What are your hours of operation?
6:30 am - 6:30 pm Monday through Friday.
What age children do you accept?
Children beginning with ages 6 weeks through 12 years.
Is transportation provided to local schools?
Yes, our centers have school buses with seat belts to transport children to and from school in the morning and afternoon. We currently service the following schools in Little Elm and Frisco: Allen, Boals, Chavez, Carroll, Corbell, Fisher, Hackberry, Lakeview, Pink, Robertson, Sparks and Zellars
Are field trips offered for the children?
Yes, our buses are available for area field trips. We transport children who meet the State's height and age requirements. Children who ride the Kids 'R' Kids bus must be 4 yrs. of age and be at least 36 inches tall. These children are given opportunities to see their community and other places of interest year-round. Whether it is the local grocery store, the petting zoo, the library, and entertainment places such as roller skating or bowling, we provide fun and learning for the children and guarantee the maximum protection plan for parent's peace of mind.
Is playtime/outdoor time available?
Yes, our school is equipped with four areas of outside play with covered, age appropriate play structures. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, our schools have six foot fencing around the outside perimeter of the play areas. The play equipment is state-of-the-art and Kids Kids 'R' Kids abides by the Federal regulations on safety equipment and their surrounding fall zones. Our largest playground is also equipped with a splash pad for fun in the sun.
Are meals and snacks provided?
Yes, we serve hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our location is equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children. Our menu also includes vegetarian and chicken alternatives while being a peanut free environment. Family style dining is incorporated in Suites 300 and above for children to learn the process of serving themselves while practicing social skills and table manners.
Is your staff trained?
Yes, the Kids 'R' Kids faculty are required to follow their state regulations that apply to training. All staff are trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment. New staff members get a minimum of 8 hours of orientation before they are placed in the classroom. The staff is encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences. The staff at Kids 'R' Kids West Frisco also receive monetary assistance in order to further thier education in the child care field. A 75% contribution is made by Kids 'R' Kids for any teacher who enrolls in a Child Development Associates Certification program. Staff salaries are increased throughout the program as well as upon completion of the course. On line training is offered for all staff members through CCEI which enables our staff members to acquire additional training hours needed any time of day. Kids 'R' Kids of West Frisco requires each staff member to have 25 hours of annual training each year which is 10 more hours than the state of Texas requires for Preschool teachers. Additional in house and corporate trainings also help our high quality staff achieve the instruction needed to be professional teachers and caregivers.
Is there internet viewing of my child at your center?
Yes, our internet viewing system can connect parents and family members to their child while at work or thousands of miles away. Through a secured internet site and unique password you can observe your child's daily activities through your computer. The same cameras are fed to the front desk for additional monitoring by administrative staff. Please log on to www.watchmegrow.com for more information or to register.
How can I get more information about enrolling my child?
We are glad you are interested in finding out more about our school. Please use the "Contact Us" area to provide us with your name, address and phone number so that we can schedule a tour for you and your child. We look forward to meeting you when you come in for a tour. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website. You may contact us at any time by email or phone. firstname.lastname@example.org - you will receive a response within 24 hours. Phone- 972-712-7332. For a quicker response, please call us anytime from 6:30am-6:30pm Monday through Friday.
What days is your facility closed throughout the year?
Kids 'R' Kids of West Frisco closes only on major holiday`s. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, we will close the Friday before. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, we will close the day after. Our current closing schedule is as follows: * We will close at noon on New Year`s Eve * New Year`s Day * Fourth of July * Memorial Day * Labor Day * Thanksgiving Day * The day after Thanksgiving * Holidays at Christmas time will fluctuate according to how the holiday falls during the week. Please contact us for our current Christmas closing schedule. In case of inclement weather, please watch channels 4, 5, 8, or 11. If Frisco I.S.D. and Little Elm I.S.D. close, then we will close as well. If one school district closes and the other does something different, please call Kids 'R' Kids of West Frisco and we will leave a message on the recorder regarding the time we will open.
Do you require a dress code for children?
We suggest comfortable, weather appropriate clothing that children can play in. We do require closed toed shoes at all times to protect tiny feet.