Playhouse Daycare

Open Monday ~ Friday 6:30 am till 6 pm. We care for children 6 week old to 12 yrs old. Provide breakfast, lunch & afternoon snack. We accept ABC vouchers.

[05/07/20]   Follow-up for new guidelines for our opening Monday May 11, 2020.
* Front Staff will meet you at the door to sign in all children and we will take them to their rooms for you, and same procedure for when you pick your children up.
* We ask all parents to practice social distancing when coming to the building. Please make sure that you allow yourself more time in the mornings as this will take time.
* Temperatures will be taken at the door daily. Anyone with a fever will not be allowed to stay.
*If you or your child has come in contact with anyone with COVID-19 you cannot come into the facility unless cleared by a physician.
We are doing everything in our power to provide a safe environment for everyone.

[05/04/20]   PHDC will reopen on Monday May 11,2020. We have missed each and every one of our children and parents!
There will be some new guidelines in place to keep everyone safe while we go through the first phase of opening up our center.
PHDC will announce later this week the new guidelines.
set forth by the CDC. In the mean time please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

[03/19/20]   EFFECTIVE 3/21/2020
Playhouse Daycare will temporarily be closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is a temporary measure to protect our families who attend our facility and staff and staff families. PHDC will provide updates through our page as to when we will reopen.
Thank you for your understanding and please be safe!

[03/16/20]   COVID-19 Update
PHDC still remains open throughout today but we are asking our parents to go ahead and make other arrangements for childcare in the event we do have to close. We are still waiting for any official updates from the governor, SCDHEC, and/or SCDSS. All updates will be posted immediately.

[03/16/20]   COVID-19 Update:
Playhouse Daycare is open today and we will keep you updated daily with any updates we receive from SCDSS and/or SCDHEC.

[01/28/20]   We are looking for a Child Care Teacher to encourage the healthy intellectual and psychological growth of the children in our facilities. You will teach and supervise them while also motivating them to use their mental capacities and exercise their imagination.
Design and follow a full schedule of activities and discover suitable teaching material
Balance your teaching between logical and social exercises
Provide basic care and care-giving activities
Use a wide range of teaching methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing etc) to enhance the child’s abilities
Evaluate children’s performance to make sure they are on the right learning track
Remain in constant communication with parents and update them on the progress of their children
Observe children’s interactions and promote the spirit of concord
Identify behavioral problems and determine the right course of action
Collaborate with other colleagues
Adhere with teaching standards and safety regulations as established by the official sources

[08/14/19]   Call us for our back to school specials!!
Open enrollment for all classrooms!

Playhouse Daycare's cover photo

Playhouse Daycare's cover photo

[04/03/19]   The Playhouse Daycare is celebrating 50 years!!!!!!

Ms. KiKi and Mr. Tank's classes art project for Autism Awareness month!

[10/10/18]   Due to the possibility of severe weather tomorrow from Hurricane Michael, we will be closed on Thursday October 11, 2018. We plan on reopening on Friday unless there is no power or we have sustained damage from the storm. If CCSD remains closed then we will be closed as well.

[09/27/18]   October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and PHDC will have a fund raiser all month long. Every Friday will be a PINK-OUT day where all of the children and staff will wear pink. Also starting Monday there will be a donation jar in the front office for all to donate throughout the month of October, PHDC will match penny for penny the amount of money parents and children donate. All monies will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Charleston Chapter on November 1, 2018.
Join us in helping this great cause!!!!🎗️

[09/10/18]   Due to hurricane Florence, Playhouse Daycare will be closed starting tomorrow 11, 2018 until further notice. Playhouse Daycare follows CCSD closures and cancellations. Be safe and keep alert.

[09/10/18]   Playhouse Daycare is monitoring the weather closely and we will keep you posted as we receive information.
Just a reminder: PHDC will follow what CCSD does as far as closings. We report any closings to LIVE 5 news.
We encourage all parents to monitor the weather and make your preparations now in the event of evacuation.
BE SAFE!!!!!

[08/01/18]   Threes and Preschool parents don't forget to sign a permission slip and pay $15 for our field trip to the aquarium on Friday, August 3rd.

And the winner is..

Who is going to get a pie in the face?

Are y'all ready....

[06/22/18]   Okay, parents, we will be live today to see which staff member will be pie. Stay tuned.

