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Thank you to those who attended Albert's Old Fashioned Picnic!

  • Open from 6 am to 6 pm, Mon-Fri
  • Licensed by Iowa DHS
  • Participate in Quality Rating System
  • Participate in Childcare Assistance programs​​

Do you love children and have experience in early childhood education? The Children's Nest seeks to hire only the best! 

High quality Care 

for little ones

Click here for the article the Audubon County Advocate printed for us.  Mark your calendars for next year.  Same time, same place!



  • Albert's Old Fashioned Picnic article 2017. 
  • Take a look at one of our very own.  Kate Hargens named Citizen of the Year. Read the article here. 
  • Our article in the newspaper about our dodgeball tournament as our fundraiser.

Thank you

for donating toys, supplies, and money to our classrooms.  If you are still interested in donating, click the links below.


Target

Toys "R" Us

Lakeshore Learning

 Check out our latest photos on Facebook.  

There are 2000 days between birth and the first day of kindergarten. The first 2000 days of a child’s life have a PROFOUND and LIFELONG impact on physical and emotional well-being, readiness to learn and succeed, and ability to become a productive citizen.

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Enroll your Child today!  


The Children's Nest is the first and only licensed childcare center serving Audubon County.  Housed in a renovated wing of The Friendship Home, daily routines offer developmentally appropriate activities promoting social, physical and cognitive learning and well being.  The Children's Nest is operated under the Audubon County Early Childhood Organization, a non-profit group dedicated to supporting early childhood care providers in Audubon County. 


  • ​High quality care starting at 6 weeks of age
  • new, progressive facility with age appropriate classrooms
  • individualized care based on children's age and development level
  • caring, passionate staff that undergoes background screening and continued trainings
  • Nutritious meals and snacks support by the USDA Adult and Childcare Food Program
  • Licensed by the State of Iowa
  • Open Monday - Friday, 6 am- 6 pm, available on most no school days
  • conveniently located in Audubon


Click here for a listing of upcoming community events supporting The Children's Nest!



Serving children ages 4 weeks through 5 years old and after school care.  Through age appropriate curriculum and activities, we help prepare kids for school and life.