Monday, August 23, 2010
Have you ever wished for a place for you and your child to go to meet other children and their families? Do you want your child to meet other children? Would you like for your child to have new and different educational toys to play with?
Alexander County Partnership for Children (ACPC) announces the arrival of new opportunity for parents and their young children. Terrific Tuesdays and Thursdays begins September 7th and 9th in the Fantastic Families Room, 1565 NC Highway 90 West, one mile past Food Lion, in Taylorsville
The Fantastic Families Room at the Partnership for Children is a new and inviting room for children and their parents to gather each week. This room is designed with the parent and the preschool child in mind. Children can play independently or play together with educational toys that are rotated on a weekly basis.
Hours of operation for the Fantastic Families Room are Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 to 11:30. Drop in for a few minutes or stay the entire time. Children birth to five and their family are welcome! It is not necessary to reserve a spot but it is suggested. Space is limited and on a first come first serve basis each week!
Thursday, August 5, 2010
This session is a must for all parents who need assistance in teaching potty training! Come learn practical information, and proven techniques to ensure the best potty training experience for your child and you. Potty training takes teamwork between parent and child. Success depends on patient, understanding adults and a child who is physically, intellectually, and emotionally ready. Between the ages of 18 and 30 months, a child begins to show the readiness signs. Come learn practical information, and proven techniques to ensure the best toilet-training experience for children and parents. Class will be taught by Tiffany Shumate on September 2nd, at 6pm. Parent Trainings are held at the partnership office, 1565 NC Highway 90 West, Taylorsville-one mile past Food Lion.
Parent Trainings are for parents of children in Alexander County 0-5. Child care can be made available upon request and no later than two days before the meeting. Registration is currently being conducted for this training; interested parents are asked to register by calling 828-632-3799.
Alexander County Partnership for Children will host another “Parents Supporting Parents” meeting on Monday, August 30th at 6pm. Meetings are held at the partnership office, 1565 NC Highway 90 West, Taylorsville-one mile past Food Lion. Anita Ledford, Disabilities Specialist with Smoky Mountain Center LME, will present information on services for children with special needs.
“Parents Supporting Parents” meetings are for parents of children with special needs, birth to high school. Snacks are provided for participants. Child care can be made available upon request (call 632-3799) and no later than two days before the meeting.
Sunday, August 1, 2010
The More At Four Program has openings for the upcoming school year. More At Four is a preschool program designed to prepare four year olds for Kindergarten. Your child must turn 5 on or before August 31, 2011. Eligibility is based on income. Call Alexander County Partnership for Children at 632-3799 for more information.