Creative Nature Playschool
Our ALL outdoor preschool is now accepting applications for our preschool program only, not for extended care. If you are interested please submit an application and complete the contact us tab initial questions. Virtual tours will be held once an application has been received; families whom move forward in the application process will be invited for a personal tour.
Potential Playschoolers must be potty trained
and 2.5 to 6 years old to enroll at CNP.
Due to COVID-19 CNP has implemented additional strategies to keep your Playschooler safe and healthy while in care. These include but are not limited to; three hands free sensor faucets (both outside and inside), multiple hands free hand sanitizer stations, a small class ratio of 1:5 (teacher:child), hands free temperature and wellness checks at drop off with an additional temperature check at snack, three hands free soap dispensers, outside drop-offs and pick-ups through our remodeled CNP side gate entrance, an entrance hand washing station to be used before and after care, 20+ outdoor stations all well spaced apart, staff trained in American Red Cross Training: Psychological Health First Aid for COVID-19, and last but not least an ALL outdoor program with plenty of fresh air, nature, fans, misters, and shade to keep your Playschooler healthy and safe. Please note CNP is only offering our Playschool program from 8:30am to 12:30pm during this time.
CNP Enrollment Process
STEP 2: Read the
Once your family has been selected to enroll please take the time to read our CNP Parent Handbook for all of our current policies and procedures. Upon enrollment you will be asked to sign stating you fully understand our Parent Handbook and agree to our terms of service. Below is a copy of our CNP Parent Handbook, which is password protected. Please contact CNP to schedule your tour and receive the handbook password.
STEP 1: Complete Enrollment Application
Attached is the link to our Enrollment Application. Please complete this form and return it to CNP for enrollment. CNP staff will review all applications and inform Parent/Guardian(s) when/if their child is offered a tour to interview. This form can/will be used to hold your space for upcoming openings. Please note that the first interview/tour will be virtual and applicants whom are selected to move further through process will be invited for an in person tour.
STEP 3: Complete
As much as CNP would love to save paper, we are required by Sacramento County to have all forms printed and on file. Please see the list of required forms on the first page of the CNP Enrollment Application. You can click the LIC # for the PDF linked form. Complete, print, then submit to CNP.
Parent Notification, Additional Children in Care (LIC 9150)
Consent for Medical Treatment (LIC 627)
Identification and Emergency Information (LIC 700)
Notification of Parents’ Rights (LIC 995A)
Current copy child’s Immunization Record
Caregiver Background Check Process (LIC 995E)
Family Child Care Consumer Awareness Information (LIC 9212)
Physician’s Report - Child Care Centers (LIC 701)
STEP 4: Complete Enrollment Agreement & Submit Upcoming Month's Tuition
Once guardians have read our CNP Parent Handbook, submitted all required documents, and enrollment fees, CNP will issue an Enrollment Agreement for the said services provided. Once completed and returned with the first month's tuition your Playschooler is ready to start!