Information for Parents about Houston TX Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Houston TX

Generally, before starting in a Houston child care program, parents must complete all paperwork and submit it prior or on the child's first day. Sometimes a Physicians Report may take longer to obtain, and a grace period (e.g. 30 days) may be provided if extra time is needed to arrange a doctor's appointment. The doctor's report will typically identify completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. For daycare and child care in Houston TX, if these forms are not completed it may result in your child's enrollment being suspended. It is important that parents keep their information up to date at the local Houston child care office. If you move, change jobs, or phone numbers, or if your emergency contacts should change phone numbers, please let the preschool office know. Parents should review their authorized pick up lists to ensure that it is current in the event that you send someone to pick up your child from preschools or child care in Houston TX. Even if you send someone to pick up your child, you will have to call the daycare center even if that person is on your child's emergency pick up list.To get your child off to a great start at a daycare in Houston TX, talk to your child about daycare and all the great things to look forward to. Tell him or her about the wonderful things they are going to explore. Children often enjoy being able to go to the store for a lunchbox and school bag before school begins. Many Houston daycare centers will offer opportunities for your child to visit before your child starts. Tell your child the teacher's name and remind her/him that you will be coming to pick them up at the end of the day. Separation is natural and affects different children in different ways. For providers of childcare in Houston TX, on your child's first two days of daycare, 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. Most Houston child care centers will allow you to make arrangements so that you can spend time in the classroom with them. When it is time to leave, please give your child a clear goodbye. The teachers will take over and engage your child and start developing a relationship and comforting them. Also many daycares in Houston TX will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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First Presbyterian School & Pre-school 
(713) 520-0284
5300 Main, Houston, TX  77004
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Houston child care centers, parents should ask about potty training requirements and whether children who are not potty-trained will be accommodated. ...
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The Children's University 
(713) 944-4052
1407 Blackburn, Houston, TX  77002
For child care in Houston 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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Tanglewood Academy 
(713) 977-4007
5718 Dolores, Houston, TX  77057
Houston 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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Head Start Child Care Center 
(281) 835-3504
4910 Raven Ridge Drive, Houston, TX  77053
Houston 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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Milsap Elementary Schhol and Daycare Center 
(281) 897-4470
12424 Huffmeister Drive, Houston, TX  77429
For low income families looking for child care in Houston there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Montessori Country Day School 
(713) 520-0738
5117 La Branch Street, Houston, TX  77004
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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Saint Clare of Assisi Catholic Church Mother's Day Out 
(281) 286-7729
3131 El Dorado Avenue, Houston, TX  77059
Houston 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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Jones Childhood Development Center 
(713) 470-5620
1115 Kipling, Houston, TX  77006
Many Houston 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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Clear Lake Church of Christ Mother's Day Out 
(281) 486-9763
938 El Dorado Boulevard, Houston, TX  77062
When you contact or visit a child care in Houston 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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Ashford Child Enrichment Center 
(281) 497-6901
2201 South Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX  77077
Before visiting a Houston 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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Village Preschool 
(281) 397-7846
4903 Strack Road, Houston, TX  77069
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 Houston will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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St Maximilian Kolbe Church Mothers Day Out 
(281) 970-0979
10135 West Road, Houston, TX  77064
Most Houston child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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