Information for Parents about Palm Desert CA Child Care

Selecting Local Palm Desert Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Palm Desert CA 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 Palm Desert CA 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert CA 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, Palm Desert 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 Palm Desert CA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Palm Desert 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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YMCA Jean Benson Child Care Center 
(760) 836-3336
75433 Orange Blossom Lane, Palm Desert, CA  92211
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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Montessori School of the Valley 
(760) 345-1888
43250 Warner Trail, Palm Desert, CA  92211
Palm Desert 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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Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church Preschool 
(760) 568-4360
47321 State Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Palm Desert 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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Jewish Community School of the Desert 
(760) 340-2039
73251 Hovley Lane West, Palm Desert, CA  92260
When seeking child care in Palm Desert 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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Kids Konnection 
(760) 341-4491
77700 Enfield, Palm Desert, CA  92211
When seeking child care in Palm Desert 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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Hope Lutheran Pre-School 
(760) 346-5203
45900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, CA  92260
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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Tot Stop 
(760) 360-6445
77970 Delaware Place, Palm Desert, CA  92211
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Palm Desert 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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The Learning Tree Center Of Palm Desert 
(760) 345-8100
42675 Washington Street, Palm Desert, CA  92211
There are many safety and security features to protect your children at Palm Desert 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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Boehm Child Development Center 
(760) 346-6829
74-200 Country Club Drive, 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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Sacred Heart Preschool 
(760) 674-3000
43-775 Deep Canyon Road, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Palm Desert 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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Morning Stars Learning Center 
(760) 341-5223
74015 Aster Drive, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many Palm Desert childcare providers, preschools and daycare centers support an open door policy, and invite parents to drop in any time to observe. ...
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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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