How it works

Share details about your daycare needs

Match with highly rated local daycares near you

Compare daycare and tour the ones that best fit your family

Recent daycare reviews in San Mateo, CA

Sunshine Day Care

5.0

Wow! Sunshine daycare is an amazing environment for your little one. Karla and her team are so attentive, loving, caring and just wonderful people. Karla took our son in after we had to move him from a different daycare. He transition to her daycare was easy and almost not noticeable. Every morning...

- Shelly R

Medina Family Daycare

5.0

Teacher Delma and Teacher Marci are amazing! The toughest part of being a parent is letting someone else do the nurturing while we go to work. With Delma and Marci, I had peace of mind that my sons were well cared for, eating healthy home cooked meals, and learning through hands on activities. My...

- Jackie P

Buddies World Day Care

5.0

My son has been going to this daycare since he was a year old and he enjoys being there. Both Aline and Lucas were very patient during his transition and have treated him like a family. My little one learnt so many words and is so active and looks forward to going each day. He likes food prepared by...

- Krishna

Abc Panda Child Care

5.0

We are first time parents and brought our daughter to Karla starting at 7 months. I was nervous about daycare because my daughter had never taken a bottle and was with me every day since birth. However, the transition to daycare with Karla was stress free and so reassuring. Karla is so caring,...

- Ally L

Norma's Little Hands Daycare

5.0

Norma was our full-time nanny, caring for our twin boys for over 2 years, until they started elementary school this fall. Norma has our highest recommendation - she's a warm and loving caregiver and our boys adore her. We're always impressed with how she keeps up with our energetic twin boys and...

- Dev Y

Daycares in San Mateo, CA

Sunshine Day Care

Sunshine Day Care

2056 Trinity St, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $3000/mo

5.0

(1)

The Sunshine Daycare is a licensed home daycare/preschool (lic. # 414001557) located in a quiet neighborhood in San Mateo close to hwys 92 and 101. I have been operating my daycare out of my home for the last 22 years and have 33 years of childcare experience. I work together with employee who has...

Recent review:

5.0
Wow! Sunshine daycare is an amazing environment for your little one. Karla and her team are so attentive, loving, caring and just wonderful people. Karla took our son in after we had to move him from a different daycare. He transition to her daycare was easy and...

Shelly R


Medina Family Daycare

Medina Family Daycare

849 Patricia Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $425/wk

5.0

(3)

Medina Family Daycare is run by mother-daughter, together we strive to provide quality care for your child. Our childcare is set up like a classroom and it is in our home, we focus on ensuring that each child develops appropriately and we support their education for a smooth transition to preschool...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Delma, Marcella, and Emma are AMAZING! My daughter has been with them since 6 months, she is now 4. She loves her teachers and is always eager to show up and does not want to leave. The daycare is very clean and tidy. Kids are kept clean and changed, they are very...

Heather A


Buddies World Day Care

Buddies World Day Care

444 Studio Circle, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $500/wk

5.0

(12)

We are here to nurture, take care, respect and most importantly do whatever it takes to meet the needs and wants of your child.

Recent reviews:

5.0
Would highly recommend them. Our 13mos old daughter goes there and we are very happy with their care and service. As first time parents, we were very nervous. Aline and Lucas were very patient with us and helped transition our daughter. They love the kids and pay a...

Akshay T


Abc Panda Child Care

Abc Panda Child Care

1762 Lake Street, San Mateo, CA

5.0

(3)

We are center focus on the learning developing of the children with an emphasis on activities and teaching drills, even for very small children. Love and Care

Recent reviews:

5.0
My family and I would highly recommend Karla. She is sweet and very loving; as well as she helped to set a good learning foundation for our son who is now almost 3 years old. He still remembers his friend "Ar-La" and misses his activity time with friends. As new...

Fernanda M


Norma's Little Hands Daycare

Norma's Little Hands Daycare

44 Lodato Ave. Apt. 204, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $375/wk

5.0

(2)

Child care provider for infant and toddlers. I will be using music, singing and dancing to make the experience of the kids fun and artistic, lots of arts and crafts all in Spanish and English and in a caring and loving manner. It is my goal to make the kid's experience very safe, loving and fun at...

