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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Parents Time Out Child Care Center 
(409) 765-8077
1727 45th Street, Galveston, TX  77550
Galveston child care providers often incorporate a daily learning approach and development plans that are carefully crafted to provide a safe environment for children to develop and learn through creative play, age appropriate lesson materials and teacher support and guidance. ...
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First Step Daycare Center 
(409) 741-3000
2910 53rd Street, Galveston, TX  77551
If your child is enrolling in a Galveston childcare center, along with required medical records and registration and material fees, parents submit completed information and permission forms provided in an enrollment package. ...
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Moody Methodist Day School 
(409) 744-5845
2803 53rd Street, Galveston, TX  77551
When considering child care in Galveston, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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East End Pre-School & Kindergarten 
(409) 762-8638
1903 Church Street, Galveston, TX  77550
Before visiting a Galveston child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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Galveston Catholic School & Preschool 
(409) 765-6607
2601 Avenue North, Galveston, TX  77550
If you are a busy working parent, there are many local facilities that provide after school programs for school age children. These programs include help with homework, healthy snacks, indoor enrichment and physical activities. ...
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Bouldin Day Care Center 
(409) 765-8200
1914 45th Street, Galveston, TX  77550
Many daycare and childcare providers in Galveston provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Kid's Avenue 
(409) 744-1893
5209 Avenue O, Galveston, TX  77551
For child care in Galveston on your child's first two days 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. ...
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