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455 child care providers are listed in Lakeland, FL

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

The average experience for nearby child care providers is 5 years

Child care providers in Lakeland, FL

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Sheila B.


Lakeland, FL

$18-20/hr10 yrs exp

Nurse Who Is Willing To Do Pet-Setting, Child Care, Run Errands Or Other Needs

Hired by 10 families in your neighborhood

I am a nurse with over 15 years experience in the nursing field. I am CPR and first aid certified. I recently moved back to Florida from South Carolina to be closer to my family.. Now let me tell you a little about myself. I enjoy taking care of others. Providing nanny care to your children is something that brings me great...
Sheila can also help with: Swimming supervision, meal prep, carpooling, travel, light cleaning, craft assistance & more
Skills:

Special Needs Care

Early Education

CNA

5.0
"So glad to have met Sheila! She helped us out at the last minute and has been very accommodating."

Janelle D.

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Riley S.


Lakeland, FL

$15/hr6 yrs exp

child care

Hello! I am 21 years old and am in my third year of college for Psychology! I also have a child welfare certificate from my social work classes. I am a fully online student so I have a very open schedule. I'm getting married in May and looking for a consistent job! I come from a very large family, have been a nanny for multiple...
Riley can also help with: Craft assistance, carpooling, swimming supervision, meal prep, travel, light cleaning & more
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"I hired Riley for almost two years during breaks, date nights, and weekends and have nothing but good things to say about her! She had great communication skills and worked very well with my two kids. She was very reliable and was very kind!"

Sarah B.

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Kenisha M.


Lakeland, FL

$20-26/hr10 yrs exp

Child Care

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hello, I am an experienced care provider for infants and children of all age groups. I, myself, have a 14-year-old son and a 1-year-old daughter so yes you can imagine I have experience all the stages from infancy on up to teenager and starting over lol. The joys of motherhood. I am also a Medical Assistant graduate from Keiser...
Kenisha can also help with: Meal prep, grocery shopping, travel, craft assistance, light cleaning, carpooling & more
Skills:

CPR

Special Needs Care

First Aid

5.0
"Awesome care provider. Kids love her."

Tanya H.

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Joan S.


Lakeland, FL

$20/hr10 yrs exp

Child Caregiver

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

My name is Joan. I am the grandmother of three wonderful children, ages 8, 6 and 4. I helped to raise two wonderful boys who are now in their 30's. I also worked as a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional with both adults and children. In that position I was responsible for all the daily needs of my residents including...
Joan can also help with: Carpooling, light cleaning, craft assistance, swimming supervision, meal prep
Skills:

Special Needs Care

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Joan spent several years with us and formed an amazing bond with my children. I would recommend her without hesitation."

Natalie S.

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Hannah T.


Lakeland, FL

$10-25/hr8 yrs exp

Fun, Caring And Hardworking Babysitter

My name is Hannah and I am 26 years old. As the second eldest of five children taking care of all aged children is innate for me. I have babysat for families from 1 child to 5 children, aging from 1-16 years old. Over the course of my high school life, I was a "regular" sitter for 8 different families. One of the little boys I...
Hannah can also help with: Travel, swimming supervision, craft assistance, carpooling
Skills:

Special Needs Care

5.0
"We used Hannah in July while visiting Orange Beach. Our kids loved her and she seemed to enjoy them as well. We would happily hire her again."

Jennifer G.

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Amy T.


Lakeland, FL

$20-25/hr2 yrs exp

Certified Medical Assistant Looking To Take Care Of Your Kids!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

The first thing anyone that meets me finds out about me, is that I am the proud mother of 20-year-old twin daughters and a 19-year-old son. My husband and I recently relocated to Lakeland from Murray, KY due to my husband's job. Our kids decided to stay behind and finish college in KY so we are complete empty nesters. I'd...
Amy can also help with: Grocery shopping, swimming supervision, travel, meal prep, carpooling
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Amy has been an absolutely wonderful nanny for my twin infants. From day one, she has shown an incredible level of care, attentiveness, and engagement that has consistently gone above and beyond our expectations. Amy possesses a rare blend of warmth, reliability,...

Jenna S.

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Linda H.


Lakeland, FL

$17/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny Babysitter

Hired by 9 families in your neighborhood

As a nanny I have over 12 years experience. I have worked as many as 10 hours to 40 hours per week caring for infants to preteens. Duties consisted of child care, meal preparation, homework assistance and having fun. I enjoy story time, arts and crafts, and walks to the park. Although my main duty would be childcare I do not...
Linda can also help with: Light cleaning, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

5.0
"There is NO ONE better than Ms. Linda! She is always the life of the party for my 8 month old who can't help but smile every time she walks in the door. My daughter always looks for the bag of "goodies" that she brings with her. She also is super knowledgeable...

