Outdoor play in preschool: why it matters

2nd Annual Par-Tee for Tots Golf Tournament raised more than $28K for Child Care of Southwest Florida

"Helping Our Mini-Engineers" Program with United Mechanical

Joseph H. Messina and The Community Children’s Center partner with Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

Florida SouthWestern State College hosted Pop-Up Adventure Play on Nov. 4

Early Learning Coalition Quality Rating Improvement System

Child Care of Southwest Florida  implements "Focus on Four" initiative 

Florida SouthWestern State College Hosts Pop-Up Adventure Play

Second Annual Par-Tee for Tots Rescheduled to October 27

Watch me grow - observation matters in early childhood

Creative expression activities for your child

Come Grow With Us evolves into valuable online parenting resource

Teaching manners to young children

Second annual Par-Tee for Tots

Preschool changes lives

United Mechanical is teaming up with Child Care of Southwest Florida

Some life lessons from Dr. Seuss

Why preschool is the smart choice for your child

How pre-reading skills can help prepare your child for adulthood

Coloring books aren't just for kids

Tune in to ABC7 to hear about our STEM trailer project with United Mechanical!

What is STEM and why is it important?

Vlog: The philosophy of play

Is teasing the same as bullying?

Children and Social Media

Vlog: In VPK, play equals learning

What are small group activities and why are they important?

Multicultural Centre announces new location for Big Backpack Event

United Mechanical brings engineering skills to Joseph H. Messina Children’s Center

Vlog: CCSWFL Invites you to "Come Grow With Us"

Joseph H. Messina Center kids pitch their own tent

The hazards of distracted parenting

Vlog: The importance of play

Why won't my child sit still?

Infographic: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Why preschool is definitely worth it

Week of the Young Child

Vlog: Using Your Words

Infographic: National Kindergarten Day

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Vlog: Early Literacy

Infographic: Promoting healthy habits

Practicing mindfulness with children

Finding a safe haven for children

Dealing with challenging behaviors in a positive way

Kids on the move

Are kids playing it TOO safe?

Vlog: Kindergarten Anxiety

How Do Seeds Grow?

The Power of Touch

Introducing Come Grow With Us: Your Parenting Partner

Music and Movement

The Latest on Screen Time

The Five Different Play Categories of Early Learning

5 Hidden Ingestible Dangers to Toddlers

5 Ways Your Toddler’s Early Learning Center Facilitates Play Learning

4 Books That Reinforce the Concepts of Good Behavior for Early Learners

5 Must-Have Multicultural and Diversity Books for Early Learners

5 Ways to Keep Early Learners Busy While YOU’RE Studying

Four Ways to Promote Cognitive Development and Their Matching Activities

Registration opens for the inaugural Par-Tee for Tots

Follow-Up Activities to International Mud Day

Child Care of Southwest Florida Celebrates International Mud Day

6 Websites with STEM Activities for Early Learners

6 Reasons Your Child Should Garden

5 Great Outdoor and Nature Activities for Kids this Summer in Southwest Florida

6 Practices You Might Not Know about in Your Child's Early Learning Center

4 Risks of Outdoor Play and How to Minimize Them

5 Project-Based Learning Activities Utilized by Early Learning Centers

4 More Easy Science Experiments For Your Older Early Learner

5 Ways Early Learning Educators Promote Auditory  Engagement

Doing Your Best to Avoid (or Reduce!) the Child Care Center Crud: 5 Questions to Ask your Child's Early Learning Center about Illness

4 Easy Science Activities For Your Older Early Learner

5 Ways to Introduce the Value of Money to Early Learners

4 Emergency Situations to Plan for with Your Early Learner

5 Ways to Reduce Risk Aversion in Early Learners

6 Reasons to Embrace Outdoor and Nature-Based Education

4 Situations Where Early Learners and Early Learning Education Saved Lives

4 Ways Early Learning Center Workers Connect with and Support Parents

Using Playdough to Teach Your Preschooler Important Skills

4 Must-Have Manipulatives for Early Learners

5 Indications Your Early Learner May Need Extra Help

Five Low-Maintenance Rainy Day Activities for Early Learners

6 Dos and Don'ts to Encourage Good Attitudes for Math, Reading, and Writing with Early Learners

Kids Leading by Example: An Interview with CCSWFL's Youngest Volunteer

The Impact of Early Education

7 Important Reasons Why Your Child Should Attend VPK

What a Gift of Education Can Do for a Southwest Florida Child and Family

6 Different Ways to Volunteer with Your Child (12 and Under)

4 Activity Stations to Keep Early Learners (and Older!) Occupied During a Holiday Party

6 (More) Ways to Promote School Readiness at Home!

Tips for Traveling with Early Learners

4 Tips for Introducing Chores to Early Learners

5 Tips and Tricks for Early Learners and Dogs

5 Reasons Your Business Should Support A Nonprofit

4 Ideas for Introducing Nutritional Concepts to Early Learners

Topics for Early Learners Part 3

5 Ways to Determine if Your Child's Learning Center is Hands-On

Topics for Early Learners Part 2

Letting Go of Screen Time

5 Benefits and Rewards of Donating to Early Learning Centers

Topics for Early Learners

Active Kids = Active Minds

The Benefits of Volunteering for an Early Learning Center in Southwest Florida

5 Tips for Your Preschooler’s First Day of School

17 Best Learning Books for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners

9 Kindergarten Readiness Skills Your Child Needs

The 3 C's Children Welcome The United Way

7 Important Reasons Your Child Should Attend An Early Learning Center

5 Reasons Why Play is Vital To Learning