Welcome to Little Tigers

We are a small center that has been serving the Pickerington Community since 1983 with quality programs for children ages 1 1/2 to 11 years.

The Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Job and Family Services now require early childhood education programs to observe the following restrictions:

  • All children and staff are required a health screen prior to entry into the center.
  • Currently only children and staff are allowed access to the classrooms.
  • Classroom ratios are reduced to the following:
    • Toddlers: 1 staff to 6 children
    • Other classrooms: 1 staff to 9 children
    • Additional cleaning and sanitizing measures are undertaken daily

Our hours have changed to accommodate the additional sanitizing efforts. Open at 6:30am and Close at 5:30pm

Our staff participates in professional continuing education. This learning is designed to refine their classroom skills as well as to keep up to date with the latest research on how education, best learning practices and staff instruction facilitate children’s best learning styles in order to design and implement appropriate and fun educational activities.

Our Philosophy

At Little Tigers we believe that children learn best through developmentally appropriate discovery, experiences and play. All areas of development are enhanced by a large variety of activities that allow for success and encourage advancement in your child's development.

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Little Tigers is committed to making parents an integral part of our program. We believe that a quality program requires working together to provide an environment that facilitates the healthy development of your child. That is why parents and guardians have unlimited access to Little Tigers during our operating hours. We encourage participation, cooperation and open communication as we share in the growth and development of your child.

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Step Up To Quality

Little Tigers strives for excellence in everything we do, which is why we were recognized for the three-star rating program at Step Up To Quality(SUTQ). SUTQ recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed preschool licensing and school age child care licensing health and safety regulations. Step Up To Quality program standards are based on national research identifying standards which lead to improved outcomes for children.

Little Tigers goal is to create a quality program that fosters in each child a positive self-image and a love of learning.


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Little Tigers offers developmentally appropriate programs that align with Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards for children ages 18 months to 11 years.

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Our Curriculum

Through a balanced program of interaction with friends in both child-directed and teacher guided experiences children explore, create, pretend......GROW.

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Our Staff

Teachers at Little Tigers are well qualified because of their education and years of experience, and also because of their talents to relate so successfully to young children. A continuous program of in-service education helps all of our teachers remain sensitive and alert to the ever-changing needs of today's families.

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