10 Steps to Start a Daycare Business!

Get ALL the tools you need to start a PROFITABLE DAYCARE in ONE PLACE!!
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Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (28 ratings)
1,176 students
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Learn the advantages of starting a daycare
Learn how to start a Daycare from home or in a center
Learn how much it costs to start a daycare.
10 simple steps to starting a daycare
Learn where to find resources for starting your daycare


  • You will learn everything you need to know about starting a daycare



Whether, home daycare, center-based, preschool program etc, you will get what you need to start your daycare.

This course comes with a step-by-step guide for you.

Caring for a child has to be among the deepest and most satisfying things one can do. Childcare is not an easy task, as many would assume it to be. It takes time, effort, hard work, and a lot of heart to care for young children.

As parents continue to take on demanding jobs and resume working from the office, their young children need to receive some form of childcare in their absence.

This has resulted in an increasing and lucrative gap in the market: a rising demand for excellent childcare services. Starting your own daycare center may seem like a lot of work to begin with, but with this course and insight into how to start and run a daycare facility, you will be able to learn and explore new ideas to become confident about your plans for building and sustaining a daycare. From making activity plans for children to dealing with noisy tantrums, we will teach you what goes on in building a successful daycare business.

Daycare centers can be small home-based businesses or part of a large commercial project. This flexibility in investment budget can enable budding caretakers to take their small businesses to new heights.

There are a lot of options for customization and flexibility in terms of the kind of daycare you want to run. You can determine which activities to offer, the business hours of the daycare, and the niche you will be targeting. All of this will depend on the needs of the parents and children in your community.

You will have to develop childcare programs to enhance the mental and social growth of the children in your facility. Parents expect their children to receive proper nurturing and educational enrichment at your organization.

Effective communication with parents is key in developing trust, which is why your staff, your operational and educational plans, and your services should reflect transparency and excellence.

In this course, you will also learn about the business side of running a daycare: how to create a fee structure, handle invoicing, file taxes, license your business, and more importantly - how to market your business.

This course will not give you a fixed blueprint to follow. Instead, you will be equipped with the tools to plan and run your business your way. Guidance and questions in this course will help you determine the needs of your community and build a prosperous daycare business, full of gleeful children.

Who this course is for:

  • Students who wants to learn how to open their own daycare and help to shape the youngest members in our society


Daycare Owner
Dana Bowser
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 28 Reviews
  • 1,176 Students
  • 1 Course

Dana Bowser has been a daycare owner since 2006 and has extensive experience teaching and nurturing children of all ages - which includes infants. She is also a Special Education teacher, at Grafton School and Richmond Public Schools with three Masters degrees in Special Education, Curriculum Instruction, and Educational Leadership respectively.

Dana enjoys and has extensive experience nurturing children under her care and helping them develop and learn. As a dedicated and highly dependable daycare owner, she values the importance of a strong foundation that can help her young students blossom. She is currently working on an in-depth daycare guide and preschool curriculum that are designed to encompass individual needs.

With her experience creating and implementing a Life Skills Curriculum for grades 9 to 12 as well as a preschool curriculum, she is more than capable of creating plans that can nurture young minds into growing into their true potential.

Dana doesn’t stop here. Using the lessons she has learned as a daycare instructor, mentor, coach and teacher she keeps upgrading her techniques to ensure her students can keep growing intellectually.

This includes adding Learning Binders to a preschool curriculum that could help preschoolers transition into kindergarten easily. To make such transitions and growth easier, Dana ensures that parents are involved in their children’s development from the beginning so they are aware of the skills they have learned that can help them in the next grade.

Children can thrive if they are given the appropriate tools and learning environments that can help them develop as individuals with bright futures. As a teacher who has more than a decade’s experience teaching in a range of settings and children from diverse backgrounds, Dana has what it takes to develop flexible preschool curriculums and manage daycare centres that parents can rely on.

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