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  • Welcome to Happy Faces Child Development!

    Providing quality care for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age
    • 24 Hour Care

      We are licensed to open 24 hours a day and are willing to make accommodations for parents. We open Mon-Sat and are available to answer any questions. Feel free to give us a call or stop by!

    • Our Goal

      At Happy Faces Child Development Center our goal is to help each child reach his/her full potential in all areas of life. We strive to encourage emotional and intellectual development through well-planned curricula with stimulating activities in a loving and embracing atmosphere.

    • Our Staff

      All of our employees are required to have CPR and First Aid certifications. Additionally, our teachers plan and implement creative activities that focus on many different areas of development.

    • South Omaha Medical support

      We are proud to be affiliated with South Omaha Medical Associates. They are a neighboring family medical practice that offer full medical attention to all of our children and are there to offer any support we may need.

  • Our philosophy is learning through play as we offer a stimulating environment for children.

    • Bilingual Learning Environment

      Children from a young age can absorb languages quickly. To encourage this all of our teachers speak both Spanish and English in their classrooms.

    • Creative Activities

      Our teachers plan activities that focus on many areas of development: language, art, science/sensory, fine/large motor, manipulative, and dramatic play.

    • Computer Access

      At Happy Faces we teach children basic computer skills and how to use the internet safely.

    • Creative Capacity

      We strive to help children reach their academic and creative potential through daily activities and well planned curricula.

    • Safety

      We are closely affiliated with South Omaha Medical Associates who offer their medical services to our development center. This unique service is one of our defining features and not only offers peace of mind but also ensures that your child can receive immediate medical attention from some of South Omaha’s leading family physicians in the case of an emergency.

    • Our Pupils

      We have over 150 children in our development center and always make sure to maintain an appropriate ratio of Provider/Child for each classroom.

    • Transportation Options

      At Happy Faces we offer transportation to and from nearby schools as well from your place of work (by request).

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      Improvement

      At Happy Faces we are constantly striving to improve and seek quality improvement in everything we do.

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      Meals Per Year

      We offer a varied menu that consists of four nutritious meals available every day for each child. We serve over 100,000 meals a year in our development center!

    • Title XX

      At Happy Faces we accept Title 20 children and can work with families to make it easier for their children to attend our development center.

    • Activites

      We strive to constantly add new activities and keep our pupils active through out the day. There are over 25 unique activities we offer including: field trips, matinee movies, outside play, and organized sports, and much more!

  • Our Classes

    Our development center has 8 classrooms
  • We provide eight classrooms with nine to twenty children each aged 6 weeks to 12 years of age.

  • We strive to constantly meet state requirements of the following ratios: Infants (1:4), Toddlers (1:6), Preschool- 3 years (1:10), Preschool- 4-5 years (1:12), and School age (1:15)

       
       
       
       
       
    • Infant I
      • 2-9
        Month olds
      • 12
        Class size
    • Infants II
      • 9-18
        Month olds
      • 15
        Class size
    • Toddlers I
      • 18-2.5 years
        Month olds
      • 18
        Class size
    • Toddlers II
      • 2.5-3
        Year olds
      • 18
        Class size
    • Preschool Age I
      • 3-4
        Year olds
      • 20
        Class size
    • Preschool Age II
      • 4-5
        Year olds
      • 25
        Class size
    • Kinder
      • 5-6
        Year olds
      • 25
        Class size
    • School Age/After School
      • 7-12
        Year olds
      • 25
        Class size
  • We have been caring and educating children for over ten years. Our goal is to help your child discover his/her creative and intellectual capacity.

    Our lengthy history and strong staff create a powerful learning environment for our pupils. Our focus on creative learning activities helps engages all types of learners with a variety of different exercises that engage both mind and body.

    • Comprehensive reporting on individual achievement
    • Educational field trips and school presentations
    • Individual attention in small-class settings
    • Learning program with after-school care
    • Opportunities to carry out community engagement and learning experiments
    • Positive learning environment for your child
    • Learning & Fun

      We rotate daily activities and outings in order to keep the learning environment dynamic and engaging!

    • Healthy Meals

      We work closely with nutrition specialists when developing our menus and food options.

    • Friendly Place

      We strive to create a warm and embracing environment that encourages children to be themselves.

    • Children Safety

      Our building is equipped with a state of the art camera surveillance system. Safety is an utmost priority at Happy Faces.

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  • Contact Us

    Our postal address and contact details
    • Postal Address

      Happy Faces Child Development
      2402 South N. St.
      Omaha, NE 68107

    • Phone & Fax

      Phone: 402-884-2402
      Fax: 402-994-2406

    • Business Hours

      Monday – Friday
      5:15 am – 11:30 pm
      Saturday
      5:15 am – 10:30 pm
      Sunday
      Closed