PROGRAMS

A Child’s Heart offers a variety of care and learning services for children ages 6 weeks through 10 years old. We offer before and after school services and transportation to and from schools near our facility. We also plan field trips throughout the year for various educational outings. For our 4 and 5-year-old students, we offer a formal preschool curriculum that prepares them for kindergarten. 

At A Child’s Heart, we are a Christian child care facility and nursery whose curriculum is built on the foundations of  ABCJesusLovesMe. Our curricula empowers each child in their walk with faith. ABCJesusLovesMe is a research-based preschool curriculum for ages 1-5 that integrates teachings with academics, development and the Bible. A Child’s Heart offers an array of programs and services to fit your child’s needs. 

Part time and full time learning and care schedules are available. Whether you only need our compassionate childcare and teaching services two days per week, or your child needs a full 10 hours of care every week day, we can accommodate your schedule. 

We offer:

  • Up to 10 hours of care per day (overtime charges may apply after 10 hours/day)
  • 2-5 days of care per week (2 day/week minimum)

Our Programs Include:

  • Full-Time Enrollment for Children Ages 6 Weeks to 10 Years Old
  • Part-Time Enrollment for Children Ages 6 Weeks to 10 Years Old
  • Before School Services
  • After School Services
  • Transportation
  • Field Trips
  • Preschool

For more information on each of our classes, including class sizes, activities, and student/teacher ratios, visit the Our Childcare Center page

A child with paint on her hands

We believe your child can learn a great deal through free play and develop social skills by interacting with their peers. Keeping this in mind is how we designed our classrooms to foster your child’s creativity. 

We have a formal curriculum for 4 and 5-year-olds to help your child get ready for kindergarten. Our goal is for your child eventually be able to:

  • Sit during teacher led instruction for at least 30 minutes
  • Have a firm grasp on the alphabet and letter recognition 
  • Ability to count to 20 and recognize numbers and understand quantities
  • Establish correct pencil hold 
  • Ability to write their own name 

Your child will get the opportunity to do arts and crafts to explore their creativity. Your child will also learn how to follow directions, respectfully obey and listen to parents and teachers, along with learning how to work well with their peers. To promote reading comprehension, your child will get to read daily and learn how to storytell through making their own picture books that will provide a solid foundation for future reading. 

Toddlers clapping

A Child’s Heart offers before and after school services. These fun after school activities will include snacks, crafts, puzzles, Legos, games, and teacher-led projects. We provide homework time, along with homework assistance, if needed. We also offer summer and school break programs that are packed with field trips, water days, science experiments, cooking, and art.

We are in the process of expanding our school age program and will be moving into our new building when it is finished in the fall of 2019!  We will keep everyone posted on our progress and will share updates as they come.  

Group of kids and a few employees standing in front of a van waving

We can provide transportation to and from the following schools for a minimal extra charge: 

  • Morley Nelson Elementary School
  • Mountain View Elementary School
  • Valley View Elementary School
  • Maple Grove Elementary School
  • Horizon Elementary School
  • The Village Charter School
  • Lowell Elementary School
  • Koelsch Elementary. 

If your school is not included in this list, please let us know and we will see if we can provide transport for your child to and from school. 

Smiling child

Here at A Child’s Heart, we plan field trips throughout the year for various educational and entertainment outings. During the summer we venture out to places like: Boise Zoo, Aquarium of Boise, World Center for Birds of Prey, Stephen C. Guerber Park, Settler’s Park, Fairmont Park, Fly High Trampoline Park, and Planet Kid. 

Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper, not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

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"We cannot say enough wonderful things about A Child's Heart and their staff. They all are the most wonderful people who have taken excellent care of our daughter. Mia and her staff are loving and kind, and the center feels like a home. Our daughter loves going to A Child's Heart and she loves all of the teachers. We couldn't ask for a better place for our girl. I highly recommend A Child's Heart. "

- Melinda G.