Cradles To Crayons Child Care

Experienced Professional Staff

Our teachers and site coordinators have a Bachelor's degree in education with minors in early childhood or special education. All caregivers are following the WVSTARS professional training track, and are trained and certified in Infant/Toddler development. All staff also hold current certification in CPR and First Aid.

  • We can help your child prepare for school
  • We strive to promote caring and sharing
  • We give your child the opportunity to play in a supervised setting with children of their own age
  • We offer a safe, structured environment for before and after school care
  • We are partners with the West Virginia Office of Child Nutrition, following the Child and Adult Care Food Program Guidelines for healthy meals and snacks

Program Goals

  • Create a sense of belonging
  • Build a sense of trust
  • Encourage socialization
  • Promote environmental curiosity
  • Build a sense of personal growth
  • Enhance language development
  • Encourage motor development
  • Prepare for Kindergarten entry
  • Safe and healthy environment

Program Focus

  • Numbers and colors
  • Exploration
  • Creativity
  • Physical activities
  • Singing/dancing
  • Creative and structured play
  • Interaction skills
  • Infant stimulation


Age: School age

Middle Creek Elementary
Rt. #1 Box 386
Wheeling, WV 26003

Time: 7 am - 5:30 pm


Steenrod Elementary School (After Care Only)
100 Clarkes Lane
Wheeling, WV 26003

Time: 3 pm - 5:30 pm



Woodsdale Elementary School
1 Bethany Pike
Wheeling, WV 26003

Time: 7 am - 5:30 pm


For more information, call 304-242-7060.


Ages: 4-5 years (must be 4 by September 1)

Bethlehem Elementary School
22 Chapel Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Time: 8:30 am - 2:45 pm, Monday - Thursday

Middle Creek Elementary
Rt. #1 Box 386
Wheeling, WV 26003

Time: 8:45 am - 3 pm, Monday - Thursday


Staff to Child Ratio: 1:10

Minimum 4 days per week

For more information, call 304-243-0369.

To assure that each child attending Cradles to Crayons Child Care Center receives the maximum benefits from this experience, center enrollment sizes are limited.

We invite you and your child to visit anytime. See for yourself the world of difference we can make in the life of your child.