Information for Parents about Stamford CT Child Care

Selecting Local Stamford Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Stamford CT 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 Stamford CT 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 Stamford 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 Stamford 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 Stamford 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 Stamford CT 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, Stamford 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 Stamford CT recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Stamford 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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Roxbury Community Nursery School 
(203) 968-0768
350 Roxbury Road, Stamford, CT  06902
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Stamford child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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Mountain Top Day Care Center 
(203) 348-5605
40 Stillwater Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Stamford child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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Creative Care Child Center 
(203) 359-2220
1231 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, CT  06902
When you contact or visit a child care in Stamford 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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Mother's Little Helper Nursery Preschool 
(203) 323-6617
126 Richmond Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Most Stamford 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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Lathon Wider Child Development Center 
(203) 323-3286
137 Henry Street, Stamford, CT  06902
Stamford child care providers often incorporate a daily learning approach and development plans that are carefully crafted to provide a safe environment for children to develop and learn through creative play, age appropriate lesson materials and teacher support and guidance. ...
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Baby Cottage 
(203) 329-7666
1109 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT  06905
Childcare centers in Stamford 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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Southfield Head Start Child Care Center 
(203) 324-5199
56 Putnam Lane, Stamford, CT  06902
When considering child care in Stamford, 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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Tender Loving Care Academy 
(203) 356-9813
256 Strawberry Hill Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Childcare centers in Stamford 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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Coretta King Day Care Center 
(203) 327-6590
977 Hope Street, Stamford, CT  06907
For child care in Stamford it is important to ensure that your child will be receiving an organized and challenging curriculum, a warm, clean and safe environment, and teachers who are experienced. ...
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St Ann's Nursery School 
(203) 348-5675
111 West North Street, Stamford, CT  06902
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Stamford child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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William Pitt Child Development Center 
(203) 967-6960
195 Hillandale Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Stamford have an open door policy and invite parents to stop by any time. There are usually a number of opportunities for parents either to attend special events, or volunteer to help by donating time, talent and/or a snack or dish to ongoing school events. ...
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Titan Tots Preschool Day Nursery 
(203) 961-9211
126 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT  06902
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Stamford 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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