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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Gloria Dei Child Care Center 
(281) 333-3323
18220 Upper Bay Road, Houston, TX  77058
Most Houston 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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Memorial Drive Presbyterian Children's Day In 
(713) 784-0820
245 Blalock Drive, Houston, TX  77024
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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Happy Angels Learning Center 
(713) 747-2182
3216 N McGregor Way, Houston, TX  77004
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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West University United Methodist Church Preschool 
(713) 666-8111
3611 University, Houston, TX  77005
Houston child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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The Children's University 
(713) 944-4052
1407 Blackburn, Houston, TX  77002
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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The Genesis Academy 
(281) 859-6200
16650 Longenbaugh Drive, Houston, TX  77095
For child care in Houston 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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Rainbow Academy Of Little People 
(281) 447-8653
2300 Bammel, Houston, TX  77001
Houston child care centers and preschools offer many different learning approaches and combinations for parents to consider including Montessori, Play Based, Developmental and Teacher Led, Waldorf, Structured Learning with Play, Reggio Emilia and Piaget. ...
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Pilgrim Lutheran School and Daycare 
(713) 666-3706
8061 Chimney Rock, Houston, TX  77096
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Houston 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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Torah Day School 
(713) 777-2000
10900 Fondren, Houston, TX  77096
When seeking child care in Houston 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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Tiny Tots Academy 
(281) 537-1337
5335 West Richey Road, Houston, TX  77066
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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The Clubhouse Montessori 
(281) 486-9299
16400 Sea Lark Road, Houston, TX  77062
Some providers of child care in Houston require a minimum level of parent involvement including volunteering at activities or help with special events. This is often a great way to meet other parents as well as enrich your child's learning experience. ...
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Best Care Learning Center 
(713) 842-7774
6452 Mlk Boulevard, Houston, TX  77033
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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