Open Arms Child Care

Open Arms Child Care


My son has been enrolled in Open Arms since he was 1. He’s now five and is reading,writing,adding, and subtracting. I have had nothing but a positive experience and so has he. I definitely recommend this school to others for early child care learning. Mrs.Gaye, Mrs. King, and all of the staff are AMAZING!!!! 5 stars isn’t enough a perfect 10 what I would rate it😃
My granddaugher attends this daycare and it is nothing short of amazing! She has been there from 3 months old and from then until now at 2 years old she is thriving under the care of the director and amazing staff at Open Arms! She can count, say her grace, recognize her numbers, make complete sentences, and is even learning to spell her name. Thankfully they have also introduced potty training. My daughter is a single mother, full time professional, and grad student and she says all the time that this place is her saving grace! With a full schedule she doesn't always have the time to teach my granddaughter all the things she needs to learn at this age, however thanks to OACC she is a smart 2 year old that loves singing and learning. If you are looking for a clean, safe, and friendly learning environment for your little one, OACC is the place to go! Childcare fees anywhere can get expensive but when the facility promotes friendliness, safety, a fun learning environment, and the overall well being of our little one, it is money well spent and an investment into her future! We are so thankful and blessed to have OACC as a part of our village!
As a parent, my child's wellbeing is our highest priority. Every morning we drop our son off at Open Arms Child Care, I can leave knowing that he is fine. The school itself always well maintained and clean. The teachers truly care for the children. They take a hands-on approach to teaching and are very patient and warm. I highly recommend Open Arms Child Care to anyone.
Congratulations to the graduates at Open Arms!

Open Arms Child Care is an affordable infant and toddler day care. We provide quality early education & child care in Charleston SC. Ages 6 weeks to 4yrs.

Mission: We are a team of professionals devoted to quality child care and education. Through teacher training, appropriate curriculum and parent involvement Open Arms Child Care guides the development of all children with patience, love and skill.

[05/10/20]   Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers of Open Arms Child Care.

Here is one if our children telling the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

We would like to thank all the wonderful families of Open Arms who continue to support us during these times of uncertainty. The children are continuing with their learning. Last week was the 50th birthday of The Very Hungry Caterpillar picture book and the children really had a good time learning about all the things the caterpillar ate.

[03/15/20]   Parents, Governor McMaster has not asked for closure for 100 or less, as of yet, so we will open as normal. But we are asking you, as parents, to take precautions when dealing with the public. Any sign of fever or cough, please keep your child home. Thanks for your understanding.

The kids really had a wonderful week celebrating Dr Seuss.

[01/31/20]   Full Time Teacher needed with at least six months experience in a licensed child care center.

[01/22/20]   Now hiring teachers for the new West Ashley Center opening in March.

[01/22/20]   Now hiring teachers with at least six months experience in a licensed child care center for the new location West Ashley.

[01/16/20]   We are pleased to announce that Open Arms #2 will open in the Spring. Please pass the word.

[01/15/20]   Happy 5th anniversary Open Arms. We would like to thank the parents and staff for helping us accomplish this. Blessings to all.

[01/01/20]   Happy New Year

[12/20/19]   Happy Holidays to all the wonderful parents of Open Arms. We would like to thank each of you for allowing us to be a small part of your child’s or children’s early learning experience. Thank you all for all the gifts and cards that you all gave to the staff and myself. ❤️ Blessings

Happy Holidays

Open Arms would like to say thank you to our wonderful parents that thought enough about us to want to give us these wonderful treats. Thanks again

Our fours are preparing for kindergarten.

Fall Carnival at Open Arms

Thank you all for coming out to our fall carnival.

This cards comes from one of our Children’s Early Interventionist that comes to the center to only see him but while she’s here she’s paying attention to her surroundings. This is her card to me on her last day of seeing our little one. She also gave gifts to myself and the teachers. We really appreciate the kind words and the fact that she sees that we are about the well-being and education of our children. Have a blessed day everyone.

Thanks to our grandparent for supporting Breast Cancer month and blessings us with these delicious treats.

The two year olds are so excited for their homework. The parents also enjoy the Quality time together while doing the homework. Keep up the great work twos and parents.

From August until now. The kids are so excited to learn. Keep up the great work.

Here’s what the toddlers are working on this week.

Who wants their child to come and join in with the learning toddlers. They are well on their way of learning numbers,colors , letters and an action word each week and they can out dance anyone. Stop by and take a tour. We only have room for three toddlers that’s ready to learn.

[09/05/19]   I hope everyone came through the storm with no major problems. Unfortunately some of us are still without lights and some are dealing with fallen tree limbs. Open Arms only problem is the fence in the parking lot came down. Some of us have to deal with the high winds in the morning so because of that We will remain closed until Monday. Thank you for allowing us to be a small part of your child’s early learning experience. I can’t wait to greet your smiling faces.

[08/11/19]   We're hiring! Apply now at 1818 Elsey Drive Chas.SC 29407

[07/23/19]   Now enrolling in the Toddlers room as well as the Three year old room for August.

[07/19/19]   We're hiring! Apply now at 1818 Elsey Drive Chas.SC 29407

[07/01/19]   We are now accepting applications for the 2 and 3 year old classes. Spaces are limited.

[06/26/19]   We're hiring! Apply now at 1818 Elsey Drive Chas.SC 29407

We’re getting ready for graduation today @6:30

This is where our graduate started at Open Arms. He has done Extremely well here at Open Arms .He’s now reading ,writing ,adding and doing subtractions. He came in as a toddler and now leaving as a well rounded five year old. We will miss them all but we know that they are ready for kindergarten.

Today is the day please come out and show our graduates some love. This is what you can look forward to this afternoon at 6:30.

[05/09/19]   Thanks to all the parents and children who helped with the fundraiser. The three year old class won the prize but all the classes are winners. Thanks again.

Happy Teacher Appreciate week to all the wonderful teachers especially the wonderful teachers of Open Arms.

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1818 Elsey Dr
Charleston, SC

Opening Hours

Monday 06:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 06:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 06:30 - 18:00
Thursday 06:30 - 18:00
Friday 06:30 - 18:00
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