Preschool/ Daycare Advice

Afternoon Naps and Pre-School/ Daycare

PSP members talk about how to handle sleep schedules at daycare.




Daycares, Preschools, and Pre-K: the Difference

The difference between preschools and daycares has become increasingly blurred. There is now a lot of similarities in programing, structure, and childcare. Many preschools mirror play based learning typical of daycares. Vice versa, daycares now offer more educational structure. Throw Pre-K into the mix, and it can get even more confusing - especially in Park Slope where early child care centers line the city’s blocks.

 Here, PSP breaks it down for you.



Preschool Deposit and Tuition

Whether it's a layoff, a sweet PreK spot, a move, or a new job schedule, circumstances change. So what do you do when your chosen preschool isn't an option anymore - and you've already put down that killer deposit? Park Slope Parents members talk about their experiences with preschool tuition deposits and tuition.



Daycare for Under Two Year Olds: What Can I Expect?

How much is too much to expect from a 2s program? And is a 2s program suitable for a younger age? A PSP Member shares the summary of a question she posed: "thank you everyone who replied to my question about childcare options for my son... Your advice was extremely reassuring! I'm still looking for the perfect spot, but here are the responses I received."



Important Reminder About Choosing a Daycare/Preschool

Dear PSP Members,

There have been a few situations in the past weeks that warrant us posting information that you should be aware of regarding Daycares and Preschools.



When to Start Preschool?

What age do you start children in preschool?




Transitioning to Daycare

Are you wondering about how to transition your little one to daycare? PSP parents share what they did to transition their baby to daycare.

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The PSP Guide to Finding and Securing Daycare

Researching and setting up quality daycare can be challenging and time-consuming. This step-by-step guide is designed to help parents navigate the process. Also check our Daycare Recommendations.



Summary of Child Care Findings- 2009

Findings from the ad hoc group of concerned parents about the availability and affordability of childcare in the Park Slope and Brooklyn area