SELF HELP INC. CFCE Holiday PJ Party at Avon Public Library
Self Help, Inc. CFCE invites you to our Holiday PJ Party! Come in your PJ’s and take part in cookie decorating, sipping cocoa, playing the dreidel game, scavenger hunt and a special Christmas Story!
All ages are welcome, but activities will be geared to 3-6 year olds 🙂
Tuesday, December 15th at 6:15 pm
Space is limited so REGISTER NOW!!
CHECK OUT THESE FANTASTIC SUBMISSIONS!!!!
July’s Monthly Theme was……
Draw a picture of an interesting bottle to send a message in and then write your secret message inside!!!
August’s Monthly Theme was……
Draw a picture of how you look today and then write a story about yourself!!!
September’s Monthly Theme was……
Draw a pair of magic sneakers then write a story about where you’ll go in them!!!
October’s Monthly Theme was…….
Create a haunted house from a square shape and then write a spooky story about it!!!
November’s Monthly Theme was…….
Pretend you can fly above the clouds. Draw what you see and then write about it!!!
December’s Monthly Theme was…….
Draw yourself on a snowy day and then write a story about that day!!!
January’s Monthly Theme was…….
Draw and decorate a birthday cake for yourself! Then write a story about your birthday!!!
February’s Monthly Theme was…….
Draw yourself on Mars…and then write a story about what happened up there in space!!!
CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROJECT!!!!
Each month there is a different activity to THINK, DRAW & WRITE about! Once you register you will receive some self addressed stamped envelopes, along with the monthly themes!!!
Here’s how it works……
First.…You think about the idea.…Second….You draw a picture of the idea…..Third…..You write a short story!!!
You can mail the picture/story to Carol Carver, so she can hang it up on the CREATIVITY Wall at Self Help Inc./CFCE, 780 West Main Street, Avon, MA 02322. A copy of it will be made and the original will be mailed back to you along with a SURPRISE each month!!!
If you register to do this activity each month via mail, you will receive some self addressed stamped envelopes, along with the monthly themes!!!
Register by emailing or calling Carol Carver at 508-559-1666 ext 113 or email at email@example.com
SHI CFCE just wanted to thank all of the parents and community members who completed out FY 15 Needs Survey!
We had a record number of responses…that provided us valuable input as we planned our FY 16 calendar!
We would also like to say congratulations to Karen P.-Attleboro who won the needs survey raffle, which was drawn at our Brain Building in Progress Event on April 11th (photos and videos of the event will be posted soon)!
The survey will continue to be open until 6/30/15, if you would still like to provide us with your input :-), just click on the ‘we care about what you think’ image. Although we still need your feedback, the raffle has ended 🙁
Thanks again and we appreciate your continued support and feedback!
Get involved! NEA’s (National Education Association) Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2nd-Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together children and books, and you can too!
Self Help Inc. CFCE encourages you to read to your child EVERY DAY! Whether it be for 10-15 minutes before bed or something as simple as reading street signs or a recipe with your child.
Join our READ ACROSS AMERICA project by reading “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!– by Dr. Seuss. Or read another Dr. Seuss book of your choice! Then try one or more of our related activities below.
After completing some of the activities below, fill out our PARENT SURVEY BY APRIL 3RD and receive a certificate, stickers and a bookmark!
The FIRST 10 CHILDREN will also receive a FREE Book. All will receive a certificate, stickers and a bookmark! Click Here for the Parent Survey
ACTIVITIES To Try At Home
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Activities
My Bucket List
Draw an outline of a bucket as the picture shows. Let the children color the bucket and add places where they would like to go. It can be as simple as to the park, zoo, playground, friend’s house, etc.
Click Here for Oh, the Words You’ll Find Word Search
MAKE IT COUNT
Click Here for the Make It Count Worksheet
The Places We Go
Have your child make a list of places you can go by land, water and air. Like the one on the right. Let them also draw pictures of themselves on the different modes of transportation.
Additional Dr. Seuss Activities
HORTON HEARS A WHO!
Click Here for activity page
SEUSS LITERACY IDEA
Materials: Plastic Easter Eggs and Black Sharpie. Child can turn the eggs to make different words.
SEUSS ART ACTIVITY
After reading the book “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” by Dr. Seuss make this fishy art project by tracing your child’s hand and having them cut it out and glue it to paper. Your child can then add fish details. You or your child can write the corresponding fish name next to the cutout.
DR SEUSS SNACK
Great fine motor activity! Children can cut banana with a plastic knife and then poke food on skewer!
For additional activities check out the Dr. Seuss or pinterest website below!
Dr. Seuss Website (tons of games and activities): http://www.seussville.com
NEA Resources for Parents: http://www.nea.org/grants/13026.htm
Reading Rockets: http://www.readingrockets.org/
Between the Lions: http://pbskids.org/lions/
TIPS FOR READING ALOUD FOR PARENTS
CLICK HERE FOR HANDOUT! (Great handout for teachers to send home!)
Feb. 10, 2015 (TUESDAY)
Grandparent Playdoh Storytelling Series @ East Bridgewater Public Library-Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am, Carol Carver, firstname.lastname@example.org
Toddler Play and Learn @ Fiske (Wrentham) Public Library –Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am, Gina McGarrigle, email@example.com
Tot Time Sing n Learn Randolph @ Turner Free Library-Randolph-Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am, Marsha Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun Yoga for Young Children – Norfolk @ Norfolk Public Library-Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Nancy Swirka, email@example.com
Bucket Fillers in Easton @ Ames Free Library-Feb 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Karen Mitchell, firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW! Magic Carpet Book Club Hanson @ Hanson Public Library-Feb 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Marsha Wright, email@example.com
Here we go again! There is a Winter Storm Warning in effect from tonight at 10:00 pm until Tuesday at 1:00 am, with snow accumulations ranging from 14″ to 24″.
Feb. 9, 2015 (MONDAY)
On The Move Mall Program @ Westgate Mall-Feb 9 @ 8:45 am – 9:30 am, Carol Carver firstname.lastname@example.org .
Read & Rise (this group is full) @ Easton Children’s Museum-Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Karen Mitchell, Kmitchell@selfhelpinc.org or call Karen – 508-559-1666, ext. 115
Music and Movement Randolph @ Turner Free Library-Randolph-Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am, Marsha Wright, email@example.com
Silly Stories for Preschoolers @ West Bridgewater Public Library-Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am, Carol Carver firstname.lastname@example.org .
Preschool Silly Science and Mystical Math @ Norton Public Library-Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Gina McGarrigle, email@example.com
Silly Science and Mystical Math Avon @ Avon Public Library-Feb 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Marsha Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
Book Explorers @ Norton Public Library-Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Gina McGarrigle, email@example.com