Charles Towne Child Development Center

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

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

We went prehistoric and learned all about dinosaurs!! We found and broke apart dinosaur eggs, made and exploded a volcano and much more!

Our little readers loved learning about Eric Carle!!

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Love is in the air! We had so much fun celebrating Valentine's day last week with a dramatic play where the children made postcards to mail in our mailbox, pretended to make cookies, made chocolate play dough and even celebrated the 100th day of school dressed as super heroes like Zero the Hero!

There were so many fun activities getting the children to explore their five senses but my all time favorite is watching the kiddos during the taste test!

We are so excited that we were nominated again for BEST daycare! We know we have the best families and best staff and would appreciate your vote- https://bestofcharleston.net/charlestonnews/voter/index/5e40d02cc62b214367f8422f

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During dental health week we had lots of fun learning how to keep our teeth healthy. The children pretended to be the tooth fairy in a dramatic play, brushed sugar bugs out of teeth, learned how to floss and even got a special presentation from Ms. Dorothy from Coastal Kids Dentistry!

Winter week was a (cold) blast!! The children had lots of fun sensory experiences, worked with different art mediums, and went on a storywalk to The Mitten!

Last week we learned about Martin Luther King Jr and while we all have differences, we should always stick with love! We had a school wide fundraiser and thanks to the generosity of our CTCDC family, we collected enough food and goods to stuff FOUR blessing boxes!! The Sweet Dreams theme also encompassed nocturnal animals. The preschoolers dissected an owl pellet and got a visit from the hamster, Pablo!!

We're going on a bear hunt, we're going to catch a big one, we're not scared!

The children enjoyed a storywalk, lots of bear activities and the first week of music class!

Throwback Thursday- what a difference a year makes! Hoping you are all having a wonderful Christmas!!

The children have been having lots of fun getting into the Christmas spirit!!

More fun from last week!

Hanukkah week was tons of fun! The children had a sensory table, a visitor read to them and bring them jelly doughnuts, had a storywalk, had Mitzvah Moose join in on the classroom activities, made edible dreidels and the preschoolers went on a fun, festive field trip!

Scarecrow Week was a rainy week but we still had a great time! We brought the outside in, learned about fall, scarecrows and even had a special visitor for Veteran's Day!

We learned all about germs last week. They pretended to be doctors and nurses, enjoyed a soapy sensory table,made soap and learned about the importance of washing hands! Let's stay healthy y'all!!

With respect, honor and gratitude- thank you veterans! Here are our very own airman, sailors and their families. Thank you for your service!! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Happy Halloween from CTCDC! We had an awesome week learning about not so spooky monsters and had a blast for our Halloween parade and party!

We had an awesome week learning about pumpkins! We did science experiments, played in messy sensory tables, made pumpkin slime, carved pumpkins, made pumpkin treats and the preschoolers went on a field trip to Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch!!

A visit from the St. Andrew's Fire Department, learning all about fire safety, and an awesome dramatic play where our children pretended to be firefighters!!

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to CTCDC farm week! We had a lot of fun sensory activities, milked a cow, washed animals, picked vegetables for our lunch (farm to table), made butter, and enjoyed some STEM farm activities!!

The children LOVED the apple orchard dramatic play!! They picked apples, paid for them at the farm stand and made apple pies!

You are the apple of my eye 😍

Our children learned all about nursery rhymes this week! We retold nursery rhymes with story spoons, pretended to be sheep, jumped over the candlestick, and went on a storywalk!!

We had so much fun learning about Pete the Cat, Shapes and Colors! Our Fun Friday was STEM- we explored with colors and got MESSY!! We also had our first week of soccer with Coach Joey from Soccer Shots!

Our last official week of summer was celebrated with our carnival! Face painting, games, cotton candy- what a treat!!!

Love where you live! We had so much fun learning about Charleston including a book reading from local author, Jewel Sweeney and a scavenger hunt at Hampton Park!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!!

Our little athletes had a great time during sports week!!

We had an awesome week going yonder to the best field trip on this side of the Mississippi, spun our partners and did a do-si-do at the hoedown, wrangled some cattle and went on a storywalk. Thanks for a great rodeo week y'all!

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We had a blast for the 4th of July!! Water play, lots of cool, messy sensory activities, and blueberry picking!

Art week included lots of fun on our new art easels, still life paintings, super hero painting, building a noodle doodle bot, and lots more! We also enjoyed seeing a puppet show on the pre-k field trip!

Our camping week was so fun! We "roasted marshmallows," slept in a tent, painted with leaves, ate smores and had a fun sensory table! We also went to the movies and had an AWESOME RAD- Do Like a Duck

We're making a splash into summer! Water days, field trips and popsicles!

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!!

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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!

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1521 Wappoo Dr
Charleston, SC
29407

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Tuesday 07:00 - 18:00
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