Play and Learn

Want to connect with other caregivers? Looking for play ideas to get your kids ready and stay ready for school? Join us for child-directed, open ended, playful learning activities designed for you to stay and play with your child ages 0 – 8 years old (school agers welcome). Every family receives a book and a healthy snack at each session.

Days & Locations - Fall 2019

  • Mondays (9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.): Monroe School, 2250 30th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310 
  • Tuesdays (9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.): Jessie Franklin Taylor Learning Center, 1801 16th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
  • Thursdays (9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.): Woodlawn Education Center, 4000 Lower Beaver Road, Des Moines, IA 50310
UPDATE: Play and learn will be closed November 27 to December 2.
For more information, call Aaron Shore at 515-305-0408. See upcoming Play and Learn sessions, as well as other EveryStep events, by visiting our calendar.

Facebook Group

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

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