Family & Food

In partnership with Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach engages you through research-based education, empowering you to live your best life. Our education helps you become closer to family, raise healthy children, talk with your teens, improve relationships, enjoy a lifetime full of memories, save more money, live a healthy life, have access to trusted resources, and care for yourself and others. We invite you to join us in person, virtually, or on-line!

4Rkids Early Childhood Iowa Preschool Enrichment


Funded by 4Rkids Early Childhood Iowa

Preschool Enrichment

  • Technical assistance for preschools
  • Assistance with quality indicator for preschools
  • Opportunities for parent involvement
  • Information on the importance of early childhood education
For Parents

2,000 Days

Frequently Asked Questions

Early Learning...Preschool & Kindergarten Ahead

Early Learning...6 Simple Steps to Help Your Child

2018-2019 Participating Preschools

Ages & Stages

2020-2021 School Year

2020-2021 Application

2018-2019 School Year
For Preschools

For additional questions or assistance, please click on the 4Rkids logo above or contact: 

Val Cameron - Preschool Enrichment Coordinator

ISU Extension - Warren County Office
909 E. Second Ave., Suite E
Indianola, IA  50125

Cell: (515) 971-2977 or Office:  (515) 961-6237 or

Words on Wellness

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Sciences - Words on Wellness

Words on Wellness (WOW) is your extension connection to nutrition and fitness with local contributions by Cathy Drost, Nutrition & Health Program Specialist.  They are posted monthly and help to promote a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

April 2022

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January 2022

2021 Newsletters