Information for Parents about Valparaiso IN Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Valparaiso

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso IN 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 Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso IN do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Valparaiso IN will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Valparaiso 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 Valparaiso IN 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 Valparaiso 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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Humpty Dumpty Nursery School 
(219) 462-0739
1907 Berkley Drive, Valparaiso, IN  46383
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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Wee Care Child Development Center 
(219) 462-1214
1750 Thornapple Circle, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Most Valparaiso child care centers require an upfront, non-refundable registration fee for your child to be enrolled. In addition there may be a re-enrollment fee each year. Often there are sibling discounts available for multiple children. ...
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Head Start Geminus 
(219) 763-2666
310 W Us Highway 6 # C, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Valparaiso 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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Montessori School 
(219) 462-1932
505 Marquette Street, Valparaiso, IN  46383
Many Valparaiso child care and daycare centers provide after school age care options. These programs can be very beneficial for assisting children to complete their homework and have great social interaction as well as physical exercise activities. ...
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Little Sprouts Child Care Center 
(219) 476-7579
10 Kenworthy Street, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Some providers of child care in Valparaiso 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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Noah's Ark Developmental Child Care Center 
(219) 464-4504
2205 Campbell Street, Valparaiso, IN  46385
As part of the enrollment process for your child, please ensure that you obtain a clearance from your child's physician. For Valparaiso child care centers this will typically include disclosure of completed vaccinations, allergies and any conditions that will require special handling. ...
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Garden Of Knowledge Pre-school 
(219) 477-6704
216 W 100 Street, Valparaiso, IN  46385
For child care in Valparaiso 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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Valparaiso Christian Academy 
(219) 548-5799
1506 Vale Park Road, Valparaiso, IN  46383
When seeking child care in Valparaiso 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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