In-Home Daycare and Group Home Child Care in Dakota County

For busy parents, choosing the right type of family childcare can be challenging. More and more parents are finding that they prefer the intimate setting and personal touches of Dakota County home daycare or group home daycare to traditional preschools or daycare centers. If you’re interested in learning more about home childcare in Dakota County, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve done the initial leg work for you by collecting basic information of 506 Dakota County home and group home daycares into a single location. If you need extra assistance with selecting the right child care provider for your family, simply contact the local referral agency listed on the right!

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Top 30 Home-based Providers in Dakota County

The Playful Learning Academy

The Playful Learning Academy

Eagan, MN 55122 | (612) 770-4831

The Playful Learning Academy is a licensed home based child care in Eagan, MN, owned and operated by Sarah Price. Sarah is a MN licensed teacher with 15 years experience in Preschool and Elementary education. Sarah is also certified in CPR and First-Aid.

Broekema Laura Beth

Broekema Laura Beth

Eagan, MN 55123 | (651) 334-0260

About Laura's Little Einstein's: * I operate on a District 196 teachers schedule. Making it perfect for teachers kids and other district employees. *On the federal food program, serving well rounded nutritional meals each day. I put extra ...

In HIS Hand Child Care

In HIS Hand Child Care

Rosemount, MN 55068 | (612) 865-1916

I provide a nurturing, fun, and educational place for your child while you are at work.  I use a Christian Preschool curriculum, which uses bible stories as a foundation. I  teach social and educational concepts to your child through hands-on activities ...

Mimi's International Daycare

Mimi's International Daycare

Apple Valley, MN 55124 | (651) 242-8566

Welcome to/ Bienvenue à/ Willkommen auf/ Bienvenidos a     Mimi's International Daycare(Les Petites Etoiles)   I believe that all children are special and unique.  It is my goal to provide children with a safe environment that nurtures ...


Play to Learn Home Daycare

Play to Learn Home Daycare

Burnsville, MN 55337 | (612) 423-3956

Come play! Lindsay Bonnema is a licensed teacher of 7 years who has shifted her focus to early childhood development as she watches her own kids grow. Play to Learn Home Daycare provides a safe and adventurous space perfect for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. ...

Thompson Kristy Kay & Dau Connie Lynn

Thompson Kristy Kay & Dau Connie Lynn

Farmington, MN 55024 | (651) 333-9397

Almost Home Christian Childcare A safe fun place to play and grow and learn and create and explore all the wonders of this great world God has given us to share with one another. Our children are our future! We want to help them to grow up to be the ...

Culler Kelly Jo

Culler Kelly Jo

Farmington, MN 55024 | (651) 460-4226

Love Bugs and Tiny Tots is a licensed in home child care and pre-school. We follow a professional pre-school curriculum. We do circle time, arts & crafts, large muscle movement, outdoor time, theme days, surprise visits from Mother Goose! We have a very fun ...

Huberty Hannah Mintz

Huberty Hannah Mintz

Mendota Heights, MN 55118 | (612) 636-3562

Celebrating 25 Wonderful Years of Providing Quality Child Care    SIDS, CPR and First Aid TrainedCACFP Participant, Serving Nutritious Meals and SnacksNon Smoking HomeOne Level of Home Used Exclusively for Child CareLocated at the End of Quiet Cul-De-Sac

Abby Emerson

Abby Emerson

Apple Valley, MN 55124 | (612) 702-3821

I am licensed by Dakota County for childcare in my home. I am licensed to take care of 10 children, but I am hoping to remain small for a more personal experience. I will provide a comfortable "home away from home" atmosphere, and my philosophy is to treat the ...

Bringen Lay Angela Marie

Bringen Lay Angela Marie

Apple Valley, MN 55124 | (612) 508-2080

group family day care: licensed capacity of 14 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 4 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these 4 children, no more than 3 children shall be infants.

Carlson Barbara JoAnn

Carlson Barbara JoAnn

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 | (651) 450-0869

family day care: licensed capacity of 10 children, with no more than 6 children under school age, of these 6 children, a combined total of no more than 3 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these three children, no more than 2 children shall be infants.

Carlson Dale Alan

Carlson Dale Alan

South Saint Paul, MN 55075 | (651) 263-0920

We are Dale and Jeni and have been licensed for 23 years to care for children 6 weeks and up. We are located in School district #917 South St. Paul Schools.  Our hours open are: Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM-5:00 PM. What we offer your child: ...

Casalenda Jody J

Casalenda Jody J

Eagan, MN 55122 | (651) 983-1030

Casalenda Jody J is a Group family child care in Eagan MN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 6 weeks and up. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Ferderer Karen

Ferderer Karen

Burnsville, MN 55337 | (952) 465-4466

group family day care: licensed capacity of 10 children, with no more than 8 children under school age, of these 8 children, a combined total of no more than 3 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these three children, no more than 2 children shall be infants.