[06/13/18]   We kicked of our 1st summer fundraiser. Place your change in one of the many jars and see who will get pied in the face. It ends Thursday, June 21st and we will be Facebook Live on Friday, June 22nd to see who will be pied.

[06/13/18]   A quick reminder, Donuts with dad is this Friday at 7:30. There will fresh donuts from Krispy Kreme, fruit salad, mini quiche, orange juice, milk and coffee.

To all the dinosaurs lovers

Jurassic Quest Out of Extinction is coming to

Come join us at the Charleston Convention Center on
June 22, 23, & 24!
Friday 3pm - 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am - 8pm


Purchasing tickets online before the event will guarantee access!

Strollers are welcome and be sure to bring your cameras! There will be a TON of great moments to capture!

NEW to Jurassic Quest Out of Extinction:
-HUGE, NEW 24 ft Carnotaurus & T-rex rides! The biggest ridable Dinosaurs in North America!
-NEW activities
-Walking Dakotaraptors and NEW walking Dilophosaurus!
-NEW walking dinosaur rides!
-New walking dinosaurs!
-NEW fossil digs, paleontology, and fossil stations!
-New toddler petting zoo!
-New small child (current requirement 5 and under) dino scooters!

Jurassic Quest has been the largest dinosaur event in North America since 2013 and is now even bigger! Our exhibit features:

Now over 100 life-size dinosaurs! Including a life-size T-rex, Spinosaurus, Triceratops and Giginotosaurus! See the Pinochiorex, Drakorex, Quetzacotlus, Anzu wyllei, Ouranosaurus, Velociraptors, Stegasaurus, Utah Raptor, Therizinosaurus, Allosaurus, Albertosaurus, Edmontosaurus and many more moving, breathing and even walking dinosaurs!

-Incredibly realistic BABY DINOSAURS exclusive to Jurassic Quest!
-Science stations!
-Cinema, dinosaur bounce houses, and bungee pulls!
-Crafts, face painting, green screen photo, and dinosaur Jeopardy!

[05/30/18]   Pssst…. Hey parents wanna hear something funny. Stay tune on our next fundraiser starting next month.

Parents we now have the Remind account, it's is a free and easy way to receive messages to your phone via text. Download the app from Google Play or Itunes Store.

North Charleston Farmers Market

Looks like we're playing another game of "will it, or won't it" with the rain this week, but so far we're on for the May 24 market! Vendors include: Joseph Fields Farms, Robert Fields Farm, Frank Simmons Farm, Big Daddy's Pork Skins, Sweet Tea Charleston, DrankTank, Celias of Charleston, Dalai Sofia, W&C SPAIN, Annie O Love Granola, Kim's Snacks, King of Pops - Charleston, Sno Biz (snocones) Pure Fluff Co, Reflections African Jewelry, LLC, Bob the Bagman, Itinerant Literate Books, Enamord Skin Care, Palmetto Princesses and Pirates,LLC (facepainting), Image Merchants, SLO Yarn and Fiber, Onlimi Jewelry, Jess Ann Jewelry, Lucy B, Earth Heart Growers, Second Chances Art & Vintage, Summerville Garden Creations, Tutu Apothecary, Al's Barkers and Pleasant Life Chiropractic. Greekin’ Out is this week's food truck and Chaquis Maliq will be providing some great original acoustic tunes from 5-7pm! We're also excited to introduce the participation of the The Union Health Project, which will be offering a $5 yoga session from 4-5pm (b.y.o. yoga mat). See ya at the market!

[05/22/18]   Reminder: The center will be closed Monday, May 28th in honor of Memorial Day.

Some fun on the beach.

Tides 2018 Summer Movie Schedule is here! Check out the great movies we'll be playing all summer long!
Movies begin at sunset and are wind/weather permitting. Bring your own chair/blanket to this FREE event!

[05/10/18]   Who's excited for muffins with mom tomorrow? 🙋🙋🙋

Parents mark your calendar for this event.

A little about us

Our center is locally and family owned facility. We have been in the West Ashley area since 1969. We are a level B license facility. We are a part of the ABC Quality program, Child & Adult Care Food program (CACFP) and SC Program for Infant/Toddler Care (SCPITC). All of our staff members are CPR and first aid certified and also have 15 hours or more training that is required by the state of South Carolina. All of our lead teachers have their Early Childhood credential. We are open Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. We provide breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack, if your child has any dietary restrictions we will accommodate them.

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1534 Orange Grove Rd
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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