Brittany I.

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Katelyn T.


Lakeland, FL

$20-22/hr6 yrs exp

Fun, Creative, Experienced Full-time Nanny

Hired by 12 families in your neighborhood

I live on a farm and love the outdoors. I am proud of my strong American values. I have experience nannying newborns through school-age kids. I also have experience watching multiple children at once. I have formal training in parenting 101, 102, and child development. I am pediatric CPR and first aid trained. I know baby ASL...
Katelyn can also help with: Carpooling, craft assistance, meal prep, light cleaning, travel
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"I interviewed Katelyn for my 1 year old son and felt a good vibe as soon as I met her. She was amazing with him. She would take him on walks, play and sing to him. Very good at sending pictures and updating me through the day. She was very reliable and got to our...

Samantha H.

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Jaqueline E.


Lakeland, FL

$20/hr5 yrs exp

I Enjoy Working With Kids And Animals.

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

I have been babysitting children since I was 12 years old and love working with kids. The youngest child I have taken care of is a 2-month-old. I work for this school year in the public school setting as a teacher and have had a great time doing so. I volunteer weekly at my church as a kids bible school teacher. I have plenty...
Jaqueline can also help with: Grocery shopping, craft assistance, meal prep, travel, swimming supervision
5.0
"She is kind, outgoing, ready to take on a challenge, easy going while holding her ground to set standards. She is my daughter's absolute favorite teacher by far!"

Shannon W.

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Alisha H.


Lakeland, FL

$15/hr7 yrs exp

Aye, Aye, Captain!

Hired by 1 family in your neighborhood

Hi, my name is Alisha. I am a dedicated and experienced sitter/helper for errands, pets, senior care, special needs, infants, toddlers, children, and teenagers, with years of experience providing professional services. I am a nurturing, compassionate, and reasonably firm & resolute individual who enjoys helping you and your...
Alisha can also help with: Grocery shopping, light cleaning, craft assistance, meal prep, carpooling, swimming supervision & more
Skills:

CNA

Special Needs Care

5.0
"Alisha was an absolute pleasure to coordinate and work with. I hired her while on vacation. My son said she played with her, was nice to her and loved her. Friendly and professional. I am happy to be a reference. Thanks for much needed mommy time."

Latasha M.

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Elizabeth G.


Lakeland, FL

$20-50/hr10 yrs exp

Nanny/Caregiver

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi! I'm Elizabeth. Growing up in a large family and getting my first experiences with babies and children with my younger siblings is where my love for children started. I enjoy watching babies and children grow and learn new things. Seeing life through a child's eyes and the way they get excited about what seems so simple...
Elizabeth can also help with: Swimming supervision, light cleaning, craft assistance, carpooling, meal prep, grocery shopping & more
Skills:

Special Needs Care

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Cannot recommend highly enough! Elizabeth was our full time nanny for over 3 years! She is infinitely patient, very reliable (wasn't sick even once), loving and kind. My children adore her and we consider her one of the family now. She is capable and competent with...

Alicia W.

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Gianna B.


Lakeland, FL

$10-15/hr3 yrs exp

Hired by 2 families in your neighborhood

Hi my name is Gianna and I am a college student going into my fourth year of school on a Pre-OT track. I'd describe my personality as kind, energetic, and organized. I started working with kids when I volunteered at multiple summer camps during middle school I want you as the parent to feel comfortable with me watching your...
Gianna can also help with: Light cleaning, swimming supervision, carpooling, craft assistance
Skills:

CPR

5.0
"We hired Gianna in July of 2022 and she was outstanding! Gianna was professional, reliable, and our two kids (age 7 & 4) absolutely loved her! We look forward to hiring Gianna again in the future. I would strongly recommend her to anyone."

Paul T.

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Lindy Z.


Lakeland, FL

$10-15/hr10 yrs exp

Experienced Nanny And Sitter Looking For Part Time Job.

Hired by 12 families in your neighborhood

I have been babysitting and nannying most of my life. I have two children of my own. I love to do arts and crafts both my children attend art schools. I also Enjoy outside activities. I have worked for many different families cooking, cleaning, and taking care of children. I have a squeaky clean back ground and driving record. I...
Lindy can also help with: Carpooling, swimming supervision, craft assistance, travel
Skills:

Special Needs Care

First Aid

5.0
"Lindy always does a good job for everything she does for us. She cares about our kids and the work that she does around our house. She is also very flexible which is great because sometimes we need her last minute."

Ben P.

