Happy, healthy children receiving the best possible education is the very foundation of what we do.

Infants & Toddlers

Our infant and toddler programs focus on peaceful/happy environments, loving care and individual attention for our smallest children.

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Almost Home offers Jr. Preschool for 3 year old children and Preschool for 4 and 5 year old children. We provide a structured Preschool Environment, taught by degreed teachers,  that is focused on Kindergarten Preparation. Class sizes are limited to 12 children to provide individual instruction.

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School Agers

We are pleased to offer Before and After School Care for 6-8 year old children as well as transport to Findlay City Schools and St. Michaels. In addition, we provide a dynamic and adventurous Summer Camp Program for our School Children that includes Swimming, Parks, Sports, Crafts and multiple Fun Field Trips!

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Meet Our Staff

All of our staff members are chosen for their nurturing attitudes, sense of humor, love of children and joy of teaching. They are 100% certified in First Aid,CPR and Common Childhood Illnesses.

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Our Rates

6 weeks - 12 months
Focus on Physical Development, Quality Nutrition, Healthy Environments, Tummy/Play Time and Peaceful/Cuddle Time
One Year Old
12 - 24 months
We facilitate this development by introducing one year old's to Music and Story Time, Dress-Up and Play-time, Coloring and Painting Activities and Indoor and Outdoor Large Motor Play.
Two Year Old
24 - 36 months
Almost Home uses this stage of toddlerhood to begin a structured environment. Music, story and circle time increases language skills, teaches shapes, letters, counting skills, and develops a love of books.
Jr. Pre-K
3 - 4 years
At the end of your child's preschool education they will be able to read two and three letters using phonetic skills; write their name and all the letters of the alphabet... and much more!
Pre-K 1 & PreK 2
4 - 5 years
Our community has a lot of amazing learning opportunities that we believe every child should experience. At Almost Home, we supplement your child's education with field trips and special visitors that enhance their learning experience.

Stay In Touch

It's easy to get a hold of us, contact us any time.

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