Information for Parents about Galveston TX Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Galveston TX

Generally, before starting in a Galveston 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 Galveston TX, 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 Galveston 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 Galveston TX. 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 Galveston TX, 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 Galveston 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 Galveston TX, 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 Galveston 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 Galveston TX will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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Bouldin Day Care Center 
(409) 765-8200
1914 45th Street, Galveston, TX  77550
Most Galveston 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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Galveston Catholic School & Preschool 
(409) 765-6607
2601 Avenue North, Galveston, TX  77550
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Galveston child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Kid's Avenue 
(409) 744-1893
5209 Avenue O, Galveston, TX  77551
Many providers of child care in Galveston 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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Moody Methodist Day School 
(409) 744-5845
2803 53rd Street, Galveston, TX  77551
Galveston 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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East End Pre-School & Kindergarten 
(409) 762-8638
1903 Church Street, Galveston, TX  77550
A nutritious breakfast, snack and lunch each day that includes lots of fresh fruit and vegetables may be provided by some local preschools and child care facilities. Some even provide homemade meals. ...
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First Step Daycare Center 
(409) 741-3000
2910 53rd Street, Galveston, TX  77551
Childcare centers in Galveston 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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Parents Time Out Child Care Center 
(409) 765-8077
1727 45th Street, Galveston, TX  77550
Many providers of child care in Galveston 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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