Preschool Palooza will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Hillside Elementary School, 713 Eighth St., West Des Moines.

Children ages 2-6 will enjoy fun and educational activities while their grown-ups gather information about early childhood opportunities, such as preschool programs and kindergarten enrollment in West Des Moines Community Schools.

All activities and snacks were free.

Children will be able to:

  • jump on inflatables
  • have their face painted
  • explore City of West Des Moines vehicles
  • sing and dance with Music-N-Motion
  • sit on a school bus
  • learn about school lunch
  • play with blocks in our Imagination Playground
  • and much more

Grown-ups will be able to talk with:

  • WDMCS district staff about kindergarten registration information
  • WDMCS district preschool programs coordinator
  • Preschool directors and teachers who participate in SVPP
  • WDMCS district nutrition department
  • WDMCS district bus driver

A special thank you to all of our supporters!

Cadence Academy Preschools: Ashworth and Grand Locations
Booster Pak
City of Clive Fire Department
Clive Public Library
Creekside Christian Preschool
Des Moines Art Center
Drake Head Start/Early Head Start
Heartland AEA 11
Hillside Elementary School
Fridley Theaters
Iowa Public Television
Keyboard West Studios
Kids West Staff
The Learning Post
Midwest Inflatables
Sacred Heart Preschool
Silver Cord Volunteers
Storybook Adventures
Tiger Cubs Preschools
Valley West Mall
Walnut Creek YMCA
WDMCS/Blank Children’s Hospital School Nurses
WDMCS Community Education
West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS)
WDMCS Nutrition Department
WDMCS Transportation Department
West Des Moines Public Library
West Des Moines Library Friends Foundation
West Des Moines EMS
West Des Moines Police Department
West Des Moines Public Works
West Des Moines United Methodist Preschool
West Des Moines Water Works
Windsor Heights Lions Club: KidSight