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At Crayons 2 Pencils Early Learning Center, you will find:

Directors and Staff Committed to life long learning.
Children who are excited, engaged in learning, and encouraged to be leaders.
Classrooms that are safe, stimulating, and age appropriate. 
Curriculum that is hands on, research based, meets Iowa Early Standards, and is on the cusp of the children's' learning potential. 

Children move classrooms once per year - This takes place every August
We place the children with who they are going to go to Kindergarten with so they can build life long friendships.
Now Accepting Enrollments For 2021-2022 
We offer care from Birth all the way through school age children.  
Unique to Crayons 2 Pencils Early Learning Center

Looping Classrooms: At Crayons 2 Pencils we understand the importance of children creating a bond with children in their classroom. All children are placed with the children they are potentially going to attend Kindergarten with.  Children move once per year to their new classroom.   We keep them with the peers they are going to go to Elementary School. 


Parents: We know parents would rather stay home and play with their kids then send them to daycare but it is not always an option. We want to make their new place their home away from home where they are loved and well cared for. We also want to keep you in the loop on the day to day. I feel it is important to share pictures weekly to keep you engaged in your child's environment while you are away. You the parent are just as much a part of our program as your child is.  

Meals- Unless I learn from DHS that I cannot provide this option, we want parents to be able to provide a sack lunch for their children if they want too.  Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack are always provided.  Sack lunch is just if your child would like to have that instead. 

Extras We Offer

  Music Classes, Spanish Classes - Story Times from local Libraries - Cooking Fun - Visits from Blank Park Zoo- Sports Fun & so much more!

  
Each classroom has a hands on, research based curriculum. 

We believe children learn best when they have no idea they are learning at all. Our goal is to prepare them for Kindergarten 

We use the Iowa Early Learning Standards as well as Iowa Common Core curriculum. 
 

 * Small Group Literacy
  * Small Group Math
*Fine Motor Activities
  * Discovery Time
  * Projects of Study
  * Spanish Classes
  * Music Classes 
* Social and Emotional Curriculum ​
Nursery – Birth to 12 months 
Room Ratio: 1-4

Full Day Programs we Offer
1 year old's
Room Ratio: 1-4

2 year old's
Room Ratio: 1-6

3 year old's
Room Ratio: 1-8

4 year old's
Room Ratio: 1-12

5 year old's
Room Ratio: 1-12