Information for Parents about Hot Springs AR Child Care

Selecting Local Hot Springs Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Hot Springs AR 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 Hot Springs AR 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 Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs AR 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, Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs AR recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Hot Springs 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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St. Lukes Day School 
(501) 623-1653
228 Spring Street, Hot Springs, AR  71901
When considering child care in Hot Springs, 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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St John's Catholic School 
(501) 624-3171
583 W Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many Hot Springs childcare providers, preschools and daycare centers support an open door policy, and invite parents to drop in any time to observe. ...
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Kidoodles Christian Childcare Center 
(501) 767-1300
136 N Moore Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
When considering child care in Hot Springs, 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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Kidz Country Early Education And Learning Center 
(501) 624-7796
802 Emory Street, Hot Springs, AR  71913
Many Hot Springs 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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Gingerbread House Daycare 
(501) 767-6633
2677 Airport Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
When you contact or visit a child care in Hot Springs 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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St. Michaels Learning Center 
(501) 623-9651
1125 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Childcare centers in Hot Springs 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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Hot Springs Adventist School 
(501) 760-3336
401 Weston Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
For child care in Hot Springs 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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Kids-r-people-2 
(501) 622-3156
1621 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
If your child is enrolling in a Hot Springs 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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Lakeside Preschool 
(501) 262-9099
2820 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Hot Springs have an open door policy and invite parents to stop by any time. There are usually a number of opportunities for parents either to attend special events, or volunteer to help by donating time, talent and/or a snack or dish to ongoing school events. ...
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Langston Aerospace Magnet Preschool 
(501) 620-7821
120 Chestnut Street, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Childcare programs in Hot Springs are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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High Pockets Learning Center 
(501) 609-0980
4330 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Hot Springs including finding daycare centers or preschools that are close to work, school or home. Be sure to ask about parking at the center. ...
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National Park Community College ELC 
(501) 760-4354
101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR  71913
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many Hot Springs childcare providers, preschools and daycare centers support an open door policy, and invite parents to drop in any time to observe. ...
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