Watch The Gears Turn With Purposeful Play

Daily Exploration And Discovery That Support Your Child’s Learning Journey

Watch The Gears Turn With Purposeful Play
Watch The Gears Turn With Purposeful Play

Watch The Gears Turn With Purposeful Play

Educational Exploration And Teachers Who Support Your Child’s Understanding

Older Toddlers | 2 - 3 Years | Serving Greenville, New Bern, Morehead City, Ayden & Winterville, NC

Learning Beyond Paper™ Expands Early Learning

Degreed teachers implement responsive daily routines, so your growing toddler can make meaningful connections. Engaging and developmentally appropriate activities with sensory play are the tools that increase immersive learning.

Build Their Independence, Manners, & Strong Character

We emphasize teaching essential values like respect, sharing, and taking turns. Our teachers assist children in developing independence in self-care tasks and encourage polite speech, building their strong moral character from a young age.
Independence, Manners, And: “Yes, Ma’am, I Can!”
An Individualized Plan That Meets Your Child’s Needs

Individualized Learning To Meet Your Child’s Needs

Recognizing the importance of individualized care, our teachers collaborate with parents to create personalized plans catering to each child’s needs. By offering tailored support, we help children achieve developmental milestones and academic goals, ensuring steady progress towards their full potential.

Early Drop-Off? No Problem! Greenville & New Bern Locations Open At 6:00 a.m. & Our Other Locations Open at 6:30 a.m.

The Procare© Parenting App Supports All-Day Connection

Parents love Procare’s© messaging feature, which simplifies sharing and receiving information about their toddler’s routines. With just a few clicks, easily stay informed about your child’s daily activities, such as meals and naps, using this secure and user-friendly tool.
Kangaroo Time Parenting App Supports All-Day Connection
Nutritious Home-Cooked Meals Fuel Busy Bodies

Explorative Meals For Your Child's Palate

We prioritize your child’s health and well-being with made-from-scratch meals using fresh ingredients. Themed days like Asian, Meatless Monday, Italian, Mexican, and All-American add excitement and variety, introducing diverse flavors and expanding their palate. We aim to foster culinary appreciation and a love for new foods in a learning environment.

Fresh & Nutritious Whole Milk For Your Growing Toddler

We take pride in providing locally sourced, same-day processed milk for your child. Our special care for producing cows results in delicious and nutritious milk. With proper nutrition and care, the milk is packed with essential nutrients, offering a healthy and delicious choice for your toddler’s needs.

Potty Training Assistance Supports Milestones

Our teachers assist your child in their potty training journey, ensuring a seamless transition and consistent approach. Through collaboration and support, we empower your child to achieve this milestone confidently. Together, we provide a nurturing environment for their success in this crucial stage of development.

Expand Your Child's Horizons With Daily Spanish Lessons

Promote learning and development with daily enrichments like Spanish lessons at no extra cost. These lessons enhance cognitive skills, communication abilities, and cultural perspectives. Engage your child to broaden horizons and explore new languages for free while supporting their growth.

Creating A Home-Like Learning Environment

We have recently implemented and continue to make enhancements to your child’s learning space to ensure it feels like a second home. Your peace of mind is our priority, with features such as restricted access control (locked doors), a comprehensive camera system, and a secure fenced-in yard in place.

Active Toddlers Play On Natural Playgrounds

Your toddler’s new level of active exploration means increasing coordination with so many playground options to explore! Every class enjoys separated outside playtime and equipment for each developmental stage.
Active Toddlers Play On Natural Playgrounds
Active Toddlers Play On Natural Playgrounds

Teachers Are Both CPR And First Aid Certified, Which Gives You Peace Of Mind

frequently asked questions

Our teachers far surpass the necessary licensing and state requirements. Many of our teachers hold a degree in Education or their CDA. We offer several opportunities and scholarships for our teachers to continue their early childhood education.
To maintain nutrition standards, children cannot bring in food, unless for special occasions like birthdays.
  • Appropriate attire for outdoor activities
  • An extra set of clothing including underwear and socks

Sunshine Schools are closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas
  • Winter Break

Note: Depending on the day Christmas falls we may be closed the entire week.

Sunshines Schools will close early at 3:00PM

  • 3rd Friday of each month for Staff Professional Development
  • Good Friday
  • Day before Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
Yes, if your child outgrows clothes or books, feel free to drop them off.
Yes. For safety, jelly shoes, flip flops, slip-on sandals, and shiny bottom shoes aren’t appropriate for outdoor play. Please dress your child in tied, Velcro, or buckled rubber-bottom shoes.
Birthday parties are every Friday. Please give the teacher a two-day notice if you wish to celebrate. Only store-bought items can be brought, and we are a nut-free facility!
Yes! You’re welcome to visit anytime, share your talents with the class, and join field trips.

Yes!—Enroll in an Apprenticeship and be eligible for educational and other financial support! Pursue your degree at no cost while still working paid hours in our center. Plus, earn industry-recognized credentials, enjoy personalized coaching, and gain transferable credits toward your Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood!

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Imagine Your Child's Future Full Of Sunshine!