In home daycare business gain its popularity since many parents decide to go back to work. Even though the place and the staff of home daycare is not as much as those in daycare center but we are also need to think abut several factors before open it up. Establishing home daycare is not only about having enough room in our home or our patience toward children. The first thing that we have to figure out is the state regulation dealing with in home daycare establishment. There are specific guidelines and regulation that made by each state. We have to find out whether our state require us to have some license or not. Beside that, we also need to know if there is any change that we should make to our house. This two aspect need to figure out before we are deciding to invest from any supplies that we need. The license is important but not the only one. As day care providers, we also need to take the first aid and CPR certificate. Even though the state is not regulate about it but we a use it to make sure that we have enough ability to protect children health and safety in our in home daycare.
Even though the state do not require us to have a license but we can take it for our own sake. Having the license will make us more easier to gain trust from the parents. Insurance also be important factor to establish in home daycare. This is a good start to run day care service. We have to find the correct insurance to make sure that our home as the basic property of our business will be protected.Check what is their protection coverage which is important for us to protect our home from any accident that suddenly happen. After that, we can continue to set our procedure. Set a great day care business plan to make us easier in running our business well. We have to set accounting, tax expense, and needed supply. If we have in home daycare then we also need to set a plan in case we are sick. Do some research and visit before running our own home daycare. We can search from online source or visit other home daycare owner to find out about their preference and barrier. In home daycare is a perfect choice if we want to work from home to gain money. If our neighbor consist of parent who work then it is perfect choice to set an in home daycare.
Set the policy of our in home daycare including the operating hours and children to keep. Most child care that are home basis take care of 6 up to 8 children and start their facility service from 7 in the morning up to 7 at night. To make sure that children will get the proper nutrition for their growth then in home daycare provider should provide the breakfast, lunch and snack. Mostly, the children age is the preschooler one. In this homy based daycare, child under their supervision will be teach about basic skills like alphabet, number, count and shape. Setting a budget will be the next important step to do. We have to calculate our expense of preparing complete supplies like furniture, toys, teaching supplies and nutritional intake before setting any price. In home daycare is not only great ways to make money but also provide a space for our child to get socialize with their peer. We just need to be sure that our daycare already set properly and safe. To provide the safety environment then we have to pay attention toward the safety hazard be sure that we choose the kind of furniture that is not only firm and sturdy but also safe enough. For toys, choosing the one that do not have any dangerous material and potentially choking hazard. Equipped first aid and smoke detector. If we provide this then the parent will recognize that our in home daycare is the right place to go.