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Lil' Nutty ready to play!We provide flexibility to support your busy schedule.  Our hours support INL Site workers with availability from 5:30 am until 7:30 pm daily Monday - Friday. We have certified teachers on staff.

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We are an Idaho State certified Daycare Center.  Our staff is educated in early childhood development and includes state certified teachers.  Our Owner has two Masters Degrees: Music / Choral Arts as well as Speech-Language Pathology.

We have programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarten, and Before and After School programs.  During the Autumn we visit the local parks, the zoo and enjoy the fall colors and air.

We are starting a Virtual Academy to augment homeschoolers with working parents.  Bring your children in for professional support with assignments.

We are dedicated to providing wholesome care and a nurturing, safe and engaging environment for all the children in our charge.  We have a safe, fenced yard and our program includes daily outside activities.

We are open 5 days per week with Extended Hours: 5:30 am - 7:30 pm. Drop-ins are welcome. SIGN UP NOW FOR FALL/WINTER REGISTRATION! Come by for a visit to see us in action for yourself!

PRESCHOOL:  Preschool classes are Monday-Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Morning snack and Lunch are provided!

KINDERGARTEN: All-Day Kindergarten classes are Monday-Friday from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. Morning Snack, Lunch and Afternoon Snack are included!


Professional, Licensed, Safe, Secure

We provide flexibility to support your busy schedule. Our hours support INL Site workers with availability from 5:30 am until 7:30 pm daily.

We have certified teachers that have regular trainings each month!

We participate with the Foster Grandparent's Reading Program and Scholastic Book Fairs.

Limited Reservations Still Available!

We are now accepting Fall and Winter Enrollment 

Join our Fall Discovery Zone for School-Age children!

Sign up NOW! Space is limited.

Sharon McGrath
(208) 524-7127


Call us to discuss our range of options to support your special needs.

  • multiple child discount
  • breakfast, lunch, snacks included
  • community lunchroom
  • indidualized growth screening
  • children's gardening
  • 1:7 total staff to student ratio
  • fenced outdoor play area
  • electronic locks and logging

We are ICCP  and NACCRRA ready and are Idaho STARS certified child care providers with QRIS rating. 

Acorn Children's Academy, LLC

1619 Curlew Drive Suite #2
Pepperwood Plaza - Across from Sonic
Ammon, ID 83406 (map)


Office Manager/Enrollment:
Beccka Marley
(208) 524-7127


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