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Recent daycare reviews in Santa Monica, CA

Amalia Daycare

5.0

Our son Freddie spent a wonderful year here and we credited Ivo and Natalie for contributing greatly to the well-adjusted, kind, loving child he's become. It was a joy to know every time he was dropped off that he would be surrounded by love, kindness and understanding!

- Matthew W

Pages Family Child Care

5.0

I have had my child at pages family day care for over 6 months now and I am extremely happy with Erika and her staff.. I feel as they are an extension of our family with all the love and care they give my child not to mention how much he has learned in a short time. Thank you so much.

- Margarita D

Sprouting Spirits

5.0

Our 4-1/2 year old was lucky enough to attend Kayla's "Chakra Camp" program with three other children for a week in the summer of 2020 in the Boston, MA area. My kiddo loved the way Kayla structured the day, and the content and activities she shared and guided the children through. She is a...

- Morgan P

Ildiko's Day School

5.0

My son was at Diko's daycare from 17 months-2.5 years (we only stopped going due to Covid and he's now in preschool). Diko's was amazing-she is nurturing, caring, creates an incredibly warm environment for all her kids. Many kids, including my son, return to see her after "graduating." She is...

- Soniya G

Beginnings Learning Center

5.0

We've been extremely happy with the care and attention our daughter receives at Beginnings. The teachers are all kind yet firm, and I've been impressed with their knowledge of early childhood development. Since our daughter started there a few months ago we've noticed her communication skills...

- Rachel A

Daycares in Santa Monica, CA

Amalia Daycare

Amalia Daycare

2503 20th St, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $450/wk

5.0

(4)

We are the ONLY multilingual Vegan daycare in West LA. At Amalia Daycare, we approach each child as an unique individual with their own talents and one-of-a-kind needs. Our goal is to create a loving and caring environment and to help our children grow in a most loving and natural atmosphere. Our...

Recent reviews:

5.0
I viewed several other daycares before picking this one. Of all of the ones I saw, this one looked the cleanest, the children in it seemed the happiest and the lady running it (Natalie) as well as the other staff seemed to genuinely enjoy taking care of the kids...

Irene W


Pages Family Child Care

Pages Family Child Care

1922 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $150/day

5.0

(2)

We offer childcare from ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Our goal is to keep your child's safety above all and as they progress we tailor the activities and learning to make sure they are ready for TK or K when the time comes. We have many activities through the day most of them involve learning as well...

Recent reviews:

5.0
All I have to say .. she's the best!! She really cares about the children. Her staff is great too.. My son loved it there..

Stacy


Sprouting Spirits

Sprouting Spirits

2600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $20/hr

5.0

(1)

Sprouting Spirits offers both holistic childcare and classes. Our newest program, Conscious Care, is now enrolling children ages 3-6 for our outdoor classroom program! Conscious Care is curated to develop you little one's mind, body, and spirit through guided exploration. Sprouting Spirits seeks to...

Recent review:

5.0
Our 4-1/2 year old was lucky enough to attend Kayla's "Chakra Camp" program with three other children for a week in the summer of 2020 in the Boston, MA area. My kiddo loved the way Kayla structured the day, and the content and activities she shared and guided the...

Morgan P


Ildiko's Day School

Ildiko's Day School

1429 24th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $319/wk

5.0

(5)

Recent reviews:

5.0
My 3 year old son has been going to this family daycare for over a year, and I cannot express how happy and grateful I am for this place, and its wonderful owner Ildiko. "Family" is the operative word : Ildiko creates and nurtures a diverse community of parents...

Moon D


Beginnings Learning Center

1516 19th St, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $327/wk

5.0

(1)

Beginnings Learning Center is a child care facility based in Santa Monica, California that offers educational day care programs geared towards preschool children. Beginnings Learning Center provides its services to kids between the ages of two to six years old. The company uses a structured...

Recent review:

5.0
We've been extremely happy with the care and attention our daughter receives at Beginnings. The teachers are all kind yet firm, and I've been impressed with their knowledge of early childhood development. Since our daughter started there a few months ago we've...

Rachel A


Beth Shir Sholom

1827 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $284/wk

5.0

(1)

Beth Shir Sholom in Santa Monica, CA is a Jewish center 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 from Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten.

Recent review:

5.0
Great preschool! My son goes there.

Eyal Y


10th Street Preschool

1444 10th St, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $279/wk

5.0

(1)

10th Street Preschool located in Santa Monica, 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...

