Information for Parents about Hyattsville MD Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Hyattsville

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Hyattsville 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 Hyattsville MD 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 Hyattsville 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 Hyattsville MD do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Hyattsville MD will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Hyattsville 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 Hyattsville MD 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 Hyattsville 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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Lansdowne Learning Center 
(301) 772-7100
1798 Brightseat Road, Hyattsville, MD  20785
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 Hyattsville will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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KinderCare Learning Center 
(301) 577-3790
4880 Forbes Boulevard, Hyattsville, MD  20781
When you contact or visit a child care in Hyattsville 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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Chapin Day Nursery 
(301) 779-7080
5101 Emerson Street, Hyattsville, MD  20781
For child care in Hyattsville 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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New City Montessori School 
(301) 559-8488
3120 Nicholson, Hyattsville, MD  20782
Childcare centers in Hyattsville 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 Adventure Early Learning Center 
(301) 341-3737
3620 Neighbor Lane, Hyattsville, MD  20785
When considering child care in Hyattsville, the child to adult ratio is an important measure because it potentially impacts the level of individual attention your child will receive. Lower child to adult ratios are preferable. ...
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