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A day care is a second home for the kids whose both parents are working. Today, you can find many day-care in your locality. There are numerous day-care available. When operating out of your home, the start-up costs and risks are low when compared to other businesses, So if you are not financially very strong can opt for the business and start from your home.

There are many things to consider when deciding to open a day care. First,  Safety ,security are the major concerns of parents, Even  I am also gone through the same phase , When I  put my daughter in daycare, So the first point I searched is to look for the safety and security of my daughter and second homely atmosphere. You should also go  thorough understanding of early childhood education. You will have children in your care that are in the stage of life where they are doing the most important cognitive development, and so it is your responsibility to provide them with a suitable environment to meet their needs.

A child care business can be a feasible choice if you have knowledge with kids and want to work from home. With a little planning, you can turn your home into a fun, safe environment for children who need care while their parents are at work or school. To set up a child care business, you'll need to decide which parts of your home are best for your business, obtain some basic equipment and secure licensing
Make sure the laws in your country to learn the fundamental needs for starting a child care business in your home and how many children you can accept. You can get this information from the group accountable for kid care licensing in your state. 
Make sure you meet the maximum needs to be a home child care provider. This may depend not only on your personal preferences but also on the maximums in your state. You have to decide the age criteria of kids for your day care. 
Purchase toys, games, books and child-sized furniture for your home child care business. If you will care for infants, you may purchase highchairs and playpens, but toddlers may need such things as booster chairs and nap cots.
Attain a child care home license. This naturally involves implementation an application, paying a fee and submitting to a conditions check.  If you want to grow your business , you can go for the License for the same. so that your business runs smoothly in future without any obstacles .
This is very important steps to set timing of your day care, start from 8 am and end 9 pm and make holiday calendar also so that you  can circulate among kids parents time to  time for their knowledge. 
Fees for the daycare depends on the locality of your area, or what all the day care are charging . It depends on the structure, facility, security, staff  ratio with kids and food menu. 
Try to inform parents about the food menu you  are going to serve kids in upcoming week so that parents can aware of that. 
Create forms for your child care business. You may need to create enrollment forms, emergency contact forms and statements about your child care business policies.
Advertise your child care business. Place ads in local newspapers, and post fliers in places parents frequent. For example, a grocery, library or laundromat bulletin board may be a good place to catch the eye of parents in need of child care.

Last updated: Oct 20, 2021

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