Nature Play Spaces – What They Are and How to Make One

Nature Play Spaces: What is a Nature Play Space?   The idea behind a nature play space is that, instead of the standard, cookie-cutter metal and plastic structures that make up the bulk of today’s playgrounds, people can incorporate the surrounding landscape and vegetation to bring nature to children’s daily outdoor play and learning environments. Nature Play at Home Children have a natural affinity toward nature. The National Wildlife Federation and the Natural Learning Initiative … Read more

Transition to 2022 – 2023 Volusia & Flagler County Schools Kindergarten Information

Your help is needed to make the Transition to Kindergarten (T2K) in Flagler and Volusia Counties as smooth as possible for children in your program! Flagler and Volusia schools have each created their own unique Pre-Kindergarten to Kindergarten Transition Form and asks that teachers of 4-year-old’s complete a form for each student in their classroom who will enter Kindergarten in August 2022. Directions for completing and submitting each of the forms and a letter explaining … Read more

Teachers, Sign Up for Free Noni app Access

ELCFV is excited to introduce Noni to your center – a quick, easy to use, and helpful classroom resource! Noni is a researched-based app that gives teachers tools to help children who are struggling and tools to support self-care.  The app is personalized for each teacher based on their classroom and how each teacher is best supported.  It is quick, easy, and helpful! ELCFV will cover the subscription cost for the first year of Noni … Read more