DROP-IN ANYTIME CARE
SCHOOL AGE KIDS 6 - 12
AND POLICIES FOR PARENTS
Child Care is limited to 20 hours a week, 7 hours a day during the work week.
We service children aged 12 months to 12 years of age.
Children with symptoms of a communicable disease or those in quarantine due to possible exposure may not attend Kids Kingdom.
Children must be fever-free (without medication) for 24 hours before coming to Kids Kingdom.
Children are to remove shoes upon entering the play area.
Due to licensing restrictions only staff and children attending Kids kingdom are permitted in the play area.
We offer meals, snacks, and drinks for purchase, or children may bring food from home (nut-free).
Licensing rules require that children here for 3 hours or more must be offered a snack. This will be at the parents’ cost if no snacks were brought in.
Children will be encouraged to take a nap, however, is not required.
Children may not bring toys from home. An electronic device can be brought if a waiver is signed.
Time out is one of the discipline strategies we use (1 minute per child’s age). Other strategies are used first.
A severe behavior infraction like biting, hitting, spitting, children will be asked to be picked up.
Any parent appearing intoxicated when picking up a child will be asked to provide another driver before the child is released.
Late charges apply for picking up children after closing time or fail to pick up before the 7-hour time limit. The fee is $5 for every 15 minutes late.
We may need to contact a parent during a child’s stay. We ask that you be available to answer your cell phone if contacted.
Parents are requested to give an approximate pick-up time, calls to extend the child’s stay are not necessary (within the 7-hour limit).
If there are no children in the center, we may close 2 hours prior to closing time.
We have steam-cleaned carpets.
We have had air conditioning serviced and changed filters.
We have cleaned every single toy and surface in the center.
We have implemented a cleaning regime that is CDC compliant.
Staff changes will be kept to a minimum.
Staff will wear masks and check temperatures before starting work.
We ask all adults entering the center to wear masks.
Staff and children will use hand sanitizer before entering and exiting the center.
Staff will ensure children’s hands are washed effectively before eating and after using the bathroom.
The number of children at the center will be kept to a minimum.
Play areas have been set up to ensure social distancing.
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