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  • Birth-5yrs (CP, DP, VC)

    Birth to Five Separating Classes Multi-age classes bring children between the ages of birth-5 years together in a class to learn and play. This class provides the opportunity for siblings to attend the same class together. A range of parenting topics and activities especially designed for all levels of learning can be expected. VCW504-1; Birth-5 years: 10 am - 12 pm Mondays at Valley Crossing ElementaryCPW505-1; Birth-5 years: 3-4:30 pm Mondays at Central ParkDPW507-1E; Birth-5 years; 5:30-7 pm Mondays at District Program CenterVCW510-4; Birth-5 years; 9:15-10:45 am Thursdays at Valley Crossing ElementaryCPW503-5; Birth-5 years; 8:30-10:30 am Fridays at Central Park
  • ECFE 2.0 (VC)

    ECFE 2.0 for Veteran ECFE Parents  Separating ClassIf you are a veteran ECFE parent, this class may be for you. This class will continue to provide the support that ECFE offers, but the discussions will be centered on information that goes beyond the traditional and generated by the group.VCW509-2; Birth-5 years; 9:15-11:15 am Tuesdays at Valley Crossing Elementary
  • ECFE On-Line: Mindfulness for Parents and Kids

    ECFE On-Line: Mindfulness for Parents and KidsAges: Birth to 5 YearsCourse #: DPW810-4EAccording to a recent 'Zero to 3' parent survey, 3 out of 4 list parenting as their biggest challenge. Less than 1/2 of parents reported getting the support they need when they are overwhelmed. Stress in adults can lead to increased stress in the immediate environment and for the kids who share it with them. Learning mindfulness strategies can help manage every day stressors and is a proven strategy in supporting children's attention, social-emotional awareness and resiliency. Join us to learn easy-to-implement tools and strategies grounded in the knowledge that small changes can make a difference for parents, children, and families. Please note: An internet connection is required to register and participate in this class.Class FormatWeek 1 – January 31 – 6:00-7:30 pm on site at the District Program Center, Room 124 – parent/child activities, meet other participants and discuss how to access online course.Week 2 – February 7 – 45 minute online discussion 8:15-9:00 pmWeek 3 – February 14 – 45 minute online discussion 8:15-9:00 pmWeek 4 – February 21 – 45 minute online discussion 8:15-9:00 pmWeek 5 – February 28 - 45 minute online discussion 8:15-9:00 pmWeek 6 – March 7 - 6:00-7:30 pm on site at the District Program Center – last class with parent/child activities
  • Everyday Sensory Play

    Sensory Play for Everyday - Non-Separating:  The class will provide you with fun sensory activities to explore in class with your child and ideas for sensory fun at home during the cold winter months. You will also be provided with information related to your child’s development and the importance of sensory play. Activities provided will be appropriate for children from birth to 5 years of age.DPW713-4; Birth to 5 yrs; 2:30-3:30 pm Thursdays at the District Program Center
  • Families with Multiples (CP)

    Families with Multiples  Separating ClassAre you the parents of twins, triplets, or more? Imagine a place your children can sing, play, make messes, and meet new friends...with extra hands to help you! Now imagine time for you to sit down, relax, and discuss the unique challenges you face as parents of multiples.CPW506-4E; Birth-5 years: 6-7:30 pm Thursdays at District Program Center
  • Just Grandma/Grandpa and Me (CP)

    Just Grandma/Grandpa and Me Non-Separating Classes This class provides a great opportunity for grandparents and grandchildren to interact with fun learning activities planned by an early childhood teacher. Grandparents will also gain ideas for take home play and an opportunity to meet other grandparents in the community. Children can build lasting memories of the fun spent with grandma and/or grandpa during their earliest school experience. CPW701-1; Birth-5 years; 8:30-10 am Mondays at Central Park
  • Music & Movement (CP, DP)

    Music & MovementMovement is crucial to young children's development.  This class provides a time for parents to participate in movement activities with their children, learning about the connection of movement to young children's foundational learning and gain fun ideas for supporting your child's active learning and physical health.DPW707-3E; Birth - 5 years; 6-7:30 pm Wednesdays at District Program Center
  • STEM (CP, DP)

    STEM  Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Separating Classes  Young children are naturally curious. They wonder what things are called, how they work, and why things happen. The foundations of scientific learning lie in inquiry and exploration - these are tools of active learning. Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) class will provide fun hands on activities that foster children's sense of curiosity about the natural world around them. Some areas for exploring this semester are: Exploring Ice and Snow, Investigating Magnets using multi-sensory approach with building materials, paint, and water, and plant science investigations. Parents will gain ideas for activities to do at home and approaches that support fostering children's curiosity and lifelong learning!DPW708-2; 3-5 years; 2-3:30 pm; Tuesdays at District Program CenterCPW704-2E; 3-5 years; 6-7:30 pm; Tuesdays at Central Park
  • Toddlers & Twos (CP, DP)

    Toddlers and Twos SeparatingToddlers and young twos are on the move and gaining independence as they explore the world around them. Parent education includes information about temperament, gaining cooperation, toilet learning, and other topics related to this stage of development.DP108-1E; 12-30 mos; 5:30-7 pm; Mondays at District Program CenterCP106-6; 16-30 mos; 11 am - 1 pm; Wed/Fri at Central Park - 2-day Parent EducationCP107-4E; 12-30 mos; 5:30-7 pm; Thursdays at Central Park (This class is non-separating)CP705-S; 12-30 mos; 10-11:30 am; Saturdays at Central Park
  • Toddlers & Twos (CP, DP)

    Toddlers and Twos SeparatingToddlers and young twos are on the move and gaining independence as they explore the world around them. Parent education includes information about temperament, gaining cooperation, toilet learning, and other topics related to this stage of development.DPW108-1E; 12-30 mos; 5:30-7 pm; Mondays at District Program CenterCP106-6; 16-30 mos; 11 am - 1 pm; Wed/Fri at Central Park - 2-day Parent EducationCPW107-4E; 12-30 mos; 5:30-7 pm; Thursdays at Central Park (This class is non-separating)CPW705-S; 12-30 mos; 10-11:30 am; Saturdays at Central Park
  • Young Parents (DP)

    Young Parents DPW508-4E; Birth-5yrs: 5:30-7:30 pm Thursday evenings at the District Program Center A FREE parent and child class for parents in their teens and early twenties. The evening will start with a family dinner provided by Parent Advisory Council. You will enjoy activities with your child and participate in parent discussion on joys and challenges of parenting, child development, managing time, relationships, and finding helpful resources. For more information, please call 458-6636.