Activities

Activities

  1. The provider shall post a daily schedule for preschool and school-age groups. The daily schedule shall include, at a minimum, meal, snack, nap/rest, and outdoor play times.
  2. Daily activities shall include outdoor play if weather permits.
  3. The provider shall offer activities to support each child’s healthy physical, social-emotional, and cognitive-language development. The provider shall post a current activity plan for parent review listing these activities in preschool and school age groups.
  4. The provider shall make the toys and equipment needed to carry out the activity plan accessible to children.
  5. If off-site activities are offered:
    1. the provider shall obtain written parental consent for each activity in advance;
    2. caregivers shall take written emergency information and releases with them for each child in the group, which shall include:
      1. the child’s name;
      2. the parent’s name and phone number;
      3. the name and phone number of a person to notify in the event of an emergency if the parent cannot be contacted;
      4. the names of people authorized by the parents to pick up the child; and
      5. current emergency medical treatment and emergency medical transportation releases;
    3. the provider shall maintain required caregiver to child ratios and direct supervision during the activity;
    4. at least one caregiver present shall have a current Red Cross, American Heart Association, or equivalent first aid and infant and child CPR certification;
    5. caregivers shall take a first aid kit with them;
    6. children shall wear or carry with them the name and phone number of the center, but children’s names shall not be used on name tags, t-shirts, or other identifiers; and
    7. caregivers shall provide a way for children to wash their hands. If there is no source of running water, caregivers and children may clean their hands with wetwipes and hand sanitizer.
  6. If swimming activities are offered, caregivers shall remain with the children during the activity, and lifeguards and pool personnel shall not count toward the caregiver to child ratio.
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