Butterfly Kisses Child Care Center - Newport VT Center Based Child Care and Preschool Program - Licensed Provider

208 Prospect Street , Newport VT 05855
(802) 334-1212

About the Provider

Description: We offer a variety of activities to learn from. Our philosophy is to provide a safe, caring, and fun learning environment that supports the needs of each individual child.

Additional Information: Initial License Date: 09/03/2017; Sibling Discount Available; Area Description: Fenced Yard, Smoke Free; 2 Star Center Based Child Care and Preschool Program - Licensed Provider; Pets: Other Non-Furry Animal; Program Meals: Allergy Awareness, Special Diets;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 286394
  • Capacity: 100
  • Age Range: Infant, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Transportation: School Bus Route
  • Schools Served: Newport City Elementary Schools
  • Initial License Issue Date: Sep 03, 2017
  • District Office: Vermont Child Care Consumer Line
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-649-2642 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Type Create Date Due Date Corrected Date Status
Violation 2023-07-24 2023-08-25 Appeal Period
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.5.10: Staff's voices shall not dominate the overall sound of the group.
Violation 2023-07-24 2023-08-25 Appeal Period
Regulation/Restriction: 6.1.4.4.5: Screen time shall not exceed thirty (30) minutes daily per child or group of children except for school age children using technology to complete homework assignments and a once per month two (2) hour movie.
Violation 2023-07-24 2023-08-25 Appeal Period
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.6.5: Children shall be protected from the harmful acts of other children.
Violation 2022-08-18 2022-09-07 2022-09-21 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 3.4.6.5: Staffing Schedule: A licensee shall maintain a written record of the daily schedule for at least 365 days of all staff including exact days and hours worked and the group of children to whom they are assigned.
Violation 2022-08-18 2022-09-07 2022-09-21 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 2.3.9.3: The licensee shall ensure that all staff have met ongoing background check requirements by submitting at least once every five (5) years a Records Check Authorization form to the Division and as required shall submit to fingerprinting.
Violation 2022-08-01 2022-08-26 2022-08-26 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.6.4: When children are outside playing, staff shall be outside visually supervising the children.
Violation 2022-08-01 2022-08-26 2022-08-26 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.7.2: Staff's expectations of children's behavior and responses to children's behavior shall be appropriate to each child's level of development and understanding. Guidance shall be designed to meet the individual needs of each child.
Violation 2022-08-01 2022-08-26 2022-08-26 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.5.10: Staff's voices shall not dominate the overall sound of the group.
Violation 2022-08-01 2022-08-26 2022-08-26 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.1.2.4: Staff shall be interacting with children during outside play.
Violation 2021-10-26 2021-11-29 2022-01-05 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 3.4.7.5: The licensee shall maintain a current list of the licensee or designee, staff, auxiliary staff, and volunteers as in the rules in section 7.7.5 of these regulations, as applicable in BFIS. Any changes shall be reported through BFIS within five (5) working days of the change.
Violation 2021-10-08 2021-11-08 2021-11-09 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.7.3: Staff shall use positive methods of guidance and behavior management that encourage self-control, self-direction, self-esteem, and cooperation.
Violation 2021-10-08 2021-11-08 2021-11-08 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.5.10: Staff's voices shall not dominate the overall sound of the group.
Violation 2021-10-08 2021-11-08 2021-11-09 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 6.2.5.2: Staff shall appropriately hold, touch, smile and talk to children.
Violation 2021-05-21 2021-06-10 2021-06-29 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 5.10.3.3: Safe Use Zones For all play equipment that is thirty (30) inches or higher from the ground, including climbing equipment, slides, swings and other similar equipment, the licensee shall ensure that the surface under and around the equipment, including recommended use zones, is of approved resilient material that protects children if they fall. * Materials in the use zone shall consist of wood chips, pea stone, mulch, engineered wood fibers, sand, safety-tested shredded or rubber like material or rubber mats designed for protective cushioning; * Materials used in the use zone shall follow the recommendations listed in the most recent publication of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's Public Playground Safety Handbook regarding critical depth of tested materials determined by the height of the highest climbing surface of the equipment; * Materials used in the use zone shall be installed and maintained according to the manufacturer's instructions; * If the loose material such as sand, mulch, or shredded rubber is used in use zones, the licensee shall ensure that the material is raked regularly and replenished to maintain depth and resilience; and * If the resilient material in use zones freezes, staff shall ensure that children will not play on the equipment until the resilient material has thawed and is once again resilient.
Violation 2020-02-12 2020-03-02 2020-03-02 Final
Regulation/Restriction: 5.4.1.8: Bedding used by a child shall be stored in a manner that prevents contact with bedding used by other children.

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