Information for Parents about Kalamazoo MI Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Kalamazoo

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo MI 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 Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo MI do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Kalamazoo MI will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Kalamazoo 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 Kalamazoo MI 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 Kalamazoo 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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Learning Village 
(269) 382-3887
202 Fairfax Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI  49001
Most Kalamazoo 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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Small World Christian Pre-School 
(269) 344-4920
2400 Winchell Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI  49008
Infant child care in Kalamazoo can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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Montessori School Pre-School 
(269) 349-3248
750 Howard Street, Kalamazoo, MI  49008
Many providers of child care in Kalamazoo 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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Bread & Roses Child Care Center 
(269) 383-9956
915 Sunnock Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI  49001
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Kalamazoo 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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Natures Way Preschool 
(269) 343-7342
4442 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI  49008
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Kalamazoo child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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A Step Above Learning Center 
(269) 388-4689
207 Hutchinson Street, Kalamazoo, MI  49001
When seeking child care in Kalamazoo 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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Parchment Methodist Cooperative Preschool 
(269) 349-9194
225 Glendale Boulevard, Kalamazoo, MI  49004
For low income families looking for child care in Kalamazoo 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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With Open Arms Child Care 
(269) 345-6115
730 E Cork Street, Kalamazoo, MI  49001
Childcare centers in Kalamazoo 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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East Side Head Start 
(269) 373-8767
1301 E Main Street, Kalamazoo, MI  49048
Many Kalamazoo 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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Meadow Trail Preschool 
(269) 375-0943
5559 N 7th Street, Kalamazoo, MI  49009
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Kalamazoo child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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Little Treasures Preschool at Haven Church 
(269) 381-2044
5350 North Sprinkle Road, Kalamazoo, MI  49004
Some providers of child care in Kalamazoo 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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Milwood Cooperative Pre-School 
(269) 381-6209
3919 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI  49001
Many Kalamazoo 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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