Tag: Early Childhood

Read On Flagstaff Story Time – January 24th

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Read On Flagstaff Story Time – January 24th

On January 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, the United Way of Northern Arizona and the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association will be hosting the Read On Flagstaff Story Time event at the Murdoch Community Center, a FREE event open to all children and families of Flagstaff. To generate excitement for reading and literacy, we will […]

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Early Childhood Intervention: The Power of Family

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Early Childhood Intervention: The Power of Family

Ninety percent of a child’s brain develops in the first three years. Brain development depends on the quality of relationships and interactions in a child’s life and the learning environment that surrounds them. What happens to children with developmental delays or disabilities during that period? What about children whose families simply lack the resources or […]

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Lawmaker Targets Early Childhood Education Money to Fund CPS

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lawmaker Targets Early Childhood Education Money to Fund CPS

A senior Republican legislator wants to use tobacco-tax dollars to help fund the embattled Child Protective Services, which was recently rocked by revelations that it ignored more than 6,000 cases of abuse and neglect over several years. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, is wading into a big fight. He is not proposing a new revenue source, but is instead targeting the funds of the Arizona Early Childhood Development and Health Board, also known as First Things First.

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Kindermusik With Ms. Mandy – early childhood music and movement classes for infants thru 7 yrs.

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kindermusik With Ms. Mandy – early childhood music and movement classes for infants thru 7 yrs.

Through music, active movement, stories, creative play, and use of musical instruments, children develop socially, emotionally, and physically. These classes are also a wonderful bonding experience, not just between parent and child, but between parents as well. Classes are led by a licensed Kindermusik educator, who not only guides families through activities, but also provides […]

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