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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John A. Coleman School 
(914) 597-4055
317 North street, White Plains, NY  10605
Before visiting a White Plains 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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United Pre-School Center 
(914) 946-4781
456 North Street, White Plains, NY  10605
Childcare centers in White Plains often provide a combined curriculum of developmental, play based, and teacher led learning approaches. They are primarily theme based, with an emphasis on play based learning and building a fun and meaningful curriculum around it. ...
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Lipton Corporate Child Care Center 
(914) 696-1522
4 Gannett Drive, White Plains, NY  10604
Many daycare and childcare providers in White Plains 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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Preschools in White Plains NY
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