New Paltz Child Care

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Average rate: $13.50/hr
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Mikayla S.|New Paltz, NY

$10-15/hr 5 yrs exp 19 yrs old

Avg response < 14 hrs
Hello. I'm Mikayla. and I am a freshman at Virginia tech but I'm originally from New Paltz NY. I have babysat for local families and at my church for many years now. I absolutely love spending time with kids of all ages and from all different backgrounds. I have experience with ages ranging from newborns to middle schoolers and have babysat up to 3 kids at a time. I am super creative and enjoy doing anything artistic but I also enjoy doing physical activity like playing sports or dancing. I am also willing to help with homework or any special care your child may need. I am super patient, caring, fun to be around, organized, dependable and always focused on the safety of your child\children. I am flexible to accommodate your schedule and hopefully I get to work with your kids in the future. Have a great day!
Reviewed by Madeline S. 5/5 stars
Mikayla sat for our 2.5 month old at the venue where my sister's wedding took place. We wanted to be able to be near the baby but have someone in charge of watching her so we could enjoy ourselves at the party. Mikayla arrived right on time, prepared with white noise downloaded on her phone and having practiced swaddling at home. She watched our daughter during the ceremony and the entire 3.5 hour party. Every time we checked on them our daughter was doing great! Mikayla was incredibly attentive, calm and thoughtful about providing great care to our daughter and piece of mind to the wedding party during some hectic pre-wedding activities. Thank you for allowing us to have a wonderful time at the wedding and taking such good care of our baby!

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Little Hands Childcare Inc.

23 North Chestnut Street, New Paltz, NY

Costimate: $220/wk

Located in the Village of New Paltz.
At Little Hands Child Care, Inc. we strive to provide a loving, nurturing and creative environment for children. We are sensitive to their social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs. We provide developmentally appropriate programs that focus on the process of learning while also helping them to enjoy many other successful experiences.
We believe in providing a physical environment that is safe, clean, healthy and child
friendly. Classrooms are arranged to offer challenging play and learning choices at a range of developmental levels. Learning centers allow children the opportunity to explore and to experience the environment.
The strength of our program is the experience, expertise and dedication of our staff. We provide many opportunities for the teachers to share and grow professionally. Our teachers create a caring and nurturing atmosphere that fosters each child's creativity and positive self-image.
We believe in positive methods of discipline. We establish consistent and appropriate limits to help children function in their world. Our programs are designed to develop in children a sense of independence and responsibility. We strive to strengthen each child's own cultural identity, while instilling a respect for others.
Parents are the most significant adults in a child's life. We strive to create mutual respect between parents and teachers - a partnership for the benefit of the child. We encourage daily communication between parents and the center staff. Our doors are open to parents at all times.
Our center values people: the children in our care, their parents, and our employees. We continually work to earn the trust placed in us. We strive each day to provide the best early childhood education services possible.
Little Hands provides a high-quality educational and childcare program. We are open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round. The program serves children ages 6 weeks through 12 years, and is licensed through the NYS Department of Family Services, Office of Children and Family Services. Our Nursery School program is from 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. daily with a minimum of two days per week required. Daycare children receive the Nursery School program daily and there is also a requirement of a minimum of two half days per week attendance. We offer a before and after school program for children ages 5-12 years.

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How much does it cost to hire a child care provider in New Paltz, NY?
Hiring someone on to provide child care services will cost an average of $13.50 per hour as of May 2020. This rate may vary depending on the experience each child care provider has, how many kids you will need them to watch, the age of your children, and whether you need part-time or full-time child care.
How can I find child care help near me? currently has 81 child care providers New Paltz, NY. You can search for caregivers by their distance from New Paltz and by hourly pay rate. Then you can compare their experience, specific services they offer and what age groups of kids they specialize in caring for. You can also read reviews from other families in New Paltz that have worked with the child care providers you're interested in.
What interview questions should I ask a child care provider?
You want to find a child care provider that will get along with your kids, but also follows many of the same parenting ideas you have. Structure your questions around how your kids behave in certain situations and what the provider thinks is the best action to take. And because there are plenty of activities to do in New Paltz, you should ask questions about the fun things each child care provider would do to keep your kids happy and entertained. Finally, ask each provider about their past child care experience, references from other families in New Paltz and if they are certified in first aid and CPR.