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6 Indoor Winter Activities!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, January 22, 2018
It’s January, and with the bitter cold and snow most of us have been stuck inside a little too much. Fight boredom with our list of six indoor activities that are fun for the whole family! Have a micro-treasure hunt! Give each child a m ..

The Importance of Storytimes!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, January 03, 2018
The Importance of Storytimes Elyria Public Library System will be starting their winter storytimes on January 15, 2018. Storytimes are fun for children, and can be a great opportunity for caregivers to talk with parents of similar aged c ..

A Holiday Activity A Day!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, December 15, 2017
When my daughter was two I decided to start a new family tradition—a holiday activity a day leading up to Christmas! People thought I was nuts—my husband included—but nine years later we are still going strong and my girls look for ..

FREE Christmas Light Display's in Lorain County!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, December 04, 2017
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Take some of that time to create magical memories with your family that will last a lifetime, and maybe even start some new traditions! We've put together a list of FREE Christmas Light Display's in Lorain Co ..

Music and Rhyme Time!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
There are so many good reasons for using music and rhymes with young children. It is great fun for both the parent and the child. That shared enjoyment is a wonderfully bonding, positive experience. There is a limit to the amount of meaningful c ..

Why Are Scissor Skills So Important?

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, November 21, 2017
It may seem a little scary letting your little learner play with scissors...but it's actually a really important part of their development! If you're worried about your child hurting themselves, Preschool Scissors are available at your lo ..

10 Things Every Parent Should Know About Play

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, November 10, 2017
Did you know? At the October 5th School Board Meeting, EECV staff will be presenting on the importance of Play in Early Childhood Programs. In that spirit, we’d like to share an article from the National Association for the Educ ..

Books On Gratitude for Children

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, November 09, 2017
As we read more and more about the link between gratefulness and happiness, it’s natural that we should think of how to help our children develop gratitude. So right in time for Thanksgiving, here is a list of 10 books that will help your chil ..

Tips for Improving Communication at Home!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, October 26, 2017
Tips for Improving Communication at Home A message from our Speech-Language Pathologists! Parents of young children often ask what they can do to help support their child’s communication development at home. Here is s ..

LCCC College For Kids

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The fall session of LCCC College for Kids is just around the corner. Classes will begin on November 4th. See course descriptions below. Dates and time along with registration information can be found at (http://www.lora ..