Find child care providers in Columbia, SC that you’ll love

682 child care providers are listed in Columbia, SC

The average rate is $15/hr as of April 2024

The average experience for nearby child care providers is 5 years

Child care providers in Columbia, SC

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Ma Cecilia R.


Columbia, SC

$20-25/hr20 yrs exp

Child Care Provider

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I have more than 15 years experience in child care. I truly enjoyed working for newborns, infants, toddlers and kids up to age 12 giving them the best of care. My responsibilities included preparing healthy snacks/meals, school drop-offs/pick-ups, doing activities with them (art class, gym class, music class, etc.), reading...
Ma Cecilia can also help with: Light cleaning, meal prep
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Maricel has worked with our family for 3.5 years with our two young children. She is absolutely wonderful. She is reliable, punctual, and responsible. Most importantly, she is so loving and nurturing. She knows children and how to respond to them. She is so...

Riddhi B.

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Mya F.


Columbia, SC

$20/hr6 yrs exp

Child Care Available

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I love kids and am willing to help out around the house-laundry, dishes, cleaning, etc.. I have six years of experience and a lot of references! I attend UofSC, and I am looking for a family to babysit for! I will in Columbia until the end of May. I would be happy to meet or talk over the phone if you are interested!
Mya can also help with: Swimming supervision, meal prep, light cleaning, craft assistance

Recent review:

5.0
Mya is wonderful! She has helped me many times with my two boys and they adore her! My kids always have such a great time when she babysits. She is very responsive, punctual, and trustworthy. We miss Mya when she's at school and always look forward to having her...

Lauren F.

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Jillian P.


Columbia, SC

$17-19/hr10 yrs exp

Reliable And Caring Nanny

Hired by 12 families in your neighborhood

Babies are my passion. I love helping them to discover their world. I have over 10 years experience and a Master's in Early Childhood Education, specializing in children zero to 3. I am punctual, flexible and dependable. I have been the nanny for twins, siblings and infants. Playing on the floor, singing songs, and being outside...
Jillian can also help with: Meal prep, light cleaning
Skills:

Early Education

Recent review:

5.0
Jill is an incredible nanny and human being. We are so lucky that we found her to watch our then 4 months old twice a week. She brought so much energy and fun into our home with crafts, playtime, trips to the park and the library, lots of love and constant singing!...

Emily W.

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Emily S.


Columbia, SC

$15-25/hr10 yrs exp

Looking To Provide Long-Term Care

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My name is Emily and I am 29 years old. I have my Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree. I have 10 years of childcare and early education experience, working in an educational based daycare, as a nanny and in the public school system. I have spent the past two years working in special education pre k, ages 3-5 primarily...
Emily can also help with: Craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Emily is AWESOME. So glad we found her and were able to hire her during these crazy times. 100% recommend her for any of your childcare needs. :)

Lindsey P.

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Laroyal S.


Columbia, SC

$18-30/hr1 yrs exp

Experienced Care Giver

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

Hello all, My name is Laroyal and I am a current Graduate Student enrolled in a Master program for Occupational therapy. I have experience as a former teacher in the k12 school system and I currently work for a pediatric clinic for speech, OT, feeding & play therapy. I am very passionate about growing myself as well as helping...
Laroyal can also help with: Light cleaning, craft assistance, travel, carpooling, swimming supervision, meal prep & more
Skills:

CPR

Special Needs Care

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
My hubby and I were both a nervous wreck with me returning back to work after 14 months of working remotely, him continuing to work remotely, and our three year old son on the waiting list to get back into Montessori school. Laroyal messaged us after seeing our...

Demetria And Al T.

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Briana P.


Columbia, SC

$23/hr7 yrs exp

Care Giver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello! I am currently a teacher of 4 years in Columbia, SC specializing in trauma informed care. I've worked at a child development center for an additional 3 years, ages 0-6 years old. I enjoy kids and I love caring for them. My most favorite thing to do is enjoy outdoors and create crafts. I also ensure children are actively...
Briana can also help with: Travel, carpooling, craft assistance
Skills:

Early Education

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
Briana has been a great addition to our family! I went in looking for a babysitter on the occasional weekends and date nights and ended up having Briana over whenever I needed her. She is very flexible and very creative when it comes to keeping our kids engaged!...

Jessica H.

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Isabel G.


