The following provides an outline of our basic conditions of entry. The purpose of these guidelines is to ensure all our children and adults feel comfortable and safe while enjoying our premises.
Important: Please do not visit any Chipmunks Playland & Cafe if you or your child has experienced vomiting or diarrhea in the last 48 – 72 hours.
We are pleased to provide a quality early education to all our families. We could not do this without a team of teachers who share our values and passion to help mold young minds by planning stimulating individual and group activities, engaging classroom environments, and a strong relationship with families.
At Kiddin’ Around Child Care, we have a team of dedicated early learning professionals. Our staff is continually committed to the advancement of their knowledge through professional development. This allows the staff to be current on the latest information in our field and provide the best possible classroom experience for our families.
Ms. Yamini - Owner
Yamini Bhatt is the owner of Kiddin’ Around Child Care. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Yamini was previously a Kindergarten and second grade teacher. Her understanding of the importance of early childhood education and love for children inspired her to own a childcare center. Ms. Yamini hopes to make a difference in the lives of children and help them grow to be successful in their future.
Ms. Dee - Director
December Conley is the Director at Kiddin’ Around Child Care. She is a true Floridian, born and raised in Clearwater. She is a mother to a wonderful teenaged son, Tyler. They love to go on nature hikes, the beach and rode trips. She enjoys history, antiques and watching HGTV. She has been in the childcare business for 30 years, spending the last 13 years here at Kiddin’ Around. She loves watching children grow, develop, and learn. Each child is unique and getting to know each child’s personality and quirks brings joy to her days.
Ms. Becky - Assistant Director
Rebecca Skendrovic is one of our amazing Assistant Directors at Kiddin’ Around Child Care. Ms. Becky has been with the center for many years. She lives in the Dunedin area with her wonderful husband, Mr. Larry, three beautiful children and two fur babies. She has always been driven towards helping children and providing experiences for growth and development. Ms. Becky has recently obtained her Associates Degree in Substance Abuse Family Crisis Intervention and is working towards her bachelor’s degree as well as her Director’s Credential. In her free time, she enjoys rehabilitating animals (mostly squirrels and rabbits), building puzzles, or shopping for a giraffe she knows she will never own. Ms. Becky firmly believes all kids need a little help, a little hope, and someone to believe in them
Ms. Kayla - Assistant DIrector
Kayla Britain is one of our amazing Assistant Directors at Kiddin’ Around Child Care. Ms. Kayla has been with Kiddin’ Around for 4 years and in childcare for 8 years. She enjoys working out, eating healthy, and spending time with her three wonderful children and amazing husband. Her passion for childcare stems from the special love and care that an early childhood educator showed to her daughter when she was 3 years old. Ever since then, Ms. Kayla has wanted to make the same difference in a child’s life. She has a Child Development Associates and is working towards her Director’s Credential/.