Information for Parents about Palm Springs CA Child Care

Selecting Local Palm Springs Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Palm Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs 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 Springs CA recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Palm Springs 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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Creative Beginnings Montessori Center 
(760) 416-6333
1111 East Vista Chino, Palm Springs, CA  92262
When considering child care in Palm Springs, 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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Desert Son-Shine Preschool & Kindergarten 
(760) 320-9533
1800 North Viaduct Negocio, 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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St. Theresa Preschool 
(760) 864-9804
2785 East Viaduct Vaquero Road, Palm Springs, CA  92262
When seeking child care in Palm Springs 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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A Child's Place An Early Education Center 
(760) 325-5577
1542 N Palm Canyon Drive, 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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A Way To Grown Montessori Schools 
(760) 323-2502
3692 E Chia Road, Palm Springs, CA  92262
School age after school programs offer many opportunities for children to connect with others. When looking for child care in Palm Springs, parents should consider what sort of support is provided through after school programs at some daycare facilities and preschools. ...
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Kiddie Kollege 
(760) 327-3767
490 South Compadre Road, 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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Temple Isaiah & Early Childhood Learning Center 
(760) 322-9657
332 West Alejo 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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King's School 
(760) 324-5464
67675 Bolero Road, Palm Springs, CA  92264
If your child is enrolling in a Palm Springs 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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St Theresa Catholic Church & Preschool 
(760) 323-2669
2800 East Ramon Road, Palm Springs, CA  92264
When considering child care in Palm Springs, 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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