What To Look for in a Daycare: Child Safety Checklist

Childcare, Daycare, Safety

Your child’s safety is our number one concern, along with assuring a great start to their education. We know that dropping your young ones off involves some nerves and a lot of trust. That’s why we take your child’s safety so seriously. When you’re looking for a daycare in Gilbert and Mesa, Arizona, consider the following child safety checklist. And come on in for a visit and see for yourself how safe your kid will be at our Kid’s Corner campuses.

Daycare Child Safety Checklist

✔ A strong staff-to-child ratio, ensuring that your child is always supervised. The younger the child, the lower the ratio, from infants to toddlers to preschoolers.

✔ There is tight control on ingress and egress, ensuring that everybody signs in and is accounted for.

✔ The school is licensed, certified and regularly inspected.

✔ Clear policies and procedures for sick kids and kids with allergies.

✔ Food is properly prepared and stored, and hand-washing procedures are strictly enforced for kids and staff.

✔ First aid kits are clear, available and maintained.

✔ The emergency evacuation plan is posted.

✔ Bathrooms are clean, safe, and can be opened by an adult.

✔ In general, there is plenty of room, a comfortable atmosphere, and a sense of security.

✔ The Building:

  • Emergency exits are clearly marked and obstruction-free.
  • Storage area and stairways are guarded, gated, and locked.

✔ Outdoor Play Area:

  • Entire area is contained.
  • Equipment is safe with no standing water or other hazards.
  • Lawn equipment and chemicals are stored away and locked.

Schedule A Visit and See For Yourself

We encourage prospective parents to visit our Mesa or Gilbert campuses and check things out for yourselves. You’ll see that your child’s safety is vital to our success as a school. From the moment you drive onto campus and walk through our front door, you’ll see and feel that safety is part of the experience at Kid’s Corner Daycare & Preschool.

To schedule a tour, fill out the form below, and we’ll contact you. Or, call (480) 267 9419 for our Mesa campus and (480) 267 9427 for our Gilbert campus.

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    Kid’s Corner Locations


    2051 W Guadalupe Rd #15
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480) 267-9419
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    1450 N Gilbert Rd
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
    (480) 267-9427
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    Our developmentally appropriate curriculum and programs are based on the nationally acclaimed creative curriculum designed to address the whole child – social, emotional, physical, and intellectual.