Imagination Station - Avon IN Licensed Center

5530 E US Highway 36 Suite 200, Avon IN 46123
(317) 386-8902

About the Provider

Description: Welcome to Imagination Station! We are a NAEYC Accredited, Level 4 Paths to Quality Licensed Center located in Avon, Indiana. At Imagination Station learning centers, we provide a safe, loving, Christian environment for your child to learn and grow. We have convenient hours, Monday through Friday from 6:00am - 6:00pm. Security is essential when finding the right environment for your child. Imagination Station is securely locked throughout the day with a keypad entry system for parents to have access as desired. Our teachers are the best around! All of our teachers are educated and have achieved a degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education, or they are in the process of achieving their degree. We take pride in helping families find their home away from home! Please browse through our website and contact us to set up a tour today!

Additional Information: PTQ Level 4;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 134
  • Age Range: Infant; Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Licensing
2016-04-28
All cribs shall meet the following guidelines: Each crib shall have a firm mattress at least two (2) inches thick that is securely covered with a waterproof material not dangerous to children 2016-05-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-141(f)(5)
Sheets on the cribs needs sheet that fit correctly. Sheets on some of the cribs were too small and made the mattresses curl up, causing an unsafe sleep environment.
Licensing
2016-04-28
Food shall be covered during transport from kitchen 2016-04-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-79(f)
Sippy cups need to be covered during transportation.
Licensing
2016-04-28
Child/staff ratios shall be maintained during all hours of operation 2016-04-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48(a)
25 children aged 4/5's with 2 caregivers. ratio 1 caregiver for every 12 children , short 1 caregiver
Licensing
2016-04-28
Caregivers shall: not place awake children in cribs, except for a short period of time when going to sleep or awakening 2016-04-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-126(4)
Infant can be placed on their backs prior to the infants falling asleep. 2 infants were seen asleep in a bouncy seat, 1 was swaddled, both were strapped in.
Licensing
2016-04-28
The center must firmly secure and keep all carpeting clean. 2016-05-08
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99(g)
Carpet in the classrooms need to be easily cleanable. Many stains and spots.
Licensing
2016-04-28
The administrator or director is responsible for maintaining all interior and exterior surfaces, including walls, floors, ceilings, equipment, toys, furnishings, and cribs, in a safe condition, free of sharp points or jagged edges, splinters, protruding nails or wires, loose parts, rusty parts, or materials containing poisonous substances 2016-05-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99(c)
1 toilet tank in the pre-K [b] rom is loose and leaking where it attaches to the toilet seat. Needs repairsToilet in the Pre-k [a] room is leaking and the floor tiles and area around it has been affected. Needs repairs.Base board under the sink in the Kitchen needs repaired.Seal on the freezer needs repaired.The recently installed small length counters in all classrooms needs the exposed side made sanitizable. The necklace must be removed - chooking hazard- children under 3 yrs.
Licensing
2016-04-28
The attendance at the child care center shall not at any time exceed the capacity approved by the division 2016-04-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-2(g)
25 children aged 4/5's with 2 caregivers. Max group size is 24.
Licensing
2016-04-28
The center must store diapers off the floor, protected from contamination, and inaccessible to children 2016-05-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-94(c)
Diaper are located in an upper cubby above the diapering stations exposed. They need to be protected from contamination. The front will need some sort of cover or each diaper cubby needs be protected.
Licensing
2016-04-28
The specific guidelines of the most current, Handbook for Public Playground Safety, as published by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, D.C. 20207, shall be used to determine compliance with the following safety rules: Assembly, installation, and the anchoring process shall be completed in strict accordance with the manufacturers specifications 2016-05-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-66(1)
The new climbers in the classrooms state they need to have padding around them. They are on a hard surface.Long cord electrical/ cord laying on top of the playground.
Licensing
2016-04-28
The floor covering in infant and toddler rooms shall meet the following standards: The floor covering under and two (2) feet around the area used for diapering, feeding, and preparation of food shall be noncarpeted and easily cleaned 2016-05-23
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-143(d)(5)
The areas where children eat shall have covering of sanitizable surface. 2's room had carpet under the eating table, this is not a sanitizable surface

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