Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
(http://www NULL.naeyc NULL.org/woyc)The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) (http://www NULL.naeyc NULL.org/woyc). The purpose of the Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. The 2012 Week of the Young Child™ is April 22–28 and the theme is Early Years Are Learning Years®.
Click here for a Calendar of Events in San Francisco (http://sfchildcareandearlyeducation NULL.com/week-of-the-young-child-calendar-april-22-29-2012/)
RAR staff will be celebrating this week at the following events:
Tuesday, April 24 : Children’s Council Resource Fair (http://www NULL.childrenscouncil NULL.org/?q=community)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Families and providers can learn about community services related to small business management, child care, credit management, financial support, support for special needs, early literacy, housing, health care and nutrition. The fair features snacks, prizes and cooking demonstrations. This is a free event
Thursday, April 26: Jumpstart (http://www NULL.jstart NULL.org/site/PageServer?pagename=WhoWeAre_OurLocations_San%20Francisco)for a Day
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Selected preschool children and teacher’s jump into this annual festival of fun at Civic Center Plaza, opposite City Hall. This event features many hands-on learning stations, each one inspired by a popular children’s book. Due to space limitations, this event is by invitation only.
Friday, April 27 : Head Start Day at Children’s Fairyland (http://www NULL.fairyland NULL.org/)
9:00 am– 3:30 pm
All families who participate in Oakland’s Head Start programs are invited to spend the day at Children’s Fairyland in Oakland in celebration of community, literacy, and school readiness. Raising A Reader staff with be there leading interactive read alouds!