Blue Giraffe And Friends Childcare - Sparta WI Licensed Family Child Care

N L St , Sparta WI 54656
(608) 269-8168

About the Provider

Description: We provide a warm. loving, caring environment ensuring positive guidance and structure. We acknowledge the individuality of each child providing a place of love and acceptance. Our goal is to help each child learn independence, self control and respect and focus on cooperation rather than on competition. We strive to teach kindness and respect with positive experiences and harmonious interactions. We encourage sharing, problem solving and teamwork.

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Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 2002937
  • Capacity: 8
  • Age Range: 3 Month(s) - 12 Year(s)
  • Rate Range $140 to $160
  • YoungStar Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: After School, Daytime, Drop-in Care, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-02-24 250.04(2)(i)1.a. Monitoring Results Posted
Description: The monitoring results and correction plan from the most recent licensing inspection was not posted.
2021-02-24 250.04(6)(a)4.b. Child Record - Physical Exam - Over 2, Under 5
Description: Each child 2 years of age and under age 5 shall have an initial health examination not more than one year prior to nor later than 3 months after being admitted to the center, and a follow-up health examination at least once every 2 years thereafter. Child record #8 did not have documentation of a follow-up health examination at least every 2 years.
2021-02-24 250.04(6)(a)4m. Child Record - Immunization History Compliance
Description: An Immunization record was not observed in the file for Child #7.
2021-02-24 250.04(8)(b) Biennial Training - Child Abuse & Neglect
Description: Provider was missing documentation of having received training within the past two years on child abuse and neglect laws, identification, and reporting.
2021-02-24 250.05(4)(c)1. Continuing Education - Requirement & Training Topics
Description: Provider did not have documentation of the yearly requirement of 15 hours of continuing education for 2019 and 2020.
2021-02-24 250.06(2)(c) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: Disinfecting wipes, which are labeled "keep out of reach of children", were observed on a table in the play room accessible to children. Also, personal care items, also labeled "keep out of reach of children", were accessible to children in a drawer in the bathroom.
2019-10-21 250.06(2)(c) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: There were multiple cleaning products in the cabinet under the kitchen sink. There was no safety lock on the cabinet. Also, there were disinfectant wipes and other toiletry items that were labeled "Keep out of reach of children " accessible to children in the bathroom.
2019-10-21 250.06(2)(k) Deteriorating Or Toxic Paint
Description: There was flaking and deteriorating paint on the swing/climber in the outdoor play space.
2019-10-21 250.07(6)(b)3.b. Medical Log Book - Injuries Received In Care
Description: The last entry in the center medical log book was 8/14/18. Minor injuries that have happened to the children in care had not been recorded in the center medical log book.
2019-06-11 250.05(3)(a)1. Provider Other Activities Or Occupations
Description: The provider admitted to mowing her lawn while children were in care.
2018-11-28 250.06(2)(c) Access To Materials Potentially Harmful To Children
Description: There was a bottle of bleach spray cleaner on the back of the toilet accessible to the children.
2017-12-12 Licensing No violations found ***
2017-01-05 250.04(5)(a) Staff File - Staff Record Form
Description: The substitute provider did not have a completed Staff Record form on file.
2017-01-05 250.04(5)(b) Staff File - Background Information Disclosure Form
Description: The substitute provider did not have a completed Background Information Disclosure form on file prior to providing care for children.
2017-01-05 250.04(5)(c) Staff File - Caregiver Background Check Results
Description: There was no caregiver background check completed for a substitute provider.

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