Westlakes KinderCare in West Des Moines, IA, 50266 | KinderCare
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Westlakes KinderCare

Anna Patterson,
Center Director

6670 University Ave. West Des Moines IA 50266
Ph: (515) 221-0718
Ages:
6 Weeks to 5 YEARS
Open:
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: On University Ave., in West Des Moines, next to Panera Bread

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: NONE

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WestLakes KinderCare is now offering free registration, a savings of $100 as well as a $100 tuition credit on your 5th week of attendance- if you enroll by December 1st and start by January 1st.
 

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Welcome to WestLakes KinderCare in West Des Moines, Iowa. We would love to meet with you and your family to share with you everything that our center has to offer. When you visit our center, you will see how passionate the team is about education and the happiness that we can bring to each child that is enrolled at our center. We strive to develop the whole child; we provide several activities that will help your child develop socially, emotionally and cognitively. The brain develops the most in the first three years of life, so we strive to introduce your child to several learning activities and opportunities every day. WestLakes KinderCare's experts enjoy being a part of our families' lives and have a true passion for educating and nurturing children. Call today to schedule a tour; we would love to show you around our center!

- Anna Patterson, Center Director

Accreditation

Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

  • Infant Programs(6 Weeks – 1 Year)

    Infant Programs

    (6 Weeks–1 Year)

    Infant Programs

    Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

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  • Toddler Programs(1 – 2 Years)

    Toddler Programs

    (1 – 2 Years)

    Toddler Programs

    As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

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  • Discovery Preschool Programs

    (2 – 3 Years)

    Discovery Preschool Programs

    At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

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  • Preschool Programs(3 – 4 Years)

    Preschool Programs

    (3 – 4 Years)

    Preschool Programs

    As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

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  • Prekindergarten Programs(4 – 5 Years)

    Prekindergarten Programs

    (4 – 5 Years)

    Prekindergarten Programs

    Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

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  • Summer Programs(preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

    Summer Programs

    Summer Programs

    Twelve fun and unique weeks of camp, all summer long! From May through August, KinderCare offers awesome camps for pre-school, pre-k, and school-age kids. It's a great place to bring friends, and to meet new ones! We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours, so join us for all 12 weeks or as many weeks as you like.

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Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

  • Cooking Adventures

    Cooking Adventures

    The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.

  • Math Adventures

    Math Adventures

    The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.

  • Phonics & Reading Adventures

    Phonics and Reading Adventures

    Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

  • ABC Music & Me

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