Information for Parents about Bethlehem PA Child Care

Selecting Local Bethlehem Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Bethlehem PA encourage you to visit the preschool by scheduling a tour. Prepare a list of questions ahead of time and include items such as: philosophy and learning approach, classroom size, hours and schedules, admissions process, meals provided, parent participation requirements, daycare program information, fees and tuition. If the child care in Bethlehem PA already has a 2-page profile with ChildCare Smiles then you will be able to review and print most of this information ahead of time, including preschool photos. This will then enable you to focus on the visual aspects, interactions with the Director and teachers, and general feelings about the daycare when you visit. An important consideration when visiting a Bethlehem child care facility is to ensure that your child will be receiving a well-organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, safe and clean environment, and teachers who are experienced and ideally have long tenure. When you visit a Bethlehem child care center don't forget to take your child with you and observe how he/she reacts in this new environment. Also, take the time to observe how the other children interact with each other and the teachers. A happy school is a healthy school for daycare children and staff at Bethlehem daycare centers. Daycare facilities are noisy, high energy places and a typical day requires a child to be at 100% capacity. When children are not feeling well and struggling to keep up, the school environment can be overwhelming for them. For this reason, centers that provide child care in Bethlehem PA will have guidelines for parents to follow in determining if a child is too sick for school. In the event that your child becomes ill, Bethlehem childcare centers will require you or your designated emergency contacts to pick up your child within a specified time period e.g. 30 minutes. Although daycare centers in Bethlehem PA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Bethlehem daycare centers also recommend that if your child is ill, then please keep them home until they are no longer contagious and are able to actively participate at school, inside and out.
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First Presbyterian Church Preschool 
(610) 867-2956
2344 Center Street, Bethlehem, PA  18017
Most Bethlehem child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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Headstart Salem Lutheran Church Preschool 
(610) 866-3646
134 East Broad Street, Bethlehem, PA  18018
For child care in Bethlehem it is important to ensure that your child will be receiving an organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, clean and safe environment, and teachers who are experienced. ...
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Fountain Hill Child Care Center 
(610) 865-5072
1330 Church Street, Bethlehem, PA  18015
When you contact or visit a child care in Bethlehem please keep in mind that the busiest time of the day are early morning, lunch/nap time and end of day. Call ahead to schedule a visit time. ...
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Calypso Elementary School Child Care 
(610) 861-0511
1021 Calypso Avenue, Bethlehem, PA  18017
When seeking child care in Bethlehem you should ensure that the provider is licensed and will provide the license number. Preschools are licensed for a specific capacity. ...
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Holy Cross Christian Pre-school 
(610) 867-9735
2700 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem, PA  18017
Childcare centers in Bethlehem often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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Fun Time Day Care And Learning Center 
(610) 868-4500
523 South Clewell Street, Bethlehem, PA  18015
Childcare centers in Bethlehem often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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Nazareth Area Day Care 
(610) 759-8684
4485 Hanoverville Road, Bethlehem, PA  18020
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Bethlehem child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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Asa Packer Elementary School Day Care 
(610) 868-8501
1650 Kenwood Drive, Bethlehem, PA  18017
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Bethlehem child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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Christian Day Care 
(610) 694-0444
1300 Eaton Avenue, Bethlehem, PA  18018
Some providers of child care in Bethlehem require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Happy Faces Day Care 
(610) 868-6484
418 Edwards Street, Bethlehem, PA  18015
Most Bethlehem child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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Cambridge Day Schools 
(610) 868-3220
2201 Emrick Boulevard, Bethlehem, PA  18020
Most Bethlehem child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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Buchanan Day Care 
(610) 807-5500
1621 Catasauqua Road, Bethlehem, PA  18017
Infant child care in Bethlehem can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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