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Excellent staff

Meet the team at Hummingbird Childcare!

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Accepting Various Programs

We partner and accept referrals from CDA, YMCA, and Chicano Federation.

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Montessori Teachings

Learn how Hummingbird Childcare incorporates Maria Montessori's valuable teachings.

Our Services

Specialized care for all children

Welcome to Hummingbird Childcare, where your child's happiness, safety, and growth are our top priorities. Our range of specialized services is designed to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment for your little one to thrive in. With a dedicated team of experienced caregivers and educators, we are committed to making every moment of your child's day a joyful learning experience.

Infant Care

Breastfeeding-friendly San Diego Childcare Partner

From tender cuddles to gentle lullabies, our infant care program offers a secure and comforting environment for your youngest family member. Our skilled staff ensures that your baby receives the personalized attention they need to develop and flourish.

Toddler Adventures

As your child takes their first steps into the world, our toddler program encourages exploration, curiosity, and social interaction. Our carefully crafted activities and play-based learning experiences foster cognitive and physical development while fostering friendships.

Preschool Preparation

Getting ready for the exciting journey of preschool? Our preschool program is designed to equip your child with essential skills for academic success. Through structured learning activities, interactive play, and language development exercises, we lay the foundation for a love of learning.

Now accepting references from

Link to chicano federation
link to ymca child development services
link to cda services
link to CHSA services

Montessori Based Childcare

    Our Montessori-inspired childcare will include:
  • Child-centred learning
  • Respect for individuality
  • Specially prepared environment
  • Freedom within limits
  • Educators as facilitators
  • Holistic development
  • Joyful learning

About us

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is based on the deep understanding that the first years of a child's life lay the foundation for their future growth and development. As a dedicated childcare educator, my mission is to provide a nurturing, safe, and stimulating environment where each child can thrive emotionally, socially, and cognitively.

I believe that each child is a unique individual and my role is to embrace and celebrate their individuality. Our goal is to build strong relationships with each child, fostering a sense of security that allows them to explore, discover, and learn with confidence.

Through guided and open-ended play experiences, we encourage children to develop their imagination, creativity, and problem-solving skills. Through group activities, storytelling, and collaborative projects, the goal is to create an environment in which children learn to respect and appreciate the diversity of their peers. This early exposure to diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives lays the foundation for a future generation that embraces inclusion and empathy. Ultimately, my philosophy as a childcare educator is focused on creating a paradise of learning, playing, and growing.

Maria Ofelia Lopez

What Parents Think

I can't speak highly enough about Miss Maria's daycare. From day one, it's been abundantly clear that this is a place where children thrive. Miss Maria's genuine affection for every child is evident, creating an environment filled with love and care. The engaging activities and thoughtful curriculum showcase her dedication to early childhood development. As a parent, I'm continuously impressed by the open communication and updates about my child's day. Miss Maria's daycare is more than just a childcare option; it's a nurturing second home where children's happiness and growth take center stage.

Joanna Vilken

Exceptional daycare! Staff's care and dedication are evident daily. Safe, stimulating environment that promotes learning through play. Regular updates keep parents informed and reassured. Highly recommend for any parent seeking a nurturing and enriching childcare option.

John Cassady

As an educator, I am thoroughly impressed by this childcare facility. The staff's commitment to fostering a positive learning atmosphere is commendable. The thoughtfully designed activities and engaging curriculum reflect a genuine understanding of early childhood development. Witnessing the children's growth and enthusiasm under their care is truly inspiring. This facility is a prime example of a nurturing environment that lays a strong foundation for future education.

Maria Silveira, Teacher

Our Team

Meet our Qualified Staff

We invite you to get to know our remarkable staff at Hummingbird daycare. Their enthusiasm, experience, and genuine care for children make our daycare a place where your child can thrive, learn, and feel cherished. We look forward to introducing you to the team that makes Hummingbird Childcare a place where every child's growth and development are celebrated.

Miss Maria trained and received her Associate's Degree in Child Development and have recertified all of her credentials every year. The staff hold certifications and training in early childhood education and related fields. Our staff members prioritize the safety and well-being of your children above all else.

They are trained in safety protocols, first aid, and emergency procedures, ensuring that your child's physical and emotional health is well taken care of.

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Ofelia "Miss Maria"


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Grace "Miss Gracie"


Itzahari "Miss Itza"


Daniela "Miss Dani"


Thelma "Miss Vita"


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Mireya "Miss Mireya"


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Eddie "Nono"

Maintenance & Transportation

Our Activities

🎵 Music

Children engage in joyful sing-alongs, dancing, and even get their tiny hands on musical instruments, fostering a lifelong appreciation for the arts.

🎨 Art

From finger-painting to mixed-media masterpieces, our little Picassos have the freedom to express themselves through various art forms, cultivating their creativity and fine motor skills.

🍏 Nutrition

Nourishing minds goes hand-in-hand with nourishing bodies. Our curriculum incorporates lessons on healthy eating habits, engaging children in age-appropriate cooking and gardening activities, teaching them to make mindful choices.

🧩 Playground

Our well-designed play zones encourage imaginative play, building social skills, problem-solving abilities, and emotional intelligence. From building fantastical forts to creating intricate stories with puppets, our play areas are a canvas for limitless creativity.

📚 Literature

Through captivating storytelling and interactive reading sessions, we kindle a lifelong love for literature.

Our Prices

$30 / hour


  • 0-24 month old
  • 2-5 year old
  • School age child
*as low as*
$280 / week


  • Extra Savings
  • 10h /day per week

  • 0-24 month old: $280 /week part time
  • 2-5 year old: $260 /week part time
  • School age child: $230 /week part time

  • 0-24 month old: $330 /week full time
  • 2-5 year old: $280 /week full time
  • School age child: $280 /week full time

Ask about our nightly rates

We understand that not every parent has a 9-5 schedule. We can help with our nightly hourly rates. Ask for more information

Contact us


Call us (619) 382-0410

We are located at 1370 Judson Way, Chula Vista CA 91911.

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