Fun Van

Fun Van by First Things First is a grant funded Parent Education and Early Literacy Development class located at several locations throughout Pinal County.

October Early Childhood Training sessions

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Registration is now open for the October Early Childhood Training sessions brought to you by the AJ Library Fun Van Program. Check out these exciting sessions and register today! 

**Now when you register through Eventbrite you will automatically have the Zoom meeting information**

Tuesday October 6, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Creating Easy, Fun and Educational Experiences at Home Part 1: 

What does it take to create an environment that allows for fun and educational learning opportunities for small children while at home? Join us as we discuss the importance of healthy self-esteem, positive discipline strategies and creative troubleshooting tips for being at home with young children. Stuck at home doesn’t have to mean stuck in a rut. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-easy-fun-and-educational-experiences-at-home-tickets-121614100047

Thursday October 15, 10:00am – 12:00pm 

Creating Easy, Fun and Educational Experiences at Home Part 2: 

Learn how to engage your youngest children using interactive reading that focuses on fostering healthy brain development, using wordless books, asking good questions and using recall and prediction to encourage healthy brain and language development. Join us as we teach tips for fun, engaging read alouds that even the squirmiest of children will enjoy! 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-easy-fun-and-educational-experiences-at-home-part-2-tickets-121619750949

PCECC Community Health Services

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Check out these community health resources from the Pinal Early Childhood Coalition.

PCECC Family Support Services

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Check out these resources from the Pinal Early Childhood Coalition.

August 2020 Mini Connections

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Zoom Links:

Monday’s Activities:

https://zoom.us/j/91679366134?pwd=WlFORkkyZXRJOWxBcVpOQ3ZIek43Zz09

Meeting ID: 916 7936 6134 Password: 194567

Wednesday’s Activities:

https://zoom.us/j/94529750402?pwd=b1BnY3NyanZ1MzEydk95ZHk4RGNQUT09

Meeting ID: 945 2975 0402 Password: 486452

Friday’s Activities:

https://zoom.us/j/97248948864?pwd=M1c4NHl6dFlOSkczMjN1eEhPN2c2Zz09

Meeting ID: 972 4894 8864 Password: 036984

Pinal Parent Education July 2020

Casa Grande Alliance Speaker Series:
Various Parent Education Classes Register: https://conta.cc/3eUjyBc
Questions? (520) 603-6126

Apache Junction Public Library Fun Van
View Schedule: https://www.ajpl.org/funvan/
Register and ask questions: (480) 474-8559

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
Where Does Your Money Go?:
https://extension.arizona.edu/events/2020-06-02/where-does-your-money-go-online-class

Positive Discipline: https://extension.arizona.edu/events/2020-06-25/positive-discipline-virtual-parenting-workshop
Register and ask questions: Sybil Peters sybilpeters@email.arizona.edu

Plan, Shop and $ave: Get Moving and Make a Change
Register and ask questions: Esmeralda Castillo (520) 836-5221 Ex. 244 ecastill@cals.arizona.edu

Women, Infant and Children (WIC)
Cooking Matters: via Zoom
Register and ask questions: (866) 960-0633

United Way of Pinal County Family, Friend and Neighbor Program
Various Trainings for Program Participants
Register and ask questions: (520) 836-0736 x13

Storytime!

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Father’s Day

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Celebrate the Father’s in your life with this adorable book and gift idea!

Animal Books

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Ms. Kat shares two fun books, Click, Clack, MOO Cows that Type and Duck, Rabbit

Baby Activities

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Check out these fun ideas for activities with babies.