Information for Parents about White Plains NY Child Care

Parent Considerations for Daycare and Child Care in White Plains

Child care Tips for Parents: Medication can be administered to your child at White Plains 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 White Plains NY 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 White Plains 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 White Plains NY do not administer during the hours when children are taking naps. Quality providers of child care in White Plains NY will have written emergency procedures that are practiced periodically (usually monthly). In addition, staff members will be certified in first aid and CPR. For White Plains 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 White Plains NY 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 White Plains 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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United Pre-School Center 
(914) 946-4781
456 North Street, White Plains, NY  10605
Most White Plains 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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John A. Coleman School 
(914) 597-4055
317 North street, White Plains, NY  10605
Some providers of child care in White Plains 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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Lipton Corporate Child Care Center 
(914) 696-1522
4 Gannett Drive, White Plains, NY  10604
Parents are welcome to volunteer to help with special school events and outings, for example, a Thanksgiving feast, or field trips. Many White Plains childcare providers, preschools and daycare centers support an open door policy, and invite parents to drop in any time to observe. ...
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Preschools in White Plains NY
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