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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Cutter Morning Star Preschool 
(501) 262-1883
2801 Spring Street, Hot Springs, AR  71901
When seeking child care in Hot Springs 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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First Step School 
(501) 624-6468
407 Carson Street, 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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Kiddie Park Child Care Center 
(501) 623-3075
1500 W Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71913
Most Hot Springs 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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High Pockets Learning Center 
(501) 609-0980
4330 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Before visiting a Hot Springs 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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First Baptist Preschool 
(501) 624-7083
2350 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
A large number of Hot Springs 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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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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Lakeside Preschool 
(501) 262-9099
2820 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
For child care in Hot Springs parents should always visit the center, preferably with your child before making a choice. In most cases you should call ahead to schedule a tour and to meet the directors and staff. ...
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Fountain Lake Child Care Center 
(501) 624-0900
4207 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Infant child care in Hot Springs can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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National Park Community College ELC 
(501) 760-4354
101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR  71913
Most Hot Springs 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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Kids-r-people-2 
(501) 622-3156
1621 Albert Pike 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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Clowns Around Child Care Center 
(501) 609-6769
1242 Cones Road, Hot Springs, AR  71901
When seeking child care in Hot Springs 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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Langston Aerospace Magnet Preschool 
(501) 620-7821
120 Chestnut Street, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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