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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(501) 622-3156
1621 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs, AR  71913
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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St John's Catholic School 
(501) 624-3171
583 W Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Hot Springs child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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St. Lukes Day School 
(501) 623-1653
228 Spring Street, 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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Kidz Country Early Education And Learning Center 
(501) 624-7796
802 Emory Street, 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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Lakeside Preschool 
(501) 262-9099
2820 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Hot Springs 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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St. Michaels Learning Center 
(501) 623-9651
1125 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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First United Methodist Church 
(501) 318-1377
1100 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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Langston Aerospace Magnet Preschool 
(501) 620-7821
120 Chestnut Street, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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Kiddie Park Child Care Center 
(501) 623-3075
1500 W Grand Avenue, 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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Oakland Baptist Preschool 
(501) 609-9282
220 Prospect Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
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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Hot Springs Adventist School 
(501) 760-3336
401 Weston 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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High Pockets Learning Center 
(501) 609-0980
4330 Park Avenue, Hot Springs, AR  71901
Many providers of child care in Hot Springs 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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