How You Can Support ELCFV’s Annual Toy Drive!

The Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia (ELCFV) is hosting its annual Toy Drive from now through December 8th. Last year with help from the community, we made the holidays brighter for more than 700 families! How You Can Help: * Drop off a new, unwrapped toy at our offices * Make a monetary donation (choose ‘Holiday Toy Drive’ from the first drop-down) * Donate an item from our Amazon Wishlist Toys will be distributed to children in Flagler … Read more

Match Campaign with Brown & Brown Insurance to Benefit the Volusia County Imagination Library

Now through December 31st, make a donation to the Volusia County Imagination Library and DOUBLE your impact! Brown & Brown Insurance is generously matching all donations to the program up to $5,000. The Imagination Library is a free book-gifting program that mails one book each month to children between the ages of birth-5 years old. There are now more than 5,500 children in Volusia County receiving books through this program, which is 1,500 more children … Read more

Easy Activities to Give Your Child’s Problem-Solving Skills a Boost!

Developing problem solving skills is important for children as these skills help them to view challenges from a different perspective. They also learn to take more calculated risks. For children even as young as infants, learning and putting problem solving skills to use helps them to develop greater situational and social awareness. Teach your child 4 steps when they’re trying to problem solve: Identify the problem 2. Brainstorm solutions to the problem 3. Choose and … Read more