Students wearing plastic fire hats at Preschool Palooza

Preschool Palooza is Back for a Second Year!

WDMCS Community Education’s Preschool Palooza event will take place on November 8, from 9:30 a.m. until noon at Hillside Elementary School, 713 8th Street, West Des Moines, IA.

This free event is designed for children ages two to six and their grown-ups. Children will be able to play games, have their faces painted, sing and dance with Music-n-Motion, listen to a story, and explore a City of West Des Moines vehicle. Grown-ups will be able to talk with the WDMCS district staff about kindergarten registration, district and community preschool programs, nutrition and transportation staff.

Preschool directors and teachers who participate in the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SVPP) will also be present.

Other organizations that are participating in Preschool Palooza include: Apple Tree Children’s Centers (Grand Avenue and Ashworth locations), Creekside Christian Preschool, City of West Des Moines, Drake University Head Start, Safe Kids Iowa, Heartland AEA 11, Music-n-Motion, Sacred Heart Preschool, The Hannah Geneser Foundation, Tiger Cubs Preschools, Walnut Creek YMCA, WDM United Methodist Preschool, and Windsor Heights Lions Club.

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