At Kids Kingdom our educator’s are RECE’s (members of the College of Early Childhood Educators) or otherwise approved by the Ministry of Education (have a degree in child development). Each educator has their CPR and First Aid certification (level-C) as well as up to date vulnerable sector checks. We pride ourselves on delivering quality care which is why we have assembled a team of exceptional educators who implement fun and educational activities that touch all four development domains. We treat every child as a part of our Kids Kingdom family and we are always happy and excited to welcome new families into our care.
Amanda Hart, Director
Amanda Hart has been in the education field for the past 14 years. She graduated from St.Lawrence college with distinctions in 2007 where she spent her time gaining experience working with all age groups. Amanda joined Kids Kingdom Orleans in 2018 as the Director of the daycare. She has made this daycare what it is today which is a loving, positive and engaging atmosphere for all children, parents and staff. Amanda thrives to ensure everyone is in the best care possible. She has 3 children of her own and loves to go on camping adventures.She is eager to meet all new potential families looking for care and to join our amazing family.
Kaitlynn, Assistant Director
Kaitlynn has been a part of the Kids Kingdom Orleans family since 2016 when it first opened. While studying in college she was a supervisor on the playside and expanded her knowledge and skills. After completing her Early Childhood Education program with honors, Kaitlynn joined the daycare side with passion and enthusiasm. Shortly after, she was assigned as the daycare assistant director for her hard work and dedication. Kaitlynn is constantly looking to learn new teaching methods and strategies to implement in her classroom and gets such joy in watching our littles learn more and more each day.
Emily has been a part of the Kids Kingdom Daycare family since July 2018.Emily graduated from the Early Childhood Educator program in 2012, and has found her passion in working in a daycare setting. Once Emily had her daughter in 2017, she wanted to have a completely different work environment and took a leap of faith. She found not only an amazing workplace, but a warm and loving place to have her daughter grow in each program that Kids Kingdom Orleans Daycare offers. Emily is constantly searching to find new ways to make everyone laugh and have the best day possible.
Heather has been part of the Kids Kingdom Orleans Daycare family since late 2017. Heather took the Early Childhood Education program in 2015 and graduated with distinction. She has worked with children of all ages and has always been fantastic at bonding with each of the families that were in her care. She is a dedicated and devoted member of the Kids Kingdom team. Heather is a zealous and nurturing educator who is always looking for different ways to encourage child development and making the children feel like Kids Kingdom is their second home.
Kelly has been a dedicated teacher with Kids Kingdom since 2019. She graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours degree in Child Development and Psychology. She truly enjoys helping children learn new skills and reach their full potential. Kelly is one of the most patient educators Kids Kingdom has ever seen. Kelly enjoys gaining more knowledge everyday to help her be the best teacher she can be. She likes to read novels and articles to gain information and applies it to her day to day life. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys going to sports games with her husband and travelling.
Mallory has been working in the child care field for 7 years. After studying at Carleton University in the Child Studies program, she knew that working with children and watching them grow was exactly what she wanted to do. She found a love for Kids Kingdom when she registered her own son in January of 2020. She saw the amazing love, passion and hard work this facility has and joined the team in March 2020. As a parent she knows how hard it is to choose a daycare that will help your child succeed and learn, while also being loved and having fun at the same time.
Sophie has been pursuing her passion for Childcare for 8 years professionally, she went to Algonquin college and has been part of Kids Kingdom since 2020 and has never felt more at home in such a comfortable, positive and supportive environment. Sophie’s personal interests are singing, dancing, being outdoors and spending time with her animals. Sophie feels extremely fortunate to be part of this wonderful daycare and cannot wait for more great and fun adventures. Sophie has made some very strong bonds with the children and the educators and really considers Kids Kingdom as her second home.
Rebecca has been a part of the Kids kingdom Orléans daycare since September of 2020. After completing her Early Childhood Education diploma at Algonquin college, she began working as a COVID screener until January of 2021 when she decided to become a full time daycare provider. Rebecca is able to utilize her knowledge of child development, behaviour guidance and health and wellness in order to help her in the classroom. Rebecca is continuously looking to further her knowledge by exploring different methods of teaching and enjoys implementing creative and open ended activities to give children a sense of belonging and self expression.
Phil has been a dedicated member of our team since 2016 starting out cooking for the playside on weekdays and weekends. Phil then became our daycare cook in 2018. He completed the Culinary arts program at La Cité in 2013 and has since expanded his knowledge and experience as a cook. Phil not only makes delicious and healthy meals following the Canada Food Guide, he also takes the time out of his day to interact with the children and staff.Phil does his best to also repair toys that are broken and helps out where he can to ensure everyone’s day is running smoothly.