Top-Rated Daycare & Preschool E. Polo Rd., Winston-Salem, NC
NC 4-Star Educational Daycare, Preschool & Afterschool in Winston-Salem
Near North Cherry Street
Welcome to the Sunshine House of Winston-Salem, NC!
For more than 45 years, The Sunshine House of Winston-Salem, NC at Polo Road has been helping children build a solid educational and social foundation -- with all the fun of childhood mixed in. And we'd love to do the same for your child!
Our talented teachers and caregivers focus on school readiness, social, emotional and intellectual development, literacy, confidence, creativity, and what every child needs – love and care!
Get peace of mind your child is safe, learning and having fun in an educational, supportive environment. With industry-leading COVID-19 health and safety measures, on-site virtual learning programs, stability and routine -- we're ready when you need us.
Schedule a personal tour today, and find out how you can experience peace of mind tomorrow!
Winston-Salem, NC School Features
- Security cameras in all classrooms
- NC 4-star school
- Photo & video mobile app updates
- Nationally-recognized curriculum
- School readiness, Spanish & literacy programs
- On-site e-Learning & Virtual Learning for 5 to 12-year-olds
- Healthy meals, baby food & formula included in tuition
- Industry-leading health & safety measures
- Forsyth Academy
- Jefferson Elementary
- Jefferson Middle
- Kimberly Park Elementary
- North Hills Elementary
- Sherwood Forest Elementary
- Speas Elementary
- Vienna Elementary
- Infant Daycare
At The Sunshine House of Winston-Salem, NC, your baby will explore and learn in a nurturing, loving environment that provides the warmth and security your infant is used to receiving at home. Your baby's primary caregiver will work closely with you to provide consistency with your existing feeding, playing and sleeping schedules. While your baby is playing, your infant is also learning. Using our individualized Brain Connect Infant Curriculum, each week your caregiver will create a lesson plan for your baby, tailored to your child’s interests and development.
- Toddler Daycare
Our toddler program is designed to respond to this unique stage of development. Your toddler will participate in fun learning activities and creative playtime that stimulates the mind and encourages exploration, while introducing structure and an established routine. When your toddler is developmentally ready to start potty-training, we’ll partner with you to create consistency from school to home. Our toddler daycare program helps your child build invaluable skills, such as language development, fine motor skills, analytical skills, positive self-image, creativity, increased attention span, communication and social integration.
- Early Preschool
At this age, your child is discovering something new each day. Our Early Preschool program is uniquely created to respond to your child’s natural curiosity and interest in exploration, while providing the structure and support your child needs during this important transition from toddlerhood to preschool.
Building a solid foundation in the academic skills needed for Kindergarten and beyond is important at this age. Our preschool classroom at the Sunshine House of Winston-Salem utilizes the nationally-recognized Creative Curriculum® and is focused on school readiness. Our early education specialists make learning science, math, language, social studies, music and art fun for your preschooler with engaging activities and fun experiences.
The Pre-K program at the Sunshine House of Winston-Salem prepares your child for success in Kindergarten. Using the nationally-recognized Creative Curriculum®, Pre-K provides fun experiences in language, math, science, social studies, music and art. And you’ll know exactly how your child is progressing! Our program includes a comprehensive assessment tool to help you and your child’s teacher measure progress and set goals to ensure a successful transition into Kindergarten.
- After School
Your family needs a safe, supervised, fun environment for your child to end the school day. And at the Sunshine House of Winston-Salem, we’re here to help with your after school childcare needs! Your student will join in fun, interactive arts, academic, technology, STEAM and fitness experiences with daily homework support. So while you’re at work, you can rest assured your child is safe, productive and having fun in our after school program!
- In-Person e-Learning
If your elementary school isn't open for in-person class or you prefer a virtual option, we can help. We offer on-site full-day and part-day care for school-aged children -- and will help facilitate your public school's e-Learning or Virtual Learning. This means your child can attend their school virtually at The Sunshine House, with educators available to help answer questions.
Meet Our Director, Sarah Fiori
Hello! My name is Sarah Fiori. I have 14 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services (psychology and sociology) and am currently enrolled in graduate school to obtain my Master’s degree in Early Childhood Advocacy and Leadership. I also have over 25 credit hours in Early Childhood Education course and am qualified as a Level 3 Director.
I have one daughter who is 5 years old and I live with my sister who has two sons who are 4 and 6 years old. As a family we enjoy playing outside and love anything involving water (pool, beach, water play).
I am super excited about working with The Sunshine House and look forward to making a difference in the lives of the children I work with!