Choosing a daycare centre for your child can be one of the most difficult decisions if you are planning to get back to part/ full-time work. Although there are many excellent childcare options available like nannies and babysitters, daycare turns out to be a preferred option for most parents. It gives the child an opportunity to develop social skills in a nurturing environment outside their homes. However, a good daycare must meet certain requirements for parents to rest assured that their child is being well taken care of while they are at work. Figuring who will take care of the apple of your eye poses some important challenges, especially for women.
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KLAY Prep Schools and Day Care
At the KLAY centre in DLF IT Park, Chennai, the children are not restricted to their age-segregated classrooms but have activities throughout the centre in various supervised learning zones. Our spacious classrooms are designed to have natural light. The live camera feed from all the rooms is available to parents through web streaming. We also have an in-house kitchen that provides the little ones with nutritious and freshly prepared meals.
Address: 1 /124, Mount Poonamalle Road, Shivaji Gardens, Block – 5, Ground Floor, Shop No – 11, Manapakkam, Chennai
Website: KLAY Prep Schools and Day Care (DLF IT Park, Chennai)
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Amelio- one of the popular daycares, has many centres across the city. The classrooms are spacious, with CCTV surveillance and they follow the 'World of Discovery' curriculum. The World of Discovery curriculum is a path-breaking methodology that allows children to freely explore the world through their curiosity and builds on their natural abilities.
Address: Mangalam Square, First Floor, Plot No. L 13, Dr. VSI Estate, Phase II, Thiruvanmiyur, Tamil Nadu, Chennai
Phone: 9176024000 / 4433720599
‘Loko Poko’- offers personal care and attention to children from 18 months onwards. They ensure high standards of safety and hygiene. Their classrooms and play-areas have age-appropriate materials that encourage a child’s holistic growth and development. Their caregivers and support staff are well trained in Early Child Care and Montessori Education.
Address: North Street, Hiranandani, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Opp Sipcot IT Park, Kanchipuram Dist, Egattur Village, Chennai
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Kanchana Paati takes in infants as young as 3 months into their crèche. They offer some wonderful services where nursing mothers can visit to feed their child and a weekly assessment for every child is done to ensure that developmental milestones are being met. They offer a well-balanced and nutritious diet for kids of all ages. They have compulsory outdoor playtime and engaging activity options.
Address: Multiple locations
Website: Kanchana Paati
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Bamboola has been around for more than 15 years and is one of the largest centres in Chennai. All the rooms are air-conditioned and they maintain a 5:1 child-teacher ratio. They have many imported education aids and a well-equipped playground to keep the tiny tots entertained. Bamboola is not a crèche but is a daycare center where you can be sure your child is having fun and safe.
Address: #73 (Old #26), Venkatakrishna Road, Raja Annamalaipuram, Chennai
Phone: 9840394190 / 4424611779
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Little Pumpkien Play School
At Little Pumpkin, they work hard to keep the kids engaged and exposed to as many real-world sensory experiences as possible. They ensure that the children spend a major part of their day singing, dancing, laughing, playing and exploring both indoors and outdoors. Their facility is bright, clean and full of fun things for children to enjoy. They maintain a staff to child ratio of 1:5. They are also open on Saturdays, which is perfect for parents who need to work on the weekends as well!
Address: #43, 6th Cross, EVP Santhosh Nagar, Ramapuram, Tamil Nadu, Chennai
Website: Little Pumpkien Play School
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Happica is one of the very few baby care centres in Chennai to take in infants as young as even 5 months! They strive to provide a safe, cheerful, nurturing, and homely environment for your children and develop a positive attitude towards self, others, and the surroundings they would live in.
Address: 42, Old No. 11, Thomas Nagar, Little Mount, Kotturpuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Website: Happica Daycare
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Grandma & Grandpa's Intl. Day Care
Grandma & Grandpa's is an International early learning centre and an after-school club for children 4 months to 14 years. They work towards bringing out the best in your kids with a little guidance and encouragement in an environment that allows them to be happy and safe.
Address: Tiger Varadachari Road, Kalakshetra Colony, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Website: Grandma & Grandpa's Intl. Day Care
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Mummy's Child Care (24×7) – Ambattur
Mummy's Child Care is a 24 hours child care offering services like day care, infant care, playgroup, after-school care, holiday/occasional care.
Address: S-1a&b, Vishranth Apartments,, 70, Cholambedu Road, Vivek Nagar, Ambattur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Pebbles Preschool chain also offers day care facilities for kids from 2-6 years. The timings for the daycare are 11.30-5.30pm. They help provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment for children.
Address: Multiple location
Phone: 4443519555 / 9789067675
Website: Pebbles Pre-School
Facebook: Pebbles Pre-School
The Tiny Toes
The Tiny Toes Daycare Centre is exclusively designed to support the parents who want to see their kid safe and comfortable while they are away at their places of work. We ensure to give a healthy and a nurturing space for the children to grow with a stimulative routine that includes their naptime, grooming and loads of fun with the indoor and outdoor activities available to them.
Address: New No 231, Poonamallee High Road, Opp to Ega Theatre, Kilpauk, Chennai
Phone: 7299978255 / 7358888308 / 044 28362248
Website: The Tiny Toes
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Mimos Child Care
Mimos Child Care is a specialised “Early Learning and Day Care” facility of superior standards and experience.We cater for the specific needs of kids whose ages range from 7 months to 10 years. Our focus and commitment is to ensure an effortless and hassle free experience for our career-laden moms and dads who would prefer to have their children professionally cared for. Mimos Child Care offers a wide variety of amenities that put us ahead of other child care providers.
Address: Multiple locations, click here
Phone: 9790859966 / 7823971299
Website: Mimos Child Care
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Disclaimer: Names listed here are sourced from recommendations. please do your own research before you make your choice.