Early Childhood Resources

Resources for Families, Caregivers, and Educators

We invite you to explore the activities, events, and resources below designed to give children a great start!

 

 

 

Early Childhood & Literacy Events

  • 21 Feb
    • HOPE Training for Parents! 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
      HOPE Training for Parents!
      Date: Feb 21
      Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
      Location: MAISD North 630 Harvey St
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Join us for learning and lunch!

      HOPE- Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences training will cover:

       •    Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACEs)
      •    The Science of the Positive
      •    Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs)
      •    Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE) Framework
      •    Research based response to trauma through HOPE
      •    Practical applications of HOPE both personally and professionally

      Who should attend?

      •    Parents
      •    Educators
      •    Childcare Providers
      •    Social Workers
      •    Healthcare team members
      •    Child Welfare team members
      •    Juvenile Justice team members
      •    Public Health Professionals
      •    Anyone who serves children and wants to learn more about spreading HOPE!

       

      Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-hope-healthy-outcomes-from-positive-experiences-tickets-757864482067

    • Leap (Frog) into Leap Year @MADL Muskegon Heights Branch
      Date: Feb 21
      Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
      Location: MADL Muskegon Heights Branch
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Participate in some fun froggy activities, crafts, and jumping games to get your body moving and celebrate the extra day we have this year! Registration required. (231) 739-6075

    • Play and Learn @MADL Muskegon Township Branch Library
      Date: Feb 21
      Time: 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: MADL Muskegon township Branch, 1910 E Apple Ave D, Muskegon, MI 49442
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Give your child(ren), ages 0-5 years old, a great start at this Great Start Play and Learn. These literacy-based events promote kindergarten readiness through developmentally appropriate educational play. Light dinner provided. Registration required. (231) 760-4329

  • 22 Feb
    • Little Learners Play & Learn at Lakeshore museum
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Location: 430 W Clay Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for
      Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4. During this program participants will be invited to join us for a 15-20 minute organized story time followed by free play. Registration via Ticket Tailor is required but there is no charge for this program. All attendees must register including caregivers & siblings.

      This program will run for 50-60 minutes. During this program adults and children will have fun learning through songs, stories, sensory stations, motor skills stations, art and more! Click here to register!

      Our themes will be:

      Jan/Feb: Space

      March/April: Migrations

      May/June: Shapes

      July/August: Water

    • Leap (Frog) into Leap Year @MADL Muskegon Township
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
      Location: MADL Muskegon Township Branch
      Cost: FREE
      Calendar: Read early. Read often Community Events

      Participate in some fun froggy activities, crafts, and jumping games to get your body moving and celebrate the extra day we have this year! Registration required. (231) 760-4329

Enter to Win
Enter to WIN a $25 Meijer Gift Card & Books!

If you have a child from birth-to-8 years old, you could win a FREE $25 Meijer Gift Card and Books!

Want to enter?  Open this entry form, fill it out, and click the 'Submit' button.

It's that EASY!  A winner is drawn every month. Special thanks to Meijer for donating the gift cards.  

 

Early Childhood Resources - MAISD

Early Childhood Resources - Community Partners

The Library
Read Muskegon
Call 211
Community Doulas
Great Start to Quality
Help Me Grow
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.  Care more.  Be more. Dream more. Learn more.

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