Charles Towne Child Development Center

We are a small preschool that encourages children to learn in a fun, engaging way.

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2019!! Thank you to Ms. Tatum for putting together such a great ceremony and for preparing these children so well for Kindergarten!

Yo ho, yo ho! A pirate's life for me!

We have the most AMAZING teachers! They give so much of themselves every day! We appreciate our teachers and our awesome parents for spoiling us last week!! Thank you for all of the love!

Butterfly release, gardening, and a strawberry Storywalk!

What a fun week we had!! Learning about insects, an egg hunt, an egg drop and we were chosen as runner up for the BEST daycare in Charleston!! Thank you for your support!!

We have had a fun few weeks! During spring break we harvested vegetables from our garden and made all kinds of delicious treats to share with the students and teachers. This past week we went to see The Three Little Pigs and splashed in the rain!

We had a fantastic week learning about fairy tales complete with retelling baskets, sensory tables, dressing up and dancing at the ball, and our new favorite storywalk: Falling for Rapunzel

Our wee lads and lassies enjoyed learning about St. Patrick's Day this week!

We had a "Roar-Some" week learning about dinosaurs!!

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." Dr. Seuss

Best of Charleston 2019 Voting

It's not too late to vote for our little school!

It's under attractions and city living and we're in the running for best daycare and best preschool- we'd love for you to vote for BOTH categories!! Voting ends 3/5 Best of Charleston 2019 voting is open until Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019!

100th day celebration, a storywalk and taking care of bears... oh my!

Love is in the air 😍

We had so much fun learning about dental health! Ms. Suzanne from Palmetto Kids in Summerville was awesome for presenting to the big kids! We enjoyed lots of tooth books, flossing legos, making toothpaste slime (Pinterest FAIL!), pretending to be a dentist, tooth games, and science experiments!

Best of Charleston 2019 Voting

Thank you for nominating us TWO years in a row!! We are so grateful for the love and support! Please vote for us for Best Daycare AND Best Preschool! Best of Charleston 2019 voting is open until Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019!

Our children learned about nocturnal animals and sweet dreams complete with a pajama day and an owl pellet dissection!

Winter was in the air and our classrooms!

We had a great week learning about our senses! The taste test was so fun and (mostly) yummy!

Best of Charleston 2019 Nominations

We would be honored to be nominated again! Please consider voting for us for best preschool! We're under Attractions and City Living. Thank you! Best of Charleston 2019 nominations are open until Jan. 8 2019!

We had an awesome week leading up to Christmas! The Polar Express, Grinch games, a visit from Santa- what fun! Hope you and your family had an awesome Christmas!

Another fun week at CTCDC!! We learned all about Hanukkah, had a fun storywalk, made gingerbread houses, went on a gingerbread hunt, and gave presents to our favorite readers!

This week was out of this world!! We created moon paintings, ate astronaut food, made rockets, and also went on an awesome field trip!

Happy Thanksgiving!! We had a blast kicking off this season and hope y'all have a great holiday!!

Fun Halloween week! We had a parade and our storywalk was Where the Wild Things Are!

What a great week it was! A field trip to the Pumpkin patch, pumpkin slime, pumpkin experiments, and a storywalk!

Fire Safety week was a blast! Thank you to St. Andrew's Fire Department and our heroes from the City of Charleston Fire Department!

We had a fun, messy week learning about the farm! We also had fun at game day!

Some fun from the last few weeks! Super hero day, dance class and learning about nursery rhymes!!

Children are made readers on the laps of their (grand)parents. -Emily Buchwald

Our first RAD grandparents day was a big hit!!

We had a colorful week learning about shapes and colors!!

Our first week of school was fantastic!!

What a fun week!! We had our last field trip of the summer, another fun water day, and celebrated our first year with a carnival! The pre-k class ran their own booths and the toddlers and walkers enjoyed the games! Everyone got cotton candy and their faces painted!

Thank you for a wonderful first year!!

What a week! We learned all about our beautiful city, met local author, Jonathan Miller, and had a RAD story walk! Our field trip this week was a treasure hunt at Hampton Park!

Yee Haw, we had a hoot this week! We made salsa with tomatoes from our garden, had a hoedown, and a visit to JICP for a presentation on reptiles in the Lowcountry!

Shark week certainly didn't bite! We had the Bookmobile visit, sang Baby Shark, dyed water beads for a fun sensory table, went shark tooth hunting, and had fun STEM activities!

Our 4th of July week went off with a BANG!

T-Ball and bowling and tennis and corn hole and soccer, oh my! Sports week sure was a hit!! The preschoolers went on a field trip to the Lenevar Playground to show off the skills they learned during the week. We also had a mermaid tail race, because, why not?!

On top of our RAD (read all day) we were also busy cooking up a storm! We made pickles, sherbet, and ice cream and helped make lunches for the week- what fun!! Our field trip this week was a behind the scene tour to Cicis- we learned how they make pizza and we made our own...YUM!

We had a RAD storywalk! We're Going on a Bear Hunt was the best yet!

What a week! We had our first visit of many from the Bookmobile, blueberry picking, messy STEM activities, donuts with dads and a dance party!

A week inspired by Piccolo Spoletto included learning some new dance moves, creative art, a field trip to see a live play, building robots to create art, making and performing finger puppet shows, and water days!!

Our first week of summer went off with a splash! We painted with bubbles, worked on preschool skills, conducted science experiments, practiced yoga, played games, practiced yoga, played at water day and enjoyed our field trip to James Island County Park Spray Play!

What an awesome day for a graduation! The children did an amazing job and our preschool teacher, Ms. Tatum prepared them well!! They are ready to rock Kindergarten!!

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