Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in North Carolina

With 4,339 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of North Carolina, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are North Carolina childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your North Carolina county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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For Kids Only Child Development Center

For Kids Only Child Development Center

Shallotte, NC 28470 | (910) 754-7777

For Kids Only is a licensed Developmental Day Facility and has voluntarily met the enhanced standards set forth by the NC Division of Child Development to achieve the highest 5 Star licensure rating. Our center was founded in 1990 on the theory that childhood development is a process of stages which occurs during a child’s early years. Additionally, all children do not reach the same developmental stage at the same time. Therefore, this school structures all programs to meet each child’s stage of development on an individual basis. Most importantly, we respect parents as the primary provider of care and nurturing for their child. We believe parents and teachers form an important partnership in a child’s development and education. Our program offers a wide variety of arts & crafts and music, as well as learning & play times which are all implemented by licensed teachers and assistants. All activities are based on Creative Curriculum and allow for each child’s imagination and exploration skills to develop. Our staff to child ratios are extremely low which ensure each child receives the individual attention and nurturing they need to reach their greatest potential. Most of all, we want each child to have FUN! In the words of Dr. Seuss, “It’s fun to have fun but you have to know how”. We want to teach children to have so much fun while learning… that they learn to love learning. Our team of experienced teachers use the children’s interests and ideas to help create lesson plans and activities. They may transform the classroom environment into a theme park, a camping adventure or a winter wonderland and ice skate on waxed paper through the hallways of the school! Throughout the year our program incorporates many special events that provide excellent learning and exciting activities for the children. We have our annual Fall Festival, Dr. Seuss week, Summer Youth Activities, Christmas Parade Float, etc…. just to name a few. Parents and families are encouraged to participate in all events.



Garner, NC 27529 | (919) 661-2327

Good-HoneyBears Child Development Center provides quality care for children newborn to ten years old. We would like to invite you to tour our facility and learn more about our program.

Play 2 Learn Preschool

Play 2 Learn Preschool

Winston-salem, NC 27127 | (336) 448-0017

Play 2 Learn Preschool is more than a daycare. Our motto is: Working with families and community to help children develop into lifelong learners through play and self-guided exploration. Our goal is to provide a learning center where we work with our families to support their child’s education and social growth.  We help families with children between the ages of 3 to 5 to prepare for and transition to kindergarten successfully. Our educated staff is here to meet your child where they are, help them to achieve their upmost potential, and feel confident in entering elementary school. Our staff also helps families to find the support that they may need to make the transition too. We take our role of being a community support seriously and strive to offer families and their children help through any situation. We truly believe that children are the future and that the more support that we offer to them and their families while they develop, the better the future will be. 

North Carolina Child Care Licensing Agency

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Child Development and Early Education
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2201
Phone: 919-527-6335
Toll Free: 800-859-0829 (In-State only)
Web Site: North Carolina DHHS
Note: Physical Address: 820 S Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27603

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