The Kent Resource Center's Lending Library is a FREE educational resource for you and your children! The Lending Library is designed to encourage and enhance the learning experience at home, school, child care and preschool. Click here to view the resources the Kent Resource Center has to offer.
We just got two new "pretend play" kits, and they are ready to be checked out!
Each kits contains a book, baby dolls, puppets, and costumes!
www.GreatStartToQuality.org >Professional Development for more information
Here are links to some great resources avaialble on the internet:
Head Start for Kent County - Organization offering home visiting for infants and toddlers and free preschool to qualifying families.
Colorin Colorado! - A bilingual resource for families and educators of bilingual learners
Zero to Three - A national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development.
Natural Resources is a web based e-news letter with links to articles of interest to early childhood educators. To subscribe to the Natural Resources listserv, send an email with no message to firstname.lastname@example.org *Note the hyphen and underscore characters.
First Children's Finance - helps children, families and communities thrive by increasing the availability, affordability and quality of early care and education.
Transition to Kindergarten Parent Guides - The Parent Guides were developed out of a request from a stakeholder group of parents of young children who reported that the most difficult transition time for them was kindergarten entry. The Parent Guideswere reviewed by the Parent Involvement Committee of the Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council (MICC) and were approved by the MICC and authorized for distribution by MDE.
BabyTalk - A free listserv focusing on information for caregivers of infants and toddlers. Lots of great tips are sent monthly: To join the listserv, send an email with no message to: email@example.com
As we find more resources, we will post them here.