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Caterpillars 2 Butterflies Daycare

Home daycare Daycare in Sacramento, CA

5.0 (7 reviews)

Ages Toddlers, Preschoolers

Operating days Mon - Fri

Operating hours 7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Teacher to child ratio 1:3

Accepts subsidy Yes

License number 343625271

Provider type Home Daycare

Licensed Provider

CA license #343625271, background checked, curriculum-based, real-time parent updates


We at Caterpillars 2 Butterflies Daycare, believe that our future children should have the highest quality early childhood education and care available to properly meet the needs of each family. We value respect, integrity, confidence, leadership, and communication with every child and their families. We offer Social Development, Language & Literacy, Mathematical skills, Physical Development and fine arts, providing a well-rounded experience. Most importantly, we show unconditional love to every child entrusted in our care!

The Basics

Curriculum: Education-based: Pre-school Program
Hours: 07:00 AM - 05:30 PM (9hr limit)
Schedule: Full Time, Part Time
Snacks Provided: Yes (Organic)
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Potty Training Provided: Yes
Government Subsidy Accepted: No
Highlights - Director: Infant/Child CPR & First Aid Certified. Child Health & Safety Certification. Early Childhood Education, with continuation in attending a seminar to further growth and knowledge.
Highlights - Program: Music, Baby Yoga, Arts, Outdoor Play, Circle Time, Field Trips

Daily Schedule

07:00 AM - 08:00 AM: Morning Welcome / Social Self-Directed Interaction
08:00 AM - 08:30 AM: Breakfast
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Group Circle Activity / Morning Snack / Director Facilitated Activity
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM: Lunch and Nap Time
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Afternoon Snack
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM: Outdoor Structured Social Play (maybe indoor, depending on weather)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM: Closing Group Circle / Pick-up


Ms. Murphy - Director

My passion for childcare extends beyond 11 years. I provide a safe environment where children are fully supported while exploring and expressing their creativity without limitations on their abilities. My passion for teaching in this phenomenal profession was the driving motivation for me to open my daycare. I am fully committed to providing a comprehensive curriculum that is developmentally appropriate academically and socially while children acquire the necessary skills during their foundational early childhood years.

Assistant Directors

Our team of assistants are dedicated to the well being and safety of everyone at Caterpillars 2 Butterflies Daycare. Assistants are approved through licensing and hold CPR and First Aid Certifications, Preventative Health and Safety Training Certificates and have background clearances.


My daycare provider, Ms. Vern Murphy, of "Caterpillars 2 Butterflies," has been an incredible blessing to me over the last 5 years. I'm forever indebted to her for the early development of my children. Everyone is so amazed and says "how smart they are." By the time my children w...Read more

Michael W.

Caterpillars 2 Butterflies daycare is very clean, organized and peaceful. Ms. Murphy is calm and wonderful with the children. I am very happy to have found this daycare being a new mommy and having to go back to work - Ms. Murphy has comforted me through the transition.

Stephanie B.

Caterpillars 2 Butterflies has been so much more than a daycare service for my daughter, it has been a second home. She looks forward to coming to every morning and leaps in with excitement and lots of hugs for "nanny." I am so grateful that we found such a nurturing environment ...Read more

Michele G.


Weekly Tuition Packages

2 months to 2 years

5 days/week 7:00am-5:30pm: $333.33

2 years to 4 years

5 days/week 7:00am-5:30pm: $277.78

One-time Fees

Deposit Amount: $25
Registration Amount: $50


The Home

Our home is welcoming and provides a comfortable atmosphere where children can engage in activities safely and freely. We have a multitude of materials, supplies and toys that cover all areas of development. We operate a punctual daycare program in a well maintained environment which has proven to encourage children to interact respectfully and responsibly.

The Neighborhood: Sacramento

Our home is in a quiet community where our neighbors are friendly and family oriented. Families can easily commute to and from major cities throughout Sacramento County with easy access to connecting freeways. You will find ease in parking as there is plenty of space near our home.

Weekly rate
$277 - $333 / wk

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Licensed Provider

CA license #343625271, background checked, curriculum-based, real-time parent updates
Sacramento, CA 95833
Location is approximate