Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most frequently asked questions about our Learning Academy
What are your hours of operation?
6:30 am – 6:30 pm Monday through Friday.
What age children do you accept?
Children ages 6 weeks through 12 years.
Is transportation provided to local schools?
Yes, our center has school buses with seat belts to transport children to and from school in the morning and afternoon. We transport to Tom Landry, Riverchase, Freeman, La Villita, Manara Academy, Lee and Las Colinas Elementary.
Are field trips offered for the children?
Yes, our buses are available for area field trips. We transport children who meet the state’s age requirements (3 years and older). These children are given opportunities to see their community and other places of interest year-round. Whether it is the local grocery store, the petting zoo, the library, or entertainment places such as roller skating, bowling, or putt-putt golf, we provide fun and learning for the children and guarantee the maximum protection plan for parents’ peace of mind.
Is playtime/outdoor time available?
Yes, our school is equipped with four age appropriate areas for outside play. We also have a fully furnished play house and on-site splash pad. The children have scheduled times in the morning and the afternoon to explore their outside world. As an added safety feature, our school has nine 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 filled with shredded rubber.
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. Breakfast, lunch, and a PM snack are included in your tuition.
Is your staff trained?
Yes, the Kids R Kids faculty members are required to follow the 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. This service is free to every currently enrolled family.
In case of inclement weather, how do I confirm if Kids R Kids Las Colinas is open?
If there is inclement weather, we follow Carrollton/Farmer`s Branch ISD closures. We will communicate the center`s status on the homepage of our website. It is not uncommon for us to delay posting our final decision until the wee hours of the morning.
What days is your facility closed throughout the year?
Kids R Kids of Las Colinas closes only on major holidays. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, we will close the Friday before. If a holiday falls on a Sunday, we will close the day after. Our current closing schedule is as follows:
- Closed at noon on New Year`s Eve
- New Year`s Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- The day after Thanksgiving
- Closed at noon on Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- Closed the day after Christmas
- NOTE: Holidays at Christmas time will fluctuate according to how the holiday falls during the week. Please contact us for our current Christmas closing schedule.
Do you require a dress code for children?
We suggest comfortable, weather appropriate clothing that children can play in. We do require close-toed shoes at all times to protect tiny feet. In Preschool (Rooms 400-550) we do not allow “character” shirts to be worn.
How can I get more information about enrolling my child?
We are glad you are interested in finding out more about our schools. Please call 972-831-0010 or use the Contact Us option to provide us with your name, contact information, and information such as your child`s age and when you are looking to enroll. We will send you more details via email. We look forward to meeting you when you come in for a tour. Thank you for your time and for visiting our website.