Information for Parents about Palm Desert CA Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Palm Desert

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert CA do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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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Montessori School of the Desert 
(760) 773-0984
73925 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA  92260
If your child is enrolling in a Palm Desert childcare center, along with required medical records and registration and material fees, parents submit completed information and permission forms provided in an enrollment package. ...
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Morning Stars Learning Center 
(760) 341-5223
74015 Aster Drive, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Some providers of child care in Palm Desert 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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Montessori School of the Valley 
(760) 345-1888
43250 Warner Trail, Palm Desert, CA  92211
When considering child care in Palm Desert, 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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Jewish Community School of the Desert 
(760) 340-2039
73251 Hovley Lane West, Palm Desert, CA  92260
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Palm Desert 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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YMCA Jean Benson Child Care Center 
(760) 836-3336
75433 Orange Blossom Lane, Palm Desert, CA  92211
Palm Desert 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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Tot Stop 
(760) 360-6445
77970 Delaware Place, Palm Desert, CA  92211
Many daycare and childcare providers in Palm Desert provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Sacred Heart Preschool 
(760) 674-3000
43-775 Deep Canyon Road, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Most Palm Desert 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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Hope Lutheran Pre-School 
(760) 346-5203
45900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA  92260
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 Palm Desert will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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The Learning Tree Center Of Palm Desert 
(760) 345-8100
42675 Washington Street, Palm Desert, CA  92211
Many daycare and childcare providers in Palm Desert provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Boehm Child Development Center 
(760) 346-6829
74-200 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA  92260
A large number of Palm Desert child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church Preschool 
(760) 568-4360
47321 State Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Infant child care in Palm Desert 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 Konnection 
(760) 341-4491
77700 Enfield, Palm Desert, CA  92211
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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