933 Baltimore Pike • Springfield, PA 19064 • ph: 610-544-8005 • email: info@liltykeschildcare.net

- Is there sufficient space for children to be active, play, learn, and nap?
- Are children given their own beds, cots, or mats to sleep on?
- Are the toilets and sinks clean and easy to reach? Can children reach clean towels, liquid soap, and
  toilet paper?
- Is there a clean diaper-changing area for infants?
- Does each child have a place for his/her own belongings?
- Is there an outside play area that is free of sharp edges, pinch points, sharp rocks, and ditches?

Staff Considerations:
- What are the standards set by the Department of Public Welfare? Does this facility comply?
- What are the staff qualifications?
- What is your first impression of the staff? - Is there training for staff?
- Watch how staff relates to children! Are they positive, energetic, interested?
- What are the arrangements if a teacher is ill or on vacation?
- Are appropriate teachers trained in first aid, CPR, prevention of injury and infection?
- How often does the teacher meet with parents?
- Does staff closely supervise outside play?

- Is the facility licensed?
- Can you visit the facility before registering your child in the program? Are parents welcome visitors?
- Is there a written plan for play and learning activities that include active play, quiet play and nap/rest time?
- Does one staff member have responsibility for your child?
- Is there a written policy about discipline, care of' ill children, fees, closings?
- Is food served (snacks/lunch)?

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HOURS OF OPERATION: Mon - Fri, 6:45 am to 6:00 pm
State Licensed Childcare Facility. Li'l Tykes accepts families on Childcare Subsidy
Li'l Tykes is a KEYSTONE STARS facility! Keystone Stars is a quality initiative in PA. that raises the standards for Early Learning programs.