Finding a good nursery school for your child can be a difficult thing to do for most parents. Many parents find it difficult to leave their child in the care of a nursery for the first time. For that matter, so do many children. There are many things that you should look for in a nursery, but before I get into that, you should know that placing a child in a nursery school is a good decision that helps your child to develop in an environment that lets him/her socialize with other children his age. When you are looking for a nursery school, you must make sure that your child is ready for nursery school and that you are ready to let him or her go to nursery school. Not all parents are comfortable letting go of their children and if you are not ready to let go, your child will not be ready either. If your child sees you upset, he or she will certainly give the care giver a run for their money. You must also make sure that you look for nurseries that are certified to hold the amount of children that they are covering. You should ask before you sign your child up how many adults they have per how many children. The legal ratio should be about 1 adult to every 3 children. If it is higher, you should keep looking. You should also look for a nursery school that meets the level of educating your child that you are hoping for. Caregivers should also be trained and certified as caregivers and not have any police records. You must ask for these things before admitting your child because the schools will not volunteer this information for you. You also want to make sure that the toys the children are given are age appropriate. Some extra tips to signing your child up for nursery school is what types of foods you should bring if any and what foods are not allowed due to allergies etc. The neighborhood that the nursery school is in says a lot about the potentials of the school as well as the inner appearance of the school. You should make sure that the school is not dirty or smelly inside and do your research. Ask the director if you can sit in for a few days to watch how your child interacts with everyone and vice versa before you admit him. Finally, you have to think about the hours the nursery school can watch the children and how much it costs. If all of the things mentioned in this piece are up to your standards and expectations, then you and your child can rest easy for the time that you are away from each other.