child development

GRCM joins Museums for All, helping low-income families to play together

by (Grand Rapids Ch...)

Submitted 02-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to encourage families of...

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Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 06-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

FAMILY FUTURES RECEIVES LARGE GRANT FOR DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING   Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 9, 2015 - Family Futures has received a multi-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation totaling $757,800 to expand developmental screenings for...

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by (grpl)

Submitted 06-01-2015 under

EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health Services for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate...

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Early Childhood Essentials Class: Using STEM in Your Classroom

by (grpl)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under

Come get some ideas on how to use STEM in your classroom. Mary Hartfield from the Girl Scouts will share ways to incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities.

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Beyond hunger relief: Congress Elementary uses gardening to get kids excited about healthy food

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank works with a network of 1,200 hunger-relief agencies across West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. Many of those agencies and host sites do more than simply hand out food. Congress Elementary School in Grand...

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Dads get their day as parents learn to play

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

Ah, Father’s Day. A great time to kick back with the kids and enjoy some quality time. Maybe play a game of catch. But wait, are your children ready to play catch? Is this the stage when you can do that? What other activities are good for this...

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It's a big world

by (development)

Submitted 09-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

“It’s like we’re not in Michigan. It’s like we’re in Wisconsin.” That is how remote Forest Hills seems to a Burton Heights resident. Our perspective on the size of the world is usually determined by our...

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