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ECFE winter session begins Jan. 28

The Early Childhood Family Education winter session will begin Monday, Jan. 28, with all classes held in the new Pine River-Backus Early Childhood Center.  

The entrance to the center is on the north side of the elementary school.

All families in the community with children birth to age 5 are welcome. Call 587-8323 for more information or to register. 

Classes being offered include:

Family Morning or Family Night: Open to families and their preschool children from 9-10:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays starting Jan. 28 and running for 10 weeks. 

This will include time of fun, early childhood activities, as well as circle time with a new book introduced every week.

Parents will also have the opportunity to discuss current parenting issues while children are busy at play.

Kids Together: This is a child-only class for 3- and 4-year-olds (children must have turned 3 by Sept. 1, 2012) from 8:15-11 a.m. Wednesdays or Fridays, beginning Jan. 30, for a 10-week session.

Kids Together is available to children who are registered and attending Family Morning or Evening class. There will be a circle time and story, snack and creative activities.

Toddler Time: Toddler class (for toddlers who are walking to age 2) will be offered from 2-3:15 p.m. Mondays, starting Jan. 28 for a 10-week session.

Appreciate toddlers’ energy with other parents in the same situation. Engaging activities are planned with a weekly theme and an energetic circle time to keep up with them.

Baby Play: Times will be determined for the four-week session (for infants to crawling). Learn easy and fun-filled interactive activities to do with your baby. Meet other parents going through similar situations with their little ones.

There is no fee for this class.

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