Little Sunshine’s Playhouse - Gilbert - Gilbert AZ CHILD CARE CENTER

1059 NORTH VAL VISTA DRIVE, GILBERT AZ 85234
(480) 926-1317

About the Provider

Description:

Little Sunshine’s Playhouse maintains an identity and brand image of unrivaled distinction in early childhood education. Our facilities serve as a castle for a “Once Upon A Time” experience that enables each child to develop their imagination. We use industry-leading technology in our programs to provide exclusive services such as our Kiddie Cams™ and LuvNotes™!

 

Additional Information:

Our distinctive services have been developed to meet specific connection, communication, security, nutrition, and convenience desires of our families while also positioning Little Sunshine’s as an Early Care innovator!

Our master planned and Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum, Creatively Shine™, supports the fact that children are full of curiosity and creativity, ready to explore the world with a sense of wonder and awe. Children have the right to an environment and teachers that will foster and cultivate a lifelong passion for learning and exploration. This philosophy sees the child as a competent and active participant in their own learning.

The success of our curriculum and our program as a whole can also be attributed to parent participation being highly encouraged. Our curriculum and monthly planning fosters strong parent/teacher relationships through verbal communication, LuvNotes™ (electronic daily messaging), posted classroom schedules and lesson plans, newsletters, conferences, events and programs. Parents can even use our Kiddie Cams™ to continue their involvement by watching an activity or event at its planned time when they cannot be there in person.

All efforts with curriculum are focused at ensuring that each of our students leaves our program with all the necessary skills to flourish in Kindergarten and beyond.


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Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 141
  • License Number: CDC-18268
  • Age Range: Infant; Ones; Twos; Three to Five;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
  • District Office: ADHS Division of Licensing Services
  • District Office Phone: (602) 364-2539 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Survey Date Date Corrected Rule/Statute Title
2018-12-06 2018-12-10 article 3 R9-5-301.F.1.2.
Findings: Based on Surveyor review of 4 staff files, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the files for Staff #1, Staff #2, Staff #3, and Staff #4 did not contain documentation indicating the staff member had completed a Mantoux skin test or other tuberculosis screening test within 12 months of the starting date of employment.
2018-12-06 2018-12-10 article 3 R9-5-302.A.1-18.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation of the facility's Statement of Services, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the statement did not include the facility phone number.
2018-12-06 2018-12-10 article 3 R9-5-303.B.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the room capacity was not posted inside any of the indoor activity area.
2018-12-06 2018-12-10 article 3 R9-5-309.C.1.2.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the facility did not maintain a current fire inspection report from the local fire department.
2018-12-06 2018-12-10 Article 5 R9-5-514.A.1-6.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the facility's first aid kit did not contain a closeable 1 gallon plastic bag.
2018-12-06 2018-12-10 Article 1 ARS 36-883.02.C.1.
Findings: Based on Surveyor review of 4 staff files, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the files for Staff #1, Staff #2, Staff #3, and Staff #4 did not contain current signed Criminal History affidavits.
2017-11-21 2017-11-30 article 3 R9-5-304.B.1-9.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation of 15 Emergency Information and Immunization Record cards , and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined 3 cards were missing the following: Child #1: Date of enrollment; name of person to call first in case of sudden illness or injury. Child #2: Signature of Parent/Guardian. Child #3: Date of enrollment.
2017-11-21 2017-11-30 article 3 R9-5-306.B.1.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the roster in the infant's room was not accurate. There were 5 infants present in the room, there were 6 names on the roster.
2017-11-21 2017-11-30 article 4 R9-5-403.B.1.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation of 5 staff files, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the file for Staff #2, start date 6/13/16, contained documentation of 11.5 of the required 18 hours of training. The review period was 6/13/16 to 6/13/17.
2017-11-21 2017-11-30 Article 5 R9-5-512.F.8.
Findings: Based on Surveyor observation, and a discussion with Staff #1, it was determined the exhaust vents in the 1's room and 2 bathrooms in the 2's room were covered with dust.

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