About

Conveniently Located Downtown Area : 2801 S Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27603

About Little Makers Academy

Mission Statement

To provide a safe expert service that honors each child, supports parents, and encourages “Makers” through building/doing, collaborative learning, and creativity. Our program is more than childcare, it is Kindergarten preparedness, character building, and a creative Makerspace component.


4C’s : Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking

Our Vision

Finding exceptional child care can be challenging. But by joining with Little Makers Academy, you can eliminate that process for your employees wellness. They will be at ease knowing their children ages 6 weeks to 6 years are receiving nurturing care and an innovative early education experience.

Our Team

The team consist of 3 generations of The Gedeon-Nelson family with a reputation for building strong relationships within the community as educators, social workers, and agents of change. Highly supportive of children and families. We have over 35 years of experience as Public School Teachers and Investigating Child neglect and abuse under the Department of Children and families for the state. We are licensed by the state in Elementary Education, Special Education, and School Administration respectively. We are invested in the improvement of the companies and the families we serve.

Partner with Little Makers

As partners, you provide the space, we provide the service. We’ll work with you to customize an on site or near site child care and educational program that suits your company’s vision and its employees. We offer a STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math) based preschool curriculum and a Makerspace component.

We will conduct a free consultation, needs assessment, and on site assessment to determine organizational capacity and customized service. We can accommodate any sized business and differentiated needs.

Upon contracting our service we provide the expert loving staff with Early childhood credentials, First Aid, and CPR certifications. We provide all management, materials, furniture, record keeping and exceed the legal licensing and insurance requirements recognized by the state as regulated by the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services under the Division of Child Development.