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If you want an accredited Christian child care center in Thornton that provides academic learning adventures for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten kids, contact A Child's Touch for a tour of our amazing 3-acre school.    Toddlers learn academics with hands-on fun at A Child's Touch preschool daycare program in Thornton Colorado and improve their social emotional skills using unique nature playgrounds and potty training when they are emotionally ready for this skill.    Infant, preschool, and kindergarten child day care in the north area of Thornton is found in our learning-adventure based Christian school.    A Child's Touch is a Christian state licensed accredited school in Thornton Colorado providing quality care for children ages infants through kindergarten with unique nature playgrounds.    Infant care is provided at A Child's Touch Christian daycare in Thornton Colorado by teachers who are long-term care givers that nurture each baby in all areas of growth including social, emotional, and hands-on learning.    You can find this childcare in Thornton and that childcare in Thornton but we are a top-rated childcare in Thornton.    Summer camp at A Child's Touch is an adventure for your school age child with long-term teachers who provide fun and unique programs that children love in an accredited daycare.    Make learning a fun adventure for your child by coming to our child care center in the north area.    We offer a Christian school in Thornton; our Christian school in Thornton offers care for your infant, preschool, kindergarten, or summer camp child.   

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Healthy children don’t happen by accident.

Strong bodies and alert minds enable children to grow strong while they learn about their world. It is the job of all of us to make sure the children get the nutrition and exercise that they need. Healthy eating habits must start early. Our classroom curriculum is designed to encourage healthy food choices.

The kitchen staff are constantly researching new recipes to keep the menu interesting as they provide wholesome meals. We have a four week rotating menu with a variety of food groups. Our menu changes several times a year to provide a variety and accommodate the changing weather in Colorado.

Hormone free milk is served twice a day. The infants through two-year-olds are given whole milk and the older children are served 1%.

Healthy ingredients are infused into our meals to make them more nutritious while also appealing to the children. Children are encouraged to eat fresh vegetables. However, for those children who haven’t yet learned to enjoy fresh vegetables, our sauces include ground-up veggies such as cauliflower, broccoli, zucchini, etc. Using left over fresh vegetables (that were not served) to make stock for soups helps eliminate waste while limiting additives in purchased stock. Fresh fruit is served a minimum of once a day and more often twice a day. Besides homemade breads and muffins, most main entrees served at lunchtime are homemade from scratch. Yogurt is added to meatballs for nutrition and to make them moist. Whole grain is included in most bread and in the cereal served once a week. Limiting sodium, trans fats and sugar in our meals while increasing dietary fiber will ensure a more balanced diet.

   
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