Your Day Care Center in Salt Lake City


First Steps Childcare & Preschool is a leading provider of childcare and learning services in Salt Lake City, Utah. We offer a wide range of services to meet the needs of children of all ages, from infants to toddlers to preschoolers. Our experienced and certified staff provides a safe, nurturing environment for your child to learn and grow.


First Steps Childcare & Preschool is committed to helping working parents access affordable, high-quality child care. In partnership with the Utah Department of Workforce Services, we offer support to parents who are employed or undergoing job training. Eligibility is determined by income guidelines and other criteria. Our child care assistance programs provide financial relief, including discounts for those eligible for government aid. For more information on our support options, please reach out to us today.

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Our Approach

Learning should be fun! We believe in celebrating the joy and wonder of childhood in everything we do, with laughter in abundance, to inspire a love of learning. Each First Steps classroom is specially designed to help your child feel happy and excited about the day ahead, while our teachers are experts in making learning fun.

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What our clients say about us

  • "This is the first daycare I have taken my daughter to and they have been so amazing , they give me updates all day with an app and put photos of her which I love. She looks forward to going everyday."

    Talysia N
  • "Our daughter absolutely loves First Steps. She’s been going here since she was 3 months; she is now almost 3 years old. Each step along the way she has had teachers that love and adore her."

    Jamie Foster
  • "My daughter loves going here now and will ask to go to daycare even during the weekend. I have noticed my daughter's social skills, and language improve so much since she started going here."

    E Lopez
  • "My child loves this place. I love this daycare. The staff is welcoming and loves your kids like their own. They have this app that shows you when they eat, go potty and the upload pictures constantly."

    Toi Sampson

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them FEEL” - Carol Buchner

How do we want our children to feel; valued, respected ,confident, loved, strong, positive, kind, helpful, and supported? These are the qualities we must model. Our words and actions need to be aligned. Let's be intentional on what we do and say with our children.

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