Information for Parents about Waco TX Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in Waco

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at Waco 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 Waco TX 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 Waco 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 Waco TX do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in Waco TX will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For Waco 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 Waco TX 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 Waco 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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Robison Gardens Head Start 
(254) 662-9952
2724 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX  76706
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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Central Memorial Head Start 
(254) 757-1710
701 S 8th Street, Waco, TX  76706
Most Waco 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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Miss Jane's Pre-School 
(254) 757-1313
2222 Pine Avenue, Waco, TX  76708
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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Play & Learn Pre-School & Child Care 
(254) 751-1400
725 North 65th Street, 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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Christian Life Academy Preschool 
(254) 662-4745
3015 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX  76706
Before visiting a Waco child care center, parents should make a checklist of all the items they would like to cover during the center tour. There is a checklist available in the Resources section of the ChildCare Smiles website. ...
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Mitchell Head Start Child Care Center 
(254) 714-1222
1824 Mitchell Avenue, Waco, TX  76708
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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Tennyson Playcare 
(254) 776-0280
5000 Tennyson Drive, Waco, TX  76710
For child care in Waco 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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Spirit of Love Day Care 
(254) 752-5821
2201 North 18th Street, Waco, TX  76708
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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Academy For Creative Learning 
(254) 420-2333
9021 Chapel Road, Waco, TX  76712
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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Little Christian Academy 
(254) 756-5755
508 Brook Avenue, Waco, TX  76708
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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Little People's Learning Center 
(254) 755-6556
1407 North New Road, Waco, TX  76710
There are many ways a parent can search for child care in Waco 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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Play-N-Stay Childcare Center 
(254) 776-8700
4007 West Waco Drive, Waco, TX  76710
Infant child care in Waco can be a great alternative for working parents. Some providers offer care for infants as early as six weeks of age and offer both full and half day infant care programs. ...
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