Welcome to Kids Corner Child Care & Learning Center in Winthrop Iowa. We are happy that you have chosen us to care for your children. We hope that this handbook will help introduce you to Kids Corner and answer many of your questions. Whether it is for infant, toddler, 3, 4 or 5 year old or school age care, we are here to meet your needs.
Our mission is to provide Child Care and a Learning Center that serves the families of Eastern Buchanan County with child care services focusing on the developmental needs of the children.
Our goals are:
To provide affordable, convenient, dependable childcare services
To create a child care setting for social, cognitive, and physical development
To provide a nurturing environment
Provide learning experiences for our children
Incorporate childcare with the HeadStart program
Provide a facility for the existing Preschool program
Provide a before and after school and summer program.
Our staff of warm, caring, professional childcare providers maintains a positive and stimulating atmosphere where your child is cared for and respected. Your child is very special, and it is our goal to attend to all of his/her needs, personal and developmental. You are an important part of our "Kids Corner family."
Sincerely, Kids Corner Staff and Board of Directors
Kids Corner Child Care & Learning Center is a non profit organization. It is licensed for 71 children through the Department of Human Services. We comply with all child care regulations set forth by DHS. The Child Care Center will perform in a professional manner in all areas of its operation. Kids Corner staff will develop all program areas to meet the individual needs of the children.
Days and Hours of Operation
Kids Corner Child Care & Learning Center is open year round Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. We do observe certain holidays: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day we will be closed for.
The following must be completed to enroll your child:
Child Health Exam form
Permission and release form
Pick-Up Permission form
Child & Adult Care Food Program Meal Application Form
Classification of Federal Data
Signed Kids Corner contract
|Age of Child||Ratio|
|6 weeks- 2 years||1 caregiver to 4 children|
|2 years||1 caregiver to 6 children|
|3 years||1 caregiver to 8 children|
|4 years||1 caregiver to 12 children|
|5-12 years||1 caregiver to 15 children|