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  • HOLIDAY – Pooh Corner’s holiday schedule will be as follows: Pooh Corner will be closed on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving. We will be OPEN all day on Friday, November 27th. Pooh Corner will close at 2:00 on Thursday, December 24th and will be closed all day on Friday, December 25th for the Christmas holiday. Pooh Corner will close at 2:00 on Thursday, December 31st, and will be closed all day on Friday, January 1st for the New Year’s holiday. Happy Holidays!
  • NEW CHILDREN – We have several new children to introduce who joined us in October. William Taylor, Easton Bowie and Waylon White were new in the Infant class. Connor Detrick was new in the Toddler class. Ryan Few was new in the Bunny Rabbit class. Blessn Few was new in the School Age. We want to welcome these children and their families to Pooh Corner Center
  • ALL CENTER PAJAMA DAY – Join us in spending a day relaxing in our pajamas after a wonderful holiday with family! Friday, Nov. 27th, will be an all center pajama day. Stay in your P.J.s all day! We may even lie around and watch a movie to rest after the busy holiday.
  • INCLEMENT WEATHER – Along with the holiday season comes the possibility of SNOW! Please know that we make EVERY effort possible to remain open during inclement weather. However, should there be a need to close the center, it will be announced as early as possible. It will be announced on WTVR 6 and any affiliated radio stations. We will post any closings on our website and update the message on our phone line.

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!

School Age Report

School Age Report

It's hard to believe, but some of our students have already finished their first nine weeks of school, and everyone else is nearly there! Thanks to a schedule change, Hanover elementary students now finish all Zoom meetings before lunch, leaving the afternoons free...

Infant and Toddler Report

Infant and Toddler Report

INFANT TIDBITS We have three new infants to introduce who joined us in October: William, Easton and Waylon. We look forward to getting to know them better. They seem to be adjusting nicely and settling into their new surroundings. Parker likes to visit with the...

Preschool Report

Preschool Report

October certainly came to a fast and exciting end! We had to wait all month for the fun of Halloween but it was worth the wait. Thank you to everyone who donated goodies to our parties. It was fun seeing all of the costumes and eating all of the yummy treats. We hope...

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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