Archive for May, 2016

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Literacy Event Engages Families in Clearfield

May 13th, 2016
Clearfield County, Stories

Families with children ranging from infant-toddlers, preschoolers, grades K-1 and 2-3 experienced a wonderful family literacy event  in Clearfield on May 12, 2016. It featured dinner, a library tour,  four age-appropriate story time stations, story-related art activities, and book and resource giveaways.

The event was courtesy of the Race to the Top Community Innovation Zone project involving Angela Moore from Cen-Clear Child Services, Clearfield Elementary School teachers and staff at the Shaw Public Library.

Celebrating Week of the Young Child in Altoona, PA

Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool, Inc. in Altoona, Pennsylvania participated in three events during the Week of the Young Child.

Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool, Inc. helped sponsor the “Week of the Young Child Celebration” on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Altoona Grand Hotel in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Teachers and staff from Begin With Us made bracelets and colored planters with the children, while working on fine motor skills.


Representative John McGinnis of the 79th Legislative District in Blair County visited with the children at Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool, Inc. on April 18, 2016. He and his assistant, Katie, read and talked about the PA One Book, Kite Day, A Bear and Mole Story. #PAOneBook #KiteDay

Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool, Inc. hosted a PA One Book Night on April 19, 2016. Children, under the age of 12, from the community were invited to attend. Begin With Us PA Pre-K Counts teachers planned and executed activities, aligned to the Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards for Pre-Kindergarten, that supplemented the PA One Book, “Kite Day, A Bear and Mole Story.” Children listened to the story, made kites, and tested objects to see if they would “blow in the wind.”