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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.
  • Ames Child Care Center Address: 2715 Dayton Ave, Ames, IA 50010
  • Phone: 515-232-8299
  • Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten Prep, School Age
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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.

"Our daughter is so excited to tell me what she learned at school every night. She loves her teachers and pretends to be them at home while teaching me about letters :) Thank you so much for making learning fun for her."

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Please contact us for information about our programs and services.

Upcoming Events

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  • Feb 24

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Kindergarten Prep and Preschool Showcase

    Join us for our curriculum night Showcase event! During the event, you will explore our curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips®, while engaging in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) based classroom activities with your child.

Featured Parent Webinar

Organization Tips for Busy Families

Being a working parent takes an incredible amount of organization, preparation, juggling and a little bit of daily magic. Watch our parenting video to get simple tips and tricks on getting your family organized.

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 Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.

Meals

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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