Positive Solutions Parent Workshop – Starts October 17

Attention Parents of Young Children (Ages 0 to 6) Are you looking for new ways to respond to your child’s challenging behaviors? Do you need ideas on how to help your child to follow directions and household rules? Do you want to create a positive relationship with your child? If you answered “yes”, then the […]

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Touchpoints Approach Training

Touchpoints Approach Training Begins October 18, 2017

  As a professional or volunteer who works with families, or an early care and education provider working with young children, are you looking for ways to improve connections and relationships with families of young children? By helping parents identify and expect bursts and regressions in child behavior (the “touchpoints”), you can reduce parental frustration […]

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Winter / Spring 2017 Early Learning Series Workshops

Racine County UW-Extension will be offering a variety of Early Learning Series and Touchpoints workshops in 2017. The workshops are designed for Early Care and Education Professionals, parents, grandparents, and other caregivers of children. Workshop topics include: Family Connections – a 5-week workshop series with curriculum and materials developed for early care and education staff […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Checklist Available

Racine County UW-Extension is a part of the Kindergarten Readiness Network of Higher Expectations for Racine County Youth. “The Kindergarten Readiness Network believes that a key element to a child’s future academic and career success is access to high-quality, early learning opportunities.” The network has recently released Kindergarten Readiness Checklist for parents and caregivers of young […]

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November 29th workshop – From Frustration to Fun

The Early Learning Series presents the workshop, “From Frustration to Fun”. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 29th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium (14200 Washington Ave.) in Sturtevant. This workshop provides an overview of the developing brain and how trauma impacts the stress response. Participants will experience activities to implement with […]

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Community Book and Block Party in Burlington

Parents and children are invited to attend a “Community Book and Block Party”. The event will be held on Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library (166 E. Jefferson Street).  Come and play with the blocks, learn how books and blocks can be used to foster early learning skills […]

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Register for Strengthening Families Program

Strengthening Families Program to be held at Starbuck Middle School Parents and youth, ages 10 to 14 years old, are invited to participate in the Strengthening Families 10-14 workshop series that will begin on February 16, 2016. Strengthening Families is a family-focused program for youth ages 10 to 14 years old and their parents. Parents […]

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Register for Raising A Thinking Child

Parents of 4 to 7 year olds – Register for Raising a Thinking Child Has your child ever experienced any of the following behaviors? Temper tantrums Impatience or interrupting Not listening  Difficulty making or keeping friends If so, Raising a Thinking Child workshop may be just right for you! This evidence-based workshop series will help you […]

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December Workshop – Little Children, Big Challenges: Dealing with Family Changes

The Early Learning Series presents “Little Children, Big Challenges: Dealing with Family Changes”. The workshop will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant (14200 Washington Avenue, Sturtevant). About the workshop – All families experience changes, which can be difficult for children to understand. […]

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November workshop – Shaken Baby Syndrome

The Early Learning Series will present a workshop on “Shaken Baby Syndrome” on Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ives Grove Auditorium in Sturtevant. Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a severe form of brain injury that occurs when a child is forcibly shaken. It is typical for babies to cry, even when you […]

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