Mercy Child Development Center

Welcome to Our Center

Welcome! Our team of teachers is dedicated to providing an enriching experience for all ages and stages. The science station is the perfect place to experiment and explore, and the music exploration room encourages creativity and imaginative play. Our outdoor gardening boxes allow little hands to dig in and explore their environment, and the Growing Readers nook is a cozy place to foster a love of literacy. Unstructured downtime is also important, and our Movement Matters Zone and expansive playgrounds provide plenty of room to run, jump, and play. Come in for a tour and to learn more about all we have to offer.

Michelle Meusburger - Center Director

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A Bright New Day

We focus on the health, safety, and security of each child. Our classrooms include daily activities for mindfulness, emotional and empathy development, and friendship building.

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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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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities and organizations, including Downtown Des Moines, Mercy Hospital, and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC.) Located near I-235 on 6th Ave., at a DART stop, we're easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up.


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