Iowa State University Child Care Center

Welcome to Our Center

Welcome to Iowa State Vet Med Child Care! I know that choosing a child care and early education center for your family is one of the most important decisions you will make. At Vet Med, your child will be cared for in a safe, warm, and nurturing environment; a place of wonder that encourages learning and growth through engaging, developmentally appropriate activities.
Our center was designed with families in mind. We seek to form a partnership with you to foster the learning and healthy development of your child. We are also an active community that promotes friendships and creates a supportive network. Schedule a tour with us at the bottom of the page to learn about the next steps you can take to join the Iowa State Vet Med family!

Angela Adams - Center Director

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Enrichments & Extracurricular Activities

Art Studio

Extra inspiration through mediums, styles, experimentation, and introduction to the masters

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Everyday Math

Enhanced exploration of early math concepts introduced through engaging activities and songs

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Garden Works

Science lessons through actual digging, planting, cultivating, and growing

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Handwriting Without Tears

Tools and extra exercises to practice putting A,B,Cs into print (preschool and above)

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Movement Matters

Yoga, balance, dance, climbing and more to support physical expression, interests, and skills

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Sign Language

ASL-inspired signs for our youngest learners to communicate before verbal skills take off

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STEM

Experimenting with tomorrow’s skills in activities that go beyond our regular curriculum

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Meet Our Center Team

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, including Ames and Boone. We're located on Iowa State's Vet Med Campus, just off the University exit. The CyRide bus stop right outside our building makes our center easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up. 

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Our Graduates

Children graduate Bright Horizons programs with the skills they need to succeed in private or public school. In surveys, kindergarten and first grade teachers report that Bright Horizons graduates are enthusiastic learners who are socially and academically ready for the years ahead.

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Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.

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Come Visit Us

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Tell us Your Child's Birthdate or Due Date

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