Recent reviews:

5.0
Norma was our full-time nanny, caring for our twin boys for over 2 years, until they started elementary school this fall. Norma has our highest recommendation - she's a warm and loving caregiver and our boys adore her. We're always impressed with how she keeps up...

Dev Y


Little Miracles Playhouse

San Mateo, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $362/wk

3.0

(2)

Little Miracles Play House is home-based childcare provider located in San Mateo, CA. Owned and operated by Jamie Von Bromssen, the facility can accommodate a maximum of 14 children and offers daycare and emergency care.

Recent review:

5.0
Hello, my daycare Little Miracles Playhouse never took care of this womens child. I also would like to add that I worked for this women for 4 months and she asked me if i would take a pay cut , yet still work the same amount of hours. I told her ok but only if...

Jamie V


Bermuda Montessori and Daycare

700 Bermuda Dr, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $376/wk

3.0

(1)

Daycare with a Montessori Preschool curriculum with Montessori certified teachers. 26 years in business, 16 years at the present site which is accessible to Hi 101 and 92 Breakfast, hot lunch and two snacks are included with the tuition fee. Parents comments and our graduates' achievements are...

Kids Konnect Preschool and Daycare

Kids Konnect Preschool and Daycare

2145 Bunker Hill Dr, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $1050/mo

5.0

(2)

Kids Konnect offers fantastic childcare in San Mateo for children aged 2-6. After opening two successful preschools in Pacifica and Oakland we're saying hello to San Mateo! Our emergent play-based curriculum for pre-kindergarten, and preschool children is highly rated by our parents and allows us...

Recent reviews:

5.0
We've moved our two children to Kids Konnect and was the best move we've ever made! Much faster progress for my 4 year old and everyone was so welcoming.

Joe P


MagicEducation

MagicEducation

2314 Norfolk, San Mateo, CA

5.0

(1)

Magic Education is a small but refined after school serving children from ages four and a half to ten. Our school has both camp programs, and after-school care as well as summer school programs. We will focus on every aspect of child's growth. We tailor our attention to each child's cognitive,...

Recent review:

5.0
When you walk in, you are greeted warmly and politely and are helped immediately! Safety is of utmost importance at this facility so families should always feel safe and that their children are in good hands.

Coco X


Tierra Verde Spanish Immersion Daycare

39 N Humboldt, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $415/wk

5.0

(1)

Tierra Verde Spanish Immersion Daycare in San Mateo, CA is a non-profit organization and dedicated to providing the highest quality services for children and families, and to demonstrating success in clear and measurable ways.The center provide care for kids from three months to six years old.

Recent review:

5.0
Our son thrived under Victoria's care. He started at 4 months old and attended until he was three years old. He left loved and ready for preschool! Their tender care, organic meals, hours, and amazing play structure are wonderful! Our son has a peanut allergy and...

Liz G


Feeling Good Daycare

Feeling Good Daycare

1623 Van Buren St, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $378/wk

4.8

(5)

I am willing to offer you the service of my Daycare (Feeling Good) in case you work or live around the San Mateo Area. He/She will be provided with great care and learning Spanish (optional) at the same time, then pick him/her up whenever you are free. I am currently caring a child of 11 months old....

Recent reviews:

5.0
I wasnt able to get child care from her however she is so very sweet and helpful. I had called her because I needed a daycare for me 2 month old infant. Although she had no spots available she referred me to someone she highly recommended. I can tell you out of the...

Asi A


Serendipity School

3172 Clearview Way, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $363/wk

3.0

(2)

Serendipity School in San Mateo, CA is dedicated to providing the highest quality services for children and families, and to demonstrating success in clear and measurable ways.The center has a comprehensive program that maximizes your child's learning potential through experiential opportunity in a...

Recent review:

5.0
We couldn't imagine being anywhere else. We are so thankful to be part of the Serendipity community. It truly feels great fully trusting the teachers with my kids.

Sarah


Full of Wonder

2041 Trinity St, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $377/wk

5.0

(1)

Full of Wonder based in San Mateo, CA is a place especially designed to provide an engaging, safe, and healthy environment for children ages two through five. The center aims to help children develop problem solving skills, discover their own uniqueness, and learn about healthy relationships with...