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Isabella F.


Lakeland, FL

$10-15/hr6 yrs exp

Fun Sitter!

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood

Hi all! My name is Bella! I am originally from New York, although previously I have spent time working in childcare in Colorado and Disney World. I am currently a cast member in Disney! I have years of experience in tutoring , babysitting, and working in childcare! I also am in school to be an educator. Please message me if you...
Isabella can also help with: Craft assistance, carpooling, meal prep, grocery shopping, light cleaning, swimming supervision & more
Skills:

CPR

First Aid

5.0
"Isabella was amazing with our girls. She watch our 20 month old and 4.5 yr old. Our 4 yr old was very hesitant when we left. But by the time we came home, they were having such a great time. My 4 yr old was saying how nice she was and how much fun she had! She sent...

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Shayna V.


Lakeland, FL

$24/hr5 yrs exp

Shayna For Nanny Or Babysitter

Hired by 4 families in your neighborhood

Hiya! My name is Shayna and kids have always been my focus since I was a kid myself. I am a Christian youth with experience in child care as well as pet care and people with physical special needs. I am CPR certified, PCA certified (on my way to becoming a CNA), fully vaccinated, drivers licensed and have my child care...
Shayna can also help with: Meal prep, swimming supervision, craft assistance, light cleaning
Skills:

First Aid

CPR

5.0
"Although we were not able to align the times we needed with Shayna's availability, I did have quite a bit of communication with her and she had a play date with my daughter. She was on time, engaged, thoughtful, playful, and great with her communication! I also...

Leslie S.

Child care centers in Lakeland, FL

La Petite Academy of Lakeland

La Petite Academy of Lakeland

1940 E Glendale St, Lakeland, FL

3.3

(3)

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...
4.0
"Helps with food and helps with fun"

Null


Rainbow Early Learning, Inc.

Rainbow Early Learning, Inc.

4508 Rushing Rd, Lakeland, FL

5.0

(4)

Please read everything before contacting us to see if we are a match or your needs. Thank you. Family involvement means a lot to us....... Become part of the family: *Ages 2-5 only, Mon-Fri from 8am-5 pm *Jr. VPK (School Readiness), VPK *Safe, Fun, Loving Environment *Arts and crafts *USDA...
5.0
"Loving, fun, caring and educational- those words the describe who they are and what they do. I have seen many places and my family has been to many centers- Nothing compares to REL Kids. Top notch- well worth the money- really should get paid more. We love you...

PappaBear


Time To Play

Time To Play

8211 Woodvine Cir, Lakeland, FL

After teaching many years at various Child Development Centers, I have come to the realization that true quality care is only achieved when everyone that your child encounters is dedicated and passionate about providing their absolute best at all times. This observation has driven my decision to...

Richardson, Family Daycare Home

Richardson, Family Daycare Home

902 W.8th ST., Lakeland, FL

Private Pay Welcome Cpr & First Aide 20+ years experience FCCPC Master Teacher

Lake Gibson Child Development Center

6868 N Socrum Loop Rd, Lakeland, FL

5.0

(1)

The Lake Gibson Child Development Center in 6868 North Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, Florida, offers standard childcare and learning services. The school offers programs for infants, toddlers, early preschool, preschool, and kindergarten prep. It offers before- and after- school programs, including...
5.0
"My daughter attends this school and I couldn't be more pleased. As my mother was a school principal turned NJ Daycare State school inspecter I was well informed right down to all state regulations when I was looking for a school. This school met all criteria and...

Lori


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Most recent reviews for child care providers in Lakeland, FL

Sheila B.

5.0

Sheila is a true life blessing for our family. She has been with us for over a year now and is part of the family. She goes above and beyond anything we ask of her. She is not just a sitter but someone who is a positive role model for our boys. She engages the boys and supports them and my...

- Heather C.

Riley S.

5.0

I hired Riley for a summer job to nanny my 3 children a few years back. I have two daughters, 5 and 7, and a son who is 10. The kids loved her and got along with her very well. She cooked, cleaned, and took excellent care of them while I was working. She would spend days at the park and the pool...

- Amy T.

Kenisha M.

5.0

Awesome care provider. Kids love her.

- Tanya H.

Joan S.

5.0

Joan spent several years with us and formed an amazing bond with my children. I would recommend her without hesitation.

- Natalie S.

Hannah T.

5.0

We used Hannah in July while visiting Orange Beach. Our kids loved her and she seemed to enjoy them as well. We would happily hire her again.

- Jennifer G.

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Average Rating4.9 / 5

Child Care Providers in Lakeland, FL are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 156 reviews of the 455 listed child care providers.