• Kids Can Cook - Coming Soon

    Education-based classes include hands-on cooking, food preparation and clean up time.
  • Welcome to Happy Day Academy

    Daycare, preschool, and pre-kindergarten
    • Curriculum

      Happy Day Academy uses Mother Goose Time curriculum designed to inspire your child through art, music, logic games and hands-on investigations.

    • Music

      Our Kindermusik music curriculum is proven to improve a child’s brain development. Classes for babies, toddlers, and families.

    • Science

      Children are inquisitive and open-minded, perfect traits for budding young scientists. We learn about nature, animals and cause and effect.

    • Technology

      ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more.

  • Our staff embraces the view that each child is a unique person with an individual pattern and timing of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development.

    • Affordable Care

      We believe quality care should come at a reasonable price.

    • Organic Menu Options

      When possible we try to buy local or organic fruits and vegetables.

    • Screen Time

      We offer limited screen time and focus on quality educational programming.

    • Yoga Classes

      Our playtime yoga class helps kids calm down, learn balance, increase strength and flexibility, and have fun.

    • STEM-Based Learning

      We focus our day-to-day activities on science, technology, engineering and math.

    • Our Kids

      Small class sizes, wide-open spaces

    • Learning Days

      We grow and learn each and every day.

    • Meals Per Year

      Hot and healthy meals made on site daily.

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      Happy Parents

      We want to see you smile. And earn your trust.

  • Our Classes

    Our child care program has four dedicated classes
  • Happy Day Academy provides daycare services to children between the ages of 6 weeks to school age.

  • Our learning academy offers a “hands on” approach to learning. This style of early-childhood education is designed to foster creativity and expanded self-expression. Happy Day Academy teachers encourage children to think for themselves, make decisions, work toward their own solutions, and express their own ideas and feelings.

    • Little Lambs
      Tuition: $200 per week
      • 0 to 1
        Year olds
      • 3
        Class size
    • Bouncy Bears
      Tuition: $170 per week
      • 1 to 2.5
        Year olds
      • 3
        Class size
    • Tenderhearts
      Tuition: $165 per week
      • 2.5 to 4
        Year olds
      • 3
        Class size
    • Shining Stars
      Tuition: $150 per week
      • 4+
        Year olds
      • 3
        Class size
  • We will soon have infant and toddler openings. Reserve your child's spot today.

    Happy Day Academy is expanding. Our next open house is coming soon.

    • KDHE licensed
    • DCF approved
    • CACFP food program participant
    • First aid and CPR certified
    • Educational presentations by Child Start
    • Individual attention in a small-class setting
    • Learning & Fun

      Structured age-appropriate curriculum

    • Healthy Meals

      Organic foods incorporated into meal plans

    • Friendly Place

      Small center, located in a country-like setting

    • Children Safety

      Secure building with keypad entry access

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  • Meet Our Staff

    With education and experience in early childhood care
  • Our staff consists of two teachers and one assistant with experience in early childhood care.

  • Happy Day Academy offers a “hands on” approach to learning. This style of early-childhood education is designed to foster creativity and expanded self-expression. Our teachers encourage children to think for themselves, make decisions, work toward their own solutions, and express their own ideas and feelings.

    • Camille Brashears
      Infant Teacher

      Our infant teacher is responsible for the care and education of three children ages 6 weeks to 18 months.

    • Sarah Goertz
      Lead Teacher

      Our lead teacher is responsible for the care, supervision and management of children ages 18 months and older.

    • Happy Day Academy is a great place for my daughter to start her schooling experience. It’s welcoming and safe and my daughter loves being there.

      Matthew D. Campbell
    • I have a 1 year old and a 4 year old who are enrolled. I cannot tell you how much I adore and appreciate the director at Happy Day Academy.

      Cary M. Garcia
    • I’ve found a wonderful home away from home for my two children at Happy Day Academy. They have so many more enrichment activities than my last daycare did.

      Debra Kirk
  • What's New

    Keep up to date with the latest news
  • Contact Us

    Our postal address and contact details
    • Postal Address

      Happy Day Academy
      4405 N. Maize Rd.
      Maize, KS 67101

    • Phone & E-mail

      Phone: 316.444.1258
      Cell: 316.285.2775
      info@happydayacademy.com

    • Business Hours

      Monday – Friday
      6.30 am – 6.00 pm
      Weekend Closed

    • Sessions

      Mornings, 6.30 am – 12 noon
      Afternoons, 1 pm – 6 pm
      Full Day, 7.30 am – 5.30 pm