246 E. Main   Rangely, CO 81648  970-675-2671

Step Out With Us

Giant Step Preschool is the only Qualistar rated facility in Rio Blanco County/Rangely, Colorado.

"Developed by 150 early childhood experts, the Qualistar Rating measures quality in licensed early learning programs, both home and center based that serve children birth to kindergarten."

Learn more about our mission and our curriculum.

Operational Hours

Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 5:30 pm

All day child care available

Preschool Times

8:00 am - 12:30 pm

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Choose from 1 to 5 days per week. Individual arrangements can be made to meet your needs.

After School Hours

Monday - Thursday 4 pm - 5:30 pm

Public transportation to and from Giant Step

Preschool and Child Care

Daily Schedule

We are open from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday-Friday. We plan the day so children learn to manage time and enjoy free time; play with others and play in solitude; make choices and take instruction. (Printable version on our Forms page).

6:30-8:30 - Arrival & choice time

8:30-9:00 - Breakfast

9:00- 9:15 - Group Time

9:15-11:20 - Choice Time

11:20-11:30 - Cleanup/wash

11:30-12:00 - Lunch

12:00-1:00 - Outdoor (weather permitting)

1:00-3:00 - Rest/Quiet for full day children

Afternoon preschool

1:00-1:20 Whole group / story / songs

1:20 - 3:00 - Choice Time

3:00-3:30 - Snack

3:30-4:00 Choice Time

4:00 Pick up preschoolers / Bus arrives from elem school

4:00-5:30 Choice time

5:30 - Close