Important Things to Observe

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  • How does the staff relate to the children?
  • How do the children interact with one another?
  • Are activities structured and appropriate for your child’s age group?
  • Do you and your family feel comfortable when you are there?
  • Do you feel welcome?
  • Will your child be happy there?
  • Observe the living and play environment, look for clean and safe areas free of clutter or potential safety hazards.
  • Do you see pictures, books, etc. reflecting your family’s culture?
  • Is the noise level reasonable for the activities taking place?
  • Is there a variety and choice of activities for the children?