Looking for Child Care Services in the South bay?
Finding Quality Child Care
Quality child care is very much like parenting. It includes
helping children to grow and learn; ensuring that they are
safe and healthy, and supporting their physical and
Infants (birth to 16 months)
Infants are dependent on their caregivers. Their principal
needs involve feeding, napping, and especially cuddling
since infants develop so quickly, its beneficial to find a
provider who’s eager to share your child’s discoveries with
you. Caregivers who have experience with infants
Preschoolers (2-1/2 to 5 years)
Preschool children need group play with others
and to develop more advanced social and physical
Caregivers should help preschool children find a provider
who’s eager to share your child’s discoveries with you.
Preschoolers need access to crayons, puzzles, blocks
dress-up clothing, picture books & physical activities.
Toddlers (16 months to 2-1/2 years)
Toddlers are more active and curious, requiring safe
surroundings that they can freely explore. They need
opportunities to exercise their creativity, and to
practice motor skills and language skills. Caregivers
should help toddlers develop by presenting activities
such as art, music, storytime and physical activity.
School age (6 to 12 years)
Older children are more self reliant but they may not
be ready to be home alone-even though they may try
to persuade you otherwise. Before and after-school
should go beyond what they learn in school and
involve plenty of time with peers. Physical activity
is important to this age group.