News & Updates
Fall 2021 in Review

Fall 2021 in Review

During Fall 2021, we celebrated Thanksgiving with a feast for our kiddos and take-home ingredients for families. We were also very happy to offer a music class for our older students and received generous donations from some of our community partners. Read on for details and photos!

Highlights from Summer 2021

Highlights from Summer 2021

Our biggest highlight of Summer 2021 was graduation, with a cap and gown ceremony as well as a “Buzz-By” celebration. In addition, we got a new fence installed, introduced a new director, had a teacher training, and turned three years old. Read on for more and to see photos!

April 2021 In Review

April 2021 In Review

April 2021 was an exciting month for the CHILD Center! The new playground opened. Our kiddos did some planting in our backyard garden. We had a visit from our partners at UF’s Anita Zucker Center to make art together. And we raised $2,595 for the CHILD Center through The Amazing Give.

New Playground at The CHILD Center!

New Playground at The CHILD Center!

In March 2021, materials started arriving for the CHILD Center's new playground. As of March 31, the playground is almost complete! We are naming this space after Joan Canton. Joan was our matriarch, a champion for children, and an instrumental voice in the creation...

Help Us Grow 2021

Help Us Grow 2021

On February 22nd, 2021, the Child Center for Early Learning hosted its 3rd Annual Help Us Grow fundraiser. Here is a portion of the program that highlights our families, children, and staff. We hope that this video gives you insight into what we do at the CHILD...

Holiday Cheer at the CHILD Center

Holiday Cheer at the CHILD Center

Holiday cheer abounds at the CHILD Center. Check out these photos of our wonderful kiddos with the Center's Christmas tree! Many thanks to the team at Mildred’s, Blue Gill, and Working Food for this wonderful holiday surprise. Our families went home with roast...

Students Work in the Garden

Students Work in the Garden

Students and staff are growing lettuces, strawberries, herbs, and flowers outside in the CHILD Center garden. This is a fun way to explore our world and learn about nutrition at the same time. Check out the video below: Gardening day at the Child Center. Lettuces,...

Celebrating Graduation 2020

Celebrating Graduation 2020

Today was the Child Center Drive By Graduation. It was a day filled with smiles, cheers, and maybe even a tear or two as we wished our graduates well in kindergarten. We love our kids and our families so much and wish them the best in elementary school! See below for...