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Keeping Families Connected

Our families mean the world to us and keeping them connected is one of our main goals. That’s why we created SproutAbout®, our exclusive family communications app that features live streaming video of the classroom and much, much more.

Welcome to Our School

Thank you for visiting the Childtime educational daycare in Evanston, IL! My name is Cheryl Thornton and I am the acting director here. I am confident we can provide your family with the safest childhood education environment around.

In addition to providing superior local Infant care, our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs offer the best early education in the Evanston community. Our staff is very experienced and are trained professionals who truly love every child that comes into their classroom. I am excited to show you what our child care facility can bring to your family.

We’re committed to keeping you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. Get access to live streaming video of your child’s classroom, plus other real-time updates, with our exclusive mobile app for families, SproutAbout.

Schedule a tour today! We look forward to showing you all that we can offer your family.

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
The Director and teachers show genuine care and affection for our child.
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Great Director and teaching staff
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Wonderful!! We love everyone that we interact with and our son is growing and learning on a daily basis!!
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Great - We love all the teachers we've interacted with Our child has thrived with their help. She looks forward to going to school every day!
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We love it! Our daughter is safe, happy, healthy, and well cared for!
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Fantastic! We love it there!
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The staff has really helped my preschooler come out of his shell. I love this place so much that I placed my two year old in the classroom twice a week as well. Loving staff and frequent updates on how your child is doing.

Childtime Programs

Learn About Electives

For an additional fee, go beyond regular classroom learning experiences with our enhanced series of fun, interactive enrichment programs exploring a variety of activities. We offer:


Fitness, Soccer, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math

Meet Our Staff

Cheryl Thornton, Director

Education: Associate’s Degree in Business Administration; Child Development Associate Specializing in Infants and Toddlers

Certifications: First Aid/CPR, Food Handler Certification

I have been with Childtime since 1998. Making a difference in a child's life is what makes my job most rewarding.

Visit Us Today

Find your neighborhood school and schedule a tour today. We can't wait to show you all the wonderful things happening at Childtime.


Schedule a Tour Request a Call

Local School Phone Number: 847.492.2166847.492.2166 License #: 213298-07