7 daycare centres in Dhaka for working parents
Every morning the hustle of going to work and thinking of their little munchkins all day long often urges working parents to find a suitable daycare nearby. Here is a list of some of the daycare centres in Dhaka that you may be interested in checking out, depending on your location.
DC Child Care and Education Centre (Monipuripara)
This childcare is for children aged from 1 and half to 6 years old. Located at Monipuripara, it has a full-day program from 7 am to 7 pm and a half-day program with two slots: 7 am - 1 pm and 1 pm - 7 pm. Parents can choose any of these options at their convenience. The monthly payment for a full-day program is Tk. 10,000 including three-time meals, and for a half-day, Tk. 6,000, including two-time meals. According to the age and understanding of a kid, it works on their communication, mental, emotional and motor skills development through preschooling and different activities.
Dhanmondi Daycare Center (Dhanmondi)
This government daycare is at Dhanmondi 8. The timing of the service is from 8 am to 6:30 pm. For children aged 6 months to 1 year, the monthly payment is Tk. 2,000. The cost becomes Tk. 1,500 if the child is from 1 year up to 2.5 years. For 2.5 to 4 years, it is Tk. 1,200 and for children aged 4 to 6 years, the fee is Tk. 1,000. Food is also included in this full-day program. If the kid is above 3.5 years, they also provide preschooling to them. They also have toys and other arrangements for children's entertainment and mental development.
Le Petit Child Care Center (Gulshan)
Children between 6 months to 10 years can be dropped off at this facility at Gulshan. They have four types of programs. The monthly payment for a full-day program is Tk. 9,400 and around Tk. 8,000 is for a half-day program that consists of any five hours of the day. It will cost parents Tk. 1,200 in their daily basis program and Tk. 500 in their hourly basis program. Children of appropriate age get preschool where they learn about alphabets, numbers, and rhymes. They can also enjoy colouring and crafting time there.
Wee Learn Day Care (Mothijheel, Gulshan, Niketon and BAF Shaheen College)
This daycare has four branches located at Motijheel, Gulshan, Niketon, and BAF Shaheen College. This facility is available for kids between 6 months to 7 years. The timing is generally 8:30 am to 6:30 pm but can differ a bit depending on the location. The monthly fee is Tk. 9,000 for a full-day program. For a half-day or a maximum of 4 hours per day, the fee is Tk. 6,000. A preschool option is also accessible, but a separate fee needs to be paid for that. There are indoor games, rhyme-time and age-appropriate activities for individuals in all four branches.
Mom Child Day Care (Uttara)
Located in sector 4 of Uttara, this facility remains open from 8 am to 8 pm. It offers care to children aged from 1 year to around 12 years. The monthly payment is Tk. 8,000 including both breakfast and lunch. For the half-day program, the fee is Tk. 6,000 per month. There are indoor games for kids staying there. If any of them goes to any school in sector 4 or sector 6, they can also help parents by picking them up from school and dropping them to the daycare. Additional fees are required in that case.
Safe Day Care (Mirpur)
It is designed for children from 6 months to 6 years. This daycare is in section- 12, Pallabi, Mirpur. The time is from 7:30 am to 7 pm. For the full-day option, the monthly fee is Tk. 6,000 and for half-day, it is Tk. 5,000. Kids can get preschool and the cost is included in the monthly fee. In this case, children need to be in the morning shift if their parents choose a half-day program. They have story-time and indoor activities for children.
Little Honey Bunny Preschool and Childcare (Kalabagan)
The working hours are from 8 am to 6:30 pm. It is at Dolphin Goli, Kalabagan. Children between 6 months to 6 years can get admission here. Full-day program costs parents Tk. 10,000 monthly. The half-day program consists of 6 hours a day, with the fee being Tk. 7,000. Preschooling is available only in the morning shift. The fee remains included in the full-day or half-day program. They engage children in age-based activities for mental development such as dance, music, poetry, colouring and educational games.