Belair Cooperative Nursery School

Duties for Helping Parents

Guidelines for Working with Children

Tips for Participation for Helping Parent

  1. Arrive 15 minutes early to perform daily classroom set-up, help greet the children, help hang up coats, and join in circle time.
  2. Join in during group times and enjoy the children, sing with them; dance with them; let a restless child sit on your lap.
  3. When it is time to go outside, please help with coats, hats, and mittens.

Checklist for Helping Parents

Procedures Before Class and as Class Begins

  1. Use disinfectant wipes (located in cabinet above sink in classroom) to clean water fountain in hallway, sinks, bathroom seats, and door knobs. Check soap containers in classroom as well as the bathroom.
  2. Write date in sign-in book. Greet children as they arrive, assist with coat removal. (Backpacks are hung on appropriate hooks.) Remind parents to keep the noise level down in the hallway.
  3. Ask teacher if there's anything else you can do before children arrive.

Procedures During Class

  1. Clean up after each classroom activity, as directed by teacher.
  2. Escort and assist children to the bathroom. After use, remind children to wash hands.
  3. Use disinfectant wipeson tables before and after snack. Serve snack (as listed on the menu on the front of the snack cabinet) and assist children washing their hands before snack.
  4. Be available to help the teacher in anyway needed.

Procedures for Child Pickup and Classroom Closing