The Sandbox Early Learning Center, Llc. - Nags Head NC Three Star Center License

(252) 255-0808

About the Provider

Description: The Sandbox Early Learning Center, LLC is a licensed child care facility located in Nags Head, North Carolina. We serve children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old. The Sandbox Early Learning Center encourages and facilitates learning through play during the early developmental years. We offer morning and afternoon snack and hot lunch in our tuition.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 28000266
  • Capacity: 71
  • Age Range: 0 through 6
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Date Type Violations Rule
2023-08-16 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-08-16 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. An outlet in Space 2 was not protected with an outlet cover.
2023-08-16 Violation 1048 .1102(c)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in First Aid appropriate to the age of children in care. Verification of staff completion of First Aid training from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. Documentation of current First Aid training was not available for a staff member hired on March 9, 2023.
2023-08-16 Violation 1049 .1102(d)
All staff did not successfully complete certification in CPR training appropriate to the age of the children in care. Verification of staff completion of the CPR course from an approved training organization was not in the staff file. Documentation of current CPR training was not available for a staff member hired on March 9, 2023.
2023-08-16 Violation 1052 .1103(a)
Staff required to receive on-going training had not completed the required number of hours according to their education and experience. Three staff did not complete the required number of on-going training hours by June 14, 2023.
2023-05-16 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-05-16 Violation 1032 10A NCAC 09 .0701(a)
Child care providers and uncompensated providers who are not substitute providers or volunteers, including the director did not have a medical report on file prior to employment that was signed by a health care professional and/ or the medical report was older than 12 months. A staff member hired on 3/9/2023 did not provide a medical report until 3/28/2023.
2023-05-16 Violation 1033 .0701(a)
On or before the first day of work, all staff, including the director and individuals who volunteer more than once per week did not provide results indicating that they were free of active TB and/or TB test or screening was older than 12 months. A staff member hired on 3/9/2023 did not provide a negative TB Screening until 3/28/2023.
2022-11-14 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-11-14 Violation 1811 .0604(u);.0302(d)(8)
Shelter-in-place or lockdown drills were not practiced every three months and/or drill record was incomplete. An emergency drill was not documented for the 3rd quarter of 2022.
2022-07-05 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-06-14 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-06-14 Violation 1044 G.S. 110-90.2(b) & .2703(n)&(o)
Prior to the expiration date of the qualification letter, the child care provider did not complete and submit required forms to complete a criminal background check (a qualification letter is valid for a maximum of three years for the date of issuance). The three-year criminal background check for a staff member expired on 4/17/2022. A new qualifying letter was not received until 5/13/2022.
2022-06-14 Violation 841 15A NCAC 18A .2820(d)
Medications including prescription and non-prescription items were not stored in a locked cabinet or other locked container. In Space 1, a can of Banana Boat Aerosol Sunscreen and a can of Coppertone Water Babies Aerosol sunscreen were stored in a box on a shelf out of reach of children but were not locked.
2022-06-14 Violation 842 10A NCAC 09 .0803(1)(a & b)
A prescription or over the counter medication was administered without specific instructions and authorization from the child's parent or health care professional. In Space 5, a medication permission form was not available for a tube of Aveeno Sunscreen.

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