Two daycare workers have been fired after being filmed in a Snapchat video playing with sex toys in front of the young children they were supervising.

The two members of staff were exposed when another employee after filming the video at the SuperKids Daycare center in Chandler, Arizona, on Monday.

The video shows the women giggling as one simulates sex with the toy before handing it to a young boy in the class.

They uploaded it to Snapchat on Monday along with a line of laughing emojis.

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Concerned viewers reported it to local station 12 News and is now being investigated by police.

Two daycare workers were fired over this Snapchat footage which showed them playing with a sex toy at the SuperKids Daycare. Photo / 12News
Two daycare workers were fired over this Snapchat footage which showed them playing with a sex toy at the SuperKids Daycare. Photo / 12News

In the video, the women take turns holding the sex toy. One rubs it and laughs, holding it between her legs, the MailOnline reported.

Later in the footage, she hands it to a young boy who appears confused.

Parents were outraged by the footage and demanded that both women be arrested.

SuperKids Daycare bosses did not tell them about the video, leaving them instead to find out about it in the media.

In a letter, daycare bosses said only that two members of staff had been fired for behaving "inappropriately".

"We immediately contacted the police and state authorities about this incident.

Police are currently investigating the incident and we will fully cooperate with them.

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"We are in the process of informing the parents about the incident.

"The teachers involved in this incident have been terminated effective immediately," they said.

It is not known how long either of the teachers had worked at the daycare or why they brought the sex toy onto the premises.