Recent review:

5.0
I have my second daughter at 10th Street and could not be happier. Kids aside the school also focuses on parent education through the daddy / mommy groups ( that are awesome) and events (recently held one with Child psychiatrist Dr Sparrow). Another thing i love is...

Sameer


Kennedy Family Child Care, Inc.

Kennedy Family Child Care, Inc.

1542 Yale St, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $327/wk

5.0

(3)

Recent reviews:

5.0
My daughter has been attending Kennedy Family Day Care for nearly a year now. She's so happy here and has learned a lot of Spanish which was what we wanted in her early years. I would recommend Patricia and her team of helpers to anyone!

Amy G


Early Childhood Learning

Early Childhood Learning

3113 Virginia Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $290/wk

Early Childhood Learning offers an infant, toddler and pre-school program. We provide quality care in a fun, safe, loving, and caring environment. We provide creative daily activities to enhance your child development. We engage children to learn through play with a variety of materials and fun...

Beth Shir Shalom

Beth Shir Shalom

1827 California Avenue, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $1680/hr

Beth Shir Shalom is a play-based, Reggio inspired Jewish preschool for all children. We offer half-day, full-day, and extended days five days a week. Our children are a part of a caring community that invokes kindness and problem-solving skills that are needed to be a Mensch (good human). Through...

Santa Monica Montessori School

1909 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $1665/mo

We are a private Montessori school based on the philosophy of freeing the child's potential in a stimulating environment. One of the first Montessori schools in the United States, we are proud of our rich heritage and we stay true to the Montessori method. Our carefully prepared environment and...

Cathy Coaching

Cathy Coaching

522 Washington Ave., Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $284/wk

Cathy's Coaching is an online tutoring program for 5th grade through high school students in the subjects of English, literature, writing, and academic reading comprehension. Students receive support for English and Social Studies classes during the school year. This includes AP US History, AP...

The Toddler Garden

The Toddler Garden

1249 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $327/wk

The Toddler Garden offers a pre-preschool experience just for 2's! Sweet, nurturing, and safe, our program provides children with the opportunity to socialize, play, and practice important self-help skills.

Mama Duck Daycare

Mama Duck Daycare

1023 21st Street, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $20/hr

Mama Duck Daycare is an in-home daycare with part time availability for one child. Mama Duck's is a clean, safe, educational, and loving environment. I am CPR licensed and have worked as a licensed nursing assistant for 12 years. Safety is always my top concern...as well nutrition, naps, play, and...

The Realm Creative Academy

400 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $335/wk

The Realm Creative Academy located in Santa Monica, 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 of all ages.

Sessions Songwriting LLC

Sessions Songwriting LLC

3030 Nebraska Ave 301b, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $75/hr

Sessions Songwriting is a unique songwriting and music studio exclusively for kids. We believe that children learn best in a creative environment. All of our students are encourage to write, compose, and create their own music while learning technique in tandem. A love of music is where it begins!

LA Nature Kids

2016 12 5th St, Santa Monica, CA

Costimate: $352/wk

La Nature Kids offers: A forest Preschool (We are outdoors everyday in the local Santa Monica/Malibu Beaches and mountains) We also offer After school and vacation camps

St Monica's Elementary School

1039 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $7900/day

Santa Monica's Elementary School located at 1039 7th Street, Santa Monica, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. The school is open from seven-thirty AM to four PM, Mondays through Fridays. It offers programs for infants, toddlers, preschool and kindergarten prep. It offers...

Garden of Angels LLC

1009 18th St, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $16145/day

Garden of Angels LLC located at 1009 18th Street, Santa Monica, California, offers basic childcare and learning services. The school is open from eight AM to five PM, Mondays through Fridays. It offers learnings for infants, toddlers, preschooler and kindergarten prep. It offers before- and after-...

Gillybean School

1751 Oak St, Santa Monica, CA

Starting at $100/day

Gillybean School based in Santa Monica, CA operates Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 AM to 2 PM and specializes in children ages two to five years old. The school provides a rich and stimulating, high-quality environment with attention to social, emotional, physical, creative, and cognitive growth.

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Ratings for Santa Monica, CA daycares listed on Care.com

Average Rating4.2 / 5

Daycares in Santa Monica, CA are rated 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 20 reviews of the 60 listed daycares.