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Potty Training Workshop to be held in August

Potty Training Workshop to be held in August

No matter how ready you are, potty training is not going to happen until the child is ready both physically and mentally ready. Join us for the Early Learning Series workshop on August 27 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The workshop is free for parents, grandparents, and foster parents. For those wishing to receive Registry […]

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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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Raising a Thinking Child Workshop

Raising a Thinking Child Workshop

Come and learn how to help children - Solve problems and resolve daily conflicts; explore alternative solutions and their consequences; consider their feelings and others feelings; and decide whether or not an idea is a good one. Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series presents a “Raising A Thinking Child” workshop. This workshop is a two-hour overview of the […]

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Spring Book & Block Party Workshops

Spring Book & Block Party Workshops

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! Racine County UW-Extension is offering […]

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Spring 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

Spring 2014 Early Learning Series Calendar Available

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

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Young Children’s Curiosity About Gender Workshop

Young Children’s Curiosity About Gender Workshop

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series presents, “Young Children’s Curiosity About Gender.” The workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Children often ask parents and caregivers specific questions about sexuality, such as, “Where do babies come from?” or “How does the baby […]

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How Child Support, Custody and Placement Works in Racine County

How Child Support, Custody and Placement Works in Racine County

Racine County UW-Extension’s Early Learning Series presents, “How Child Support, Custody and Placement Works in Racine County.” The workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gateway Technical College in Racine. Families often struggle navigating the child support and family court system due to divorce or separation. A panel […]

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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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