April 2017 – Pooh and Friends Learning Center and Somerville come together for children during the Week of the Young Child™. As part of the national Week of the Young Child™ celebrated across the country, Somerville is honoring young children and all those who make a difference in children’s lives.
Week of the Young Child™, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), is an opportunity for early childhood programs across the country, including child care and Head Start programs, preschools, and elementary schools, to hold activities to bring awareness to the needs of young children. Young children and their families depend on high-quality education and care, which help children get a great start and bring lasting benefits Somerville. Week of the Young Child™ is a time to recognize the importance of early learning and early literacy, and to celebrate the teachers and policies that bring early childhood education to young children.
Pooh and Friends Learning Center have 15 early childhood professionals working together to improve professional practice and working conditions in early childhood education, and to build public support for high-quality early childhood education programs.
Preschool and Pre-K Calendar
April24th – Monday Music (Sing, dance, celebrate, and learn) through music, children develop math, language, and literacy skills – and of course, have fun while being active.
April 25th – Tuesday Tacos – Cooking and Nutrition (Healthy eating and fitness at home and school – Tacos) Cooking together connects math with literacy skills, science, and more.
April 26th – Wednesday Think – Artsy, problem solve, create (art gallery) Children develop creativity, social skills and fine muscles with open-ended art projects where they can make choices, use their imaginations and create with their hands.
April 27th – Thursday – Working with the City Raising Public Awareness (Somerville City Hall visit)
April 28th – Friday Family (Engaging and celebrating families is at the heart of supporting our youngest learners). Feel free to come and do a craft or read a book.