Information for Parents about Phillipsburg NJ Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Phillipsburg

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Phillipsburg 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 Phillipsburg NJ 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 Phillipsburg 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 Phillipsburg NJ do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Phillipsburg NJ will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Phillipsburg 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 Phillipsburg NJ 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 Phillipsburg 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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For Kids Only 
(908) 454-1104
535 High Street, Phillipsburg, NJ  08865
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 Phillipsburg will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Little Buddies Childcare & Preschool 
(908) 387-0076
140 3rd Avenue, Phillipsburg, NJ  08865
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Phillipsburg 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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Corner Campus 
(908) 454-5536
908 Culkin Street, Phillipsburg, NJ  08865
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Phillipsburg child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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