Information for Parents about Lafayette LA Child Care

Selecting Local Lafayette Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Lafayette LA 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 Lafayette LA 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette LA 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, Lafayette 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 Lafayette LA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Lafayette 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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Gethsemane Lapetite Early Center 
(337) 233-2750
306 11th Street, Lafayette, LA  70501
When seeking child care in Lafayette 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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Creative Learning Pre-school 
(337) 981-9999
201 Perard Street, Lafayette, LA  70503
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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Pinocchio Day Care Center 
(337) 233-8451
105 Peter Street, Lafayette, LA  70501
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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Acadiana Christian School 
(337) 984-6907
105 Hummingbird Lane, Lafayette, LA  70506
For child care in Lafayette 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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Little Oaks Learning Center 
(337) 988-4910
1805 Eraste Landry Road, Lafayette, LA  70506
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Lafayette 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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Cornerstone Christian Academy 
(337) 981-5755
100 Gentry Circle, Lafayette, LA  70508
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Lafayette 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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