Fashion Show 2017: Save the Date!

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Please save the date: Saturday, May 20th

The 2017 King’s Daughters Fashion Show and Silent Auction: Garden Party at the Old Hickory Country Club.

If you have an item or service that could be donated for our silent auction please contact Development Assistant, Ms. Millie Grammer, at the center: 615-865-5164 or millie.grammer@kdcdc.org.

We can’t wait to see you at this lovely annual event organized by a team of wonderful volunteers!

Read Read Read!

At King’s Daughters, we know that establishing a strong foundation of love for reading and books is essential to our children’s success in school and life beyond the center. We plant books in every nook and cranny that we can to help children make the connection between text and play (and real life).

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‘Things that go’ books by a basket of vehicles and play carpet in our Toddler Room!

We stock our libraries with board books and picture books in the classroom and maintain lending libraries for our families and staff to enjoy – including several titles in Spanish!

Many of our books (and shelving!) were purchased through grant monies from the United Way and their program, Read to Succeed, and from other local foundations like the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Dan and Margaret Maddox Charitable Fund. We’re so grateful for their dedication to children’s literacy – as well as to the many, many individuals who bring books for our children on a regular basis!

Check out some of the awesome ways we set up books for our children to discover!
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Baby room!
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Toddler room!

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Sharing favorite books with Grandpa at pick up!
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The Ben Middleton Library at the Louise Odom Children’s Center (our new building for infants and toddlers!)

We are participating in a local fundraising tournament to raise funds to expand our program to serve more families with toddlers in our community!  You can make donations during the tournament at www.kdcdc.org or watch our progress at https://nashville.bfg.org/bracket!

 

Special Glimpse: The Toddler Room

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Building blocks with Ms. Melinda!

We’ve been overjoyed to welcome toddlers along with our infants this year at King’s Daughters. Families have loved the program as well – so much so that our wait list has stayed full since we opened!

Our toddler program is all about discovery – investigating the world and interacting with others. We follow our children’s lead and interests while helping make sure they meet developmentally appropriate physical, social/emotional, cognitive, language, and milestones.

When scrolling through the pictures, it’s no surprise that our toddlers love their classroom, and their teachers (Ms. Melinda and Ms. Lynn), and their incredible outdoor space!

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Childsize, wooden furniture is inviting and warm.
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Baby dolls!
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Crash!
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Taking baby for a walk.
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A space just my size, just for me!

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Outdoor exploration and play is essential!

We are participating in a local fundraising tournament to raise funds to open a second toddler room to serve more families with toddlers in our community!  You can make donations during the tournament at www.kdcdc.org or https://nashville.bfg.org/bracket!