Childcare in Jacksonville at Rattles to Tassels

Our Jacksonville Childcare And Preschool Learning Center Programs Are The Best

Located in Jacksonville’s Southside, our childcare programs incorporate creative play, song and dance, planned activities, arts and crafts, and daily outside play activities. We provide childcare for children ages six weeks through five years old.

Our Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program is available to children age four with a birthday on-or-before September 1st of each school year. Our Jacksonville Summer VPK program is for children age 4 with a birthday after September 1st. Children ages five and seven love our Summer Camp.


A Message to Parents from the Director

I believe when you help a child learn, you’ve enhanced a child’s life. Since 2013, Rattles to Tassels Learning Center has been enhancing lives, one child and family at a time. We provide each child and family with a secure, comfortable feeling about our learning center. Parents trust us and value our leadership. They know we’re focused on developing and strengthening each child educationally, physically and emotionally. We want every minute a child spends with us to be the best it can be.

We’re inspired and reminded that our work really matters and very thankful to our parents who take the time to personally support and give us their confidence. Open communication gives parents peace of mind knowing their child is in good hands. Having grown from a small, determined group of volunteer teachers into a full-size infant daycare, preschool and pre-kindergarten provider, we have touched hundreds of lives in Jacksonville. We’re thankful to the many families, childcare professionals and volunteers who continue to believe in our work and join us in fulfilling our Mission.

It’s our honor to be chosen as the Southside community’s Child Care Center of Choice for the past three years. We look forward to serving our families because we, too, believe each child deserves quality childcare and education..

Our Core Values


  • Demonstrate the highest ethical standards by being fair and honest
  • Commit to doing the right thing for each family for the right reasons


  • Improve quality child care
  • Promote taking time to personally understand our families and set an example regarding any child care issue
  • Use creative approaches to improve the quality of time a child spends in our care and always search for better ways to provide our services
  • Use the practice of positive leadership in all of our areas of responsibilities


  • Accept personal accountability for our work and the educational development of the children in our care
  • Accept responsibility for the overall effectiveness of every classroom
  • Take pride in our work environment and always display professionalism
  • Efficiently allocate time effectively and assist any child who needs a little help
  • Be responsible stewards of our resources and use compassion as our guiding tool


  • Respect each individual family including their diverse cultures and beliefs
  • Seek diversity in staff experiences, backgrounds and ideas
  • Have confidence in our fellow teachers’ capabilities and intentions
  • Engage the diverse talents and backgrounds of our team members and provide opportunities for growth
  • through professional development


  • Provide the highest quality family-centered child care with compassion
  • Serve our families by being responsive to their needs

Our Team

  • Understand synergy and accomplish more as a team than we can alone
  • Collaborate regularly with our constituencies

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