Information for Parents about Homestead FL Child Care

Selecting Local Homestead Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Homestead FL 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 Homestead FL 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 Homestead 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 Homestead 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 Homestead 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 Homestead FL 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, Homestead 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 Homestead FL recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Homestead 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 School and Daycare Center 
(305) 246-4094
47 Northwest 16th Street, Homestead, FL  33030
Many Homestead child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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Haven of Little Angels Preschool Academy 
(305) 258-7088
12412 Southwest 251st Terrace, Homestead, FL  33032
Many providers of child care in Homestead 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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Countryside Early Learning Center 
(305) 246-5315
15395 Southwest 288th Street, Homestead, FL  33033
School age after school programs offer many opportunities for children to connect with others. When looking for child care in Homestead, parents should consider what sort of support is provided through after school programs at some daycare facilities and preschools. ...
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The Homestead Nursery School 
(305) 245-7169
675 North Homestead Boulevard, Homestead, FL  33030
Homestead 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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Small Hands Preschool 
(305) 242-8080
30724 Sw 154th Court, Homestead, FL  33033
For child care in Homestead 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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Young America Child Care Center 
(305) 245-0024
13360 Sw 288th Street, Homestead, FL  33033
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Homestead child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Cphi South Head Start 
(305) 416-7189
28205 Sw 125th Avenue, Homestead, FL  33033
If your child is enrolling in a Homestead 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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Little Red School House 
(305) 248-2229
159 Ne 9th Street, Homestead, FL  33030
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 Homestead will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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St John's Episcopal School 
(305) 247-5445
145 Ne 10th Street, Homestead, FL  33030
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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My Little Angel Daycare Center 
(305) 242-3646
278 South Krome Avenue, Homestead, FL  33030
Most Homestead 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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Su's Creative Corner Pre School 
(305) 248-1919
310 East Mowry Drive, Homestead, FL  33030
School age after school programs offer many opportunities for children to connect with others. When looking for child care in Homestead, parents should consider what sort of support is provided through after school programs at some daycare facilities and preschools. ...
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