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  • We have several new children to introduce who joined us in September. Madison Harris was new in the Infant class.  Kamden Hammock and Jayla Wills were new in the Toddler class.  K.J. Brazier was new in the Bunny Rabbit class. Allianah Hammock and Darnell Barfield were new in the Bumble Bee class. Caden Oxendine and Colton Price were new in the Pound Puppy class. Londyn, Rhyian and Ranyah Anderson and Amari Streets were new to the School Age Program. Aria and Addison Thornton, Autumn Bartlett, Jaeden Robinson, Lucas Peters and Madison Hampton are back with us in the School Age program as well. We would like to welcome these children and their families to Pooh Corner Center. 
  • PARENT – TEACHER CONFERENCES – We will have times reserved for conferences with your child’s teacher on Oct. 29, 30 and 31 from 12:15 to 1:30. Please see Mrs. Darlene to schedule a conference. If you cannot come during these times but you would like a conference, please let us know; we will try to find a time that works for everyone.
  • Pooh Corner’s holiday schedule will be as follows: Pooh Corner will be closed on Thursday, November 28th for  Thanksgiving. We will be OPEN all day on Friday, November 29th. Pooh Corner will close at 2:00 on Tuesday, December 24th and will be  closed all day on Wednesday,  December 25th for the Christmas holiday.  Pooh Corner will close at 2:00 on  Tuesday, December 31st and will be closed all day on Tuesday, January 1st for the New Year’s holiday.
  • Tuition payments are due on Friday for the upcoming week. Balances that are due will be in red; a credit balance will be in black. There will be a $25 late payment fee posted to accounts that have a balance due at closing on Fridays.
  • Please be sure that we have current and CORRECT contact information in your child’s file. It is extremely important that we be able to get in contact with you in case of emergency, sickness, etc. If you need to update your emergency contact people and/or authorized pick up people, please see Mrs. Darlene.
  • We need to have updated physical and immunizations information each time your child goes for a well-baby visit. You can grab a form from the office shelf or from the classroom.

A safe, fun and nurturing environment.

Pooh Corner has been caring for children for over 30 years as a state licensed center with excellent ratings and a solid reputation since our beginning.

We care for children from 4 weeks to 12 years of age — year round. All of our programs, full and part-time, are nurturing and structured, with emphasis on the appropriate educational skills at each stage of development.

Pooh Corner Child Care Center cares for children from the areas of, but not limited to, Ashland, Atlee, Hanover, Glen Allen, Elmont and areas as far as Richmond, Virginia.

We specialize in the following:

Infant Care


Teddy Bear Class


Before & After School

Summer & Back-up Care


Activities, Lessons and Field Trips and at Pooh Corner.

We are more than a childcare center. Our childcare and early education programs focus on school readiness, social and emotional development, literacy, problem solving and other critical life skills – with all the fun of being a kid mixed in!

Extracurricular Activities

Such as music and dance classes, gymnastics and movement classes, and drawing and computer classes.

We also have

Special activities at the center, such as Water Works and visits from the ice cream truck.

We offer

Weekly trips swimming, skating, bowling, visiting the library and various parks.

Group activity time

Includes arts and crafts, board games, working together in groups to complete projects, active games, and much more.

Latest News

Welcome to Pooh Corner’s latest news, events and blog section. This is where you will find helpful information throughout the year. Check back often for updates!

Preschool Report

We are off to a great start to the new school year! Everyone has settled in to their new classrooms and new routines. Our demonstration classes for the extra-curricular activities went very well in September. Please make sure you have returned your child's form even...

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School Age Report

The school year has gotten off to a great start! The van runs are going well. Please remember to let us know if your child will not be riding the van/bus for any reason. We have had some children completing homework in the afternoons. Please make sure you tell us if...

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Infant and Toddler Report

INFANT TIDBITS Reminder: We need to have updated physical and immunizations information each time your child goes for a well-baby visit. You can grab a form from the office shelf or from the classroom. We would like to welcome Madison Harris to the Infant class. We...

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A long tradition of quality care.

Welcome to Pooh Corner. Our website offers you the opportunity to learn more about Pooh Corner Child Care Center, founded in 1984. To learn more about us, click any item on our menu. If you have comments or questions, let us know by clicking Contact Us. Thank you for visiting and be sure to check back often for updated information.

Darlene Holmes, Director

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