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Dates to Remember

Jul 4th: Independence Day. Center CLOSED

Jul 17th: SnoBalls

Jul 27th: Focus on Four ends

 

Weekly Summer schedule

Jul 2-6: Red, White & Blue
Jul 9-13: Let's Go Camping
Jul 16-20: Know Any Good Books?
Jul 23-27: Carnival Fun
 
 

Parent Reminders

1. Let us know if your child will be absent.
2. Check your child's files/cubbie daily.
3. Be sure to use the check-in computer to check your child IN and OUT of the center.
4. Read the signs posted on /by your child's classroom door for announcements.

The Children's Learning Center at FSW News


4th july cookoutINDEPENDENCE DAY

The Fourth of July is our country’s birthday and your child will be excited to celebrate Independence Day.  There are many activities for families with young children such as parades, firework displays, cook-outs and dinners with family and friends. Including your children in preparing for celebrations help them feel they have an important role in making the event special.  Let them help make decorations for the Fourth of July cookout or picnic, let them prepare a dessert or snack, encourage them to organize or create a game, etc. The center will be CLOSED Wednesday, July 4 for observance of The Independence Day Holiday.  Have a great day with your family and friends celebrating at the beach, on a picnic, or watching fireworks!  Remember to be safe!        

Happy 4th Of July!


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Southern Snoballs will make a stop at the center on Tuesday, July 17th at 10am.  Remember to bring $2 so that your child can enjoy the tasty treat with his friends and teachers.

 


VPK

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Do you know someone who is looking for a VPK program for fall 2018?  We still have a few spaces left.  Any child that turns 4 years old on or before September 1st is eligible.  Spread the word!


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BAD WEATHER

Child Care of Southwest Florida follows the Lee County School Board Bad Weather Closing Schedule.  Please tune into your local weather station.  If school is called off or closes early the center will follow suit.  Please be prepared for alternative care in the event of bad weather closures.

 

NUTRITION CORNER

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 4th OF JULY CHEX MIX

Ingredients

1 bag (8.75 oz) Chex Mix™ Honey Nut snack mix
1/4 cup dried blueberries
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup roasted sunflower seeds
2 cups white chocolate chips
1/2 cup M&M's™ chocolate candies red and blue

 

Preparation

In a large bowl, combine the snack mix, blueberries, cranberries, and sunflower seeds.

Place the white chocolate chips into a medium, microwave-safe bowl. Melt in the microwave on High for 60-90 seconds then stir. Melt for an additional 30-60 seconds, if needed.

Drizzle the melted chocolate over the snack mix, and stir until well coated. Turn the mix out onto a large piece of wax paper, sprinkle with blue and red candies, then allow the white chocolate to stand at room temperature for about 1 hour to harden. To serve, break the mix up into large chunks.


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Another great way to stay connected is our Facebook page.  If you have a personal Facebook page, find our page…….The Children’s Learning Center at FSW…… and LIKE it. Now you will be able to see activities around the center or perhaps even your child.

VACATIONS

travelSummer is a time when you will probably be taking weekend getaways or long family vacations.  Remember to let us know when your child will not be at school.  This is especially important now that DCF requires “documentation”  when a child is absent from the center.


MOVING ON

Our new school year starts August 10th.  Our kids will be moving into their new classrooms.  Be looking for your Up-Date Information Packets soon!!!!!


OUR FRIENDLY TEACHERS

Blue Room: Ms. Miranda & Ms. Karina

Coral Room: Ms. Erin & Ms. Julie

Yellow Room: Ms. Diane & Ms. Rita

Red Room: Ms. Stephanie & Ms. Cookie

Purple Room: Ms. Jessica

Teal Room: Ms. Jenna & Ms. Nicole


FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES!

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North Fort Myers High School5000 Orange Grove Blvd.July 29, 2018      10am – 2pmThe largest back-to-school outreach program in Lee County is back for its 19th year.  North Fort Myers High School will serve as the new venue for the Big Backpack Event, where thousands of kids will receive free backpacks and school supplies in a celebration of community diversity.  The line typically begins to form as early as 7am, but it moves quickly once the doors open.

"Everything we do improves the lives of children.”

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