Play & Learn

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Want to connect with other caregivers in the Des Moines area? Looking for play ideas to get your kids ready and stay ready for school? Play & Learn offers child-directed, open ended, playful learning activities designed for you to stay and play with your child ages 0 – 8 years old (school ages welcome). When in-person Play & Learn meetings are in session, every family receives a book and a healthy snack. 

For more information, call Aaron Shore at 515-305-0408. See upcoming Play & Learn sessions, as well as other EveryStep events, by visiting our calendar.

Facebook Group

You can get Play & Learn updates by joining our Facebook Group at We'll share resources and tips on a weekly basis. 

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Book Form

For a limited time, Play & Learn is offering free books to families in Iowa (while supplies last). Please submit one form per family, and provide all required information. Books are designed for kids ages 0 to 5 and will be delivered through the mail.