Engagement

Engagement

Engagement is defined as Gathering and sharing information with families to support children’s learning and development. This includes engaging fathers in early care and education programs. This is most rewarding for the entire family. Engagement is Involvement and...
Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

The month of April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child abuse has been defined as mistreatment and neglectful behavior towards children. More than 4 million cases of child abuse/neglect are reported each year, with the higher number of those cases involving...
Family Friday

Family Friday

The week of the young child Family Friday highlights the importance of families in a child’s life. Families play a huge role as they are their child’s first teacher! We celebrate families and partner with them in supporting the well-being and development of their...
Tasty Tuesday

Tasty Tuesday

If You Give a Dog a Donut – Donut Apple Slice Recipe Here’s a fun activity to do with your child! Read If You Give a Dog a Donut and then make these tasty donut apple slices together. Ingredients: Apples Suggested “frosting”: chocolate-hazelnut...
Music Monday!

Music Monday!

Music is a universal form of communication for all generations, cultures, and ages.  Music supports all areas of young children’s development and provides a nurturing learning environment.  The following are benefits for integrating music and early childhood...
How to Apply to Early Head Start

How to Apply to Early Head Start

Hello Spartanburg County! Welcome to First Steps Early Head Start where we provide quality school readiness services to pregnant families and to families with infants and toddlers up to thirty-six months of age. This is a great day to apply for Early Head Start...