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Storytime is BACK!

    The storytime train is coming. Hop on board! Choo! Choo! We are excited to begin our Fall Storytime Online series the week of September 7! Please join us for: Baby/Toddler Storytime: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. (geared toward ages 0 through 2 and their caregivers) Family Storytime: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. (geared toward ages 3+ and […]

Parent Education and Support

    The Family Resource Center has been supporting local families for over 20 years through programs and services that build on family strengths. We are thrilled to partner with them to host a three-part series of Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Virtual Seminars for all parents of children ages 0-12. Triple P is an […]

Storytime Fun

       It was such a pleasure to connect with families and share the joy of reading, singing, and playing during our virtual storytime from April – July. While there will be no new storytime events in August, you and your kiddos can still enjoy recordings of both Baby Storytime and Family Storytime on […]

DIY Discovery: Time Capsule Journal

Help your school-age child capture their most memorable moments this summer with our Time Capsule Journal. Filled with writing prompts, word finds, mad libs, and more, this activity journal will be a place for your child to record their thoughts, goals, and favorite memories as they live them during the summer of 2020. Store the […]

Parent Play & Learn: Make a Wish

May there always be…wishes! For the month of May, Jim Gill—an award-winning children’s musician—is collecting wishes from children around the country which he will share while performing his song “May There Always Be Sunshine” on his YouTube channel. To participate in this special opportunity, start by talking with your child about their favorite things. What […]

Parent Play & Learn: Art & Play

There’s been a lot of talk about masks lately. While these masks won’t help you at the grocery store, they will certainly elicit smiles and giggles from you and your kiddos. Making masks is a creative, process-based art activity that is joyful for adults and children of all ages. As you talk with your child […]

Family Resource Center Eau Claire

For more than twenty years, the Family Resource Center has been a trusted source of education and support for local parents. Check out their website and follow them on Facebook to learn about their programs and services that build on family strengths. Join their newly-formed Family Resource Center Inc. Family Group on Facebook to ask […]

Parent Play & Learn: Play

Parents, do the words, “Do you want to play with me?” secretly make you want to take a nap? Parent Play & Learn is back with a project that is sure to spark playtime joy for you and your children. Tip 1: Delight in sending and receiving letters to and from your kiddos. Visit the […]

Parent Play & Learn: Art

Art is a creative and engaging process that helps develop important skills. Bring more art into your home by exploring COLLAGE with your family. Be sure to talk about the process, play with the materials, and share your collage-making pics with us by email. Tip 1: Build your child’s vocabulary and narrative skills by making […]

CV Talking is Teaching

Parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5: check out Chippewa Valley Talking is Teaching for daily affirmations and simple ideas for brain-building activities to share with your child.