Week of October 5, 2020
Live Zoom Events, Virtual Playgroups & More
Don't forget to check out our calendar each week, for the most up-to-date information!
EARLY EDUCATION AND CARE REOPENING INFORMATION Important new resources for families and early education and care programs: Revised Minimum Health and Safety Requirements 
-Updated Interim Regulations for the fall

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The ASQ Program is a parent reporting questionnaire that gives you insight on how your child is doing developmentally! You do not need to have concerns, it’s just a great tool to see where your child excels or may need some support!  Everyone that participates receives a
FREE Children’s Book! 
**Please click this link for more information http://selfhelpcpc.org/our-programs/asq/      
** If you would like to participate this is the only thing you need to complete (the consent form) to get started!! click on the link below: https://www.cognitoforms.com/SelfHelpInc1/ASQ3ASQSECONSENTFORM
CFCE Online Activities
A to Z Activities are for School-Age Kids and Parents to Enjoy Together!
Please check our calendar for the story starter each month. Click Here for more info and to register!
Did you and your children participate in any of our Program OR Services in SEPTEMBER? If so, let us know what you think!! We need your feedback, so we can continue to provide you with the quality programs you and your kids need right now!! Each monthly survey you complete you will be eligible to be entered into our Monthly Lakeshore Learning Giftcard Giveaway!

This Week at CFCE
Always check our full calendar of activities at: http://selfhelpcpc.org/calendar/
The programs with this symbol are Pre-Recorded
The programs with this symbol are Face-to-Face Outdoor Programs (pre-registration required)
The programs with this symbol are LIVE programs using Zoom
Monday, October 5th at 10:30am AND 11:45pm

Outdoor Story-time
for the Toddler Set in Norton
10:30 and 11:45

Calling all toddlers! Come to the Norton or Dedham Public Library grounds for stories and fun with Ms.Marsha and Ms.Leslie. Each week we will have stories, songs, finger plays and movement activities. A simple craft will be provided aligned with the theme.

Space is limited so register today!

Families must preregister all children!

Monday, October 5, 2020
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Rockland Memorial Library 
20 Belmont St
Rockland, MA, 02370 

"LIVE" Self Help Inc., Outreach Table


See important details below

Activity: Distribution of Self Help Inc./CFCE Outreach bags with resources to families and activites for children for home at the Rockland Public Library front lawn area. These bags will be put together and bagged by CFCE Staff and the EEC procedure in "preparation and packaging of materials by CFCE". We will also include the WGBH/EEC “Family Fun At Home” books.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - all day
Grandma Glasses Story FUN!!!
"Let's Play"
Hope you can join me every week - any time - on Tuesdays for some songs, movement and a story time together!!! I will share a simple art project you can do together at home PLUS one of our favorite activities...FEATHERBALL or MAGIC WAND MOVEMENT!!! So make sure your child brings a scarf, facecloth, hankie or a dish towel to this videotaped session each time so they can participate!!! Would love to have you join me and enjoy this time!!!
Please click the video to get started.....

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Live Zoom Event: @ 10:30
ZOOM Music and Movement with Miss Marsha
Come sing,dance, and make music with Ms.Marsha! We will sing some great songs,dance and move to the groove right in your own home. Be sure you find something to bang or play for our instrument play and find a scarf, or ribbon to wave as we dance to beautiful music. 
In-Person OUTDOOR Event: STORYWALK "I went Walking" with Ms. Carol and Ms. Leslie

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
West Bridgewater Public Library
1:00-2:00pm Weather Permitting
Activity: Storywalk book- I Went Walking - with a pre-packaged craft to do at home to give to each child at the end, put together and bagged by CFCE Staff and the EEC procedure in "preparation and packaging of materials by CFCE".

REGISTER REQUIRED:  email Carol Carver ccarver@selfhelpinc.org  508-559-1666 ext 1811

Time: 1:00-2:00 registered time slots get filled with a 10 minute span in between families arriving and leaving- LET

Location: Outdoor grove space in the front of the West Bridgewater Public Library
In-Person OUTDOOR Event:
NATURE ADEVENTURES @ Pequitside farm with Ms. Marsha

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Pequitside Farm Canton
10:30am and 11:45am

2 times to accommodate more families

Join Ms.Marsha for a four session adventure at Pequitside Farm. Families will meet for a short story and then we will hit the gravel trail. We will have a focused nature walk each week that includes a take home craft. This program is open to young children and their caregivers. Space is limited and registration is required. To keep our families safe we ask that everyone over 2 wears a mask and families observe 6 ft of social distance during the program.  Space is limited registration is required. Please register all children including infants. 

Friday, October 2, 2020
Live Zoom Event with Miss Marsha @ 11:00
Miss Marsha's Friday Stories and Crafts
Join Ms.Marsha on Zoom on Friday's for this virtual playgroup. Each week we explore different themes with stories, videos, and songs. Suggested craft projects are emailed to families on Wednesday to allow time to gather supplies. All crafts use materials you can find in your home. The children will have a chance to interact with Ms.Marsha and the other children during each group. There will be a craft period during which children can do their crafts along with Ms.Marsha.  This group will meet weekly until December. Please be sure to include your mailing address in case I need to mail special materials. 
Once you have registered you will receive a zoom link for the program.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 11:00 am to 11:45 am 

Friday, October 16, 2020 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am 

Check it out and REGISTER Now (in-person programming is filling up fast!)