The sweetest Most Loving Start

We Help Your Baby Safely Explore Life’s Adventures

brown-eyed baby playing outdoor at a preschool & Daycare/Childcare Center serving Thornton, CO

The sweetest Most Loving Start

We Help Your Baby Safely Explore Life’s Adventures

Infant Childcare | 6 weeks to 12 months | Serving Thornton, CO

Babies Develop An Early Appreciation For Nature

Our 2 separate Infant Playgrounds, the Infant/Toddler Nature Classroom and Young Explorer’s playground are designed specifically for babies. Each offer shade for your little one to stay cool and safe from the sun. Sensory outdoor play and stroller walks on our expansive grounds are a natural part of your child’s day-to-day life.

Comfortable Surroundings With Extras Like Heated Floors and Purified Air

With added benefits like heated floors and a HEPA air purification system, our infant building is the ultimate in coziness and care. Each Infant Classroom contains a crib room, changing area, refrigerator, toy-sanitizing dishwasher, and laundry room. We also offer a separate private nursing/pumping room that is ever-ready for mamas to use.
cute infant boy holding doll at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Thornton, CO
cute smiling baby holding stuffed animal at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Thornton, CO

Know Your Baby Is Safe and Loved While In Our Care

Our entire school is monitored and fully secure. We know that safety measures, such as fingerprint ID verification as you enter through the separate Infant/Toddler airlock, and highly trained staff who are vigilant and watchful over children, are prerequisites for your happiness and your child’s best care.

Children Learn to Embrace Life And Know They Are Loved By Our Lord

Even at this tender young age, we believe children are naturally joyful in spirit and can celebrate life and love every day. Through songs, prayer, and the daily love and nurturance of their teachers, children learn to embrace life and to receive unconditional love, including that of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
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Providing Exceptional Education Over Four Decades

We develop a strong relationship with all the families that enroll in our school, so much so that some of the infants we care for today are the grandchildren of students from our school’s formative years. Over 40 years later, our amazing infant staff continues to provide exceptional care and experiences. The teachers create special learning adventures that may include events such as Baby Prom, Shark Week, Circus Adventures, Superbowl babies and more.

Dedicated and Qualified Teachers Caring For Your Child

Our Infant Room teachers are certified in Infant and Nursery Training, as well as safe sleep training, first aid, medicine training, universal precautions, and CPR. They are under the ever-loving, watchful eyes and arms that your baby needs. Our amazing infant team is not only loving and nurturing but also creative and engaging! They make the curriculum come to life with engaging, age-appropriate lesson plans and unique “events” throughout the year. The teachers create special experiences such as Baby Prom, Shark Week, Circus Adventures, Superbowl babies and more.

Guiding Your Child Towards Crucial Milestones

From tummy time to sitting up, crawling and starting solids, each baby will receive one-on-one care from their teacher. Your child will get plenty of cuddles and support as they work towards all of their milestones.

Language Starts With Signing, Singing, and Stories

Baby sign language is introduced very early and continued through to the toddler stage. This helps to decrease frustrations as our older infants try to ask for what they want and need. Reading stories out loud and singing songs daily also reinforce language learning.

Healthy And Happy With Regular Feeding Schedules And Wholesome Snacks

We work with the parents of our youngest to establish a regular feeding schedule. As your child is introduced to solid foods, our in-house cook provides healthy meals and snacks in small, manageable bite-size pieces perfect for beginners.

Brightwheel Gives You Peace of mind Every Day

Brightwheel is a real-time solution at your fingertips. With this online communication app, you will get notices for every feeding and diaper change, interact with teachers, view baby’s daily activities, and receive pictures and videos of your baby’s day.


A Child’s Touch is a family-owned childcare center that has been part of the Thornton community for over 40 years. We have an exceptional staff, with many of them averaging 5+ years employment with the ACT family.


Along with plenty of snuggles, our teachers will read, sing, and pray with your baby to help them through each of their developmental stages.


Even though our babies can’t speak to us yet, they are watching and listening very carefully. The children are immersed in an environment that promotes language development as the teachers intentionally communicate and interact with the babies throughout their daily activities.


Whether indoors or outdoors, your baby will be in a whimsical, pleasant environment that is simultaneously soothing and engaging.

parent reviews

Simply put, there is no comparison to what A Child’s Touch (ACT) provides for my two children. The love, support and dedication of the teachers and staff is unparalleled. The learning environment provides fun play, structured education and lots of hands on learning that keep my children stimulated all day! That’s why making the 45 minute drive each day to and from ACT, is worth every second! I can’t imagine my children thriving at any other center as much as they do at ACT. It was a true blessing when we entered ACT four years ago and I feel so privileged and honored for our family to be part of the ACT family!


