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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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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Head Start Geminus 
(219) 763-2666
310 W Us Highway 6 # C, Valparaiso, IN  46385
For low income families looking for child care in Valparaiso there are government sponsored or subsidized programs available at some preschools and daycare facilities. You can check directly with the center or go to your State Government resources to find local providers. ...
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Noah's Ark Developmental Child Care Center 
(219) 464-4504
2205 Campbell Street, Valparaiso, IN  46385
For child care in Valparaiso 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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Montessori School 
(219) 462-1932
505 Marquette Street, Valparaiso, IN  46383
Valparaiso 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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Garden Of Knowledge Pre-school 
(219) 477-6704
216 W 100 Street, Valparaiso, IN  46385
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Valparaiso including finding daycare centers or preschools that are close to work, school or home. Be sure to ask about parking at the center. ...
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Little Sprouts Child Care Center 
(219) 476-7579
10 Kenworthy Street, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Valparaiso 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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Humpty Dumpty Nursery School 
(219) 462-0739
1907 Berkley Drive, Valparaiso, IN  46383
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 Valparaiso will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Wee Care Child Development Center 
(219) 462-1214
1750 Thornapple Circle, Valparaiso, IN  46385
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Valparaiso 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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