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Graduate Den

Now that it isn’t raining all the time, it looks like work on our Graduate Den is really cooking!

Posted on July 30, 2014 by .

Annual Room Change

Room changes take place to ensure that each child is in the appropriate classroom for their age and development. Most, but not all, children will change rooms at this time. We will also be organizing, painting, and replacing toys in each classroom.

All three locations will be closed on Friday, August 15th to prepare for room changes. Normal tuition is due. Please take all items home on Thursday, August 14th. Taking all items home will reduce the opportunity for things to get lost or misplaced.


Our families are invited to our open house on Sunday, August 17th.

Urbandale: 1:00-2:00 p.m., Johnston: 2:00-3:00 p.m., Ankeny: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

This open house is a good time to bring all supplies, meet the teachers, and show children their new classroom and locker. All children are encouraged to have an extra set of clothing in their locker in the event of an accident.


On Monday, August 18th, all children will start in their new classrooms. Attending the open house will help your child adjust to their new classroom. Room change may be stressful to the children as well as the parents. We welcome and encourage parents to use the monitor in the PIT at our Johnston and Ankeny locations. “Hanging out” too long in the classroom may make the transition more difficult, as it may make the child feel anxious. Staff will be available to assist you at your request.


We look forward to seeing everyone at our open house!

Posted on July 08, 2014 by .

Happy Independence Day!

We are closed for the 4th of July! Please be safe and have an amazing holiday weekend! 

Posted on July 03, 2014 by .

Safety Notice

Young children will put almost anything and everything in their mouths. To prevent injury we will keep potential choking hazards out of their reach by removing barrettes, hair clips, loose hair ties/bands, etc. from your child’s hair and placing them in your child’s locker.

Thank you for your cooperation as we maintain a safe learning environment for all of our children.

Source: ND Child Care Resource & Referral Health Consultant Team

Posted on July 03, 2014 by .

July 2014 Events

July 2014 Events:

Wow! It’s already July? This summer’s already flying by! Below is a list of events for the month.

4th: We will be closed for Independence Day! Spend the day reading the Constitution or employing your rights to peaceful assembly as you enjoy some fireworks. However you plan on celebrating, have lots of fun on your three day weekend! And don’t forget to wish America a very happy 238th birthday!

14th: Happy Birthday, Laura Numeroff, author of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Let’s celebrate by reading this classic book!

24th: Celebrate America’s birth month with the most American Simple Supper we could think of-hot dogs and chips! So drop on by and enjoy a night off from cooking at each center from 4:30 to 5:45.

Posted on June 27, 2014 by .