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Dates to Remember

Apr 1st: April Fool's Day
Apr 2nd: Autism Awareness Day (wear blue, red, yellow or green)
Prevent-Child-Abuse-Blue-RibbonApr 9th: Child Abuse Prevention (wear royal blue)
Apr 18th: Easter Egg Hunt
Apr 19th: Good Friday. Center CLOSED
Apr 21st: Easter Day
Apr 22nd: Earth Day/Garden Day
administratorApr 24th: Administrative Professional Day
Apr 25th: Take Your Daughter to Work Day
pretzelApr 26th: National Pretzel Day
April 26th: Keep Geraci Beautiful Day
 
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Children
Tahari - Apr 1
Zhamonie - Apr 5
Aariona - Apr 6
Christian - Apr 7
Ja'Miah - Apr 16
Dominique - Apr 20
A’Nari - Apr 26
 
Teachers
Ms. Elois - Apr 1

P.A. Geraci Child Development Center News

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CENTER INVOLVEMENT

autism.pngApril 2nd: is Autism Awareness Day.  Wear blue, red, yellow or green as part of the Light It Up Blue campaign to help raise awareness and support to Autism Awareness.

 Earth-Day-04-22.jpgApril 22nd is Earth Day; what a better way to celebrate than coming to plant and garden at Geraci!  We will be planting flowers, pulling weeds, clearing fallen leaves and more on.  We are in need of some plants, flowers, mulch and volunteers.  Please contact Tara if you can assist in anyway.  The time of this event will be 10am-1pm.  Hope to see you there.

"Keep Geraci Beautiful Day" will be celebrated on Friday, April 26th.  Volunteers are needed to help make Geraci an even cleaner facility. Cleaning will be involved.


FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

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The Lee County Library System for partnering with us. This outreach program will help the children read 1,000 before kindergarten. Every week the children will get a chance to get a fresh bin of books! Let’s read!


PARENT REMINDERS

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"April showers brings May flowers"

NUTRITION CORNER

Frozen Fruit Cups

Frozen Fruit Cups

Ingredients:

4 cups frozen peaches, thawed and chopped into large chunks
2 cans mandarin oranges, drained 
2 cans crushed pineapple, drained
1 can fruit cocktail, drained
6 medium firm bananas, chopped into chunks
1 small can frozen pineapple-orange juice concentrate, thawed
1/3 cup lemon juice
 
Directions:
 
Combine the peaches, oranges, pineapple, fruit cocktail, bananas, juice concentrate and lemon juice in a bowl and mix until combined. Place in small disposable plastic cups and cover with plastic wrap or foil. Freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 45 minutes to 1 hour before serving to thaw.

HEALTH CORNER

Sick Infant blogParents if your child is sick please keep them home.  This year’s flu season is not being nice to us, and we want to keep everyone in good health.  If your child exhibits a temperature, fatigue, diarrhea or vomiting please take them to see a doctor before returning to school.


APRIL FUN FACTS

The birthstone for April is the diamond.
The zodiac signs for April are Aries (March 21 - April 19) and Taurus (April 20 - May 20).
The birth flower of April is typically the Sweet Pea or the Daisy.
Mathematics Awareness Month
Humor Month


PICTURE DAY

Bring those cute smiles to school. We will be taking the Spring pictures and Cap & Gown pictures the following days:

Monday, April 29th: Infants, Ones, Two's Head Start.

Tuesday, April 30th: Siblings, Three-Four, VPK.


Be Sure to check out our Facebook page!  

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