Daddy Daycare is a 2003 movie starring Eddie Murphy. The movie is focused on two fathers who have been laid off from their jobs and open their own daycare center. This PG rated movie is a great film to show in any child development or early childhood education class. The download addresses the standards below and allows students to evaluate childcare as an entrepreneurial opportunity, compare and contrast daycare facilities, and understand the many challenges families face with finding and selecting appropriate childcare.
National FCS Standards addressed in the movie ‘Daddy Daycare’….
· 4.1.1 Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in early childhood, education, and services.
· 4.1.2 Analyze opportunities for employment, entrepreneurial endeavors, and emerging careers.
· 15.2.5 Apply criteria for selecting care and services for children and youth.