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Our mission is to promote and nurture early learning communities where families and children thrive.


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Program Spotlight

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Groups 
Free Kaleidoscope Play & Learn group for parents and caregivers with children birth to 5 years of age! Bring your children with you and stay to play, read, sing and have snack together!
This stimulating program is free and offers fun activities that also help young children prepare for success in school and life. Activities include:
  • Music
  • Arts and crafts
  • Storytelling
  • Block play
  • And lots of playing!

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We currently have 5 KP&L Groups up and running in Olympia, Port Angeles, Yelm and Aberdeen. For more information on dates and times, please click here