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Center for Child Development

NAEYC Accreditation


Gold Award Breastfeeding

Center for Child Development
Kansas State University
1400 Jardine Drive
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Temporary Hours
due to COVID-19

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Standard Hours
of Operation

7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Encouraging children to be enthusiastic learners



Quality staffQuality Staff

Our staff is a group of highly trained early-childhood professionals who continue their training annually.


State of the art facilityState of the Art Facility

Our state-of-the-art facility features outdoor, nature-based learning, complete with an exploratory playground and hands-on daily gardening as part of the My Garden, My Plate program.


Programs and CurriculumPrograms and Curriculum

We utilize both The Creative Curriculum, designed to meet the needs of families and children, and Teaching Strategies GOLD, a research-based assessment tool to provide higher quality, individual lesson plans.



We are accredited by NAEYC, a national childcare organization.