Here We Grow Early Childhood Center Mankato, MN

A Nature School for Toddlers and Preschoolers


Welcome! Here We Grow is a community of educators, families, and children. We appreciate you stopping by to learn more about our unique learning environment and how we can partner with your family. We encourage you to explore our website and learn more about our philosophy of learning and how we use our unique 2 acre outdoor setting to bring our learning outdoors.



What Sets Us Apart?

melaleuceWe are an asthma/allergy friendly center! Come explore our environment which is chemical free, using EPA approved Eco-Sense Cleaners by Melaleuca. Come for a visit and learn what else makes us unique.


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Here We Grow is a Parent Aware participant seeking the highest rating of 4 stars and will be awarded our rating in December of 2015. This allows parents access to early childhood scholarships and higher Child Care Assistance reimbursement rates. Click here to learn more about Parent Aware.

Because we are a Parent Aware Participant, income based scholarships up to $3,000 are available through the Minnesota Department of Education for children who turn 3 by September 1, 2014. These can be used along with child care assistance.