3955 Highway 53, Hoschton, GA 30548

Operating hours: 6:00 am to 6:30 pm






Sunshine Early Learning Center uses Creative Curriculum. This curriculum offers children opportunities for hands on exploration and discovery that build lifelong critical thinking skills. The Creative Curriculum approach centers around five fundamental components:


  • Positive Interactions
  • Social-Emotional competence
  • Constructive Purposeful Play
  • Physical Environment
  • Teacher-Family Partnerships

The staff at Sunshine Early Learning Center uses the Teaching Strategies assessment tool to assess children’s development. These assessments are used to hold parent teacher conferences twice a year. Our theme based instructional units will help the children build strong foundation and learn new skills that they may require. We focus on the following general areas of learning.

  • Academic Development
  • Activity-Based Learning
  • Animals & Pets
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Computers
  • Sign Language
  • Creative Development
  • Field Trips
  • Foreign Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Motor Skills
  • Multicultural
  • Music & Dance
  • Physical Education
  • Planned Play
  • Social Skills Development

Parent Communication is important at Sunshine Early Learning Center. Daily reports are sent via email using Kinderlime or you can download the app to your smartphone. We also use Remind.com for reminders, school closings and emergency situations that may occur. These messages are delivered via text message or the Remind app. We also communicate the weekly menu and monthly newsletter to parents by posting it in our website and Facebook page.


Our infant program is designed for infants 6 weeks to 12 months. We offer low teacher child ratios and our infant curriculum is designed to help them learn and grow in a developmentally appropriate manner. Our nurturing, caring and loving staff helps guide our infants through daily activities that include physical, cognitive and social emotional development. Daily activities include tummy time, crawling, discovering age appropriate toys and going outside to explore the world around us.


In our Infant room, each child has their own crib and cubby labeled with their name. Sheets are cleaned and changed daily. Toys are cleaned and sanitized at nap time and the end of the day as well as throughout the day as needed.


Our one year old program is designed for children ages 12 months to 24 months. Children in this age group are curious about the world around them. They are moving more independently and are ready to learn. Our one year old curriculum is designed to develop the children’s cognitive, sensory, physical and emotional development. Daily activities include introduction to small group activities which include art, math and science activities, large group activities which include circle time, music and movement and outside time. Teachers provide a loving, caring and nurturing environment.


Each child is given their own cot and cubby labeled with their name. Sheets are washed on a regular basis and all cots are cleaned and sanitized daily. All toys are cleaned and sanitized during nap time and at the end of the day.


Our two year old program is designed for children ages 24 months to 36 months. Children in this age group begin showing increases in their balance and coordination as well as learning to build relationships, have trust with other, and learn about self-awareness and to control their emotions. Two year olds also begin to potty train. Our curriculum is designed to help them build relationships with their teachers and peers, master potty training and provide them with a consistent structured schedule. Our curriculum allows for flexibility and allows the children to make choices on what they want to learn and explore. Daily routines include circle time, music and movement, art, science, social studies and outside time. While in the two year old room the children are introduced to our library, our science and technology lab and our café.


Each child is given their own cot and cubby labeled with their name. Sheets are washed on a regular basis and all cots are cleaned and sanitized daily. All toys are cleaned and sanitized during nap time and at the end of the day.


Our preschool program is designed for children ages 3 to 4 years old. Children in this age group begin to play together and are able to follow routines in a group setting. Activities in the classroom are designed to be both child initiated and teacher directed. Children will learn more through playing as we begin to bring in more of the outside world. Our preschool curriculum is designed to focus on developing cognitive, social and emotional development, language and literacy development; physical skills and d begin our school readiness approach. Children begin going to the café for lunch on a daily basis, visit our library twice a week, visit our science and technology lab twice a week and use our indoor gym to focus on gross motor skills.



Our Private Pre-K program is for children ages 4 to 5 years old. It is designed to ensure that these children are prepared for kindergarten. Not only do the children continue to build peer relationships but they develop the pre-academic skills that will help them succeed though out their education. Our curriculum supports the children’s needs to make their own choices in learning but to also allow for teacher guided learning. Small group activities are used to help children develop fine motor skills and begin to write. It is also used to begin pre-reading skills. The classroom is divided in interest areas to give the children multiple opportunities for them to explore and discover. There is daily use of the café, library, science and technology lab and the playground to help prepare for the transition to elementary school.


Each child is given their own cot and cubby labeled with their name. Sheets are washed on a regular basis and all cots are cleaned and sanitized daily. All toys are cleaned and sanitized during nap time and at the end of the day.


Our Before and After school program is designed to ensure that working parents have a safe, fun and educational environment for their children to attend. We provide safe, state approved and inspected transportation to West Jackson Elementary, Gum Springs Elementary, Holsenbeck Elementary and County Line Elementary. Our program is designed to ensure that the children have time to complete homework; play with friends and twice a week use our video game room. A computer lab is available for children when needed to complete homework. Sunshine Early Learning Center also provides care for teacher work days, school holidays, winter and spring breaks.



Our summer camp program is designed for children ages 5-12 years old. Every summer we have a new theme and provide field trips that are not only fun but educational. Every week we take 3 field trips; have arts and crafts, cooking activities, special themed days and other exciting activities. Our program keeps the children safe, excited and engaged. There is also daily use of our library, science and technology lab, playground, and video game room.



Enrichment programs provide students will opportunities to pursue and develop personal interests and talents. Sunshine Early Learning Center provides students with a library, computer lab, science lab, indoor gym, playground, greenhouse and a video game room. These experiences allow children to learn and explore new experiences to expand learning, Sunshine Early Learning Center also provides other opportunities for students to participate in age-appropriate gross motor activities in classes led by experienced professionals.