Child Care

Starbright Room - 3-5 years old

At the Hawkeye Child Development Center we try to provide a warm, safe, and consistent environment for your child to spend his/her day. We provide a variety of individual and group activities to stimulate children socially, intellectually, and creatively.

Starbright Room daily activities:

  • At least one hour indoor free play* daily.

  • At least one hour of outdoor play (weather permitting) daily.

  • Breakfast, lunch, and snack.

  • Tooth brushing after breakfast.

  • Several designated clean up times.

  • Large Group-Activity for the day / read aloud

  • Centers* / Small Group Activities

  • Puzzles / Fine Motor / Manipulatives / Library time

  • Music / Movement and Calendar

  • Large Motor (Indoor Play or Outside)

  • Rest Time / Quiet Activities

* Free play or Center Time includes daily choice of: Playdoh, easel paint, computer, science, blocks, writing and art, instruments, fine motor, puzzles, manipulatives, dramatic play, library, puppets and sensory table.


Hawkeye Child Development Center

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Fall and Spring Semesters

Monday 7:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am–5:00pm
Thursday 7:00am–9:00pm
Friday 7:00am–5:00pm

Summer Semester


View our Operational Guidelines for more information about Center hours [pdf].