The CIRCLE Family Activity Collection translates child development research into practice by providing a variety of hands-on activities that families can do at home. We hope you find the CIRCLE Family Activity Collection to be useful in providing fun, playful learning experiences for your children (birth up through age 5) during this unprecedented period at home. These activities can help you supplement resources shared by your child’s teacher, building on your family relationships to support learning.
Creating a new normal for children during the uncertainties of COVID-19. A child psychologist at the Children’s Learning Institute explains what parents can do to maintain a sense of normalcy for their children during this time.
We selected these activities to help your family keep children engaged in meaningful learning, while you’re home together this week. We’ll be posting a new set of activities each week that only need common household materials, so come back often. Looking for more activities for your family? Visit cliengagefamily.org!
Click on this link for Spanish language family engagement activities
Region 13's Video Gallery has been updated to include family Engagement videos. The first series you see now has a VIEW IN SPANISH button. They are also both close-captioned (English and Spanish) Woo hoo! Please share with any families/teachers who are looking for Spanish resources to share with their families.
This is a really great children’s book about COVID 19 and social distancing. It is available in different languages including sign language. There is a video using sign language. To make it a little more fun – there is a video where the book is sung in Spanish – it really is great!
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