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  • June Highlights -   In June, we will discover the lifecycle of the butterfly and more hands on activities. Click here for the activity calendar! (Port-Span Tuesday and Wednesday is our "Let's Go to Kindergarten" group strictly for those families with children enter Kindergarten in September 2018.  On June 21st, we will hold a celebration for our Let's Go to kindergarten and Parent-Child Home program graduates.  See flyer for details (Eng - Span - Port ).  Dads, Donuts, and Discoveries will meet on June 2nd with Baby Talk to follow at 11.  In addition, Baby Talk will be held on June 16th at 11:00 in the Early Learning Zone. This summer we will "Explore the Seashore".  Due to the limited summer schedule, sign up is appreciated.  See flyer for dates (Eng - Span - Port)  Summer learning is so essential for sustaining skills.  We hope to offer a workshop on sustaining skills over the summer.  Stay tuned for more details. Please take the time to complete one time Registration Form and Sign Up for classes.  Forms are below!  You can also call or email us with any questions or to sign up.   Sign up is always appreciated so our team can plan accordingly!   If you have days, times, and ideas you would like us to know about, we welcome your input.  Remember to visit the "Mind in the Making" playspace at the downtown Framingham Public Library located in the Chldren's Department.  Remember, Baby Lapsit meets every other Friday and Saturday when we are not holding a Friday class. Try all the library programs and visit the latest StoryWalk!

    For those who are new to our program, please complete our online Registration Form along with the Sign Up Form. All children must be accompanied by an adult as our program is all about supporting the parent-child journey and introducing a high quality, strength-based early education experience.  Come be a Brain Builder with us!  For those looking to learn more about the Parent-Child Home Program and the ECAF signature Play, Learn, and Grow Together groups, please complete the Referral Form in either English - Spanish - Portuguese and send back to us via email.  We will be sure to follow up with you upon receipt of the form.  Always feel free to call with any questions!

Group Sign Up

  • Did you know about our other menu items:

    • The Parent-Child Home Visitation Program is for eligible families who have children between the ages of 18 and 36 months and may not be ready to share in a group experience.  To learn more about this program, contact us at 508-782-6932. 
    • Ages and Stages Parent Questionairre - an opportunity to learn more about your child's overall development. Contact us for more information.
    • Need a resource or referral, just call or e-mail us and we can try to assist you or contact MASS 211.

    For more activities, go to the Brain Building in Progress website to find out about more statewide programs.

    Another great resource to explore is the Resources for Early Learning website?  Great brain building ideas for families and educators alike. Go to

Preschool Screening Information

  • Framingham Public Schools
    Preschool Screening 
    For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Special Education Department at 508-626-9123.


     Brain Building


    Save The Date!
    Thursday, June 21st 
    3:00- 4:30
    Let's Go to Kindergarten and Parent-Child Home Program
    Participation Celebration and Graduation Ceremony
    (Eng - Span - Port)




Contact Us

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    Program Coordinator
    Jane Cohen DeHaven


    31 Flagg Drive
    Framingham, MA 01702
    Phone: 508-782-6932
    Fax: 508-879-1023
    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm

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