Sunflower Child Development Center
Come Grow With Us!
Welcome to Sunflower Child Development's website!  We look forward to getting to know you and your child! 

Our teachers and staff are dedicated to helping each child discover their unique personality.

Explore these pages to discover more about our mission, our philosophy, and the relationships that we value and foster with our families.

Our offerings to children 6 weeks to 12 years of age include:
*** Child care
*** Preschool
***Before and After School Care
*** Summer "camp" for School Agers


Sunflower was created in 1975 to meet the increasing need for child care services for those who live and work in Winneshiek County and the surrounding area.  Sunflower is a private, non-profit agency.

Call us about visiting the center if you are considering getting on our waiting list.  We are happy to schedule tours of our facility!
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There are a few HOLIDAYS during the year for which Sunflower is closed.  They are:
New Year's Day                           Labor Day
Memorial Day                              Thanksgiving Day
Independence Day                    Christmas Eve Day
                                                             Christmas Day
Sunflower is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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About Our Staff

We'd like to brag a bit about our dedicated early childhood providers - these incredible people are passionate about their role in helping your children become the best version of themselves!  They stand ready to nurture, assist, comfort, encourage, and support your child's growth in all areas of their development - physical, social and emotional, cognitive, and communication and language.  A tall order - but they are up to the task!

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We would be happy to provide you with more details about any of our programming options, our staff, our structure, etc.   Complete this information and click on Submit and we will be in touch with you.

Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral Agency

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Feel free to explore the Families Page of our collaborative partner, Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) -

There are so many great resources for families on this website - worth a look!
Another collaborative partner of Sunflower's, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. They advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care
for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.