1. Zero to 3 – Activities for birth to 12 months:
  2. Bright Hub – Over 20 Fun & Creative Activities for Infants and Toddlers
  3. Busy Toddler – 40+ activities for 6 to 16 month olds
  4. Making Learning Fun – some activities are dittos but there are some other real neat activities.
  5. Fun Learning for Kids:  some are very cool, others are better for older children.  I have done several of the science experiments including the magic milk which kept adult learners engaged for quite a while
  6. This is a fun activity for little ones and no mess.
  7. Brain Pop:  This is good for 7-9 year olds.  Great explanation of the virus with activities to go along with the movie.
  8. ASQ At home Activity Sheets in English and Spanish: Sesame Street
  9. Caring for Each Other
  10. Brooks Publishing The Inclusion Lab:  Has some neat links including a virtual tour of the Metropolitan Art

Coalition News: Hurricane Ian

In response to Hurricane Ian, the Early Learning Coalition of SWFL is dedicated to providing information and assistance to childcare providers of Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties.

School Readiness Providers:  School Readiness reimbursements for September are anticipated to be released on schedule.  If you are able to log into the Provider Portal, please record facility closures for September and submit your attendance.  Payment will NOT be delayed if you are not able to access the portal due to loss of power or internet.

VPK Providers:  VPK Advance has been processed for all providers contracted for advance payments.  VPK reimbursements for September are anticipated to be released on schedule.  If you are able to log into the Provider Portal, please record facility closures for September and submit your attendance.  Payment will NOT be delayed if you are not able to access the portal due to loss of power or internet.

Click HERE for instructions on recording temporary closures in the Statewide Provider Portal.

Important Websites