Commitment to Quality Child Care
I, Tashnuva Chowdhury, as a child care professional, do promise to provide consistent loving care for your child whenever entrusted to my care; and to work with you as a parent to resolve any problems that may arise concerning your child.
- Keep the inside and outside of my home/business neat and clean.
- Maintain all equipment safe and in good condition.
- Keep fire extinguisher and smoke detectors in place and fully operational.
- Conduct monthly fire and emergency evacuation drills.
- Remain current in First Aid and CPR Certification.
- Provide supervision for children at all times.
- Encourage proper personal hygiene, (ex. washing hands prior to eating, after toileting, etc.)
- Ensure that all children receive nutritious meals and snacks. (Daily menu will be posted)
- Recognize symptoms of possible communicable illness and inform parents immediately.
- Treat minor injuries as they occur and obtain proper medical treatment in case of emergencies.
- Maintain adequate ventilation, lighting, and comfortable temperature at all times.
- Empty waste receptacles and maintain a sanitary environment.
- Clean and sanitize play areas, and equipment weekly.
- Provide a positive, relaxed and pleasant atmosphere.
- Show genuine affection for all children.
- Provide a variety of materials and equipment.
- Encourage creativity and imagination.
- Provide structured and nonstructured activities for appropriate age level children.
- Give quality “in-home” child care rather than routine “institutionalized” care.
Physical & Intellectual Development
- Provide physical activity daily.
- Involve children in projects such as setting the table, cooking, gardening and other home living experiences.
- Share information freely with parents concerning the needs of children
- Teach children proper manners in communication, i.e., listen quietly while others are talking and speaking in turn.
- Encourage children to talk about their experiences.
- Refrain from use of derogatory words and phrases, and require all children to do the same.
- Use a variety of songs, stories, nursery rhymes, poetry, dance and games.
- Talk often with individual children, listening closely so that I may understand what they wish to communicate, and help them learn it express themselves verbally.
- Supply children with play- doh, crayons, paper, glue, scissors, paint, and other art supplies.
- Allow messy activities such as water and sand play, finger painting, markers, etc.
- Not expect nor encourage all children’s work to be the same.
- Participate with the children in role-playing and other activities that inspire imagination.
- Help the children to be happy and productive.
- Teach the children about different cultures and customs.
- Give one-on-one attention to each child.
- Show enjoyment to all children in my care.
- Help the children to be friendly and helpful to one another.
- Teach the children courtesy, respect for others, and good manners.
- Help the children learn to resolve differences with other children peacefully.
- Encourage the children to take turns, share and clean-up after themselves.
- Display patience with children.
- Avoid negative discipline such as spanking, shouting, threatening, isolating, or shaming.
- Offer children opportunities to make choices when appropriate.
- Recognize concerns about leaving child/children in a child care setting and help both parent and child overcome separation anxiety.
- Maintain current State of Washington Family Day Care City License.
- Maintain current records on business transactions, health, daily attendance, and emergency information.
- Prepare for daily activities in advance.
- Provide a balance of quiet and active play.
- Take time to discuss the strengths and needs of each child with his/her parents.
- Allow parents to visit at any time during business hours (7am-7pm) to observe and make suggestions.
MY WORK IS “My First Play School”!!!