Summertime Propels Your Child’s Learning

Full-Day Scheduling Packed With Fun, Hands-on Activities & Field Trips

Group of happy kids posing on their school yard at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Hampton Roads, VA

Summertime Propels Your Child’s Learning

Full-Day Scheduling Packed With Fun, Hands-on Activities & Field Trips

school age programs (school vacation / summer months) | Serving Newport News and Virginia Beach, VA

Preschoolers spraying some colored water in a spray bottle having fun on their water coloring art activity at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Hampton Roads, VA

Keeping Young Minds Sharp While On Holiday

Your child will keep their mind sharp while they are away from their regular school schedule. Teachers will prepare fun and engaging hands-on activities for the children each day. Children continue to explore themes and activities based on the lesson plans of the Funshine Express, the Creative Curriculum®, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).

Frequent Field Trips and Guest Visitors

Field trips add interest and variety to our regularly scheduled events. Museum visits and trips to the theater make are fun outings that stimulate the mind and make for great group discussions at the end of our day. In-house visitors allow children to meet different community members and experience different cultures and forms of art. Examples of past visitors are African drummers, story-tellers, and fire-fighters (with their truck, of course!)
A young girl touching a Llama that is eating grass on their school yards at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Hampton Roads, VA
Happy little young boy crafting a small Christmas ornament on a holiday art decor activity at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Hampton Roads, VA

Clean, Tidy Spaces for Learning and Fun

Our classrooms and property are kept very clean to keep your child healthy and safe. Classrooms are cleaned by a service every evening after school. Daily classroom cleaning routines are maintained by teachers and by students too. As a way to reinforce practical life skills, children are taught to clean up their own space after play and learning activities. Personal hygiene is also practiced.

Meals and Snacks Provided at No Extra Cost

Your child will dine on a variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, whole grains, and proteins to fuel their fun-filled day. Breakfast, lunch, and nutritious snacks are provided every day. Part of your child’s Summer vacation includes wholesome meals that are prepared on-site in our peanut-free facility and follow guidelines for nutrition.

A very happy young little girl showing a big strawberry on her hand enjoying their strawberry picking activity at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Hampton Roads, VA

Hear What Parents Are Saying...

"My girls did not like where they attended before and I'm thrilled that they love first discovery!"

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I have two daughters in the school age classroom and I couldn't be more thankful to the center and its staff. My girls did not like where they attended before and I'm thrilled that they love first discovery! They're so excited to experience new things this summer with the awesome summer camp activities that have been planned. Until then, the homework help after school is great and gives me one less thing I have to do when we get home at the end of the day. First discovery is truly an amazing place and I highly recommend it!

- Amanda Crandall

"In more ways than one, FDCDC has been more than a blessing to me and my children..."

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When we came to tour First Discovery we could feel the positive vibe as soon as we got through the front door. My youngest daughter heard her name being called from the school-age classroom and it ended up being her best friend from Tallwood! My children started the next day and it was the best decision I ever made.

In more ways than one, FDCDC has been more than a blessing to me and my children and we look forward to being a part of the FDCDC family for many years.

- The Navarro Family

"In 4 years I have never encountered a single issue with this daycare. They care for your child as if it were their own."

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My daughter has been attending this school for years. Mrs.Victoria the owner is amazing. Mrs. Jenny is the sweetest director. They have great learning curriculum for all ages. The classes are separated but open so every child interacts with all the teachers and for the toddlers and above they interact with all the other students. I'm a single mom and I'm unable to pick up ny child till later so Ms. Taylor and Mrs. Lauren help my daughter with her homework. In 4 years I have never encountered a single issue with this daycare. They care for your child as if it were their own.

- Victoria K.

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