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Douros Daycare & Learning Center

13343 Clarkson St., Thornton, CO

Starting at $125/wk

Welcome to Douros Daycare & Learning Center, a family daycare located in Thornton, CO. We are a mother and daughter team that specializes in childcare for infants and kids up to six-years old. Sandy has 28 years of experience caring for and teaching children in her own daycare, along with Nikki's support. Nikki has 6 years of experience in environmental early-childhood education and a bachelor's degree from CU-Boulder. Our goal is to provide a fun and safe learning environment for your child while encouraging social, emotional, and physical development. Your child will receive quality personal and individualized care in a warm, loving home.

We have large, dedicated areas for the children to actively learn and play in, including a fully-fenced, child-friendly backyard. The stimulating play areas provide each child with an exciting world full of opportunities to explore, grow and learn through play. Because we maintain a low teacher to child ratio, your child will receive the kind of close attention she or he deserves. Daily activities include arts & crafts, music, songs, story time, ABC's, puzzles, counting, circle time, free play, dramatic play, and outdoor play.

Our family daycare is licensed by the State of Colorado.
We are both CPR and First Aid certified.
Well-balanced meals (breakfast and lunch) and snacks are provided.
Options for early morning/after school care and overnight care.

We understand that you are trusting us to care for your child, and we take this responsibility very seriously. We look forward to the opportunity to care for your child, while providing a positive influence in his or her life.
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How much does it cost in 2021 to hire a child care provider in Thornton, CO?
Hiring someone on Care.com to provide child care services will cost an average of $15.75 per hour as of June 2021. This rate may vary depending on the experience each child care provider has, how many kids you will need them to watch, the age of your children, and whether you need part-time or full-time child care.
How can I find child care help near me?
Care.com currently has 108 child care providers Thornton, CO. You can search for caregivers by their distance from Thornton and by hourly pay rate. Then you can compare their experience, specific services they offer and what age groups of kids they specialize in caring for. You can also read reviews from other families in Thornton that have worked with the child care providers you're interested in.
What interview questions should I ask a child care provider?
You want to find a child care provider that will get along with your kids, but also follows many of the same parenting ideas you have. Structure your questions around how your kids behave in certain situations and what the provider thinks is the best action to take. And because there are plenty of activities to do in Thornton, you should ask questions about the fun things each child care provider would do to keep your kids happy and entertained. Finally, ask each provider about their past child care experience, references from other families in Thornton and if they are certified in first aid and CPR.