Whether you’re new to the day care scene or a seasoned pro, what your little ones need depends on their life stage. But one thing’s for sure, they’re going to need a variety of items to keep them clean, fed, safe and happy — whether you send them off to a childcare service or to their grandparents. At BJ’s, we have high-quality baby and toddler essentials from your favorite brands. And you can get them in one easy stop, which saves you more time — something a busy mom always needs.
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Packing for child care
0-4 mos Sweet and secure.
At this stage, it’s all about packing a diaper bag complete with lots of diapers, wipes, onesies, bottles and bibs. Be sure to add in a snuggly blanket and stuffed animal friends to soothe and comfort. Our top picks include Baby Gear Coveralls, 0 - 9M, Safety 1st Plastic Bibs, Berkley Jensen Complete Infant Formula with Iron, Milk-Based Powder and Avent Classic+ Baby Bottles with Brush.
5-23 mos Curious and cute.
Lots of milestones take place at this stage, but they’ll still need the basics — think diapers plus a lot more wipes! And your bag may include everything from extra outfits to sippy cups. Here are some great options. Little Lass 2-Pc. Leggings Set, 18M - 6X, Nuby Click It! No Spill Sippy Cups, Huggies Pull-Ups Learning Designs Training Pants, Boy’s OR Girl’s, Gerber Organic Pouches.
2-3 years Intelligent and independent.
Diapers still needed, except this age group starts wearing undies. And that diaper bag? Well, they’re big kids now — and they’ll tell you — so it’s time for their very first lunch tote. Bigger kids need more grown-up stuff. PK2 PackIt Freezable Lunch Sack, Trimfit Underwear, Boy’s OR Girl’s, Contigo Stainless Steel Straw Cups, 2 pk., Nuby 16-Pc. Wash or Toss Feeding Set. Enjoy watching them grow — time goes by fast.