About Us

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.

Safety
I Will:

  • 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.

Health
I Will:

  • 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.

Learning Environment

I Will:

  • 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
I Will:

  • 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

Language
I Will:

  • 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.

Creativity
I Will:

  • 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.

Social Development
I Will:

  • 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.

Guidance
I Will:

  • 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.

Management

I Will:

  • 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”!!!