A Child’s Touch is a phenomenal preschool and educational facility. Their dedicated staff and excellent teachers are committed, engaged and patient. Our children have excelled at ACT and love to go to school everyday. Jackson is reading above grade level as a first grader, and Gabbie and Emma sing a multitude of songs that give thanks to the Lord for all they have. Jackson describes ACT as “fun and encourages creativity.” Despite the daily drive on I-25 from Erie to Thornton, it is worth every minute of it, because our children reap the benefits. There are other facilities and day care centers closer to home, but none compare to ACT. We are blessed to entrust such fabulous people with the care of our children when we cannot be with them. We don’t believe our children would be as well cared for and enjoy their time away from us at any other facility. We highly recommend A Child’s Touch!

Rich & Amanda

Words cannot express our gratitude for the loving care you have provided both of our children over the past 6 years. Choosing a school for our children to grow up in was a huge and scary decision, and we are so very happy that we obviously made the correct decision to come to A Child’s Touch. There has never been a day that we were not confident when we dropped off our girls in your care that they would come out with anything but positive experiences. The trust that we put in your school and the care and love that you put into our children's lives cannot be described in words. We can only say that everyone at A Child's Touch deserves more credit and thanks than we can express and that you truly have such an exceptional school and staff. Thank you so much for blessing our children with love, respect, guidance and wisdom and teaching them how to make good decisions and to share in the love of God. We are going to miss all of you!!

Tim, Jen, Kira, Kelsey K.

We've been taking our children there for just over 6 years now and am still amazed at all that they do for the kids. My son started in the toddler room and went there through kindergarten and my daughter started as an infant (3-months) and is still currently there in the pre-K classroom. We will have her go through kindergarten as their program is PHENOMENAL.  From the beginning, I was very impressed with the infant room as I loved the care that each and every woman provided for my daughter when she was a baby. It was always extremely clean and really liked how they put thought into installing in floor heating so the babies would never be cold. I never had a concern about the patience, care and experience by the teachers in the room. As the children get a bit older (1 and 2), I really liked the philosophy of the playtime (both inside and outside). I didn't realize how important it was to separate out the play areas so that the younger kiddos could still have their own' play area and not worry about getting trampled... and vice versa. Potty training... a challenging stage in life... both our kids were always treated with such patience through that stage which, attributed to their success. The education that the kids receive as well at each age is so carefully planned out and our children just thrived (and continue to thrive) in their learning environment.


I have twin boys that have attended the ACT program since they were in Pre-K. We had planned on going to public school for kindergarten, but after seeing the strides they were making compared to their peers, we decided to attend the Kindergarten offered by ACT, and I'm glad we did! They are now reading and writing at an impressive level, and the passion and devotion of the teachers are second to none. We also enjoy the activities and programs as do our boys and other family members. ACT has given us great memories and given our boys a real foothold on schooling and a head start to their journey ahead, and for this, I am very thankful!

Chad H.

We have been very pleased with the social and academic growth that our son has made while at A Child's Touch. He entered Kindergarten with reading and math skills and the teachers worked with him to quickly move him to books that were geared towards his reading level rather than have him go along with the class. He was also given a chance to improve his math skills once he completed the current lesson. They encouraged him to become social with his peers and come out of his shell with various fun and education projects. A Child's Touch is constantly planning lessons and activities to stimulate his intellect, his moral compass and his social skills. The lessons and activities also encourage a love of learning that is hard to find anywhere else. The all day structure makes working easier knowing that there is no transfer to another location for the afternoon and the care is excellent and educational.


I just want to say THANK YOU to you, your family, & the entire staff at “A Child’s Touch” for the excellent beginning you gave my granddaughter, Madison in Religion, Safety, Art, Reading, Spelling, Arithmetic, Science, Ocean Life, & the Dinosaurs. She loved going to school there & you kept a very safe environment for her to learn & play in. The Passion Play that you orchestrated with the children was, I know, a great deal of work for the teachers, however, it will be a very special remembrance for the children & for all of us who will remind our children from time to time, of what Jesus did for us.


My first impressions sold me on A Child's Touch. The staff alone is what sets ACT apart from other daycare centers and providers. I couldn't find any other center that has staff with the length of employment as do the employees at A Child's Touch. As well, ACT is a safe, secure environment with a solid, developmentally appropriate curriculum that is supported by their facilities. Within months of having my child at ACT, I have fallen in love and can proudly define for you why it is truly an exceptional daycare center. Again, the staff at ACT is what sets them apart from good daycare. The staff brings a wealth of experience, a deep knowledge of child development and history of serving children and the community. We have truly partnered through such milestones as baby food, bottle weaning, transitioning to a new room and other things as they come up. I am supported along the way as if by own sisters or mother. Not only is my child in great hands, so is my family.

Karen Z.