Creative Nature Playschool
Our ALL outdoor preschool is NOW accepting applications for our Summer & Fall program. If you are interested in a space please submit an application found on our enrollment page. Families whom are selected to participate in the interview process, after submitting an application, will participate in a phone interview first. If selected to continue in the interview process, after the phone interview, families will be invited for a person tour and second interview.
Potential Playschoolers must be potty trained
and 3 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, two to a table seating for meals, use of facemarks indoors for bathroom use only, 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 open from 8:30am to 12:30pm.
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 interview and receive the handbook password.
STEP 1: Complete Enrollment Application & Phone Interview
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) if they have been selected for a phone interview. Applicants whom are selected to move further through process, after a phone interview, will be invited for an in person tour and second interview with child. If CNP is full this application form can/will be used to hold your space for upcoming openings.
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!