Big Steps Little Feet Christian Childcare and Preschool

To provide a safe and nurturing environment where care and learning become a stimulating adventure, as we partner with parents.

Mission: To provide a safe and nuturing environment where care and learning become a stimulating adventure, as we partner with parents in developing positive character qualities for your children, our future generation.

[06/07/19]   🎉🎉Spirit week wraps up with:

FRIDAY - Wear your class color!

Infants (Lambs, Giraffes): YELLOW
Toddlers (Critters, Hippos, Kangaroos): GREEN
Two's (Elephants, Chipmunks, Turtles): BLUE
Three's (Cubs, Jaguars, Penguins): PURPLE
Four’s (Frogs, Raccoons): RED
Five and Up (Owls, Eagles): ORANGE

[06/05/19]   Up, up, and away! Tomorrow is Superhero Day!

[06/04/19]   Tomorrow is Head Fun Day! Wear a hat or a crazy hairdo! 🧢👒

[06/03/19]   Tomorrow is Sports Day at Big Steps! Join us and wear your favorite sportswear! ⚽️🏀🏈

[05/25/19]   Big Steps Little Feet is hiring! Check out our website or stop in to apply today!

(Monday, June 3rd - Friday, June 7th)

TUESDAY - Sports Day: Wear your favorite team gear or sportswear!
WEDNESDAY - Head Fun Day: Wear a hat or a crazy hairdo!
THURSDAY - Superhero Day!
FRIDAY - Wear your class color!
Infants (Lambs, Giraffes): YELLOW
Toddlers (Critters, Hippos, Kangaroos): GREEN
Two's (Elephants, Chipmunks, Turtles): BLUE
Three's (Cubs, Jaguars, Penguins): PURPLE
Four’s (Frogs, Raccoons): RED
Five and Up (Owls, Eagles): ORANGE

Big Steps Little Feet is 25! Happy birthday and happy anniversary to this special place where children learn, love, and grow. This month we celebrate together. This month we are so very grateful for the Ada Community. Thank you to everyone who has been a part of Big Steps over the years!

[05/17/19]   🎓Thank you to everyone who made last night’s graduation a success! Congratulations Graduates! 🎓

[05/15/19]   Reminder: Preschool Graduation Day is tomorrow!

A few details:
🎓Dress your child in their cap and gown.
🎓Have your child use the restroom before meeting their teacher at 6:15pm.
🎓We are excited to see everyone at the Ada Community Reformed Church (7239 Thornapple River Dr SE, Ada, MI 49301)!
🎓 We will kick off the ceremony with a slideshow at 6:30pm!

[05/10/19]   We are so very thankful for the BSLF families who made Teacher Appreciation Week so special! On behalf of all of our Big Steps staff, THANK YOU!

A big THANK YOU to Jamnbean Coffee Company - Ada for their coffee cart expertise yesterday morning! What a great event celebrating our moms and teachers! 👏🏻

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! We are so grateful for our Big Steps Team and all the awesome teachers out there! 🙏🏻

🎓Just a reminder that our Preschool Graduation is coming up soon! May 16th, 6:30pm at The Community Church in Ada (7239 Thornapple River Dr SE). 🎓

Teacher Appreciation Week!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6th - 10th! 😀Please show your appreciation for our Big Steps Staff by signing up via the link below: Help us celebrate all of our amazing teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week! Did you know we have over 40 amazing staff caring for all of our children? We plan to do lots of fun things to say THANKS to our teachers all week and invite you to help us celebrate. We will have special events ev...

Happy 60th birthday, Mr. Rob! We appreciate all you do for the families and teachers of Big Steps!

In celebration of Earth Week, our classrooms have been creating their own greenhouses! Check out these awesome photos and ask your child about their plants! 🌱🌿☀️ (Photos featuring the Friendly Frogs classroom.😊)

Reminder: Big Steps is CLOSED on Friday, April 19th! Happy Easter, everyone!

[04/17/19]   We are excited for our very own dental hygienist to visit tomorrow for “Toothbrushing Talks” in our younger preschool classrooms! Be sure to ask your child all about it!

[03/25/19]   Wednesday, March 27th, is Severe Weather Awareness Day! Be sure to ask your child how our tornado drill went! 😃

[02/08/19]   We have power this morning and are opening at 8:30am as planned! Thank you all for your patience and understanding during this Polar Vortex. Praying for better weather next week!

[02/08/19]   February 7th, 2019

BSLF Parents,

We are thankful to have power back on tonight. We will update if power is lost in the morning.
As the weather continues to be a cause for concern for both our families and staff, we have decided to have a two-hour delay tomorrow, Friday, February 8th.
We will open at 8:30 AM, Friday, February 8th, as long as we have power. Please stay safe!

