Information for Parents about Palm Springs CA Child Care

Operational Guidelines for Preschools, Daycare and Child Care in Palm Springs CA

Generally, before starting in a Palm Springs child care program, parents must complete all paperwork and submit it prior or on the child's first day. Sometimes a Physicians Report may take longer to obtain, and a grace period (e.g. 30 days) may be provided if extra time is needed to arrange a doctor's appointment. The doctor's report will typically identify completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. For daycare and child care in Palm Springs CA, if these forms are not completed it may result in your child's enrollment being suspended. It is important that parents keep their information up to date at the local Palm Springs child care office. If you move, change jobs, or phone numbers, or if your emergency contacts should change phone numbers, please let the preschool office know. Parents should review their authorized pick up lists to ensure that it is current in the event that you send someone to pick up your child from preschools or child care in Palm Springs CA. Even if you send someone to pick up your child, you will have to call the daycare center even if that person is on your child's emergency pick up list.To get your child off to a great start at a daycare in Palm Springs CA, talk to your child about daycare and all the great things to look forward to. Tell him or her about the wonderful things they are going to explore. Children often enjoy being able to go to the store for a lunchbox and school bag before school begins. Many Palm Springs daycare centers will offer opportunities for your child to visit before your child starts. Tell your child the teacher's name and remind her/him that you will be coming to pick them up at the end of the day. Separation is natural and affects different children in different ways. For providers of childcare in Palm Springs CA, on your child's first two days of daycare, plan to have your child leave earlier than their normal schedule. Several hours can be a very long time to a child in a new situation. Most Palm Springs child care centers will allow you to make arrangements so that you can spend time in the classroom with them. When it is time to leave, please give your child a clear goodbye. The teachers will take over and engage your child and start developing a relationship and comforting them. Also many daycares in Palm Springs CA will encourage you to check on your child's progress, so feel free to do so!
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A Child's Place An Early Education Center 
(760) 325-5577
1542 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA  92262
Childcare programs in Palm Springs 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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King's School 
(760) 324-5464
67675 Bolero Road, Palm Springs, CA  92264
When you contact or visit a child care in Palm Springs 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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A Way To Grown Montessori Schools 
(760) 323-2502
3692 E Chia Road, Palm Springs, CA  92262
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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St Theresa Catholic Church & Preschool 
(760) 323-2669
2800 East Ramon Road, Palm Springs, CA  92264
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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Kiddie Kollege 
(760) 327-3767
490 South Compadre Road, Palm Springs, CA  92262
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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Desert Son-Shine Preschool & Kindergarten 
(760) 320-9533
1800 North Viaduct Negocio, Palm Springs, CA  92262
Some providers of child care in Palm Springs 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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St. Theresa Preschool 
(760) 864-9804
2785 East Viaduct Vaquero Road, Palm Springs, CA  92262
When you contact or visit a child care in Palm Springs 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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Creative Beginnings Montessori Center 
(760) 416-6333
1111 East Vista Chino, Palm Springs, CA  92262
Before visiting a Palm Springs 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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Temple Isaiah & Early Childhood Learning Center 
(760) 322-9657
332 West Alejo Road, Palm Springs, CA  92262
Most Palm Springs child care centers provide hands-on, developmentally appropriate programs that foster a child's development in the areas of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language. This is particularly important to encourage children to become active learners. ...
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