Daycare in New Albany, Ohio

Our Programs & Curriculum

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Infant Daycare

Our Infant Care programs are for children ages 6 weeks to 18 months. Infancy is a time for bonding. An infant’s rapid growth requires energy and patience from the child-care provider.

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Toddler Daycare

Young toddlers are particularly curious. They are exploring their power over the child-care provider through obstinacy, temper tantrums, and negativism.

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Preschool Program

The preschooler is embarking on the age of discovery, inventiveness, curiosity, and development of behavior patterns.

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Kindergarten School

The full day Kindergarten Program sets the stage for the higher-learning areas. During this stage of development, children are very active, curious, and eager to learn. They are much more cooperative and able to develop close friendships with their peers.

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Daycare Close to New Albany, Ohio

For over 20 years Jolly Tots has provided outstanding child care services to the of Gahanna, New Albany, and the surrounding Columbus region. At our daycare center, we value the strong leadership, dedication and encouragement from our teachers! It is also the trust and support from parents that bring JTT full circle in being able to provide such a wonderful learning environment for all of our children. We are located centrally between Gahanna and New Albany and offer infant care, toddler care, preschool education and kindergarten education.

Child Care License

Our child care center is licensed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. JTT opened in August of 1997. The parent center, Jolly Tots, Inc., originally opened in July of 1989 and was sold in July of 1998. Jolly Tots, Inc. established a nine-year history of excellence in providing the northwest community with high quality child-care services, before moving to the New Albany area.

What are Jolly Tots Parents Saying?

Jolly Tots Too New Albany Daycare
Average rating:  
 12 reviews
 by Brooke Brenton
The best preschool in Gahanna Ohio!

We love everyone at JTT! Leaving our little one during the day is tough but knowing she is in great hands makes it so much better!

 by Thy Banh
Absolutely amazing preschool for New Albany, Ohio!

Highly recommend this place to any parents. Our kids love it here & so do we. We love parents night out...Thank you Jolly Tots & all the hard working staff. You guys are the absolute best..!

 by Emily Garvey
Truly amazing preschool staff!

We love Jolly Tots Too! From the center itself to the amazing staff. If you are looking for excellent child care, loving teachers and staff then look no further. Jolly Tots Too is the BEST!

 by Amanda S from Columbus Ohio
Gahanna Preschool helps my son excel!

Our son excels here, and we love that there is an onsite nurse!

 by Leslie Sucaet Kuerschner
Kids still talking about their preschool experience today!

Both my kids went to daycare at jolly tots. They did not just take care of our kids, they helped develop them into the amazing kids they are today. They were well prepared for entering school. They have many teachers that they still talk about to this day.

 by Tashira Bommer
Jolly Tots Too is one of the best preschools for New Albany, Ohio students!

The JTT teachers have become part of our family! We instill a lot of trust in these teachers and they continue to amaze us!! They are hard-working and clearly love what they do. Our boys LOVE JTT which makes it so much easier to focus at work every day knowing they're in good hands. The on-site nurse is a huge bonus!!

 by Patty W - New Albany Ohio
My grand daughter loves Jolly Tots!

My granddaughter goes to Jolly Tots and she has learned so much. She loves her teacher's and all her friends.

 by Paul Tran
The staff was absolutely amazing!

Both of our lil' kiddos goes here from day one since they were babies. All the staff here is amazing! I was debating if we should put my son in public kindergarten or here...We decided to have him stay....by far it was the best decision we've ever made. Ms. Amy who's been teaching over 20yrs here is incredible teacher. I see how she teaches them. Bottom line I "HIGHLY RECOMMEND"to any parents that wants the best for their kids to come here. Talk to Kelly the owner she is very organized & informative. The only thing I wish is that if Jolly Tots would go all the way up to High School I would be willing to pay private for both of my kiddos but unfortunately they only go up to kindergarten.....Best of luck where ever you go.!

 by Stephanie P

We love JTT! It was an excruciating day when we had to leave our sweet 3 month old girl when I went back to work. JTT did a great job making me feel good she was well taken care of and very loved!

She continues to excel now turning 3, and JTT far exceeds my expectations for her lesson plan. Very involved teachers, great stimulation for the kids and great partnership with parents, makes this the very best in the area. A huge plus to have Nurse Sue on staff with owner, Kelly. Most of the teachers have been there for a very long time too.

Highly recommend!

 by Lara K - Columbus Ohio
Amazing Daycare in Gahanna Ohio!

There may be nothing tougher in one's entire existence than making the decision to leave a precious baby or child in the care of others. Most of us would much rather take care of our little ones ourselves, keeping them safe and secure and happy in our presence.

When that's not possible, we thank heaven for a place like Jolly Tots Too. Kelly runs a tight ship and this place is amazing! Our daughter has been going here since 12 weeks of age and absolutely loves it. The power has been out this week and despite fun times with Mom and Dad, she's been hanging her head sadly, asking "I go school today? I go school today?" and talking about how much she misses her friends.

As the other reviewers have stated, she's happy every day when I pick her up. She runs to me smiling at pick-up time and when I ask if she had a good day, she says "yes! I so happy!" She has also learned a TON here - stuff I know we never taught her. She's developmentally off the charts and I know the teachers at JTT have helped with that.

Thanks, Kelly and staff at Jolly Tots Too for giving us parents a wonderful, fun, educational "home away from home" for our kids while we have to work.

 by Ben T - Columbus Ohio

It's tough to pick a day care but coming here was a pretty easy decision. The place is stimulating for our two kids, is safe, and we have no concerns with coming here.

The older kids have some great educational opportunities, including Spanish and sign language, among others.

The staff, including teachers, are great. They care about the kids - they kids all are in great moods going home after a good day. We consider ourselves lucky to have found a good place for our kids.

 by Roy Holcombe - Gahanna Ohio
Best child care center anywhere!

Best child care center anywhere! Our son has been here since he was 3 months old and now he's halfway through his Kindergarten year. Jolly Tots Too is definitely, by far the very best child care center anywhere in the world! We have had the best experience every step of the way and you will too.

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