Archive for the 'Daycare Articles' Category

Starting a Home Daycare

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

If you are considering starting a home daycare, here are some things that you should consider:

How many children do you want to watch?
Is your home child proofed?
Does your state require you to have a license?
Are you CPR certified / Does your state require you to be?
How much should you charge?
How will you advertise your home [...]

Home Daycare License – Do You Need One?

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

A home daycare license may be required by regulations in your state and local area. In some states you be required to attend an orientation session as a first step in getting your home daycare license. Further steps may be required such as a written application or a visit from a home inspector. The [...]

How to Start a Daycare in California

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

We have had many visitors interested in learning how to start a daycare in California. Most of you will likely fall into the category of what the state of California defines as a “Family Child Care”. More specifically most visitors are considering what California deems a “Small Family Child Care Home”. This a a home [...]

Daycare Toys – What You Should Know

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

Daycare toys are an essential part of any daycare.
Your primary concern when selecting toys for your daycare should be safety. The greatest danger associated with toys are small parts that pose a choking danger. Blocks, marbles, and doll house accessories can be a danger to younger children. These types of toys should be stored [...]

Creating a Daycare Schedule

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Creating a daycare schedule is an important step in the process of starting a successful daycare. A daily schedule gives structure to your day, and creates a more professional appearance to potential customers. A schedule also provides a sense of routine for the children and gives them an idea of what to expect next as [...]