Children’s Day Out (CDO) is an extension of the total ministry of the church, serving not only the families of the church but also the entire community. We provide a stellar pre-school experience for infants through four years old. CDO is committed to promoting the following skill areas:
Focus on the curriculum is from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, and a semi-structured environment is offered from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm for flexibility. CDO now has a Outdoor Learning Center, where children learn about flowers and vegetables. They threw the seeds, watched it grow, harvest the flowers and vegetables and even set up a farmer's market. Click here for more information and for photos of our Outdoor Learning Center.
The outdoor learning classroom was built so that the children could have a variety of hands-on experiences. It now has a mud kitchen! The mud kitchen gives children the opportunity to make mud pies, play with dirt and just have fun while improving their cognitive function and engaging in sensory play. It allows children to play at their own developmental level while learning social, math and science skills. The whole outdoors project encourages creative thinking as well. April also explains that the children are able to use their imagination and sensory benefits as well as their fine motor skills. Click here for details on the mud kitchen.
Another addition to CDO is the Buddy Bench. The concept of the Buddy Bench is simple: students who want to partake in playground games and activities but may feel hesitant, sit on the bench, which signifies to other children on the playground that they may need an extra boost to participate. Parents love it! "Thank you and your team for installing the Buddy Bench. It is such a great idea and addition to the CDO facilities. Our family has really been enjoying all the new additions, including the mud kitchen!" - Brooke Moore. Click here for details on the buddy bench.
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, year-round.
"My husband and I wanted to let you know that the group of teachers you have in Infants 2 are the sweetest, warmest group of ladies!! They explained everything so openly and easy to follow, they truly love working with children and it shows. I am so happy with the Infants 2 Teachers. I have been visiting my son at lunch time for the first two months; yes, I am a first time mom 🙂 So I have seen these teachers in action and let me tell you: they are so good! Those babies are happy, they are talking to them and playing. They make sure the children are comfortable, the room is spotless and I sure appreciate all they hard work they do for my Luke." - Silvia R.
"We were very apprehensive about letting anyone take care of our daughter but we couldn’t be happier with CDO! It is so wonderful and comforting to have teachers that love her and are excited to see her every day! She is so excited to go to school every morning. I can tell that CDO has contributed positively to her development too. Ellie really looks forward to going to church to see her friends and teachers. We will be here as long as we can!" - Sarah R.
"It is, indeed, difficult to describe in a few words how incredible CDO is and how much it means to my family. For nearly seven years, CDO has surrounded my sons with love and compassion. On each of two thousand mornings, teachers and administrators smiled broadly and warmly welcomed my boys into a safe and nurturing environment. My sons feel at home at CDO; their teachers are like family. In this place, my boys have developed self-confidence, empathy, creativity, and important life-skills. Here, they have learned to love learning. CDO is a place where learning, play, music, language, and art combine with God’s love to inspire children to soar to new heights socially, intellectually, and spiritually. CDO truly is an amazing place. If you want to give your child the amazing gift of a quality education wrapped in the ribbons of love and compassion, I can think of no better place to begin than at CDO."- Jake B., Father of Wills and Rhys
Thank you!! Can't believe we only have about a month and a half left before Paisley is graduating from Pre K and we won't have anymore kids returning to CDO. We enrolled our boys in CDO back in January of 2009 when Spencer was 10 months and Logan was 3. Right before that, we had a bad experience with our childcare facility. We were so blessed to find CDO. We never worried about our kids when they were under your fabulous care. Your teachers and staff have loved, nurtured and taught our kids so much. They had such a wonderful early childhood experience and were prepared learners when entering Kindergarten. We love that they had a great Christian education while there too. Thank you all for pouring into my kids and our family. We will forever be grateful and thankful for you guys. I tell everyone I know that y'all are the best childcare facility in Denton! Thanks again!-Jodi & Stephen Kleppe