Children playing instruments

The Children’s Center
of First Baptist Church

3630 Fairmount Blvd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44118
(216) 371-9394

7:15 AM to 5:45 PM (Pa
ndemic Hours)
Children 6 weeks to
5 years of age


Accreditation: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

We are not conducting center visits due to the pandemic.

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5 Star Step Up to Quality

We are NAEYC Accredited & a 5 Star Step Up to Quality Childcare Center in the Heights

The Children’s Center of First Baptist Church is a Christian community seeking to prepare children and families to meet the challenges of our ever-changing world.

Our philosophy of care is based on universal values, including trust, respect for all persons and love.  The Children’s Center is proud to use the Creative Curriculum® in program planning.  The Creative Curriculum® is aligned with Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards.  It is our goal to give your child a happy, safe experience outside their home.  The Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. We are not just day care but child care because we care for your child.

Click the links below to download our most recent newsletter, informational brochure and other forms as an Adobe Acrobat (PDF) file.



Strategic Direction Summary

Parent Handbook

Center Events/Holiday Closings

Child Medical Statement

Infant Program

  • Individual schedules
  • Specially designed play areas indoors and outdoors
  • Music enrichment class for all ages

Toddler Program

  • Potty training assistance
  • Art, sign language, movement and music enrichment classes

Preschool Program

  • Emphasis on early learning and school readiness
  • Art, music, movement and sign language enrichment classes
  • Weekly Chapel Time