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Babette Torres

Owner, Lead Teacher

A Busy Child Preschool is a Large Childcare/Preschool Home licensed through the state of Colorado.


Our childcare License number is: 1515102.

Babette has obtained over 150 clock hours of Early Childhood Development training:

  • Child Development Training

  • Child Nutrition 

  • Child Safety Training

  • Universal Precautions (updated continuously)

  • Medication Administration (updated continuously) 

  • Home Fire Safety 

  • Child Carseat Safety 

  • CPR & First Aid (updated continuously)

  • West Metro Fire - Home Safety Boot Camp

  • Childcare Summit (Conference): Building Foundations

  • Challenge Me To Move: Why learning is not all in your head

  • Taking Care of the Caretaker

  • Child Passenger Safety

  • Early Identification (Child Disabilities)

  • Planning A Responsive Curriculum

  • Building Communication Partnership's with Children

  • Make Reading Fun!

  • Healthy & Safe Environment (Child Nutrition)

  • Supporting Kids in Learning Life Skills

  • Expanding Quality In Infant & Toddler Care


45 clock hours

  • Responsive Caregiving

  • Infant/Toddler Curriculum

  • Early Emotional Development

  • Working with Families

  • Early Language

  • Early Learning

  • Caregiving Routines

  • Issues of Quality

  • Culturally Responsive Care

  • Including Children with Special Needs

  • Safe & Healthy Environments

  • Childcare Summit (Conference): Leading Our Children

  • Storybook Curriculum

  • Child Abuse/Neglect

  • Guidance/Positive Discipline

  • Culture/Diversity Promoting Positive Differences

  • Child Passenger Safety

  • Activities for Children

  • Butterflies, Smiles, & Laughter for Childcare (ATI Seminar)

  • 25 Alternatives to Yelling, Nagging, and Saying "No"

  • Singing, Rocking, & Jamming with Children

  • Easy, Fun, & Zany Activities for Children

  • Powerful Ways to Help Children Manage their Emotions

  • Creating Butterfly Days for Children in Childcare

  • Character Development - Teaching Values to Young Children

  • Stress Management for Busy Childcare Professionals

  • Kid-mit-ment Professional Development

  • Medications

  • Business-Professionalism

  • Developing a Healthy Relationship with Food

  • Developing an illness policy for the childcare facility

  • College Credit Courses (ECE - Early Childhood Education)



  • ECE 101 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

  • ECE 111 Infant & Toddler Theories

  • School Readiness: More than ABC's, 123's, and Colors (Conference)

  • Smiles, Caring, & Bright Futures for Children Seminar

  • Answers to Discipline Dilemmas

  • Moving & Grooving Fun Times in Childcare

  • Toolkit for Angry Defiant Kids

  • Must-Knows for Children of Divorce

  • Success Strategies for Differentiating Instruction

  • Practical Guide for Teaching Responsibility to Kids

  • Power-Packed Portfolios

  • 10 Secrets of Highly Successful Childcare Classrooms 

  • Rocky Mountain PBS Workshops

  • Ready to Learn

  • Between the Lions

  • What Do You Do With The Mad That You Feel

  • Media Violence

  • Ready to Learn About Conflict 

  • Conference: Child's Play, The Foundation for Learning

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael K. Meyerhoff, Executive Director of The Epicenter Inc.

  • Children's Play, Children's Work - Therapeutic

  • Connecting Fantasy & Reality - Dramatic Play

  • Expression of Creativity - Art Play 

  • The Difference Between Boys & Girls - Brain Development 

  • Broomfield Childcare Summit Conference: Healthy Start, Grow Smart

  • The Path to Children's Wellness/Mental Health

  • ONE STEP Training with the American Lung Association

  • Dramatic Play: Using it as a Teaching Tool

  • Healthy Snack Ideas 

  • Language & Literacy For Summertime Fun 

  • Learning About Same & Different (Conference)

  • Resources for Families in Crisis

  • Cultural Influences on Feeding and Eating Practices

  • Supporting English Language Learning Families

  • Curriculum and Activities that Promote Multi-Cultural Awareness

  • Understanding and Working with Families of Children with Special Needs

  • Autism Strategies

  • Early Literacy & Every Child Ready to Read

  • What It Takes! Conference 2009 - Bev Bos & Michael Leeman

Additional training hours will be added at a later date.

You may request to see credentials during an appointment!

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