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Nature in Preschool Workshop

Nature in Preschool Workshop

The Early Learning Series for early care educators and caregivers of young children presents “Nature in Preschool” workshop. The workshop will be facilitated by Debra McRae, UW-Extension Educator.  Come and learn what the research says about why children need nature; hands-on activities  from Growing Up Wild and Project Learning Tree; and how the activities tie […]

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Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Available

The July-August-September Early Learning Series Calendar is now available. Racine County UW-Extension will be presenting “Potty Training” on August 27 and “Nature in Preschool” on September 17. Both workshops will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Workshops are free for parents, grandparents, and foster parents. A small fee is […]

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Winter 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Winter 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series calendar is now available for the months of January-February-March 2014.   The calendar lists professional development opportunities for early care and education providers. View the full calendar here January-February-March 2014

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“From Frustration to Fun” Workshop

“From Frustration to Fun” Workshop

Early Childhood Professionals, parents, and caregivers are invited to attend the November Early Learning Series Workshop, “From Frustration to Fun.” This workshop provides an overview of the developing brain and how trauma impacts the stress response. Participants will experience activities to implement with children in a variety of age ranges. After participating on this interactive […]

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Love and Logic Workshop on September 25

Love and Logic Workshop on September 25

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series will present a “Love and Logic” workshop for early childhood professionals, parents, and caregivers.  The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove auditorium in Sturtevant. Based on the book by Jim Fay and Charles Fay, this interactive workshop will […]

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Books and Blocks Party Workshop

How do books and blocks help children developmentally, physically and socially? Why is it important to read and play with children? If you want to learn about how can you help your children to interact with books and blocks and share the value of books, this workshop is for you! Parents, caregivers, and early care […]

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Summer Early Learning Series Calendar Posted

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series calendar is now available for the months of July-August-September 2013.   The calendar lists professional development opportunities for early care and education providers. Summer trainings include: Books and Blocks Party on July 24 and Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) on September 28. For more information, please view the July-August-September revised 7/16/13.

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Trauma Informed Care Workshop – June 19

Trauma Informed Care Workshop – June 19

Do you want to explore the latest scientific information about addressing the impact of adversity and stress in childhood? Do you want to learn practical tips to prevent or mitigate the impact of “toxic stress” in children Are you curious about the 7 essential ingredients of Trauma Informed Care? If yes, then this workshop is […]

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Potty Training Workshop – May 22

 Racine County’s Early Learning Series will present a workshop on “Potty Training” on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. The workshop will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Learn the readiness signs for toilet training and what you can do to help prepare children for this important step. Parents, […]

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