Recent review:

5.0
My son LOVED his time at Full of Wonder, he nevergo when I picked him up. April and Margie are angels!

Sarah


Edutaintment

Edutaintment

801 Sextant Cr, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $93/day

RUSSIAN Immersion Licensed FAMILY DAYCARE "Edutainment", invites children from 2 years old to join the early development bilingual environment. "Edutainment" is a great option for kids who have at least one Russian-speaking parent to retain their Russian skills beyond the toddler years. Program...

Kids World Day Care/Preschool

Kids World Day Care/Preschool

Fostercity Blvd, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $350/wk

Kids World Daycare/Preschool is home based daycare for kids ages 2+. We follow Experience Learning Curriculum for overall development of kids with age appropriate activities.

Playful Learning Preschool/daycare

Playful Learning Preschool/daycare

627 Harrow Ave, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $363/wk

Our home based preschool/daycare operates much like a traditional daycare with a touch of home. We are a play based daycare focusing on the growth of the whole child ; social, emotional, physical and cognitive. We currently have openings for children ages 3 months-4 years old. We are open...

Creciendo Juntos Spanish Inmersion

Creciendo Juntos Spanish Inmersion

121 22ND AVENIDA, San Mateo, CA

Costimate: $372/wk

We are an immersion program - daily care and activities will be provided in Spanish, and children will be encouraged to speak Spanish in return. Learning a second language at a young age encourages your child's intellectual and social development. I believe that learning a new language at a young...

Lucy?s Learn and Play Daycare

618 Folkstone Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $375/wk

Lucy's Learn and Play Daycare has been a child care provider for over 8 years. Based in Redwood City California, this daycare facility is certified in CPR and First Aid. Lucy's Learn and Play Daycare offers a loving family environment for children, Mondays thru Fridays, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Cheryls Daycare

2 S Delaware St, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $295/wk

Cheryl's Daycare located at 2 South Delaware Street, San Mateo, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. The school is open from seven-thirty AM to six PM, Mondays through Fridays. It offers programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and prekindergarten prep. It provides before- and...

Petite Sorbonne Preschool

319 E Santa Inez Ave, San Mateo, CA

Starting at $1100/mo

Petite Sorbonne Preschool located at 319 East Santa Inez Avenue, San Mateo, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. It offers programs for infants, toddlers, early preschool and kindergarten prep. It offers before- and after- school programs, including summer camps and winter...

Showing 1 - 20 of 61

Additional Daycare Services

Daycare Articles

In-home day care vs. a daycare center: What’s the difference?

In-home day care vs. a daycare center: What’s the difference?

February 13th, 2019 You have a lot of factors to consider when deciding on the best type of child care for your family. Many parents ultimately come down to a decision between ... Read more
Fun places for children’s birthday parties at every age

Fun places for children’s birthday parties at every age

June 15th, 2022 It’s your child’s birthday, and of course you want it to be special. For some parents, an in-home party is the way to go, but many are looking for fun birth... Read more
How to talk to kids about climate change and empower them to take action

How to talk to kids about climate change and empower them to take action

April 20th, 2023 There’s no denying kids are increasingly aware of our global climate crisis. We see this in the inspiring moments, like watching Greta Thunberg command the ... Read more
Is a nanny share right for you?

Is a nanny share right for you?

January 11th, 2023 Finding the right child care option for your family can be overwhelming. Many parents find that they have to decide between hiring a full-time nanny or enro... Read more
Black maternal health: Where to donate in support of Black moms

Black maternal health: Where to donate in support of Black moms

February 15th, 2022 As the U.S. continues to grapple with a nationwide call for change around its various social shortcomings, including troubling racial disparities, more atte... Read more

FAQs for finding daycares near you in San Mateo, CA

What are the benefits of daycare near me in San Mateo, CA?

What services do daycare centers offer near me in San Mateo, CA?

What should I look for in a daycare center near me in San Mateo, CA?

What questions should I ask when looking for a daycare for my child near me in San Mateo, CA?

Ratings for San Mateo, CA daycares listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.4 / 5

Daycares in San Mateo, CA are rated 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 36 reviews of the 61 listed daycares.