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

Family Engagement Month Resources

During Family Engagement Month, parents, grandparents, guardians, and extended families are encouraged to be involved in their children’s education throughout the year. We know that during a child’s first years of life, engaging and learning with his or her parents is most important. Be sure to follow our Facebook page throughout the month for fun ideas to celebrate the month. What is Family Engagement? Family Engagement Pledge Checklist for Families : This checklist is a … Read more

October Parents’ Pages

Be sure to check out the October issue of Parents’ Pages, a monthly publication from the Florida Division of Early Learning. This month’s issue includes information about FAST Star Early Literacy, Head Start Awareness Month, and more.