Early Childhood Development
There is no more important time in a person’s life than those formative years between the ages of birth and 5. MSU Extension recognizes that and is focusing their early childhood development services in three dynamic areas. It shines the spotlight on emerging literacy through its ABC’s of Early Literacy program, helping parents and caregivers give little ones a jump start on reading. MSUE also provides tools to help parents and caregivers get children ready for school. Finally, MSU Extension has programs and events that promote social and emotional health in young children.
March 27, 2015 | Imelda Galdamez | Celebrate Easter with your family by creating cascarones.
March 26, 2015 | Carrie Shrier | April showers bring… lots of fun activities!
March 25, 2015 | Sarah Sleziak Johnson | Easter celebrations bring the opportunity to get kids into the kitchen, and it all starts with a book.
March 25, 2015 | Carrie Shrier | Help your child be ready for kindergarten by beginning daily literacy activities in infancy.
March 18, 2015 | Imelda Galdamez | Tips for family shopping and cooking.
March 18, 2015 | Kendra Moyses | April is Month of the Military Child, a time to recognize the sacrifices made by military families and their children. On April 15, join the Michigan 4-H Military Partnerships team in wearing purple to show your support for our military families.
March 17, 2015 | Kendra Moyses | Tips to help support children ages 6-11 while their service member is away.
March 15, 2015 | Janet Olsen | Parents and others have a responsibility to examine how they make decisions about posting kids’ personal information online.
March 9, 2015 | Carrie Shrier | Keep reading fun and engaging with your children with these literacy tips for families.
March 6, 2015 | Carrie Shrier | Many preschools have begun enrolling for fall 2015 sessions. Is your child ready to go? What should you consider as you make this decision?
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Date: Mar 28, 2015 - Mar 29, 2014
Location: Delta Plex Arena, 2500 Turner Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544
Date: Mar 30, 2015 - Nov 2, 2015
Location: MSU Extension office, 500 N Moore St, Bessemer, MI 49911
Date: Mar 30, 2015 - Apr 1, 2015
Location: Clinton County RESA Education Center, 4179 S. US 27, St. Johns, MI 48879
- 4-H Cloverbuds (Ages 5-8)
- Building Early Emotional Skills in Young Children
- Early Childhood Reading
- Keeping Food Safe – Youth Gardening
- Nurturing Families
- Parenting Education Classes
- Positive Discipline
- Put It Up! Food Preservation for Youth
- RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
- Rest Time Refreshers
- School Readiness
- Workshops & Series