Information for Parents about Pacifica CA Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Pacifica

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Pacifica 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 Pacifica CA 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 Pacifica 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 Pacifica CA do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Pacifica CA will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Pacifica 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 Pacifica CA 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 Pacifica 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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Pacifica Cooperative Nursery School 
(650) 355-4465
520 Carmel Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Pacifica child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Terra Nova Christian Day Care 
(650) 355-2962
1125 Terra Nova Boulevard, Pacifica, CA  94044
Before visiting a Pacifica child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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Building Kidz 
(650) 557-1256
830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA  94044
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Pacifica 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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Montessori School Of Linda Mar 
(650) 355-7272
1666 Higgins Way, Pacifica, CA  94044
For child care in Pacifica 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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Sandcastle Academy 
(650) 359-7364
1922 Palmetto Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Pacifica child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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City Of Pacifica - Oceanshore Child Care Center 
(650) 738-7464
431 Edgemar Road, Pacifica, CA  94044
Pacifica 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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City Of Pacifica - Vallemar Child Care Center 
(650) 738-7466
377 Reina Del Mar, Pacifica, CA  94044
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Pacifica 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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City Of Pacifica - Fairmont West Preschool 
(650) 738-7463
5066 Palmetto Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
Pacifica 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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City Of Pacifica - Sunset Ridge Children's Center 
(650) 738-7465
340 Inverness, Pacifica, CA  94044
Infant child care in Pacifica 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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Kids Konnect Child Development Center 
(650) 359-4321
2450 Skyline Drive, Pacifica, CA  94044
Childcare programs in Pacifica are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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Pacifica Playschool 
(650) 359-5673
630 Hickey Boulevard, Pacifica, CA  94044
When you contact or visit a child care in Pacifica 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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Brighton Preschool 
(650) 359-8846
485 Griffin Avenue, Pacifica, CA  94044
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Pacifica child care centers and preschools. Some of these include sign in/out sheets, automatic locking doors with key code access, security cameras and background checks for staff. ...
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