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Give your solar eclipse glasses a second chance!

Give your solar eclipse glasses a second chance!

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is proud to Support Astronomers without Borders and Explore Scientific in their quest to collect eclipse glasses to be sent to schools in South America and Asia when eclipses cross those continents in 2019. Young children are natural explorers, learning about their world by experiencing it. Although most astronomical phenomena require special equipment to be…

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Healthy Charlotte Get Involved

Healthy Charlotte Get Involved

Charlotte Strong is designed to engage individuals, corporations and community constituents in FREE or donation based activities by creating a month long calendar of physical activities and events.  Participants can be anyone in the community.  We are all working together as a community to increase our physical activity and the health of our community. Let’s make Charlotte one of the…

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Your role in children’s healthy social/emotional development – Online course starts soon!

Your role in children’s healthy social/emotional development – Online course starts soon!

Supporting children’s healthy social and emotional development can have a big impact on their long-term success in school and beyond. Join us online for an engaging 10-lesson series from Exchange Press to explore strategies and new ideas to help you promote positive social/emotional development and address challenging behaviors in the classroom. This course is tailored to meet your experience level! You’ll identify your experience level and then complete activities designed to “meet you where you’re at” as an early childhood professional.

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Preschool Sensory-Motor Development (2-5 years)

Preschool Sensory-Motor Development (2-5 years)

Workshop for PRESCHOOL Sensory-Motor DEVELOPMENT for children ages 2-5 years. TOPICS will include How children grow and explore their environment from 2-5 years including Fine motor development, Gross motor development and Sensory processing. This event is for parents, caregivers and professionals (adults only; no childcare available).

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🐘In honor of National Elephant Appreciation Day, Stop by your local Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and read a Babar Book to your little one and talk to them about this amazing animal! 🐘
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Family-friendly Live Well Weekend at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is coming up on Sept. 23 & 24! Enjoy educational presentations on minimalism, tour a tiny house, take a guided hike, do yoga, listen ...

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