Nationally accredited, The Children’s House provides early learning opportunities and all-day care for infants through preschoolers in a secure, fun and educational environment. The Children’s House program is based on the philosophy that an individual develops best in an atmosphere of care, trust, and respect. This atmosphere can best be achieved by demonstrating caring behavior through mutual respect that allows each child to grow to his/her fullest potential.

Announcements & Closings: The Children's House will be closed Thursday, December 23-Friday, December 31, 2021 for our Winter Holiday Break. We will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022. Upcoming scheduled closures

Contact Us

For more information or to learn more about enrollment contact us today!
Phone: (507) 389-1645 
Administrative Assistant: Caitlin Hoffmann
Director: Jodi Malecha

Minnesota State University, Mankato
150 Wiecking Center, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
Fax: (507) 389-6625


The Children’s House is nationally accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Faculty and Staff, The Children's House

Meet the Children's house staff at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


In each classroom, teachers plan daily activities that are available to all children throughout the day in many diverse subject areas.

Food Menu

Weekly food menus and details for the Children's House here.

Message from the Director

A welcome and introduction from the Director of The Children's House.

Hours & Closures

View hours, upcoming closures, holidays and other related announcements for the Children's House.

Civil Rights Information

Read about our civil rights information.