Your Big Steps Team

[01/31/19]   Spirit Week continues Friday with Color Wars!
Lambs - Critters: Pink
Hippos - Elephants: Blue
Turtles - Jaguars: Green
Penguins - Raccoons: Red
Owls - Eagles: Yellow

[01/30/19]   We are continuing Spirit Week tomorrow, Thursday, with Tourist Day & 100th Day of school! Stay safe out there!

[01/29/19]   January 29th, 2019

Attention Parents!
In pursuit of keeping our families and staff safe during this state of emergency of bitterly cold weather coming to Michigan, we have decided to CLOSE tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30th.

We are encouraging parents to pick up their children as early as possible TODAY to ensure everyone's safety as the conditions worsen.
We appreciate your understanding in this matter! Stay safe and warm!
Your Big Steps Team

[01/28/19]   ❄️Due to weather, BSLF is closing at 3pm today, Monday, January 28th. Regular hours tomorrow, Tuesday, January 29th.
❄️Spirit Week continues with Twin Day tomorrow! Stay safe and warm wishes from your Big Steps Team!

[01/28/19]   Tomorrow (although a snow day ❄️) is pajama day to kick off our Spirit Week at BSLF! Drive safe, everyone!

January 28th - February 1st is our Spirit Week!

Monday: Pajama Day

Tuesday: Twin Day

Wednesday: Disney Day

Thursday: Tourist Day & 100th Day of school

Friday: Color Wars
*Classroom colors:
Lambs - Critters: Pink
Hippos - Elephants: Blue
Turtles - Jaguars: Green
Penguins - Raccoons: Red
Owls - Eagles: Yellow

[01/01/19]   Happy New Year from the Big Steps Team! 🎉

Merry Christmas from all of us at Big Steps Little Feet! We hope you all have a blessed holiday season! (We are closed Monday and Tuesday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.)

A BIG thank you to our preschool families and teachers! Our Christmas program tonight was a great success! Merry Christmas to all! 🎄

[12/05/18]   A big shout out to our toddler teachers and families! Tonight’s Christmas performance was a success because of you! 🎄😊

[12/04/18]   🎄Reminder:
Our Toddler Christmas Program is tomorrow (Tuesday) at 6:30pm! Watch out for cuteness overload at The Community Church in Ada!🎄

Our Christmas programs are coming up and you’re invited! Your children have been practicing each day and are so excited for these events!

A BIG THANK YOU to Sprinkles Donut Shop for donating to our Fall Festival this past Friday! We had a great time and hope you did too! Happy Halloween! 🎃

[10/12/18]   Our Fall Festival is tomorrow! See you all at 3:30pm for donuts and cider, a parade to the fire station, and more!

[09/23/18]   📸BSLF Picture Week begins tomorrow! Be sure to comb your hair and remember to smile! 😉

Classroom schedule:
Monday (9/24):
Lambs thru Elephants (with siblings)
Tuesday (9/25):
Chipmunks thru Cubs (with siblings)
Wednesday (9/26):
Jaguars thru Owls (with siblings)

Grandparents Day is this Sunday, September 9th! In lieu of an event this year, we will be sending home crafts made by your little ones!
Everyone at Big Steps wishes a "Happy Grandparents Day!!" to all of the amazing Grandparents out there!

[08/22/18]   Tomorrow (Thursday 8/23) is Favorite Character Day!
Let’s continue with our Spirit Week and dress up as a favorite Disney Pal, Princess, Superhero, or Fun Friend!

[08/21/18]   We are continuing our Spirit Week with "Tropical Day" tomorrow! Wear your hula skirts or beach outfits for a fun Wednesday!

[08/20/18]   Reminder for Spirit Week Tomorrow:

**Tuesday (8/21) is Rainbow Day!**

*Help us Create a Big Steps Rainbow by Wearing the Color Assigned to Your Class*

Lambs/Giraffes: Red
Critters/Hippos/Kangaroos: Orange
Elephants/Chipmunks: Yellow
Turtles/Cubs: Green
Jaguars/Penguins: Blue
Frogs/Raccoons: Purple
Eagles/Owls: Pink

[08/16/18]   Our Dairy Discovery Farm field trip is tomorrow! Preschoolers leave at 9:45am for this exciting day!

[08/15/18]   Celebrate the Last Week of Summer with School Spirit Week!

[08/14/18]   Big Steps Little Feet is excited to offer preschool extracurricular electives for the Fall! If you would like your 3, 4, or young 5-year-old enrolled in classes such as Exploratory Art, Music Theory, or Mindful Movement, please ask for an enrollment form at the front desk or email [email protected].

[08/13/18]   We can't wait to continue our week with the Critter Barn coming to BSLF tomorrow! See you then for an exciting day!

[07/19/18]   Reminder for Parents! Please turn in your Fall Enrollment form by Friday, July 20th!

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7030 Fulton St E
Ada, MI

Opening Hours

Monday 06:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 06:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 06:30 - 18:00
Thursday 06:30 - 18:00
Friday 06:30 - 18:00
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