Pre-kindergarten child care can be an influential part of your child’s development. Picking the daycare center to best suit your child’s needs is a unique decision for every parent and family. While each daycare center has its own set of curriculum and developmental activities to offer, your child may respond better to one pre-K environment over another. Here are a few signs to let you know that you have chosen an excellent daycare center for your child.
The Class Size is Right for Your Child
If your child receives a healthy balance of individual attention and group-based activities, then he or she is likely in a good daycare environment. Pre-kindergarten care is most effective when a child can explore quality social interaction and still have adequate attention paid to his or her individual needs. If your son or daughter is comfortable with his or her peers as well as his or her teacher, the size of his or her class is probably appropriate.
Your Child Looks Forward to School
Establishing a love for educational activity early on in a child’s life is a great first step in their educational progress. The fact your son or daughter enjoys going to daycare is a good indication that you have chosen a great daycare environment for them. Conversely, if your child expresses constant anxiety or distaste for his or her daycare activities, they may be better suited for another daycare center.
Your Child Explores Many Activities
Your son or daughter should have time for a variety of activities and experiences. Outdoor play, artistic projects, reading, and group play are all an important part of early child care. If your child can show you original artworks and describe a variety of activities they enjoyed throughout the day, then his or her daycare center is providing them with a strong learning environment.
As NAEYC accredited daycare centers with their own proven curriculum, A Child's World in Newtown can offer experienced and qualified care for your child. Call (215) 519-1993 today to learn more about our curriculum.