It’s Giving Tuesday! Help a Family in Need TODAY!

giving-tuesday#GivingTuesday is a celebration of America’s greatest traditions: generosity, entrepreneurialism, community. Everyone has something to give. You can give time or expertise, monetary donations large or small, simple acts of kindness, food or clothing.

Self Help Inc CFCE’s focus today, is to try and get ALL of the children sponsored for our Joy to the Children Program!  Currently we have application for over 370 children….and we still have children that we do not have sponsors for 🙁

Get involved today and support #GivingTuesday by helping a family in need have a Great Holiday!  For more information on our Joy to the Children Program and to Donate, please click HERE

 

Or if you are looking for another way to give, please visit The Giving Tuesday Website, for other ways to give back and look for more local non-profits near you that need your help!

JOIN US for our Annual Brain Building in Progress Event-April 22, 2017

Join us on April 22nd for a great day of BRAIN BUILDING!!

ceklebrateFREE BRAIN BUILDING IN PROGRESS EVENT!!

When: Saturday April 22, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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Where: Norton Public Library , 68 East Main Street, Norton, MA 02766

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We will also sing together, read together and dance together!!

Resources and information will be available.

 You MUST PRE-REGISTER for this event, as space is limited!!!  MAKE SURE TO COME ON TIME…..FIRST 25 FAMILIES through the door, receive a Brain Building in Progress Bag, packed with resources, information and activities!

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Learn about and receive information on the importance of supporting your HOME LANGUAGE!
Kids and parents can participate in fun BRAIN BUILDING activities, and receive lots of information and resources!
 **although this event is for all children and families, activities are geared toward children ages 2-6yrs.

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DON’T FORGET……..Grab Your Hat and Read With The Cat! Celebrate March’s READ ACROSS AMERICA

Twenty years ago, the National Education Association (NEA) decided to do something BIG to get kids excited about reading. They called it NEA’s Read Across America. Launched and celebrated annually on Dr. Seuss’s birthday, March 2, it was-and still is-the largest celebration of reading this country has ever seen. This March, we ask you to join us in celebrating this great initiative by participating in our project with your children at home or in the classroom!

Check out HOW TO PARTICIPATE by CLICKING HERE!!!!

 
Complete the Parent/or Provider Survey by April 8th and receive a book mark and certificate!
CLICK HERE for PARENT SURVEY!!      CLICK HERE for PROVIDER SURVEY
 

December ONLINE Silly Science and Mystical Math Activity

CURIOSITY is a delicate little plant which, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of FREEDOM.
– Albert Einstein
December is a busy month for everyone and especially at the Self Help Inc./CFCE office. This month we thought it would be fun to offer 2 online activities for Silly Science and Mystical Math that you can do at home.  One is for preschool (3-5 years) and one for school age children (K-4th grade).

i-am-a-scientist-picPRESCHOOL SILLY SCIENCE ONLINE ACTIVITY: Download and Print the I AM A SCIENTIST BOOK….Complete 1 or ALL of the pages in the book! When you are done make sure you come back and complete the SILLY SCIENCE PARTICIPATION SURVEY to receive a SPECIAL SURPRISE IN JANUARY!!

lunar-cycle-activity-decSCHOOLAGE SILLY SCIENCE ONLINE ACTIVITY: Download and Print the  Lunar Cycle Activity Book. Observe, draw and describe the moon over 29 days…..when you are done make sure you come back and complete the SILLY SCIENCE PARTICIPATION SURVEY to receive a SPECIAL SURPRISE IN JANUARY!!

 

Please make sure that you let us know that you participated in the activity by completing SILLY SCIENCE PARTICIPATION SURVEY  and in January your child will receive a special surprise.

 

Enjoy the holidays and thank you for your support throughout the year. We will see you in January!
Ms. Marsha
And
Ms. Gina

CFCE Families Honors our Veterans

img_2307Yesterday at SHI CFCE's monthly Parent Child Program…Discovery Workshop….kids and parents honored our veterans and learned about the White Table. In this hour long program school aged children and their parents were introduced to the white table, a symbol for and remembrance to service members fallen, missing, or held captive in the line of duty.

For one family this experience was exceptionally moving, and mom said….. 

"I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for having this…it meant so much to me but even more for my son…He cried a bit while setting the table up, for him it is so personal as it is for me, but for him to do this today was very healing"

To learn more about the White Table CLICK HERE

To help CFCE honor our veterans this holiday season, please participate in our Thank A Veteran Project

Self Help Inc CFCE thanks all of our Veterans for their service and bravery

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