Gillett Lynn

Gillett Lynn

Rosemount, MN 55068 | (952) 432-2229

I have been caring for children for 25 years now and everyday seems to be more enjoyable than the last.  My location is in the Parkview School boundaries and busing is no charge to and from school.  I have openings for all ages and look forward to hearing ...

Harrison Nikki Joanne

Harrison Nikki Joanne

South Saint Paul, MN 55075 | (612) 269-9628

group family day care: licensed capacity of 10 children, with no more than 8 children under school age, of these 8 children, a combined total of no more than 3 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these three children, no more than 2 children shall be infants.

Johnson Sarah Jeanne

Johnson Sarah Jeanne

Eagan, MN 55122 | (612) 281-1302

Lil Bees Family Child Care, is a family home childdcare located in Eagan, MN. It offers a safe, nurturing environment where your child will get the attention and care that he or she needs. The ratio of children to adults is always within Dakota county and Minnesota ...

Kanitz Gloria

Kanitz Gloria

West St Paul, MN 55118 | (612) 756-4414

group family day care: licensed capacity of 14 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 4 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these 4 children, no more than 3 children shall be infants.

Kraemer Erica Marie

Kraemer Erica Marie

Lakeville, MN 55044 | (952) 432-0519

group family day care: licensed capacity of 12 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 2 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these two children, no more than 1 child shall be an infant.

Ladybug Daycare

Ladybug Daycare

West St Paul, MN 55118 | (651) 340-8607

Ladybug Daycare is a warm, inviting and caring place for your child. We provide morning circle time, music, singing, and dancing ( gets the wiggles and giggles out), art, and a daily curriculum to prepare your child for kindergarten and beyond. We have many years ...

LeBlanc Heather Marie

LeBlanc Heather Marie

Burnsville, MN 55337 | (612) 229-6085

group family day care: licensed capacity of 10 children, with no more than 8 children under school age, of these 8 children, a combined total of no more than 3 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these three children, no more than 2 children shall be infants.

Little Treasures Daycare

Little Treasures Daycare

Apple Valley, MN 55124 | (952) 463-5059

We care for what you treasures most!  I have been a licensed Family Daycare Provider since 2000 and I sure would love to meet your family.  I currently have openings for an Infant, Toddler and Preschool. I along with my family provide a warm, safe, loving ...

Netto Alicia

Netto Alicia

Burnsville, MN 55306 | (612) 432-4717

family day care: licensed capacity of 10 children, with no more than 6 children under school age, of these 6 children, a combined total of no more than 3 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these three children, no more than 2 children shall be infants.

Peltier Roxann Marilyn

Peltier Roxann Marilyn

West St Paul, MN 55118 | (651) 983-7795

group family day care: licensed capacity of 12 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 2 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these two children, no more than 1 child shall be an infant.

Perron Rebecca Lynn

Perron Rebecca Lynn

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 | (651) 494-7085

group family day care: licensed capacity of 14 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 4 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these 4 children, no more than 3 children shall be infants.

Raasch Theresa Rose

Raasch Theresa Rose

Burnsville, MN 55337 | (952) 736-5909

group family day care: licensed capacity of 12 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 2 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these two children, no more than 1 child shall be an infant.

Rea’s Childcare

Rea’s Childcare

Apple Valley, MN 55124 | (612) 724-3312

Hi, I teach spanish,sign language and i used curriculum and montessori in my program.Im parent aware rated.

Reddell Mary Marceline

Reddell Mary Marceline

Apple Valley, MN 55124 | (952) 432-3327

group family day care: licensed capacity of 14 children, with no more than 10 children under school age, of these 10 children, a combined total of no more than 4 children shall be infants and toddlers. Of these 4 children, no more than 3 children shall be infants.

Simply Sam Craft's Care

Simply Sam Craft's Care

South Saint Paul, MN 55075 | (651) 207-9669

Hello, I have one child and have worked for a Home Child Care provider for a couple of years in the past. I love kids and love working with them. I look forward to hearing from you and setting up an interview.

Stephanie's Shining Stars

Stephanie's Shining Stars

West St Paul, MN 55118 | (612) 518-8310

I am a licensed child care provider and former elementary school teacher with 20+ years working with children. I love working with children of all ages and watching them grow and develop. All little ones are made to feel as part of a family in this loving, safe, ...

Dakota County Childcare Referral Agencies:


Think Small

10 Yorkton Ct.
Saint Paul MN 55117

Call (651) 641-0305 or Toll Free (888) 291-9811
Email: info@thinksmall.org
For more information, visit https://www.thinksmall.org/

Minnesota Child Care Licensing Agency

Minnesota Department of Human Services
Division of Licensing
P.O. Box 64242
St. Paul, MN 55164-0242
Phone: 651-296-3971
Web Site: http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/Licensing