Plymouth Nursery School

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OUR MISSION

Plymouth Nursery School provides for the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of each child in a safe and nurturing environment that promotes learning through play, creative expression and parental involvement.

Plymouth Nursery School offers your child an excellent half day preschool experience thoughtfully planned by dedicated, experienced staff using the research-based Creative Curriculum. Spacious, inviting classrooms feature interest centers for experiences that support each child’s developing cognitive and social skills with a focus on play-based learning, developmentally appropriate pre-academics and creative art. Special events, resource people and field trips enrich the experience as children grow through the program. An age appropriate playground and full-sized gym provide plenty of space for active play to support children’s developing large motor skills. Parents are actively involved as helpers in the classroom throughout the year.

More about us:

  • A non-profit, non-discriminating half day program for children ages 2-5
  • Licensed by the Iowa Department of Human Services
  • Alignment with the Iowa Early Learning Standards
  • A strong partnership with Plymouth Church

Since 1954, Plymouth Nursery School has been providing high-quality preschool experiences for children in the greater Des Moines area. We value our heritage and have our eyes fixed on the future as we seek to provide an excellent preschool experience that will help your child become a “life-long learner”.

Director: Jan Van Wyk
Plymouth Nursery School
515.255.3271
jvanwyk@plymouthchurch.com

 

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News

News Digest for June 4

  When the foundations are being shaken…what are we to do? We are living in tumultuous days: newly urgent calls for racial justice, a global pandemic, economic uncertainty. And it can feel so overwhelming. But there is one thing that we can and will do at Plymouth Church this summer: we will take these days... Read More

A Pastoral Response to the Events of the Past Week

  Dear People of God at Plymouth,   Your pastors have been holding you and our whole community in especially deep prayer over the last week. Our nation rages and grieves as we have been forced once again to confront our original sin of racism.   Last week an unarmed black man named George Floyd... Read More

DM Register Op-Ed: The conversation about faith we should be having (instead of the one about reopening)

Did you see Matt Mardis-LeCroy’s op-ed in the Monday, June 1 Des Moines Register? Read it here.    ... Read More

Plymouth Goes Solar

Plymouth Church is looking on the sunny side. Solar panels may be installed in the coming months on the south-facing roof that overlooks the driveway between our church and St. Augustin’s Catholic Church. This solar array is a landmark in our church-wide effort to live more sustainably and protect God’s creation. As heard from the... Read More

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