What are your hours?
The Center is open from 6:30 AM through 6 PM, Monday through Friday. It will be closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve (closes at 3 PM)
What are your Health Care Policies?
Upon entering a licensed child care program NYS requires completion of a health assessment form by the child’s primary care provider. It is the parent’s responsibility to maintain current health and immunization records and notify the Center when changes occur. It is important that every parent cooperate fully with our health program. Our policies are designed to protect the well being of all children and to guard as much as possible against avoidable absences for health reasons.
Kids Korner cares for well children, mildly ill children, and children taking medication. A mildly ill child is a child who is ill but is still able to participate in daily classroom activities.
Kids Korner maintains several staff who are certified to administer medications and are regularly trained in CPR and First Aid.
Do You Have an Admission Policy?
Kids Korner provides quality care and educational opportunities for children and their families. Kids Korner is a non-discriminatory program and admits all students and staff from all races, religious beliefs, ethnic backgrounds, and national origin.
At Kids Korner we strive to maintain an environment which embraces all similarities and differences among our families and staff. Children are placed in groups that fit their developmental readiness as well as chronological age. Kids Korner staff will work with families to determine the best placement for their child.
When are Parent Teacher Conferences?
It is our goal to arrange at least two parent teacher per year with each family. These are usually held in February.
At any point you feel the need to discuss any aspect of your child’s enrollment or have questions regarding policies and procedures please contact us at any time and we would be happy to assist you.
Do you wish you could find childcare that will guarantee Kindergarten Readiness?
All programs will tell you your child will be ready for Kindergarten. We have collaborated with school districts to be sure our students are prepared beyond the the standards currently established for kindergarten readiness. Our teachers are trained in the NYS common Core standards. In the event a student is challenged we will promptly notify you to discuss options which support the child’s success in their next educational milestone.
Do you want a pre school with a family feel to it?
Kids Korner has owned multiple sites but, honestly, our mission is to provide one big community unencumbered by cookie cutter policies that multi-site centers must put in place.
While we have clear policies for staff, children and families, we recognize that occasionally there are special circumstances that we are more than willing to explore with creative solutions.
What Our Parents Say
“Leaving your child in someone else’s care is one of the hardest things I think a parent will ever make. However, once you get to know the teachers at Kids Korner, it will be so much easier. They don’t just babysit your children; they invest their hearts in your children. They care about them…”
– Kristen Fredricks, Elma, NY
“My oldest son has been attending Kids Korner since he was 15 months old, and my youngest since he was an infant. Over the years I have watched them both flourish intellectually, emotionally, and physically. I am filled with pride when they demonstrate to me the latest in their cognitive development….. Pointing out the newest letter, color, animal, or dance move that they learned with their friends.”
– Kelli Kirst, Amherst, NY
“As a first time parent I had my reservations about putting my daughter in a day care center. After my first visit to Kids Korner my worries had disappeared. My daughter was 6 months when she was enrolled (now 3) and I could not be happier with the level of care she receives while my husband and I are at work.”
– Danielle Bickel, Williamsville, NY
“My son has been going to Kids Korner since he was bout 8 months old (now 5) and he truly loves all the teachers he has had throughout his years at the Center. They are well qualified, genuine and care so much about the children. I am grateful for the love they show my son – it gives me such peace-of-mind when I have to head off to work – thank you so much for that.”
– Lisa Jacuzzo, Lancaster, NY
“I have been bringing my son to Kids Korner since he was 6 months old. I was extremely nervous and had many questions in the beginning. Between Lynn and Nettie, all of my questions were completely explained and my nervousness was put to ease. I never could have imagined how wonderful all of his teachers would be.”
– Christy Tangelder, Cheektowaga, NY
“I have had two children attend the preschool program at Kids Korner. I am very impressed with the facility, its teachers and administrators, its educational curriculum, the outside playground area and its meal plans. I had researched a lot of preschools and found Kids Korner to offer the most and is the best value.”
– Angela P., Williamsville, NY
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