Columbia, SC

$15-25/hr5 yrs exp

Reliable And Caring

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hello, my name is Isabel . I have 4 years of experience working as a Sunday school teacher for 5-12-year-olds, and previous nanny experience. I've also volunteered as a camp counselor for 5-year-olds, and currently tutor kids from elementary to high school. I can help take care of your children, drive them where they need/want...
Isabel can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, grocery shopping, carpooling
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Izzy is an amazing young woman! She spent the summer babysitting my boys. She was able to successfully bring my introverted and precocious nine-year-old out of his shell while keeping up with my very extroverted six-year-old who has ADHD and sensory-seeking issues....

Gabrielle G.

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Sheila M.


Columbia, SC

$15-18/hr10 yrs exp

Assisting Families With Care For There Love Ones

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi my Name is Sheila, I have worked in the school system for 10 years. Working with special education, which I loved worked with all populations of Autistic children, students and Kids, found it to be very rewarding, they worked out in the community holding down jobs. I also babysat for families outside of that, when I relocated...
Sheila can also help with: Grocery shopping, light cleaning
Skills:

CNA

CPR

Special Needs Care

Recent review:

5.0
Excellent work, attitude, skills, pleasant personality, dependability and flexibility.

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Lotoya J.


Columbia, SC

$15-18/hr20 yrs exp

Loving Babysitter/Nanny

5.0

(127)

Hired by 56 families in your neighborhood

Hi I'm a very experienced baby sitter/nanny. I've been baby sitting over 22 year's I'm a kind, understanding very reliable hardworking honest person. I treat every child in my care as my own. I'm married we have a 14-year-old daughter that we love dearly. We enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friend's. I've been...
Lotoya can also help with: Meal prep, grocery shopping, carpooling, travel, light cleaning
Skills:

Early Education

Special Needs Care

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
I had 1 week to find a new babysitter and Lotoya submitted an application. After our first conversation I knew she would be the one. She’s great with my girls and has a lot of patience dealing with my 9 month old. It’s good to know that they are in good hands,...

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Esther S.


Columbia, SC

$20-30/hr10 yrs exp

Hired by 7 families in your neighborhood

Elementary bilingual paraprofessional the 20-21 school year. 21-2022, 2 girls, 1 baby boy. I spent more time with the baby, who quickly learned basic sign language, followed Spanish instructions, and said few Spanish words. Currently nannying full-time. Looking for EVENING HOURS or OVERNIGHT 1-2 days a week. Training: CPR,...
Esther can also help with: Craft assistance, swimming supervision, meal prep, travel, light cleaning
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

Recent review:

5.0
After speaking with Esther over a long period about a nanny position (and it ultimately not working out due to timing on both ends), we started using Esther as our regular babysitter for our one and four year olds, and she has been great! Super professional, great...

Allison G.

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Lauren E.


Columbia, SC

$21/hr3 yrs exp

Hi! I am bubbly and energetic and I love children. I have 3 years of experience. I can help with Travel and Errands. Right now I am a college nursing student so all my classes are in the morning. I love children and hope to work more with them in the medical field in the future. I am organized and I multi-task so right before...
Lauren can also help with: Travel, light cleaning, grocery shopping
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India F.


Columbia, SC

$18-20/hr10 yrs exp

Hired by 8 families in your neighborhood

Hello my name is India, I have earned my Bachelors in Psychology from Benedict College. I am currently an online student for my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have my own car, I don't mind being around pets due to me having one of my own (a cat). I'm willing to talk about scheduling in-depth during the interview...
India can also help with: Carpooling, meal prep, light cleaning, travel
Skills:

Special Needs Care

Recent review:

5.0
India was very kind, sweet, gentle and patient with my little one. I loved hearing her sing and play with him (I worked from home.) I would recommend her to anyone that needs childcare.

Trisha M.

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Sabre L.


Columbia, SC

$12-17/hr10 yrs exp

Babysitter For All Ages

Hired by 14 families in your neighborhood

Hi my name is Sabre, and I have been babysitting for 10 years from ages 6 months to 18-year-olds. I'm available mostly any time of the day/week. I am reliable, punctual, I tidy up before you get back, I make sure all rules are followed that you have set in place and I respect your boundaries. I'm great with kids, animals, and...
Sabre can also help with: Light cleaning, craft assistance, swimming supervision, meal prep

Recent review:

5.0
Sabre is great with kids of all ages and pets! Great communication and very punctual:

Mandy C.

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Gentarra W.


