Information for Parents about Waco TX Child Care

Selecting Local Waco Child Care Centers, Preschools and Daycare

Providers of child care in Waco TX 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 Waco TX 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 Waco 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 Waco 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 Waco 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 Waco TX 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, Waco 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 Waco TX recognize that picking up your child during the day may create a hardship, it is in the child's best interest. Waco 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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Play & Learn Pre-School & Child Care 
(254) 751-1400
725 North 65th Street, Waco, TX  76710
If you are a busy working parent, there are many local facilities that provide after school programs for school age children. These programs include help with homework, healthy snacks, indoor enrichment and physical activities. ...
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Mitchell Head Start Child Care Center 
(254) 714-1222
1824 Mitchell Avenue, Waco, TX  76708
For low income families looking for child care in Waco 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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Play-N-Stay Childcare Center 
(254) 776-8700
4007 West Waco Drive, Waco, TX  76710
Some providers of child care in Waco 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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Little Christian Academy 
(254) 756-5755
508 Brook Avenue, Waco, TX  76708
Childcare programs in Waco are designed to connect with each child on many levels. The foundation of a child's learning is not only preparation for kindergarten, but also for life. Many strive to balance a school program with age appropriate play, teacher support and environment. ...
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Christian Life Academy Preschool 
(254) 662-4745
3015 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX  76706
Many providers of child care in Waco 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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Central Memorial Head Start 
(254) 757-1710
701 S 8th Street, Waco, TX  76706
Most preschools and daycare centers that provide child care in Waco 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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Robison Gardens Head Start 
(254) 662-9952
2724 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX  76706
Some centers offer potty training, however an extra fee may be involved. For local Waco 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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Tennyson Playcare 
(254) 776-0280
5000 Tennyson Drive, Waco, TX  76710
Many daycare and childcare providers in Waco provide opportunities for parents to participate in their little one's world by bringing the events of that daily world to the parents through ongoing communication, and through periodic opportunities to volunteer to help or attend a special event at the school. ...
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Little People's Learning Center 
(254) 755-6556
1407 North New Road, Waco, TX  76710
If you are a busy working parent, there are many local facilities that provide after school programs for school age children. These programs include help with homework, healthy snacks, indoor enrichment and physical activities. ...
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Spirit of Love Day Care 
(254) 752-5821
2201 North 18th Street, Waco, TX  76708
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 Waco will have well-organized camps with appropriate adult supervision. ...
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Academy For Creative Learning 
(254) 420-2333
9021 Chapel Road, Waco, TX  76712
For child care in Waco 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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Miss Jane's Pre-School 
(254) 757-1313
2222 Pine Avenue, Waco, TX  76708
Parents are welcome to bring cereal or other simple breakfast food for their child/children at many Waco child care facilities and preschools; often they will gladly provide milk and a helping hand. ...
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