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Travel on I-35 to Exit 113 for 13th Street toward USDA Veterinary Labs. Turn West on 13th Street/220th Street. Follow 13th Street to Dayton Ave. Turn North on Dayton Avenue by the Pizza Ranch. Continue North, past the USDA Veterinary Labs. Eagle?s Loft Early Learning Center is on your left.

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Welcome to Eagle's Loft Early Learning Center

A great place to learn, discover and grow!

Eagle's Loft is proud to be a NAEYC accredited child care and early education center. Our facility is a bright, comfortable and colorful place for chidren to grow and develop. Six spacious classrooms and a large multipurpose room glow with natural light from windows placed at the perfect height for children to see outside. The classrooms and outdoor play areas are designed to meet the needs of your child. Children's creativity, natural curiosity and love of play flourish in this hands-on environment. Come see what a difference we can make in your child's life!

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Kerry has been a wonderful constant in Charlie's life since he was eight weeks old. She has given him attention and constancy, and is an asset to the center."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Please contact us for information about our programs and services.

Featured Parent Webinar

Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration

Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how. Watch this video to help determine your goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.


Nutritious snacks, breakfast and lunch provided daily

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Movement Matters - Daily structured and unstructured physical activity for all age groups. Sessions are included in the children's daily schedule for no additional Enrichment Program fee.

Ames Public Library visits each homebase monthly with their book mobile and Smiles the dog.

Our READY for SCHOOL curriculum uses Everyday Math and the Handwriting Without Tears Program to successfully prepare children for school.

Art Smart teaches our children the fun of being creative through exploring different artists techniques and listening to many genres of music.

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