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By creating a safe, consistent, and welcoming environment, Ms Nicki's Childcare helps to foster the confidence and curiosity of our students. Each day is enriched with hands-on experiences and group activities, providing ample opportunities for pupils to improve their knowledge-base while developing social skills. See the classes being offered at Ms Nicki's Childcare.

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About Us

Ms Nicki's Childcare provides an enriched learning environment that has helped countless students get ahead. Founded in 2006, the Child Care Center is located in Peotone and serves children ages 6 weeks through 12 years Monday through Friday.  We’re extremely proud of our students and staff, who are always eager to learn, create and grow together. Give us a call if you need more information.

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Our Team

Offering the Support that Students Need

Nicki Tattersall


Ms. Nicki's Childcare is a family-owned business that opened in April 2006. Ms. Nicki has been the director since the facility opened and is responsible for the day-to-day operations. She holds an Associates degree from Kankakee Community College.

Jami Meyer

Assistant Director/Toddler Teacher

Ms Jami is the assistant director at Ms. Nicki's Childcare, providing necessary support to families and staff. Ms. Jami holds an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kankakee Community College. Ms. Jami is also our Toddler/Twos Teacher.

The Toddler Room is licensed for 10 children ranging in age 15 months-24 months.

Emily Donovan

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Ms. Emily is the lead teacher in the Infant  room. Ms. Emily holds a Associates Degree.
The Infant Room is licensed for 9 children ranging in ages 6 weeks to 2 years.

Amanda Legris

Infant/Toddler Teacher

 Ms. Amanda is  our Infant teacher. She has worked in childcare for several years. 

Ms. Amanda has her CDA.

Jenny Deibert

Assistant Director/Preschool Teacher

Ms. Jenny is the Lead Teacher in the Preschool Class.

Ms. Jenny has her CDA and finished her degree at Joliet Junior College to become Director qualified.

The Three Year Old Preschool room is licensed for 17 children.

Lynn Tulp

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Lynn is the Assistant Teacher in the Preschool class. She assists Ms. Jenny with planned daily activities.

Sarah Asbrand

School Age Teacher

Ms. Sarah is the lead teacher in the School Age Room. The School Age room is licensed for 29 children ranging in age from 5-12. The School Age room offers before and after school programs along with summer care. Ms. Sarah currently holds a CDA certificate.

Amanda Reyling

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Amanda helps out in any classroom that needs assistance.

Melissa Maze

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Melissa helps out in any classroom that needs her assistance.

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Video Monitoring

All classrooms have security cameras.

Nutritious meals and snacks

8:45 Morning Snack

11:30 Lunch

3:00 Snack

All lunches are catered by Tony's Pizza in Peotone

Fenced Play Area

Large 2226 square foot playground

Child Care Resource & Referral

 CCR&R provides referrals for financial assistance for child care.

The CCR&R office is located at 801 N. Larkin Ave Ste 202 Joliet, IL 60435.

Phone (815) 741-1163

Website is


 Preschool available for ages 2-5

3 Day Program

4 Day Program

5 Day Program

Preschool hours are 8:30-11:30

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Do not go where the path may lead. Instead, go where there is no path and leave a trail"


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422 S Governors Hwy # 12, Peotone, IL 60468, USA

(708) 258-6800

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