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Category: Early Learning

Promoción de la Alfabetización Temprana con Arte, Música y Movimiento

May 13, 2021  |  ParentChild+, Parent Talks Podcast, Early Learning  |  By Encompass

La alfabetización temprana es más que simplemente leerle a su hijo, también se trata de involucrar sus sentidos de otras maneras. Gloria Martínez, Especialista Bilingüe en Alfabetización Temprana de Encompass, ofrece algunos consejos sobre cómo incorporar el arte, la música y el movimiento en la lectura con su hijo para promover la alfabetización temprana y […]

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Children’s Book List – Martin Luther King Jr.

January 15, 2021  |  Early Learning, Uncategorized  |  By Encompass

Books are an effective way to start the conversation around diversity and racism and can help teach children about the work of Martin Luther King Junior. Here is a list of some of our favorite books for preschool and elementary-aged children. Reading intro: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is the day we celebrate the birthday […]

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ParentChild+ Engages Children with Remote Learning

June 9, 2020  |  ParentChild+, Early Learning  |  By Jayne Sievers

ParentChild+ has gone virtual! Normally, Early Literacy Specialists (ELSs) use home visits to model engaging and educational activities for parents and children together while supporting parents and empowering them to help prepare their children for school. Since the COVID-19 stay at home order, families and specialists have been meeting virtually through video calls. Parents have […]

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Learning About Germs and Handwashing with Glitter

April 6, 2020  |  Parenting, Early Learning  |  By Courtney Waugh, MSOT, OTR/L

Activity Goals: Your child will understand and see that germs can transfer from one surface to another. Your child will learn how to eliminate germs by washing hands with water and soap for at least 20 seconds. Materials: Lotion or cooking oil Glitter or spices (such as ground cinnamon or cocoa powder) Procedure: Introduce the […]

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Parent Talks Podcast – Episode 11: Developing Your Child’s Early Literacy Skills

February 11, 2020  |  Parent Talks Podcast, Early Learning  |  By Encompass

Before kids can actually read and write, they already know a lot about reading and writing. Research shows that these early literacy skills are developed and strengthened beginning at birth—by talking, singing, playing, and of course, reading and writing. Many of the things you do with your children every day helps prepare them to become […]

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