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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The Learning Tree Center Of Palm Desert 
(760) 345-8100
42675 Washington Street, 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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Kids Konnection 
(760) 341-4491
77700 Enfield, Palm Desert, CA  92211
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Palm Desert child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Morning Stars Learning Center 
(760) 341-5223
74015 Aster Drive, Palm Desert, CA  92260
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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Tot Stop 
(760) 360-6445
77970 Delaware Place, Palm Desert, CA  92211
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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Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church Preschool 
(760) 568-4360
47321 State Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Childcare centers in Palm Desert often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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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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Jewish Community School of the Desert 
(760) 340-2039
73251 Hovley Lane West, Palm Desert, CA  92260
Childcare programs in Palm Desert 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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Montessori School of the Desert 
(760) 773-0984
73925 Fred Waring 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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Boehm Child Development Center 
(760) 346-6829
74-200 Country Club Drive, 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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Hope Lutheran Pre-School 
(760) 346-5203
45900 Portola Avenue, 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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YMCA Jean Benson Child Care Center 
(760) 836-3336
75433 Orange Blossom Lane, Palm Desert, CA  92211
When you contact or visit a child care in Palm Desert 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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Montessori School of the Valley 
(760) 345-1888
43250 Warner Trail, Palm Desert, CA  92211
Many providers of child care in Palm Desert offer flexible before and after school care options for busy parents. Local preschools and daycare centers will have their own guidelines for drop-off and pickup. ...
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