Information for Parents about New Orleans LA Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in New Orleans

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at New Orleans 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 New Orleans LA 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 New Orleans 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 New Orleans LA do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in New Orleans LA will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For New Orleans 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 New Orleans LA 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 New Orleans 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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Head Start Center 
(504) 524-0391
1401 Simon Bolivar Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70113
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 New Orleans will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Learning Zone 
(504) 242-2225
7600 Symmes Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70127
For child care in New Orleans 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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Children's Carousel Learning & Day Care Center 
(504) 454-8844
3720 West Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70112
When you contact or visit a child care in New Orleans 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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Louise Mc Gehee School 
(504) 561-1224
2343 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA  70130
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 New Orleans will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Aurora United Methodist Preschool 
(504) 394-5652
3300 Eton Street, New Orleans, LA  70131
When considering child care in New Orleans, 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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Hickory Day Care Center 
(504) 737-2373
9220 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA  70123
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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Gwen's Preschool Academy 
(504) 392-8524
3440 Mansfield Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70131
New Orleans 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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Richards Small World Preschool Day Care 
(504) 246-7737
4522 Lynhuber Drive, New Orleans, LA  70126
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in New Orleans including finding daycare centers or preschools that are close to work, school or home. Be sure to ask about parking at the center. ...
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Kay's Montessori 
(504) 362-2185
2975 Behrman Hwy, New Orleans, LA  70114
When you contact or visit a child care in New Orleans 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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Founders Head Start Center 
(504) 944-8900
4128 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70122
Some providers of child care in New Orleans 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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Gilda's Preschool Academy 
(601) 991-0250
7653 Lacombe Street, New Orleans, LA  70127
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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Peace Head Start Child Care Center 
(504) 598-4961
2500 South Broad, New Orleans, LA  70125
Some providers of child care in New Orleans 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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