First Steps Daycare

Berkeley, CA

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Home-Based Daycare/Preschool
Maria (Rosario) Mariscal
rosariomariscal [at]
San Pablo Park
Maximum Capacity: 
Language(s) Spoken: 
English, Spanish
Ages Served: 
6 months - 60 months

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My 21-month old has been at First Steps Daycare (now commonly known as Chayo's) near San Pablo Park for 6 months.  We all love Chayo's!  My son is happy and well-fed every day, and he is learning Spanish as an extra bonus. He loves his friends there, and they spend much of the day outdoors in the park when weather permits.  It is relatively inexpensive compared to other nearby options.  The kids are fed breakfast and lunch.


Archived Reviews: 

Sept 2006

I would like to recommend Carmen's Daycare near San Pablo Park in Berkeley. They currently have a few openings, particularly for 2-3 year olds. The program is run by a very warm and caring family. I sent my daughter there for 2 years and will be starting my 1 year old son there soon. The children learn Spanish, sing lots of songs, listen to stories, do lots of projects, are fed home-cooked lunches, and best of all, receive a lot of love. You can call: 548- 1970. And ask for Carmen, Rosario or Mari.