What are your hours of operation?
We are open 6:30 am - 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. This is 30 minutes earlier and later than other child care facilities. We do this to accommodate parents who work in Raleigh, RTP, etc. and understand the commuting demands of the area.
What age children do you accept?
Children beginning with ages 6 weeks through 12 years.
Is transportation provided to local schools?
Yes, our center has three 14 passenger school buses with seat belts to transport children to and from school in the morning and afternoon.
Is playtime/outdoor time available?
Yes, our school is equipped with four areas of outside play. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, our school has five to six foot fencing around the outside perimeter of the play areas. The play equipment is state-of-the-art and Kids 'R' Kids abides by the Federal regulations on safety equipment and their surrounding fall zones.
Are meals and snacks provided?
Yes, we serve hot meals and nutritional snacks. Our location is equipped with a full-service kitchen and staff trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children.
Is your staff trained?
Yes, the Kids ´R´ Kids faculty are required to follow their state regulations that apply to training. All staff are trained in First Aid/CPR, Infectious Disease Control, Injury Prevention, and Child Abuse Awareness. Additional training in curriculum, child development, classroom arrangement, classroom management, age appropriate activities, nutrition, field trip planning and OSHA regulations provide the skills needed to create a quality learning environment. The staff is encouraged to further their education through CDA and CCP programs and are given opportunities to attend professional training conferences.
Is there internet viewing of my child at your center?
Yes, our internet viewing system can connect parents and family members to their child while at work or thousands of miles away. Through a secured internet site and unique password you can observe your child´s daily activities through your computer. The same cameras are fed to the front desk for additional monitoring by administrative staff.
How can I get more information about enrolling my child?
We are glad you are interested in finding more information regarding our school. Please use the contact form to provide us with your name, address and phone number. We will send you more information through the mail. We look forward to meeting you when you come in for a tour. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website.
In case of inclement weather, how do I confirm if Kids R Kids Clayton is open?
If there is inclement weather and it is determined that the Center will not open, we will communicate the center`s status on WRAL`s website. Parents should go to the WRAL Weather website, click on "Closings", and search for "Kids R Kids of Clayton" under the letter "K". There we will communicate our exact status. It is not uncommon for us to delay posting our final decision until the wee hours of the morning. NOTE: if we are not listed we will be open for normal business hours.