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A learning adventure is a part of good childcare base and our school in Thornton offers a learning adventure at our Thornton childcare facility.    Visit our infant, preschool, and Kindergarten child day care in Thornton; it is a Christian facility that will take your child on a learning adventure.    Make learning a fun adventure for your child by coming to our child care center in the north area.    Come to our Thornton school for a tour and look into our Christian infant, preschool, and Kindergarten child day care for your learning adventure needs.    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.    Awarded Best of Thornton's child care centers for five years because of our outstanding academic and Christian learning environment providing preschool education for infants, toddlers, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten.    Thornton Colorado has a daycare facility with amazing nature outdoor adventure playgrounds, while the classroom teachers provide academics and social learning in fun, hands-on teaching method that encourages the individuality of each child.    You can find this childcare in Thornton and that childcare in Thornton but we are a top-rated childcare in Thornton.    A Child's Touch Christian Child care in Thornton has an academic learning environment with an emphasis on social emotional skills using our certified nature playgrounds for children ages infants through kindergarten.   

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A Certified Nature Explore Classroom:
View our certificate for our commitment to connecting children with nature. - 2015


Letter to Parents about ACSI:
In looking for a quality early education center, accreditation is an indicator that the program values young children enough to pursue excellence in every aspect of its operation. - 2014


Certificate from ACSI:
Certificate from ACSI. - 2014


Congratulations Letter from ACSI:
Congratulations from the regional office staff on your school’s receipt of an accreditation term with ACSI. - 2014


Nature Explore Certificate:
A Child's Touch is a certified nature explore classroom. - 2014


5th Consecutive Year - Best of Thornton Award in Child Care:
For the fifth consecutive year, "A Child's Touch..." has been selected for the 2013 Best of Thornton Award in the Child Care category by the Thornton Award Program.

Each year, the Thornton Award Program identifies companies (read more directly from source)... - 2013



Better Business Bureau Award:
Please take a look at the Better Business Bureau Award ACT has been given... - 2013


Making A Positive Setting For Kids:
A Business Focus interview with Mike Grillo, an owner of A Child's Touch... - 2012


Nature Explore Certificate Letter:
Please accept the enclosed certificate recognizing another year in your commitment to connecting children with nature. It is a symbol of your continued desire in making children's experiences... - 2012


Nature Explore Certificate:
A Child's Touch is a certified nature explore classroom. - 2012


Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation:
The national certification places A Child’s Touch in a growing network of organizations that have created effective outdoor learning environments for children.  This network allows for idea-sharing... - 2011


National Child Care Association Certificate:
A Child's Touch, as a featured Site of Center Tours - 2010


Article in "The Space," A New Zealand Child Care Magazine:
A Child's Touch is located in the beautiful state of Colorado in the U.S. We are fortunate to have the Rocky Mountains in our backyard. Our school is located in Thornton, which is a busy city located north... - 2010


The Exchange Article:
In the Spotlight: Thornton business owners Mike and Debi Grillo were recently featured in the international childcare magazine The Exchange. The Grillo's own A Child's Touch daycare center. - 2008


Cover Story in Child Care Exchange Magazine:
Our journey with A Child's Touch began in 1977 when we opened a small Christian school in a mobile home park. We were young and enthusiastic about having our own school, but at the same time... - 2007


City Search:
"A Child's Touch..." voted for best Day Care in Denver... - 2007




Thornton Hall of Fame Recipient In Education:
"The City of Thornton and Thornton City Council would like to recognize Mike and Debi Grillo as a City of Thornton 50th Anniversary Golden Hall of Fame Recipient for their outstanding contribution to the City of Thornton in the area of Education. Presented May 10, 2006


Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel:
In a time when the Pledge of Allegiance is being thrown out of schools and the Ten Commandments taken out of government and court offices, a preschool in Thornton has permanently inscribed them in stones... - 2004


Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel:
A Child's Touch, one of the largest day-care centers in Thornton, will celebrate 25 years of caring for children on August 1, 2002. The staff has invited all former students to help them celebrate from... -2002


Thornton Quarterly:
Let your imagination soar to a magical daycare setting and you'll find yourself at A Child's Touch in Thornton. It's an imaginative place where children can visit a make believe grocery store, a nature area with a... -2000


Denver Post:
Another happy mom was Shannon F. of Thornton, whose children are at A Child's Touch childcare center where, at the end of the day, they sometimes ask to stay because "they enjoy it so much" - 1997


Thornton Quarterly:
A Child's Touch at 9141 Poze Boulevard in Thornton offers many learning settings to stimulate children. Recent additions include a new toddler classroom and a nature area with a small pool and waterfall... - 1994


Thornton Quarterly:
A Child's Touch, the largest daycare center in the Denver area, gives kids a head start academically and socially. In less than a year A Childs Touch Christian Daycare Center has gained the distinction... - 1991


Rocky Mountain News:
Seven months ago, neighbors were up in arms over a proposed day-care center they feared would add traffic and noise. Today they're helping to landscape the property and sending their children... - 1989


Amazing Parent Support:
Dear Parents, My name is Rich Kline, and my three children have attended "A Child's Touch..." for the past six years. I would like to take this opportunity to express my opinion on our daycare, and... - 1989

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