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Key Initiatives To Early Education
 

PLAYful Idea of the Day #7

June 24, 2019   Create an iceberg by freezing a few small toys from yesterday’s underwater discovery in ice. This one requires a little prep time, so if you do that now, your family should be able to partake in the fun activity this evening or tomorrow. When it’s solid, …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #6

June 23, 2019   It’s Underwater Discover Day! Grab some household items and toys to explore them in water. Does it float? Will it sink? An activity like this helps children explore, hypothesize (will it sink or float) and experiment. It also helps with vocabulary by using words such as …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #5

June 22, 2019   Have a movie night! Cuddle up and introduce the kids to your favorite child hood film. Watching movies as a family strengthens family bonds. It also opens the door to discussions about what you’ve seen an how you or your kids might handle a similar situation.

PLAYful Idea of the Day #4

June 21, 2019 Send the kids out to play an oldie but goodie – tag! Whether it’s toilet tag (when tagged, one must drop to a knee and make a hand into flusher, then an untagged person must sit and flush the tagged person) or Marco Polo in the pool, …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #3

June 20, 2019   Whether in your yard or living room, sit on a blanket and have a picnic! Encourage children to gather the plates and utensils and to set the “table.” Participating in family responsibilities helps develop a child’s social and emotional skills and improve their language skills while …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #2

June 19, 2019 Grab a towel or blanket and get outside for cloud watching! Is it a dog? Is it a rabbit? Is it a king sitting on his throne, or a monkey eating an apple? Get creative with your children about what you see! Cloud watching encourages the use …

PLAYful Idea of the Day #1

June 18, 2019 Materials are in you PLAYcation Kit PLAYground Tuesday Schedule Enfield Public Parks Map Welcome to PLAYground Tuesdays! Did you know that Enfield has 34 different parks? This summer Enfield Plays On! will be hosting a play event at a different playground each Tuesday from 12:30-2:30. Today we’ll …

KITE Selected by SIBT Caring & Giving Campaign

Mar 11, 2019 Savings Institute Bank & Trust selected KITE to be this quarter’s local recipient of their annual Caring & Giving campaign. Savings Institute Bank & Trust’s employees recently donated more than $3,800 to 24 worthy local organizations in Eastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island. The donations came from …

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