Top-Tier Facilities & Expert Teachers
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Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Granbury, TX

Security Cameras, CPR-Certified Teachers, & Other Safety Measures

Parents rave about the safety and security of our center. We take a comprehensive approach to your child’s safety, including restricted access controls, security cameras, live-streaming cameras for parents, privacy fences, and CPR-trained staff to give you peace of mind.

14 Years Of Service & Expertise Parents Trust

With roots tracing back to 2010, Small Steps has proudly served your community with love, care, and, most importantly, expertise. You can feel confident your child’s growth and development are in good hands—and on the right path—from the moment they arrive each morning.

10,000+ Lesson Plans Meet Your Child Where They’re At

Your child will love exploring the wonder-filled world of learning with the Funndaffer Curriculum©. With over 10,000 age-appropriate lesson plans aligned with Educational Standards, your little learner develops all the knowledge they need to thrive in their next steps.

Private Bathrooms In Each Class Make For Easy Potty Training

Thanks to private bathrooms in each class, teachers can easily guide your child through potty training, giving them a sense of independence. Plus, the added privacy allows your child to feel comfortable while taking care of business!

Family-Owned & Operated Care For A Loving Feel

We all know that your child learns best when they feel comfortable and at home. Under the ownership and operation of a family team, teachers shower your child with plenty of love, hugs, and care. With all the extra attention, they feel seen, heard, and validated, helping them confidently make leaps in their learning journey.

An Owner With Two Decades Of Experience To Serve Your Family

Owner Tara Lynch boasts 20 years of childcare experience and multiple directors’ certifications. Also operating a Childcare Training Business, Tara leads multiple training sessions for other teachers and center directors. With an authority in the childcare industry leading her talented team, you know you’ve made the right choice for your child.

Stay In The Loop With Your Easy-To-Use Parent App!

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Fun Lessons Start With Play-Based & Faith-Based Learning

Our teachers design lessons to mix play with discovery, making your child’s learning a hands-on, immersive experience. Plus, faith-based activities teach them strong, lifelong morals and strengthen their connection with God daily.

Music, Spanish, Science, & Other Enrichments Included In Tuition

Teachers guide your child through a well-rounded learning experience thanks to enrichment activities included in your tuition. Exploring activities like music, art, baby signing, Spanish, science, tech, math, and more, your child quickly develops new skills—and passions.

Daily Outdoor Adventures For Endless Playtime & Learning

Age-separated outdoor playgrounds filled with awesome climbers energize your child’s big days of learning. Onsite gardens and hands-on outdoor materials also make for exciting outdoor lessons that teach them about nature, independence, and more!

Dedicated Learning Centers In Classrooms Immerse Your Child

Every class enjoys dedicated learning centers that allow your child to follow their passions and immerse themselves in a world of focused learning. Teachers keep things exciting while rotating different themes with learning centers depending on the season. Take a look at their learning centers below:

Enjoy Homemade & State-Approved Meals & Snacks That Nourish Your Child, All Included In Your Tuition!

Daily Sanitization & Air Purifiers Keep Spaces Clean

Teachers are diligent in ensuring all materials and surfaces undergo daily sanitization to keep your child’s facilities germ-free. Air purifiers also work hard to remove any contaminants and microbes from the environment, helping your child stay healthy and happy.

Hear What Parents Have To Say...

"Recommend this daycare and the amazing staff..."
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My daughter attends Small Steps and loves her teachers! They have a super nice app that keeps me informed of everything she is doing, and they send photos of her activities throughout the day. I highly recommend this daycare and the amazing staff that work there!

- Ashley McCracken

"Recommend them to anyone who wants a safe..."
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We love Small Steps. 10/10 recommend them to anyone who wants a safe and loving environment for their children. The teachers are beyond amazing and go up and beyond for all the kids. Also, the daily updates and cute pictures we receive daily are a bonus! Happy we have our babies here!

- Lexie Hinojosaa

"They stay up to date on education, safety..."
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Small Steps is very professional. My kids are always safe and well taken care of. They stay up to date on education, safety, and skills. They’re taking our little one small step at a time and teaching them how to have a bright and fantastic future

- Lexie Twigg

"The teachers are kind and attentive and inspire..."
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The teachers are kind and attentive and inspire learning for my little ones. They come home daily and tell me they had a great day and all the new stuff they are learning. I like that they have security measures at the entrance, and the class sizes are small enough that the kids can form relationships with their teachers!

- Alexandra Rae

"Our kids can’t wait to go to school every day..."
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Our twins have been at Small Steps for almost six months, and I have zero complaints. The staff is kind, loving, and like family. Our kids can’t wait to go to school every day and jump out of our arms to greet their teachers. We are also very impressed with how much they learn each day and the new words they come home saying.

- Kaycee Durant

"I feel completely safe and comfortable..."
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Small Steps has cared for my children since they were still in-home daycare. We love ALL of his teachers, and he gets so excited going in the mornings to see them. We love the app they use to send messages and keep us updated on his eating and naps. I feel completely safe and comfortable with them taking care of my baby.

- Gretchen Croker

"I feel comfortable knowing my kids are safe here..."
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All our kids have been to Small Steps. I feel comfortable knowing my kids are safe here. From the security at the door to the checkout process. Also, the app they use lets me know throughout the day about meals and naps, and the best part is the pictures they send to us throughout the day.

- Chad Croker

"They make me feel like they genuinely love..."
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My son started here in August, and I am delighted. I am a super over-the-top protective mom, and they took every worry seriously to help ease my heart and my babies. They make me feel like they genuinely love my sweet boy, and that’s all I could ask for.

- Heather Phelps

"10/10 recommend this daycare, and so thankful..."
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We love love love Small Steps! Our daughter’s transition to daycare has been exceptional, thanks to the caring staff. We can see her activities during the day through a great app that keeps us in close contact with her classroom and teachers; 10/10 recommend this daycare, and so thankful for them.

- Wyatt N Amanda Barstow

"They love my little girl like family..."
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My daughter has been going to Small Steps for three years. That alone tells you how much we love it there. My daughter has learned so much about academics but also kindness, community, and treating others with respect. They love my little girl like family, and we feel lucky to have them!

- Kasha Merrifield

"This is the best childcare I have ever received..."
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This is the best childcare I have ever received for my daughter. They keep you updated on day-to-day activities and always talk to you one-on-one if you have issues like your little ones being emotional. They genuinely care about the kids that come into their care. I would always recommend them.

- Myriah Owens


How Old Is Your Child?


6 Weeks - 12 Months


12 - 18 Months

toddler program

18 - 24 Months

Little Adventurer's

2 Year Olds
(by September 1)

Little Explorer's

3 Year Olds
(by September 1)


4 Year Olds
(by September 1)