Print this checklist and take it with you when you visit child care programs. It will help you notice important things about the place where your children will spend their days.
|YES||NO||Is the program approved as a one, one star plus, two or three stars program by OKDHS?|
|YES||NO||Are there enough teachers to respond to my children's needs?|
|YES||NO||Is the caregiver trained and experienced?|
|YES||NO||Are there different places for different activities?|
|YES||NO||Is the outdoor play area safe and interesting?|
|YES||NO||Do I hear happy children's voices?|
Do the Caregivers ...
|YES||NO||Seem patient with children and responsive to their needs?|
|YES||NO||Enjoy playing and talking with children?|
|YES||NO||Answer my questions?|
|YES||NO||Is there quiet and active, inside and outside play time?|
|YES||NO||Are toys and other materials available for my child to use?|
Is there no or very limited TV time?
|YES||NO||Can I visit my child's class at any time?|