Young Children Newsletter February 2023

LOOKING FOR A HANDS-ON SERVICE PROJECT? EARLY CHILDHOOD INJURY PREVENTION KITS (available from Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute, KPTI), include Bath Safety Duck to test water temperature, Car seat information sticker,  Car seat and seat belt information card, Shaken baby information… Read More

January 2023 Young Children Newsletter

Good Morning Fellow Kiwanians! UPDATE READING CORNERS ITS’S NOT TOO LATE TO ESTABLISH A READING CORNER! A PERFECT FIT WITH KIWANIS’ YOUNG CHILDREN PROGRAM Consider establishing a Reading Corner in other venues in addition to laundromats SOME POSSIBLE… Read More

December 2022 Young Children Newsletter

DO YOU HAVE ANY GENTLY USED DUFFLE BAGS OR BACKPACKS? Foster care is a temporary living situation for children whose parents cannot take care of them and whose need for care has come to the attention of child… Read More

Young Children Newsletter – November 2022

Every September the Scarborough Kiwanis Club gives a book to every Kindergarten, First and Second Grade student in our town. That’s about 700 students costing $700. The books are new, colorful and age level appropriate. We purchase the… Read More

October 2022 Young Children Newsletter

Good morning fellow Kiwanians! I am the New England District Chair for YOUNG CHILDREN. This program focuses on the needs of young children with an emphasis on infants and youngsters ages 0 to 8. I have been your District… Read More

September 2022 Young Children Newsletter

What is bullying in preschool? Preschool bullying is more than garden-variety childhood insensitivity, occasionally teasing or fighting. The American Academy of Pediatrics describes bullying as consistently picking on another child who’s usually smaller, weaker or shy, and who… Read More

July 2022 Young Children Newsletter

Good Morning fellow Kiwanians!  Fact: Medical equipment, treatment and facilities designed for adults just don’t  fit when treating an ill or injured child.  Fact: It costs around four times as much money to treat a child as it… Read More

Young Children Newsletter: June 2022

Good morning fellow Kiwanians! DROWNING PREVENTION Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death among children between 1 and 4 years of age, with almost 400 cases reported in 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More

May 2022 Young Children Newsletter

THE MISSION OF EasterSeals EasterSeals is working to create a world where: Each child born with a disability is given the support necessary to participate fully in life and to have dreams and hopes, successes and achievements. Parents… Read More