FAQs

YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, WE HAVE ANSWERS

DO CAREGIVERS HAVE FIRST-AID/CPR AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAINING? 
YES. ALL MY STAFF IS CPR CERTIFIED AND………

IS EACH CHILD ASSIGNED TO A PRIMARY CAREGIVER?
NO

HOW MANY CHILDREN DO YOU SERVE, AND WHAT ARE THEIR AGES?
31 CHILDREN PER DAY AGES 18 MONTHS-5 years old

WHAT IS THE RANGE OF ACTIVITIES IN WHICH THE CHILDREN PARTICIPATE?
THE CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS WILLING AND EXCITED TO START A NEW ACTIVITY OR GAME.

IS THE CENTER LICENSED?
YES. LISC. BY NYS – OCFS 2009

DO YOU LET KIDS ATTEND IF THEY’RE NOT POTTY-TRAINED?
THE TODDLER ROOM CHILDREN (18 MONTHS – 3 YEARS) WE HELP YOU TO POTTY TRAIN. JUST BRING PULL UPS, A POTTY SEAT AND A EXTRA PAIR OF CLOTHES. THE PRESCHOOL KIDS (3 – 5 YEARS) WE WILL HELP POTTY TRAIN THEM TOO, IF THEY ARE NOT BY THAT AGE.

HOW DO YOU DISCIPLINE KIDS?
AT KIDZ TOWN IT IS OUR GOAL TO INSTRUCT THE CHILDREN ON WHAT IS ACCEPTABLE AND WHAT IS NOT.  WE DO NOT HAVE TIME OUT’S.  WE REDIRECT THE CHILD AND INSTRUCT THEM ON HOW THEIR BEHAVIOR IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS IS SO INTUITIVE, GIVING THE CHILDREN THE OPPORTUNITY TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM IS SOMETHING THAT IS NECESSARY.  THE TEACHERS ARE ALWAYS THERE TO GUIDE THEM.

IS THERE AN OUTSIDE PLAY AREA? DO KIDS USE IT EVERY DAY?
YES. WE HAVE A OUTDOOR JUNGLE GYM, PICNIC TABLES, AND AN AREA OUTSIDE TO PLAY BALL AND FOR THE KIDS TO RUN AROUND.

DO YOU EVER TAKE CHILDREN ON OUTINGS OFF-SITE?
WE DO NOT TAKE THE CHILDREN OFF SITE, HOWEVER WE ARE EXCITED TO HAVE SPECIAL VISITORS

WILL I BE CHARGED IF I TAKE A VACATION OR MY CHILD IS SICK?
PAYMENT IS DUE WHETHER CHILD ATTENDS OR NOT

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN PROVIDING CARE?
10 YEARS, I HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH CHILDREN. IT IS MY PASSION AND I LOVE WHAT I DO.

DO YOU HAVE FIRST-AID/CPR AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT TRAINING?
YES, WE HAVE SPECIAL TRAININGS ONCE A MONTH – FOR A TOTAL OF 30 HOURS REQUIRED BY THE STATE EVERY 2 YEARS

WHAT IS A TYPICAL DAY LIKE FOR THE CHILDREN? HOW MUCH TIME DO THEY SPEND OUTSIDE?
CAN VIEW SCHEDULE ONLINE.
CLICK HERE-TODDLER  CLICK HERE-PRE-SCHOOL

WHAT MEALS AND SUPPLIES DO I NEED TO PROVIDE?
BREAKFAST, IF THEY HAVE NOT EATEN. LUNCH. NOT EVERYONE IS HUNGRY AT OUR SCHEDULED LUNCH, SO YOUR CHILD WILL BE OFFERED THEIR LUNCH AGAIN DURING SNACK TIME.  WE PROVIDE ALL SNACKS

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU ARE ILL?
I HAVE ENOUGH STAFF TO COVER WHEN WE ARE FULL WITH CHILDREN AND SHOULD ANYONE OF US BE SICK.

IF MY CHILD GETS SICK, WOULD YOU GIVE HIM MEDICATION?
KIDZ TOWN ONLY APPLIES TOPICAL OINTMENTS WITH WRITEN PARENTAL PERMISSION.  KIDZ TOWN DOES NOT ADMINISTER OVER THE COUNTER MEDS.  HOWEVER KIDZ TOWN HAS A WAIVER TO ADMINISTER EMERGENCY MEDICATIONS EX: NEBULIZER, EPI PEN.

DO YOU LET CHILDREN WATCH TV?
NO. WE ARE A TV FREE FACILITY. WE PROVIDE LEARNING WITH FUN ACTIVITIES, STORY TIME, PAINT, COLOR, CRAFTS. THERE IS NO TIME TO EVEN WATCH TV.