Parent and Child Workshop

PLA Early Lit Jan

Early Literacy Calendar and Activities

Click below for some daily activities to do at home with your young children. You could even print and hang on your fridge for a fun daily reminder!

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Picture Books About Movement

All About Movement Booklists

Movement and play are a big part of your child’s development. Check out this list of books to aid you in getting your child up and moving! Then check out these movement books for kids. Don’t be afraid to get moving with them!    

Nutrition Books

Childhood Nutrition Booklist

Learn new tips, recipes, and practices to raise a healthy and confident eater!  

Development Milestones

Child Development Milestones

Milestones matter! How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about their development. This checklist of developmental milestones from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) can help you track your child’s development from 2 months-5 years. Each stage includes a list of milestones your child should be achieving at […]

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Tips for Preschoolers – Healthy Eating

Lots of times, the questions we get from parents at our workshop is “How can get get out picky eater to eat a more nutritious way?” Using some of these tips linked below from the USDA, parents can rest assured with new tips and ways to create a more well rounded diet in their children!

Why Kids Should Eat Healthy

Our friends at the USDA showcase the importance of eating healthy for kids!  

Singing

Ms. Suzanne explains why singing is helpful for early literacy.  Then join her for a fun sing-a-long song.

Fun with Manipulatives

A focus area of our parent and child workshop is to allow them to explore though playing while parents can interact with other parents and professionals. This happens in each play area of our room setup. One occurring theme in each play area is manipulatives. Kids can use almost anything as a manipulative, as toys […]

Pretend Play – Activity for Home

Ms. Katie covers why and how you can incorporate pretend play into activities at home, and why it’s important to the development of children’s brains!  See below for some fun!