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Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: April

April is full of opportunities to "go green."

Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: April
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With School Library Month, National Garden Month, National Fresh Celery Month, Easter and Earth Day, April is full of opportunities to “go green” and read great books on how to do it. Start by encouraging children to develop healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. During Week of the Young Child (April 2-8), children can enjoy a week full of fun, indoor and outdoor early learning experiences.

MFE Presents: #HealthyGreenFamilies


Teachers and Providers: Partner with parents and families to meet school readiness goals! This downloadable resource can help reinforce the work you do every day in just four easy steps:

  1. E-mail to parents and families.
  2. Share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the Hashtag #MDFamiliesEngage.
  3. Download, print and distribute to parents and families.
  4. Place on the family communication board.


Parents and Families: This month is all about books, vegetables, trees, bunnies, outdoor play and creating a happier, better world for your children. Below are six fun activities you can do at home with your children:

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