Toddler Checklist


  • Are there enough developmental appropriate toys?
  • Are there enough exploration areas for my child, such as dramatic play, manipulative, blocks, science, art, quiet area?
  • Is the playground age appropriate?


  • Is there a schedule?
  • Is there a curriculum?
  • What can I do at home to help my child with the daily activities?
  • Will you help me potty train my child?
  • How do you discipline my child?
  • Do you display children’s work?
  • Where will my child sleep?

Health & Safety

  • Is the center cleaned daily?
  • What is the illness policy?
  • Are meals served?
  • Can I visit my child during the day?
  • What is the center’s security procedure?
  • What should I bring for my child?


  • What’s the center’s curriculum?
  • What activities will my child participate in?
  • Is there a daily schedule?
  • Will I be able to visit during the day?


  • Are the teachers certified?
  • How many years have they been at the center?
  • Will I be able to have conferences to discuss my child?