PURPOSE | GOALS:
Our mission at Kiddie Konnection is to provide a safe and loving environment where your child can learn while active in play. We offer a place that is essential for growth and development - but we also strive to offer a home-away-from-home atmosphere.
Kiddie Konnection offers all year service for children six weeks old to pre-kindergarten:
o infants -- 6 weeks to 18 months
o toddlers -- 18 months to 2-3 year old
o threes -- two + half years to 4 years
o pre-kindergarten -- 4 years to 5 years
The age of your child along with the available space and staff-to-child ratios that are required by State Licensing Authorities will determine to which group your child will be assigned. Children transition to a new room according to licensing regulations as well as their ability to adjust + enrollment needs.
Kiddie Konnection has never been closed due to inclement weather.
Kiddie Konnection is closed on the following holidays:
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day + the day after
- Christmas Day + the day after
FIELD TRIP POLICY:
Field trips will be scheduled throughout the year for children ages 3-5.
Examples of field trips include:
- pumpkin patch/apple orchard
- fire station
- grocery stores
You will be notified 24 hours in advance to a trip. In the event of a field trip - additional staff and also parent volunteers will accompany the children. We encourage you to join your child on these special days!
For current rates - please contact the center at 319-354-6454.
We assure you that Kiddie Konnection is a place where love is given freely and unconditionally. You will soon be placing your precious gift in our hands - and we can guarantee our staff will offer your child the utmost care they deserve!
All Kiddie Konnection staff members are required to receive the following training:
o CPR and First Aid
o Mandatory reporting of child abuse
o Universal Precautions and Infectious Disease Control
o contact training
o staff orientation - includes: center policies | emergency plans | finger printing | criminal record checks | child abuse training
o upon employment - all staff members will be provided with a staff/parent handbook and will need to sign a statement indicating they have read each handbook and are familiar with the contents of each.