Information for Parents about Hot Springs AR Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Hot Springs

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Hot Springs child care centers however there are strict guidelines that parents must follow. Prescription medication must be in the original container with an unaltered label and have your child's name clearly identified on the label. A Medical Release Form will typically need to be completed that provides details of all medications, dosage and times to be given. Preschools and providers of child care in Hot Springs AR will only administer "Over the Counter" medication with a doctor's note. Medications must be given directly to the preschool or daycare personnel, and do not leave medication in your child's lunch box or classroom. You should also check with your Hot Springs child care provider to determine the hours during which they will be able to administer medications. For example some providers of daycare and child care in Hot Springs AR do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Hot Springs AR will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Hot Springs child care centers, teachers discuss emergency preparedness with children on a regular basis. For example they will discuss fire drills, what they will hear, and what they are expected to do. Daycare emergency drills may be carried out on both an informed and surprise basis to ensure that everyone is adequately prepared. Providers of child care in Hot Springs AR may require that parents provide an emergency kit for their children. Usually these kits will are due on your child's first day of daycare, and will need to be updated yearly. Each Hot Springs daycare will have different requirements for the contents of the emergency kit. Examples of the contents include: bottled water, granola bars (not chocolate), Kleenex, an index card with your child's contact information and emergency contacts.
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St. Lukes Day School 
(501) 623-1653
228 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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Cutter Morning Star Preschool 
(501) 262-1883
2801 Spring Street, 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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Rukavina Child Care Center 
(501) 262-0791
1180 Carpenter Dam Road, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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Lakeside Preschool 
(501) 262-9099
2820 Malvern Avenue, 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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First Step School 
(501) 624-6468
407 Carson Street, 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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Kidoodles Christian Childcare Center 
(501) 767-1300
136 N Moore Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
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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Kids-r-people-2 
(501) 622-3156
1621 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
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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High Pockets Learning Center 
(501) 609-0980
4330 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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National Park Community College ELC 
(501) 760-4354
101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR  71913
For child care in Hot Springs 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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St. Michaels Learning Center 
(501) 623-9651
1125 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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Lasonias Children Of The Kingdom 
(501) 623-1606
1902 Hobson Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71913
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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First Baptist Preschool 
(501) 624-7083
2350 Central 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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