Information for Parents about Elizabeth NJ Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Elizabeth NJ

Generally, before starting in a Elizabeth child care program, parents must complete all paperwork and submit it prior or on the child's first day. Sometimes a Physicians Report may take longer to obtain, and a grace period (e.g. 30 days) may be provided if extra time is needed to arrange a doctor's appointment. The doctor's report will typically identify completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. For daycare and child care in Elizabeth NJ, if these forms are not completed it may result in your child's enrollment being suspended. It is important that parents keep their information up to date at the local Elizabeth child care office. If you move, change jobs, or phone numbers, or if your emergency contacts should change phone numbers, please let the preschool office know. Parents should review their authorized pick up lists to ensure that it is current in the event that you send someone to pick up your child from preschools or child care in Elizabeth NJ. Even if you send someone to pick up your child, you will have to call the daycare center even if that person is on your child's emergency pick up list.To get your child off to a great start at a daycare in Elizabeth NJ, talk to your child about daycare and all the great things to look forward to. Tell him or her about the wonderful things they are going to explore. Children often enjoy being able to go to the store for a lunchbox and school bag before school begins. Many Elizabeth daycare centers will offer opportunities for your child to visit before your child starts. Tell your child the teacher's name and remind her/him that you will be coming to pick them up at the end of the day. Separation is natural and affects different children in different ways. For providers of childcare in Elizabeth NJ, on your child's first two days of daycare, plan to have your child leave earlier than their normal schedule. Several hours can be a very long time to a child in a new situation. Most Elizabeth child care centers will allow you to make arrangements so that you can spend time in the classroom with them. When it is time to leave, please give your child a clear goodbye. The teachers will take over and engage your child and start developing a relationship and comforting them. Also many daycares in Elizabeth NJ will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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Mount Carmel Guild Little Schoolhouse 
(908) 282-4610
103-110 Third Street, Elizabeth, NJ  07206
Some providers of child care in Elizabeth 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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Playway Childcare & Learning Center Of Union 
(908) 352-7529
410 Clermont Terrace, Elizabeth, NJ  07202
Many providers of child care in Elizabeth offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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Elizabethport Presbyterian Center 
(908) 351-4777
154 First Street, Elizabeth, NJ  07206
When you contact or visit a child care in Elizabeth 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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Kids Place 
(908) 659-1313
651 Kapkowski Road, Elizabeth, NJ  07201
Some providers of child care in Elizabeth 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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Jefferson Park Daycare Center 
(908) 354-2266
485 Madison Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ  07208
When seeking child care in Elizabeth 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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Evangel Day School 
(908) 353-2422
656 North Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ  07208
A large number of Elizabeth child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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St Anthony's Convent 
(908) 353-6825
307 South Street, Elizabeth, NJ  07202
Summer camps are often a great way for kids to spend their summer breaks. Many local preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Elizabeth will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Greater Faith Temple 
(908) 527-1184
128 Broadway Street, Elizabeth, NJ  07201
Elizabeth child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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Little Rascals Day Care 
(908) 351-1505
217 Rahway Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ  07202
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Elizabeth child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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