I’m looking to start a home based daycare in Ontario, Canada.
I have a business plan set out to teach preschool like activities and nutrition guides and plans as well.
I’m looking for advice for pricing on full time childcare (all day 7am-7pm window) 5 days a week or weekends if needed.
What do you pay and what would you expect in that price?
I’m a very educated and experienced person. Clean background check and first aid and cpr qualified.
A large house with a finished basement and fenced in backyard would be the primary location.
Let me know what you expect from a daycare so I can be the best there can be
In Nova Scotia people charge between 30 and 40 dollars a day per child depending on what activities and whether food is provided.
I know daycares where I am (Ontario) the price for an infant (1-2 years) is $40 a day typically
Where I’m located in Ontario the price ranges from $40-50 a day.
Check out Daycare Bear to get price points idea in your area.
Have a very open and honest policy book. Offer to send just the book before meeting anyone. Your policy book is like a front cover to you and what you have to offer. And what your program will be about. Trust your gut. It’ll tell you when you’ve found a good family or not. Listen to it. Always.
Karli any suggestions or advice??