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March Highlights - In March we will continue to go Full STEAM ahead with specific concepts of color mixing, building, and recycling. Join us as we tinker away learning many Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, curriculum where we always are incorporating the letter "R" for reading. New activities this month so please review the calendar carefully. March 13th we will begin the "Read and Rise" where you can bring stories from your own family to life. This is a six week series. Sign up today! You asked for it and we responded to your request by adding an all ages "Play Learn and Grow Together" playgroup on Thursdays at 11. Both of these new additions are located at the Fuller Middle School space. Ring the bell at outside door #16. Tuesday and Wednesday is our "Let's Go to Kindergarten" group strictly for those families with children enter Kindergarten in September 2018. On Saturday, March 3rd at 10:00 in the Costin Room, Framingham Public Library Dads, Donuts, and Discoveries will build and put things together along with parachute activities, songs and a story. All ages as well as all family members are welcome! Baby Talk 2 will be held on March 24th at 11:00 in the ECAF Early Learning Zone located at the Framingham Public Library. Please check the March calendar for all activities. Click here for details. (Port - Span) SAVE THE DATE: April 7th Framingham family Fair returns at the City Hall,Memorial Building, Nevins Hall. Hope you can join us as we celebrate young children and provide fun interactive activities. This annual event is sponsored by the Early Childhood Alliance of Framingham and its amazing community partners. Doors open at 10:45 am. Event is from 11-12:30. We will have special activities local Capoeira, Ballet, and Music groups. 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 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
- PLGT Groups All Ages
- Motor Time
- Read & Rise
- Baby Talk 2 - for the working parent
- Let's Go Kindergarten (open to 3-5 year olds)
- Registration Form for New Families
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.
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 www.resourcesforearlylearning.org
Preschool Screening Information
Framingham Public Schools
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Special Education Department at 508-626-9123.