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Monday, October 28, 2013

Preschool Palooza – November 9

PP-4cWDMCS Community Education is excited to announce their newest endeavor, Preschool Palooza! This free event is designed for children ages two to six and their grown-ups. Kids will enjoy a variety of fun activities while grown-ups gather information about early childhood opportunities, such as preschool programs and kindergarten enrollment in the WDMCS district.

The event will take place on November 9, from 9 a.m. until noon at Hillside Elementary School, 713 8th Street, West Des Moines, IA.

Children will be able to jump on inflatables, play games, have their face painted, take part in MyPlate and MyTray activities, sing and dance with Music-n-Motion, listen to a story, and explore City of West Des Moines vehicles. Grown-ups will be able to talk with the WDMCS district staff about kindergarten registration, preschool programs, and nutrition. Some preschool directors and teachers who participate in the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SVPP) will also be present.

Organizations that are participating in Preschool Palooza include: Apple Tree Children’s Center (Grand Avenue and Ashworth locations), WDMCS Foundation Booster Pak Program, Olivet Christian Preschool, Drake University Head Start, Safe Kids Iowa, Music-n-Motion, Sacred Heart Preschool, The Hannah Geneser Foundation, Tiger Cubs Preschools, Walnut Creek YMCA, West Des Moines Parks and Recreation, West Des Moines Police Department, and the Walnut Creek YMCA.

View a full listing of all activities and participants