Information for Parents about Santa Monica CA Child Care

Teacher Conferences at Santa Monica Child Care Centers and Preschools

Parent teacher conferences for your child's child care in Santa Monica CA offer the opportunity for you to get detailed and constructive feedback about your child and his/her progress. Bring a notepad and pen so you can take notes. Initially it helps if you can build a rapport with the preschool teacher, and this will also help with future communications. Your Santa Monica child care teacher should be able to discuss your child's skills and strengths, however more importantly be able to recommend areas where further development is required. Of particular importance are your child's social skills because these can have a direct impact on how well your child learns. Be sure to ask the teacher at your preschool and child care in Santa Monica CA how well your child gets along with other students and participates in class. Also, be sure to inform the teacher of any changes at home or family that could impact the behavior of your child in the classroom. Before you leave your Santa Monica child care or daycare parent teacher conference, prepare an action plan and a way to communicate and follow up with the daycare teacher going forward.You will find that most centers that provide child care in Santa Monica CA offer many opportunities for parents to become active and involved with daycare activities. Some centers will have a mandatory requirement for parent involvement, while others do not. All Santa Monica childcare centers are however conscious of the work and schedule demands of parents, and will try to schedule activities to cover a wide variety of hours and levels of involvement. Progress reports are important element for parents and daycares in Santa Monica CA. Formal progress reports are issued on a periodic basis, and daycare parent teacher conferences are also made available. Also, if you have a question or concern, be sure to talk to your child's teacher. The Director at Santa Monica child care centers will be available for questions or concerns as well.
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Bright Horizons at The Watergarden 
(310) 449-0047
1620 26th Street #1020, Santa Monica, CA  90404
Child Care Director: Mary Jane Escorpiso
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world's leading provider of high quality childcare and early education. Our programs empower children from infancy through kindergarten to become  ...
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Bright Start Learning Center 
(310) 315-9353
1501 17th Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404
A large number of Santa Monica child care providers, preschools and daycare centers will provide morning and afternoon snacks which vary between any combination of fruit, veggies, milk, graham crackers, juice, muffins, cheese, and other nutritional foods. ...
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The First School 
(310) 452-0095
1733 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA  90402
Santa Monica 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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Trinity Baptist Children's Center 
(310) 395-3282
1019 California Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90403
When you contact or visit a child care in Santa Monica 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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Lighthouse Church Preschool 
(310) 264-8328
1424 Yale Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404
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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Circle of Children Preschool 
(310) 393-7731
1227 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA  90403
Most Santa Monica 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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First Step Child Care Center 
(310) 399-8118
2650 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA  90405
For child care in Santa Monica on your child's first two days 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. ...
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Pilgrim Lutheran Church CDC 
(310) 829-4113
1730 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA  90403
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 Santa Monica will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Gan Israel Preschool 
(310) 394-3200
1341 9th Street, Santa Monica, CA  90401
Many providers of child care in Santa Monica 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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