Meet the Animal
Animal Crackers Learning
Center of Baton Rouge offers your child a safe and caring
environment for them to play and learn. We offer
programs that prepare your child for schooling, and also
improve future academic success.
Meet the Owner: Zulma
Owner and mother Zulma Pineda knows the importance of family.
Zulma moved from Chicago to Baton Rouge nearly a decade ago to
become a part of her family business. Her involvement
not only contributed to the success of the business, but also
provided her with years of management experience.
Zulma eventually decided to
shift her energy towards making a positive difference in the
local community. With an active involvement in church
and a love for kids, Zulma realized that helping children to
grow was her calling. In February of 2011, she opened
Animal Crackers Learning Center, making her dreams of leading
children to a brighter future a reality.
Meet the Director: Brenda White
Our director Brenda is a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge. She
a mother of two, as well as a proud grandmother. In
keeping with our strong sense of family, Brenda's youngest
grandchild is also enrolled at Animal Crackers. Brenda
will look after your children as though they were her very
Throughout most of her
adult life, Brenda has been involved in both child care and
early learning for children. Every child at Animal
Crackers benefits from Brenda's compassion and years of
experience caring for children.