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At Rainbow Child Care Center we will always do our best to remain open regardless of weather conditions. However, in the case of inclement weather or maintenance issues, please refer to this page for the most up-to-date information. Click here for the latest updates

Rainbow Child Care Center

Rainbow Child Care Center

Rainbow Child Care Center opened its first school in 1986 in Hillsborough, New Jersey. Today there are more than 121 Rainbow Child Care Centers found in 15 states.

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The Montessori Preschool

The Montessori Preschool

The Montessori Preschool opened its doors in 2012, and continues to grow every year. If there is interest in your area, please let us know!

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Rainbow Referral

Rainbow Referral

Do you know a family in need of a Home Away From Home? Share the Rainbow Difference with the Rainbow Referral program and receive one free week of tuition!

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Shoo Fly! Don’t Bother Me!

Summer is upon us and with that, long summer nights, bonfires, camping and many other outdoor activities. These fun events with our families can be ruined by pesky bugs that may end up biting us or our children.
BUGS

When it comes to bug bites, prevention and preparation for outdoor activities is essential!  We know that our children are bound to get stung by a bee, bit by a mosquito or bit by a tick. As parents, we can try to reduce the likelihood of our little ones being bothered by following a few simple steps.

It is important that we keep our children away from areas that may attract certain bugs. Bees and wasps are attracted to trash cans due to the food that has been disposed. Stay away from the swampy, wet land areas where mosquitos breed. Making sure that your child has long sleeves and long pants when appropriate can help reduce bug bites on their arms and legs. Many of us are concerned with spraying our children down with bug spray, but it is the most effective way to prevent bug bites. Remember to consider your child’s age when applying bug spray, and if you are unsure if they are old enough please consult their doctor for further information. Every child reacts differently to a bug bite and it is important that we check to make sure that nothing is out of the ordinary if we are aware of a bug bite on our child’s body.

KidsHealth.org has listed some first aid information for treating insect stings and bites:.


References
Cleveland Clinic Summer Bites: Bee Stings and Bug Bites 101 

Tick Bite Information

Treating Mosquito Bites in Children