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Calico Butterfly


Where children receive the care they need, the learning activities they enjoy, and the hands-on opportunities they deserve...

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Calico Butterfly


Where children receive the care they need, the learning activities they enjoy, and the hands-on opportunities they deserve...

our mission

In response to God’s great gifts and call to servant hood, Calico Butterfly Preschool will minister to families by providing a safe, developmentally appropriate program with a Christian emphasis to a diverse population of young children.

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About Us


Established in 1981 with a focus to enhance traditional day care methodologies through integration of a developmentally appropriate curriculum provided in a Christian environment...

About Us


Established in 1981 with a focus to enhance traditional day care methodologies through integration of a developmentally appropriate curriculum provided in a Christian environment...

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guiding principles

We believe that the care and education children receive in their early years form the foundation on which their futures are built. Children flourish when nurturing caregivers provide quality experiences in child-centered learning environments designed to maximize their unique physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and spiritual potential.  

Our community of caring professionals is committed to providing an environment where children are excited about learning and know they are loved by God.

We commit our best efforts as caregivers and educators because we believe in the intrinsic value of each young child's life.

Our program is carried out with the belief that each child is special and individual and therefore is treated as such. Each child’s needs are met in a warm, caring, consistent, and safe environment designed to promote growth and development and provide a model for appropriate behavior and treatment of others. 

Our carefully chosen and trained teaching team of caring, professional early childhood educators recognizes that all children develop and grow at different paces and have different learning styles. Our teaching team guides children through their day using a variety of positive, developmentally appropriate techniques that foster self-control and the awareness to make appropriate choices. 

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Programs


4 STAR, NM CYFD licensed child care center open year-round, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm...

Programs


4 STAR, NM CYFD licensed child care center open year-round, Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm...

INFANTS

Ages 6 weeks - 10 months old

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young toddlers

Ages 10 months - 18 months old

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older toddlers

Ages 18 months - 24 months old

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twos

Ages 24 months - 36 months

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Preschool threes

Ages 3 - 4 years old & potty trained

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Preschool fours

Ages 4 years old - kindergarten eligible

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Enrichments


A well-rounded program to meet the physical, intellectual and spiritual needs of children... 

Enrichments


A well-rounded program to meet the physical, intellectual and spiritual needs of children... 

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CHAPEL

Our preschoolers attend chapel on each Tuesday throughout the school year. Chapel is led by the Pastor, a Calico Board member, Center Director, or Calico staff and includes age appropriate, fun a Bible lesson and singing.

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DANCE

Kids Love to Dance offers an on-site dance and movement class each Thursday. This is a parent sponsored program and optional for twos through preschoolers. Kids Love To Dance provides age appropriate dance instruction and exercise.

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YOGA

Kids Luv Yoga is a unique program that offers on-site yoga and meditation practice each Monday. This is a parent sponsored program and optional for toddlers through preschoolers. Kids Luv Yoga follows an age appropriate curriculum.

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Downloads


Your place to go for program information, newsletters and important forms...

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Staff


Our teaching team guides children through their day using a variety of positive, developmentally appropriate techniques that foster self-control and the awareness to make appropriate choices...

Staff


Our teaching team guides children through their day using a variety of positive, developmentally appropriate techniques that foster self-control and the awareness to make appropriate choices...

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LINDA CONJURSKE
Director

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April Lucero
Assistant Director

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Laura Ambriz-Rivas
Infant Lead

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Jay Garcia
Twos Assistant

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Renee Paytiamo
Preschool 3s Lead

Liz Carrillo
Toddler 2 Assistant

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Suzette Layman
Toddler 2 Lead

Suzy Reich
Preschool 4s Lead

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Angie Carter
Infant Assistant

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Vangie Maestas
Twos Lead

Brenda Trujillo
Toddler 1 Lead

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