Welcome to Children’s House 1970-2020

Celebrating 50 years of high quality preschool in Boulder!!

Due to state and county regulations we are temporarily closed, however we are checking emails regularly.  We will reopen July 6th for our summer camp.

With the uncertainty over openings and state regulations for the new year, we are only offering wait-list positions for our 2020-21 school year.

  • One of only 6 Nationally Accredited preschools in Boulder through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • A child inspired, play based Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum using the Storybook Journey approach.
  • A Boulder County Farm to ECE, and a 5210 Healthy Eating Active Living recognized program.
  • Onsite and offsite gardens where children participate in growing the food we eat for snacks.
  • Cooking with children is done on a weekly basis as we prepare nutritious snacks together
  • Since 2008, we have served children speaking 32 different home languages.
  • Founder and Lead Teacher Elaine McCarthy has been with Children’s House since 1992, and was awarded “Educator of the Year” in 2010 by the Boulder County chapter of NAEYC.
  • Executive Director Michael Knuckey began in 2005 and was awarded “Educator of the Year” in 2015, making him the second male in Early Childhood Education to receive this honor since inception in 1986.