Safe, Quality Preschool Programs – Are Here For You
We understand that many families have questions about preschool this year. While you are deciding what’s best for your family, know that early child care and preschool programs are here for you. Our centers are following health & safety guidelines to keep your children, your family, and our staff safe and healthy so that we can continue to learn and grow together.
All children deserve access to quality preschool programs. Did you know that 90% of a child’s brain develops by age 5? Hear from parents, teachers and pediatricians about this year’s preschool experience and why preschool is so important in these early years of life.
Continue to Learn with Quality Free Preschool
Research shows that quality preschool lays the foundation and has life-long benefits. Head Start and GSRP free preschool programs are both nationally ranked programs that prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond.
They offer curriculums that build language, literacy, early math, science, and social and emotional skills. Most importantly, they help children learn in fun ways, socialize with one another, and gain confidence that will follow them in years to come.
Health & Safety Measures
We know that many families may have questions about health and safety measures in preschool programs. Licensed preschool programs are following CDC Health Guidelines which include the following health and safety measures:
- Use of PPE
- Thorough cleaning of spaces, materials and hand washing
- Symptom monitoring
- Limited building entry
- Small group activities and social distancing
There’s so much brain development by age 5, it’s absolutely necessary to make the most of every opportunity. And preschool does that.
Continue to Learn At Home – We Are Here For You
Children learn from everyone around them, but most importantly from you. They learn through play, hands-on experiences and relationships. We have pulled together easy preschool activities, resources, and tips that you can do at home to continue to learn together.
Build Up Michigan
Thrive Home Tool Kit
Activities and resources to help preschoolers learn and develop.
Tips for parents of preschoolers to help support learning and development.