Columbia, SC

$26/hr10 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

I'm 28 years of age, and I've been babysitting for 10+ years, and I was a nanny for 5 months. I am CPR/First Aid/AED Certified. I'm attending Midlands Technical College, where I'm studying Early Childhood Education. I already have my Early Childhood Certificate. I have a lot of experience with newborns and 2-year-olds. I have...
Gentarra can also help with: Light cleaning
Skills:

Early Education

Recent review:

5.0
She is the best babysitter ever

Regina W.

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Kristine A.


Columbia, SC

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Tutor/Babysitter In Columbia

Hired by 10 families in your neighborhood

Hello! My name is Kristine and I have been elementary school teacher for 5 years. I recently moved to the Columbia area from Virginia and am interested in babysitting, nannying, or tutoring during the evenings or weekends. Whether or not you have a one time child care need or are looking for a regular tutor, I'd love to learn...
Kristine can also help with: Swimming supervision, craft assistance, carpooling, travel
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

Recent review:

5.0
Kristine is amazing with our toddler and infant! She engage both with educational play activities and encourages my toddler to use her imagination, be confident to try new things and be helpful to others. Kristine is prompt, friendly, and a natural caregiver and...

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Child care centers in Columbia, SC

La Petite Academy of Columbia

La Petite Academy of Columbia

2041 Clemson, Columbia, SC

What matters to us at La Petite Academy is simple: Your child. Here, exceptionally strong, sound social and educational foundations are formed. Here, children learn to respect one another. Learn together. Learn to work together. Learn to have fun constructively. And discover how enjoyable learning...

New Ebenezer Baptist Church CDC

New Ebenezer Baptist Church CDC

Columbia, Columbia, SC

Starting at $175/wk

We offer a loving and caring environment for young children offering care for ages 6 weeks to 4 years old. Our center is a Christian based facility that offers high quality care. All our teacher is fully trained, educated and loving teachers. We offer 3 meals per day: hot breakfast, hot lunch and...

Forever Learning

Forever Learning

167 Stoneridge Dr, Columbia, SC

Starting at $130/wk

Early morning drop-off and late pickups. Leave your children in a trustworthy and loving environment. Affordable prices that include 1 meal per day and snacks. Outside exploration and educational fun packed days. Come Learn with us! Text or call today.

Education Express

9223 Two Notch Rd, Columbia, SC

Costimate: $179/wk

4.0

(1)

Education Express is a child care and education provider that serves the community of Columbia SC. It provides age-appropriate programs that foster holistic development among children. The center encourages the academic, social, and physical development of students in a warm, loving, and nurturing...

Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church Preschool

530 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC

Costimate: $126/wk

5.0

(1)

The Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church Preschool provides a flexible childcare program in Columbia, South Carolina. They encourage the children's holistic growth through play-based and child-centered activities. They also aim to develop the children's social skills, emotional growth, and physical...

Recent review:

5.0
This preschool is currently closed.

Criss G


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Most recent reviews for child care providers in Columbia, SC

Ma Cecilia R.

5.0

Maricel has worked with our family for 3.5 years with our two young children. She is absolutely wonderful. She is reliable, punctual, and responsible. Most importantly, she is so loving and nurturing. She knows children and how to respond to them. She is so caring and loves playing and creating...

- Riddhi B.

Mya F.

5.0

Mya is wonderful! She has helped me many times with my two boys and they adore her! My kids always have such a great time when she babysits. She is very responsive, punctual, and trustworthy. We miss Mya when she's at school and always look forward to having her babysit when she's home on break!

- Lauren F.

Jillian P.

5.0

Jill is an incredible nanny and human being. We are so lucky that we found her to watch our then 4 months old twice a week. She brought so much energy and fun into our home with crafts, playtime, trips to the park and the library, lots of love and constant singing! You know you’ve found someone...

- Emily W.

Emily S.

5.0

Emily is AWESOME. So glad we found her and were able to hire her during these crazy times. 100% recommend her for any of your childcare needs. :)

- Lindsey P.

Laroyal S.

5.0

My hubby and I were both a nervous wreck with me returning back to work after 14 months of working remotely, him continuing to work remotely, and our three year old son on the waiting list to get back into Montessori school. Laroyal messaged us after seeing our listing for a nanny. Immediately after...

- Demetria And Al T.

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Ratings for Columbia, SC child care providers listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.6 / 5

Child Care Providers in Columbia, SC are rated 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 331 reviews of the 682 listed child care providers.