Did you know that as a child care provider you are part of an elite group of people? As a member of this group you probably have superpowers that many would envy. One in particular would be the ability to spot a bargain from a mile away. So today I have a treat for you superheros out there. Here is a list specifically for you. My personal list of favorite hacks for child care. Psst! Most are at your local dollar store. You can save some real $$$ with these. Enjoy!
Not that many years ago, every week I could expect to have tuition payments arrive late and later. It actually got so bad that I was making trips to the bank 3-4 (or more) times every week. I was so tired of it! Some parents would say they “forgot” here and there. Others would be habitually late every week. I was in my push over phase and let things go for too long. Finally, I was given a road map for how to get tuition payments on time – every week. So just in case you can relate, today I want to share this strategy with you. Buckle up, and get ready for things to take an 180-degree turn. Here are 10 things you can do this week to get paid on time next week and every week. [Read more…]
In the past I’ve touched on the idea of a fundraiser for your child care. So today I wanted to give you more than a few fundraiser ideas for how you can make money at your child care other than the tuition that you receive. Some are typical, but with a spin and some are totally unique. So whether you use these ideas as fundraisers to purchase equipment, supplies, etc. for the childcare or use use them to supplement your income while you’re growing your enrollment, here are a few that are sure to bring in some extra cash.
7 fundraiser ideas for child cares
1. Book club –
I started with this fundraiser because I have actually done this for years. I got in-depth with How to Set up a Book Club here. This can really be a fun way to make a home/daycare connection by encouraging parents to purchase and read a book you are reading at the child care. We currently offer our Book Club selections seasonally, 3-4 times a year. [Read more…]