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Daycare Center and Family Home Forum
Daycare Center and Family Home owners, Directors, Operators and Assistants should post and ask questions here.
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39,924 495,445
Daycare and Taxes
All things related to Taxes and running a Daycare post here. Topics of tax exemptions, forms, filings, tax write offs, IRS etc.
Topics: 2,256 Posts: 11,488
2,256 11,488
Book Club - Reviews / Suggestions
What books and stories do you like best. Reviews are welcome.
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112 1,004
Forms - Uploads
Sample forms that members upload so that others can use. Note: Please do not upload copyrighted material. Original Content only.
Topics: 142 Posts: 892
Last Post: Full Time Only!
142 892
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Daycare Menus, Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas
Post breakfast items, lunch items, and snack items that are all child friendly here. Each posting should include ONLY ONE meal option. The SUBJECT of each message should be ONLY the name of the food you are describing.
Topics: 334 Posts: 2,863
334 2,863
Daycare Insurance
Discuss your insurance and liability concerns here.
Topics: 139 Posts: 1,215
139 1,215
Parents and Guardians Forum
Parents and Guardians should post and answer questions here.
Topics: 844 Posts: 12,923
844 12,923
New Members - Welcome to the Forum!
Introduce yourself. Find out how to use your account and forum features. Who are you? Why do you do/use daycare? What brought you here? What kind of daycare are you associated with?
Topics: 1,334 Posts: 6,502
Last Post: Hello!
1,334 6,502
by Guest
Post any curriculum ideas, activites or projects that wouldbe helpful to our Daycare community. What is your teaching philosophy?
Topics: 399 Posts: 2,881
399 2,881
by Guest
Reggio / Waldorf / Forest Kindergarten / Granola / Natural - Learning Methods
Providers interested in different learning methods can discuss and share ideas here. MEMBERS ONLY
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26 384
Natural, Holistic and RAW Lifestyle
If you know something unconventional that works for you, share it here.
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36 506
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Open Daycare Center - Sell a Daycare - Rent a Daycare - Buy a Daycare Forum does not allow for advertising but if you are a member trying to Buy, Sell, or Lease a facility, we encourage you to use this thread. (Admin reserves the right to remove any post deemed unworthy)
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266 960

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  • Michael
    Sensory Tables, Arts and Craft Ideas for Your Daycare Setting
    by Michael

    As a daycare provider, one of our primary goals is to engage and stimulate children in a fun and educational way. This mission becomes more exciting and fulfilling when arts and crafts enter the scene. Not only do these activities foster creativity and originality, but they also play an essential role in enhancing fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and cognitive development in children. Here are some innovative arts and crafts ideas from a daycare provider's perspective....
    06-07-2023, 03:54 PM
  • Michael
    Navigating Online Payment Systems: Top Companies for Daycare Centers
    by Michael

    In today's fast-paced world, online payment systems have become increasingly popular as they simplify transactions and make it convenient for parents to pay for daycare services. We will explore some of the best online payment systems available for daycare centers, comparing their features, fees, and ease of use. has had extensive member conversations on this topic to help you make an informed decision when choosing an online payment system for your daycare center. Here...
    06-01-2023, 09:53 PM
  • Michael
    Late Fee Policy and How to Enforce it
    by Michael
    Running a daycare center involves many responsibilities, and one crucial aspect to manage is the timely collection of fees. To ensure the smooth operation of the daycare, providers often implement late fee policies. We present some member quotes from our forum members which showcases different perspectives on implementing and enforcing late fee policies in daycare centers.

    Quote 1: Establishing clear policies

    "Setting up a clear late fee policy from the very beginning
    06-01-2023, 09:50 PM

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    How to Terminate a Part-Time Infant?
    by Guest
    Hi everyone!

    I currently have 3 infants at my daycare. One of them is full-time and the two others are part-time. Here in CA, you are allowed...
    2 days ago
  • Alwaysgreener
    Homeschooling During Daycare
    by Alwaysgreener
    Due to different things my DD struggles with, I am going to homeschool her this year (6th grade). I may end up homeschooling my ds (K) too if the school...
    08-14-2023, 09:40 AM
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    Why Do I Feel Guilty
    by sahm1225
    I’ve had a rough few months health and emotionally. Recently I had a family sign up for the free pre-K and give me a few days notice that they wanted...
    5 days ago
  • Michael
    Discipline in the Daycare Setting
    by Michael

    In the heart of every thriving daycare lies a foundation of discipline. Not the rigid, punitive discipline of the past, but an evolved concept rooted in understanding, guidance, and positive reinforcement. For children, the daycare environment can be one of their earliest exposures to a structured community outside their family. Therefore, establishing discipline within this setting is essential for their holistic growth and development. This article delves into the significance of...
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