KIDS’ CORNER ENROLLMENT

Kids’ Corner Enrollment Form 2019-2020

Kids’ Corner Parent Handbook

Kids’ Corner Enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year will begin on April 20, 2020

QUESTIONS?

Kids’ Corner Childcare questions can be directed to kidscorner@4hcs.org or 616-669-7486.

Daily Schedule

7-8:30              Welcome and free play

8:30-9              Circle Time (bible, calendar, etc.)

9:00-9:15         Snack

9:15-9:45         Centers (art, sensory, math…)

9:45-10:30       Gross motor/ Outside

10:30-11:00     Free play/ Transition from Preschool

11:00-11:15     Bathrooms

11:15-11:45     Lunch

11:45-12:20     Outside/ Free Play

12:30-2:30       Rest time/ Free Play/ Bathrooms/Snack

2:30-3:00         Transition to After School Care

3:00-3:30         Snack

3:30-3:45         Circle Time/ Activity time

3:45-5:00         Outside/ Gross Motor/ Gym/ Homework Time

5:00-6:00        Free Play/ Centers

FAQ about Kids' Corner

  1. When can I sign my child up for Kids’ Corner Childcare? Enrollment for Kids’ Corner will begin mid-April. Enrollment forms will be available in the school office and on the website. You will need to turn your enrollment form into the office along with a $40 deposit to hold your spot. Enrollment will be done on a first come, first serve basis.
  2. How does billing work for Kids’ Corner? You will sign up for Kids’ Corner childcare and sign a contract for days and times that you need care at Kids’ Corner. Billing is broken down into times of day.  You will receive a bill at the beginning of the month for the previous months’ care and payment will be due on the 15thof the month.  You may sign up for Electronic Funds Transfer.
  3. May I use Kids’ Corner on an ‘as needed’ basis or do I have to commit to regular scheduled days? Yes, you may enroll your child in Kids’ Corner on a “drop-in” basis. As childcare is needed you can call or email Kids’ Corner with at least24-hour notice to check for availability on the days your child needs care. If there is space available, your child is welcome to attend.
  4. Will I be charged for childcare if my child does not attend on his/her scheduled day? If your child does not attend Kids’ Corner on one of his/her scheduled days, you will still be charged. However, each family will receive 2 credit days that can be used anytime throughout the year. So, if your child does not attend on a scheduled day, you will be able to use a credit day to waive your charges.
  5. Will I be charged for childcare if my child is sick on his/her scheduled day? If your child is sick, you may call or email Kids’ Corner to report your child’s illness and you will not be charged.
  6. Will childcare be offered on snow days or delayed days? If Hudsonville Christian is closed or delayed, Kids’ Corner will also be closed.
  7. Will my younger child (0-2 years old) be able to attend? No, Kids’ Corner Childcare is only licensed for ages 3 and up and is only available for students that are enrolled at HCS.
  8. Will my child be able to nap at Kids’ Corner? A rest time of at least 30 minutes will be offered each afternoon for 3 School and 4 School students.
  9. Will my child be able to play outside while he/she attends Kids’ Corner? Yes! Children will be given the opportunity to play outside every day (weather permitting).
  10. May my child attend Kids’ Corner on days that he/she does not attend preschool? As long as your child is enrolled at HCS, you are welcome to sign your child up for Kids’ Corner any day of the week (based on availability).
  11. When will school-age (Young 5s- 5thGrade) children be let out on the playground during Before School Care? Each morning, HCS provides adult supervision on the playground before school, beginning at 7:30 am. Young 5s through 5thgraders will be dismissed at this time. 3 School and 4 School students will stay in Kids’ Corner until their class starts at 8:15.

Before School Care

  • Offered every day from 7:00 am – 8:15 am.
  • Intended for Early Childhood – 5th grade.
  • Cost is $5 per child.

Morning Childcare

  • Offered every day from 8:15 am -12:00 pm.
  • Intended for students who are enrolled in a PM Early Childhood class.
  • Parents may drop off or pick up anytime within this time frame.
  • Students must bring their own lunch. Snack will be provided.
  • Students participate in a structured but playful environment that will support the developmental needs of young learners.
  • Cost is $15 for 1 child/day, $10 for each additional child.

Mid-day Childcare

  • Offered every day from 10:45 am -12:15 pm.
  • If your child attends an AM Early Childhood class, he or she may join Kids’ Corner until 12:15 pm.
  • If your child attends a PM Early Childhood class, he or she may come to Kids’ Corner anytime after 10:45 am, and will be brought to their Early Childhood program by our childcare staff.
  • Parents may drop off or pick up anytime within this time frame.
  • Students must bring their own lunch.  Lunch will be eaten from 11:10 am -11:40 am.
  • Cost is $5 per child/day. This fee is for those who opt to stay for Mid-day Childcare only

Afternoon Childcare

  • Offered every day from 10:45 am – 2:45 pm.
  • Intended for students who are enrolled in an AM Early Childhood class.
  • Parents may drop off or pick up anytime within this time frame.
  • Students must bring their own lunch. Snack will be provided.
  • Students participate in a structured but playful environment that will support the developmental needs of young learners.
  • Students will participate in rest time after lunch.
  • Cost is $15 for 1 child/day, $10 for each additional child.

All Day Childcare

  • Offered every day between 7:00 am – 6:00 pm.
  • An option for a non-school day for a student enrolled in 3 School, 4 School, Young 5s or Kindergarten.
  • Parents may drop off and pickup anytime within this time frame.
  • Students must bring their own lunch.  Breakfast snack, morning snack and afternoon snack are included.
  • Cost is $40 per day.

After School Care

  • Offered every day from 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm.
  • Intended for Early Childhood -5th grade.
  • Parents provide a snack for their child.
  • Cost is $10 for 1 child/day, $7 for each additional child.